Various artistsVicto / VICTO 113 / 2009
Louis Dufort is a Montréal-based composer. His productions are numerous and of multiple forms: fixed media, mixed with live processing, visual music, and installation. He received several commissions from various musical ensembles and organizations: ACREQ, SMCQ, AKOUSMA, Chants libres, Codes d’accès, ECM+, Quasar, Quatuor Bozzini, Ubisoft, Musée Pointe-à-Callière, ZKM, Sixtrum, and Radio-Canada. He has also been a regular collaborator with Compagnie Marie Chouinard since 1996. In 2018, he composed the soundtrack for the film La chute de l’empire américain (The Fall of the American Empire) by Denys Arcand.
In addition to his creative work, Louis Dufort teaches composition at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal and is artistic director of the Akousma festival. In February 2018, he received the Opus Award 2016-17: Artistic Director of the Year for the Akousma 13 festival.
Montréal (Québec), 1970
Residence: Montréal (Québec)