Alter ego

Description

Quasar, comes together for an evening with its Swiss counterpart, the Arte Quartet. The two ensembles share artistic tastes, concerns, and enthusiasm, topped by a unique passion for contemporary saxophone repertoire. A meeting of virtuosos.

This concert is broadcasted by Radio-Canada (production: Laurent Major).

A Quasar production in co-production with the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec and in partnership with the Consulat général des Pays-Bas, Artephilia Stiftung (Switzerland) and the Consulat suisse à Montréal.

Program
Kristoffer Zegers, Electroshocks (for eight saxophones and tape; dir. Walter Boudreau)
Vincent Collard, Entre deux (premiere, for eight saxophones; dir. Walter Boudreau)
Michel Frigon, Geyser Ghetto (premiere, for saxophone quartet : Quasar)
Rico Gubler, Loud Speakers (for saxophone quartet: Arte)
Jose Evangelista, Saxoctet (for eight saxophones; dir. Walter Boudreau)
André Hamel, À huit (for eight saxophones)

May 18, 2005 - 8:00PM

Salle Pierre-Mercure, Centre Pierre-Péladeau

300 boulevard de Maisonneuve Est, Montreal, QC