Canadian Composer Emily Hall / Compositeur canadienne Emily Hall

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ECM+ Interviews Emily Hall — click here (pdf).

 

I have written about music festivals in Montreal. Click on the titles to get a PDF document.

 

Montreal/New Music International Festival: 3rd edition

February 24-March 8, 2007

Portions of this review published in Musicworks issue #100

 

Included:

· Cristaux de temps hiver; Theresa Transistor

· Impasto 290406 by Christian Bouchard

· Matériau III by Louis Dufort

· Nuit by Yves Daout

· Treelogy by duo Milliseconde Topographie

· Spatio Lumino by Dauphinais, Hamel, Lalond & Smith; performed by Freedman, Derome, Falaise, Labbé, Labrosse & Tanguay

· Sound Off by Tim Brady

· Pong by Maurice Eggert; Aventa Ensemble

· Moon-Pain by Klaus Ib Jorgensen; Aventa Ensemble

· Adonwe by Michel Gonneville; Jacynthe Rivern & ECM+

· Cappella McGill & Chanteurs d’Orphée, dir. Peter Schubert:

·  Es Ist Genug by Chris Paul Harman

· Éjszaka by Ligeti

· Metropolis by Martin Matalon; McGill Contemporary Music Ensemble, dir. Denys Bouliane

· Fearful Symmetries by John Adams/ Buster by Jérome Bosc; SMCQ

· Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, dir. Lorraine Vaillancourt:

· Frankfurt Musicbox by Manfred Stahnke

· Euclidian Abyss by Hughes Dufort

· d’Aller by Philippe Leroux (with violinist Alain Giguère)

· Stimmung by Stockhausen; Paul Hillier’s “Theater of Voices”

· Otogi no kuni e by Chris Paul Harmon; McGill Symphony Orchestra, dir. Alexis Hauser

· Continuum Ensemble; Jennifer Waring, artistic director:

· Autoportrait sur Times Square by Yannick Plamondon

· raW by James Rolfe

· Moonlight on the Bluff by Marton Arnold

 

Luigo Nono, Master of Sound and Silence Festival 2007

January 14-20, 2007

Presented by the Conservatoire de Montréal

Published in Musicworks issue #98

 

Included:

· La Fabbrica illuminata; Sophie Martin

· Sofferte onde serene; Raoul Sosa

· Post-prae-ludium no. 1 par ‘Donau’; Philippe Legault

· Hay che caminar’ soñando; Lizann Gervais, Clemens Merkel

· Album Photo: the life and work of Arnold Schoenberg, Stefan Litwin

· Con Luigi Dallapiccola; The Percussion Ensemble of the Conservatoire, Jean-Guy Plante

· Incontri

· Das atmende Klarsein; Maxime Lataille, Véronique Lacroix

· Île arc-en-ciel by Michel Gonneville

· Votre voix humaine et ardente by Jimmie LeBlanc; Duk-Kyung Chang

· Ce pays incantatoire by Vincent-Olivier Gagnon; Vincent Ranallo, Mariève Bock

· Kéléütha-les chemins du jour et de la nuit by Serge Provost

 

Montréal Nouvelles Musiques 2005

February 28-March 10, 2005

Published in Musicworks issue #92

 

Included:

· Quasar, Jean-Francois Laporte’s La plenitude du vide

· Evergreen Club Contemporary Gamelan, Walter Boudreau’s Le Matin des magiciens

· Quator Bozzini, Justin Mariner’s Gothic Revival and Benedict Mason’s String Quartet no. 1

· Jean Piché’s videomusic

· Esprit Orchestra, David Pomeroy, Alexina Louie’s The Scarlet Princess and Denys Bouliane’s La neige est blanche mais l’eau est noire

· McGill’s Digital Composition Studio, Donatienne Michel-Dansac, Nouvel Ensemble Modern, Phillipe Leroux’s Voi (Rex)

· Alain Giguère, Phillipe Leroux’s (d’)Aller

· The McGill Symphony Orchestra, Jonathan Crow, Alexis Hauser, Brian Cherney’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra and Henri Dutilleux’s Symphonie no. 1

· The McGill Contemporary Music Ensemble, Luis Bunuel’s Un Chien andalou and Martin Matalon’s Las Siete vidas de un gato

· Ingrid Schmithüsen, Gérard Grisey’s Quatre chants pour franchir le Seuil

· Court-circuit, Pierre-André-Valade, Phillip Hurel’s …à mesure, John Rea’s Accident, Mauro Lanza’s Aschenblume and Pierre Klanac’s La joie éclatante des jeunes époux

· Composer Talks : Alexina Louie, Phillipe Leroux, Mauro Lanza, Benedict Mason, Yan Maresz