The concert Éclats de vie — presented during the Akousma (6) festival — featuring the work of Chantal Dumas and Lionel Marchetti received the “2009-10 Opus Prize: Concert of the Year — actuelle and electroacoustic music” at the 14th Opus Prize Gala on January 30, 2011 in Montréal.
Réseaux presents Akousma (6), Electroacoustic Musics Festival, on November 18 - 22, 2009 at Monument-National and Conservatoire de musique de Montréal. 5 evenings of immersive concerts where sound will be bursting into shards of all shapes and sizes. On the programme: BJNilsen, Theresa Transistor, Paul Dolden, Chantal Dumas, Lionel Marchetti, Érick d’Orion, eRikm, Martin Messier, Olivier Girouard and many others. Plus conferences and workshops.
The 2009 Futura festival will take place on August, 20 — 23, 2009 in Crest, France. On the programme, works by Otomo Yoshihide, Luc Ferrari, Denis Dufour, Francis Dhomont (Corps et âme), Michel Chion, Michèle Bokanowski, Chantal Dumas, Ivo Malec, Bernard Parmegiani, Christian Zanési, Christian Calon and many others.
There will be a nocturnal acousmatic concert starting on May 14, 2009 as part of Les musiques festival in Marseille (France). The programme includes Robert Normandeau’s work Palimpseste, Francis Dhomont’s Here and There (available on … et autres utopies), Denis Dufour’s Douze mélodies acousmatiques, Chantal Dumas’ s/t w/t, Michel Chion’s Credo, a work by Christian Calon and many others.
The series Je me souviens (2), a tribute to Québec electronic music pionneers (curated by Éric Mattson), will present a concert dedicated to Otto Joachim with, amongst others, Diane Labrosse and Chantal Dumas on April 22, 2009 at La Sala Rossa (Montréal).
Futura 2007, the international festival of acousmatic art, will take place from August 17 au 19, 2007 in Crest (France). This festival’s edition build around Christian Zanési’s work will notably host, Amongst many composers, Mathew Adkins, Patrick Ascione, Darren Copeland, Denis Dufour, Chantal Dumas, Bernard Parmegiani, Laurie Radford, Pete Stollery, Benjamin Thigpen, and Annette Vande Gorne.