The Happening Festival of New Music and Media 2010 will take place at the Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall of the Rozsa Centre in Calgary (Alberta) on January 25 - 29, 2010. The Sound & Image concert on January 26 features Robert Normandeau who will present three works — Chorus, Jeu de langues (new version), and StrinGDberg — on a multichannel sound diffusion system. At the same concert are programmed videomusics by Bret Battey, Louis Dufort, and Laurie Radford. The New Adventures in Sound Art concert — co-presented by New Works Calgary — on January 28 presents works by David Berezan, Darren Copeland, David Eagle, and Hildegard Westerkamp. The festival also includes conferences and sound installations.
The Music Technology programme at Northeastern University in Boston (USA) is presenting a 4-concert electroacoustic concert series this winter 2010. Concert #1 on January 23, 2010 is featuring Gilles Gobeil (and will include Dreams in the Desert by Elainie Lillios) and concert #2 on February 13 is featuring Denis Smalley (and will include à la cire perdue by Laurie Radford). Both these first concerts are presented at The Fenway Center in Boston (USA).
Canadian Electroacoustics is prominently featured at Musicacoustica Beijing 2009 festival, October 25 - 31, 2009. Amongst the selected works — most of which are available on empreintes DIGITALes — are StrinGDberg and Palimpseste by Robert Normandeau; Castalie and Les lointains noirs et rouges by Gilles Gobeil; Champs de fouilles (Excavations) by Martin Bédard; Für Dich — For You by Hildegard Westerkamp; Artifacts (I) by Nick Storring; à la cire perdu by Laurie Radford; On a Strange Road by Darren Copeland; and Chalice Well by Barry Truax.
The 2008 Electroacoustic Music Studies Conference (EMS08) “Musique concrète — 60 years later” will take place on June 3-7, 2008 in Paris (France). Amongst the guest speakers:
- June 3: François Bayle at 6 pm
- June 6: Laurie Radford at 12 pm; Mathew Adkins at 2:30 pm
- June 7: Natasha Barrett at 9 am; Francis Dhomont at 3:30 pm; Robert Normandeau and Theodore Lotis at 4:30 pm
Three concerts are also organized on June 6, 7, and 8 at the Salle Olivier Messiaen of the Maison de Radio France.
On May 16, 2008, the Quatuor Molinari will premiere Twenty Windows for string quartet and live processing by Laurie Radford at the Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur in Montréal.
empreintes DIGITALes is releasing two DVD-Audio in “Surround 5.1”: