Louis Dufort signs the music of a new solo choreography by Marie Chouinard named Gloires du matin. For the first time in 20 years, Marie Chouinard will return on stage to present this choreography in her studio in Montréal from May 27 — 29, 2009.
Francisco López, Louis Dufort and Félix-Antoine Morin will present the audio immersive concert Immer_son on May 5, 2009 at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal as part of the Elektra Festival. López will also give a conference on May 4 at the Conservatoire.
An article by Gayle Young on Louis Dufort was published in the summer 2008 issue of Musicworks (#101). The author gives an overview of the diversity of Louis Dufort’s artistic forms of expression, and presents the new paths that now inspire the composer.
On Thursday May 8, 2008 at 7 pm, Louis Dufort will launch his second disc (this one as a 5.1 Surround DVD-Audio) to be released on empreintes DIGITALes: Matériaux composés . The launch will take place at the Café de l’Usine C in Montréal as part of the Elektra festival. The composer will present exerpts and comment them. Frans de Waard of Vital wrote about this release: “[The sounds] all make perfect sense, a fine, balanced audio picture. Sounds do not bounce up and down, back and forth, stumbling and tumbling, but are placed with great care in the right spot.”
Chants libres will present L’Archange from April 9 to 12, 2008 at Espace Dell’Arte in Montréal. The creators of this multimedia work first premiered in 2005 are: Pauline Vaillancourt, design and direction; Louis Dufort, music; Alexis Nouss, libretto; and Alain Pelletier, video installation.
After a long wait… empreintes DIGITALes is releasing two more DVD-Audio in “Surround 5.1”:
- Gilles Gobeil (Québec): Trois songes
- Louis Dufort (Québec): Matériaux composés