J'M'EN SAX, a work of instrumental theatre created by Michel Smith, has been awarded the Opus prize for "concert de l'année musique actuelle, électroacoustique" at the 19th gala held by the Conseil québécois de la musique on February 7th in Montreal's Bourgie Hall. 

Congratulations to everyone: composer Michel Smith, Quasar's musicians and all the creative team: Guillaume Barrette, Rodolphe St-Arnaud, Sonia Paco-Rocchia, Audrey Southière, Midori and Sandra Wang.

Quasar has been nominated for two OPUS prizes for Michel Smith's work of instrumental theatre:

-Création de l'année

-Concert de l'année musique actuelle, électroacoustique

Bravo and good luck!


An incredible five Opus Prize nominations underline our 2013-2014 season highlights.
Thank you and congratulations to all our partners with whom we share this inspiring recognition.

Created in 1996 by the Conseil québécois de la musique, the Opus Prizes recognize the dynamism and diversity of the Quebec music scene. Awarded by independent juries, the Opus Prize acknowledges excellence in concert music.

Quasar's nominations:

Last January 13th, the president of the Conseil des arts de Montréal revealed the 8 finalists for the Grand Prix du CAM. Each of these finalists has in their own way left their mark during the arts season by exceptional achievements. Quasar is a finalist for the De souffles et de machines concert presented during the Printemps numérique, in collaboration with the CIRMMT - bringing energy and virtuosity to electronics. The final winner will be announced on March 26th, 2015.