Sound artist vivie’ vinçent (harpsicord) presents … mais le désir d’entendre, at La Sala Rossa (Montréal) from February 8 to 11, 2004. Two distinct concerts featuring works by Pierre Schaeffer, Kaija Saariaho, Micheline Coulombe Saint-Marcoux, Amnon Wolman amongst others. Composer Monique Jean will manage sound projection. The public is also invited to experience, before each concert, Rob Godman and vivie’ vinçent’s sound installation inside the eye of silence.
At the Synthèse 2002 festival (Bourges, May 31 to June 9, 2002), vivie’ vinçent will project and spatialize the new mix (2002) of Physics of Seduction. Invocation #2, a work for harpsichord and tape written in 1991 by Paul Dolden for vivienne spiteri at her request. In addition, vivie’ vincent will project and spatialize the 2nd movement of The Desert Speaks… Praescio III, the first piece written for her harpsichord with its prototype MIDI system. This work was written by Bruce Pennycook in 1988 for and at the request of vivienne spiteri.