L’itinéraire ensemble will premiere Jean-François Laporte’s work Craquements d’âmes on May 18, 2009 as part of the Extension festival at the Auditorium Saint-Germain in Paris (France). A work by Sébastien Béranger and a premiere by Tatiana Catanzaro are also featured.
The Orford Arts Centre (Québec) announces its 4th Sound Art Workshop as part of the International Music Academy. Held on August 2 to 15, 2009 the workshop, directed by Yves Daoust, is open to sound creators of all styles. This year Yves Daoust — assisted by Alexandre Burton, and Jean Landry — has invited guest masters Gilles Gobeil, Jean-François Laporte, John Oswald, and Hans Tutschku with special guests Robert Normandeau, and Annette Vande Gorne.
On May 10, 2008 Productions Totem Contemporain will present a concert of electroacoustic and instrumental works at Espace Totem (6545, Durocher #400) in Montréal. On the programme are works for recorder, amplified doublebass, bowl, turntables, and live processing and a performance for musician and dancer. With Swedish Jesper Nordin, Anna Petrini, and Montréaler Frédéric Tavernini, and Jean-François Laporte.
Canadian composer Marcelle Deschênes is one of the rewarded composers at the 2002 edition of the