European Tour 2023 : Paris, Liège, Düsseldorf, Köln
Montreal, October 8, 2023 - Quasar takes off today for its annual European tour, featuring workshops, master classes, the recording of a new work and several concerts.
09.10.2023: Saxophone masterclass
Quasar meets students in Claude Delangle's class at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris for a saxophone masterclass
10.10.2023: Studio recording Cinq pièces liquides
In collaboration with Radio France, Quasar records Yassen Vodenitcharov's Cinq pièces liquides, to be broadcast later on the Création Mondiale program.
12.10.2023, 13.10.2023: Composition workshops
Quasar meets composition students from the Conservatoire Royal de Liège for two days of workshops.
Quasar previews creations by Florence M. Tremblay and Yassen Vodenitcharov for the Cinq pièces liquides concert, as well as works by Georgia Spiropoulos, Örjan Sandred and Bertrand Dubedout at the Conservatoire Royal de Liège.
15.10.2023: Composition workshop
Quasar meets composition students from the Robert-Schumann Hochschule to work on their compositions before presenting them in concert.
Quasar presents works by Robert-Schumann Hochschule composition students Luis Goemans, Antoine Eden, Bastián Jorquera and Pamela Soria in concert.
19.10.2023, 20.10.2023: Composition workshops
Quasar meets composition students from the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln to work on their compositions before presenting them in concert.
Quasar presents works by Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln composition students Josef Schultewolter, Dimitry Remezov and Carlos Lopes in concert.
22.10.2023: Cinq pièces liquides concert at the Cité Universitaire de Paris
Quasar pays tribute, for the duration of a concert, to the Quebec composer of contemporary music, Claude Vivier, who passed away 40 years ago now. This tribute concert, developed in collaboration with composer Yassen Vodenitcharov, includes an original work by Claude Vivier, two works by Vivier masters (Paul Méfano and Gilles Tremblay), a creation by Yassen Vodenitcharov and a creation by Florence M. Tremblay. This concert premieres in Paris on October 22, 2023, before being presented in Montreal on November 21.
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