Prizes

Le Conseil québécois de la musique annonçait le 21 novembre 2018, les nominations aux Prix Opus pour la saison 2017-2018. 

Quasar est heureux et honoré de recevoir deux belles nominations pour les concerts : 

 QUASAR-CHESTRA et TERRITOIRES SONORES II

Merci et félications aux participants et collaborateurs

Quasar-Chestra :

Lauréat du programme de résidence de création et de diffusion en musique nouvelle (offert par le Conseil des arts de Montréal et le réseau Accès culture en collaboration avec le Groupe Le Vivier), Quasar participe cet automne à une série de résidences de créations avec le compositeur de la relève Brice Gatinet.
 

Quasar is pleased to congratulate Pierre Alexandre Tremblay who won the Jules Léger prize chamber music, awarded by the Canada Council for the Arts for his work Les pâleurs de la lune. This piece for saxophone quartet and live electronics was commissioned by Quasar  with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts. The premiere took place in March 2014 at CIRMMT under the Electro series produced by Quasar. Since then, the piece was performed in Dresden (Germany), Edinburgh (Scotland) and Tallinn (Estonia).

J'M'EN SAX, an instrumental theater created by Michel Smith won the Opus prize "concert de l'année musique actuelle, électroacoustique" at the 19th gala held by the Conseil québécois de la musique on February 7  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 is nominated for two OPUS prizes for Michel Smith's intrumental theater:

-Création de l'année

-Concert de l'année musique actuelle, électroacoustique

Bravo and good luck!

 

Five great Opus Prizes nominations underline our 2013-2014 season highlights.
Thank you and congratulations to all our partners with whom we share this nices recognition.

Created in 1996 by the Conseil québécois de la musique, the Opus Prizes recognize the dynamism and the diversity of the Quebec musical scene. Awarded by independant juries, the Opus Prized underline excellence in concert music.

Qusar's nonimations:

The president of the Conseil des arts de Montréal, revealied last January 13 the 8 finalists at the Grand Prix du CAM. Each of these finalists has in its own way left its mark during the arts season by unusual achievements. Quasar is finalist for the De souffles et de machines concert presented during the Printemps numérique, in collaboration witth the CIRMMT and mixing energy and virtuosity to electronics. The final winner will be announced on March 26 2015.