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January 31, 2010: Six DAME Nominees for the Opus Prizes

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 General

Six DAME albums are nominated for the 2009 Opus Prizes. Arbor Vitæ by the Bozzini Quartet and Miroir des vents by Quasar are both nominated in the “Disc of the Year — Modern and Contemporary Musics” category. As for Live at Upstairs 2008 by Normand Guilbeault Ensemble is nominated in the “Disc of the Year — Musique actuelle, Electroacoustics” category. Y’a du bruit dans ma cabane by Ensemble SuperMusique and Pas de deux by Fred Frith and Danielle Palardy Roger are nominated in the “Disc of the Year — Musique actuelle, Electroacoustics.” Additionally, Confiture de Gagaku by Jean Derome is nominated for “Concert of the Year — actuelle and electroacoustic musics”. The 13th Opus Prize Gala will take place on January 31, 2010 at the Salle Claude-Champagne, Université de Montréal.

June 3 – 30, 2009: DAME Musicians at the Suoni Per Il Popolo Festival, Montréal

Saturday, May 16, 2009 In concert

The Suoni Per Il Popolo festival is held in Montréal throughout the month of June and features concerts every evening at La Sala Rossa as well as at Casa del Popolo. This year you will hear, amongst others: Ensemble SuperMusique,Quartetski, Joshua Zubot, Pierre Tanguay, Scott Thomson, Jean Derome, Nicolas Caloia, Isaiah Ceccarelli and Marilyn Lerner.

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March 6 – 12, 2009: DAME Artists on Tour in British Columbia

Sunday, February 22, 2009 In concert

Three prestigious musique actuelle groups from Québec will present five concerts in British Columbia this March: Les Poules (Joane Hétu, Diane Labrosse, Danielle Palardy Roger), the Jean Derome and Pierre Tanguay duo and Ensemble SuperMusique.

  • Friday March 6, 2009, Roxy Theatre, Gabriola Island (Les Poules, Derome/Tanguay)
  • Saturday March 7, Joe King Clubhouse, Hornby Island (Les Poules, Derome/Tanguay)
  • Sunday March 8, The Gomboot Café, Roberts Creek (Les Poules, Derome/Tanguay)
  • Wednesday March 11, Open Space, Victoria (Les Poules, Derome/Tanguay)
  • Thursday March 12, Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver (Ensemble SuperMusique)