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Louis Dufort

April 28 – May 14, 2005: Dufort Premieres Opera L’archange

Monday, April 18, 2005 In concert

Louis Dufort is finishing the opera L’archange, on a libretto by Alexis Nouss, with visual work by Alain Pelletier, and staged by Pauline Vaillancourt. The opera is produced by Chants libres and will be presented at Sation C (Montréal) on April 28, 29, 30 as well as on May 5, 6, 7, 2005. It will also be presented during the Elektra festival on May 12, 13, 14, 2005. With Jean Maheux, Fides Krucker, Émilie Laforest, and Frédéricka Petit-Homme.

February 13, 2005: ZKM Presents trans_canada with 9 Premieres, Karlsruhe

Wednesday, January 12, 2005 In concert

The ZKM — Institut für Musik und Akustik in Karlsruhe (Germany) presented the “trans_canada: Tendenzen in Akusmatik und Soundscapes / Trends in Acousmatics and Soundscapes” event on February 10 — 13, 2005. Four days of concerts and discussions organized by Sabine Breitsameter and Ludger Brümmer with 9 ZKM commissions and world premières by Canadian composers Francis Dhomont, Darren Copeland, Nicolas Bernier, Hildegard Westerkamp, Barry Truax, Louis Dufort, Robert Normandeau, and Gilles Gobeil along with conferences by Jean-François Denis, Christoph von Blumröder (Köln), Rudolf Frisius (Karlsruhe), and Daniel Teruggi (Paris).

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October 27 – November 20, 2004: New Music for Dance by Dufort and Tobin

Wednesday, September 8, 2004 In concert

This fall, the audio works of Louis Dufort and Nancy Tobin will be featured in two choreographies presented at Agora de la danse (Montréal). Louis Dufort composed the music for Dans le silence des bambous (In the silence of the bamboos) by choreographer Jocelyne Montpetit, presented from October 27 to 30, 2004. As for Nancy Tobin, she created the sound design for Duos pour corps et instruments (Duos for bodies and instruments) by choreographer Danièle Desnoyers, on stage from November 16 to 20, 2004.

April 1 – 30, 2004: empreintes DIGITALes in April 2004 in Lille, France

Wednesday, April 14, 2004 General

For the “Monde parallèle Montréal 45°N//” event, organized by Lille — Cultural Capital of Europe, label empreintes DIGITALes presented a portrait of Montréal’s electroacoustic creation since 1971 through 24 works by 21 Montréal composers: Serge Arcuri, Yves Beaupré, Christian Bouchard, Ned Bouhalassa, Christian Calon, Micheline Coulombe Saint-Marcoux, Yves Daoust, Francis Dhomont, Paul Dolden, Louis Dufort, Gilles Gobeil, Monique Jean, René Lussier, Robert Normandeau, Arturo Parra, Mario Rodrigue, Stéphane Roy, Alain Thibault, Jacques Tremblay, Marc Tremblay, Roxanne Turcotte. Electroacoustic label empreintes DIGITALes, new media and electronic art festivals Elektra and Mutek with the collaboration of the Society for arts and technology (SAT) all teamed up to present the best of Montréal’s electronic music and video.

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