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.
|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