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.

Thanks to all the guests musicians, composers, partners and audience members for a wonderful concert. Check out the photo-album on our Facebook page

And thanks to Charles Belisle for the picture!


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!


On October 26th, Quasar took part in the Journées de la culture with the theme "a concert in a back street of Villeray". The event took place under a radiant sun. Our thanks to the wonderful and vibrant audience. Have a look at the event's photo-album on our Facebook page.

After recording last Spring, we are now at the editing stage. Here we are at Studio 270 with composer Philippe Leroux who came to help out on his piece Du souffle. We're looking forward to presenting this new CD which will be released next December on the DAME label (qb collection).

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: