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.
Chants libres presents “Opér’Actuel — Works in progress 2004” on April 4, 2004 in Montréal. Six works are on the programme including “Cantate du lit” by young composer Gabriel Dharmoo, and L’archange by Louis Dufort and Alexis Nouss (with soprano Véronique Dubois and Émilie Laforest).