On May 15, 2009 Bozzini Quartet was awarded the prize of German Record Critics’ Award: Quarterly Critics’ Choice for the disc Arbor Vitæ released on the label Collection QB in 2008. Arbor Vitæ pays homage to the Canadian-American composer James Tenney with performances of the complete quartets and quintets.
La Presse, Voir, Le Devoir, La Scena Musicale, Sorties Jazz Nights and Ici Montréal are unanimous: Normand Guilbeault Ensemble’s Live at Upstairs 2008 is a success. You can refer to our recent reviews section for details. Live at Upstairs 2008 might become a major album of the label Ambiances Magnétiques in 2009.
Bomata will perform live on Radio-Canada’s Espace musique (100,7 FM) at Monique Giroux’s programme on June 3, 2009. The programme starts at 4pm.
Music journalist specialized in eclectic and demanding music François Couture has launched his bilingual music blog: Monsieur Délire. This new portal will allow fans of all kinds of music to find comments about new releases, discuss music, and keep in touch with François Couture’s activities, radio shows, and reviews.
Every week you can discover the Top 10 of Radio-Canada compiled by Marie-Christine Trottier. That list presents the ten most broadcast albums on all of the Radio-Canada platforms. You have until Friday to vote for your favorite.
A multimedia exhibit will take place from March 21 to August 15, 2009, featuring graphic scores from nine composers living in Québec, such as Canot-camping by Jean Derome. The exhibit is presented in the Marvin Duchow Music Library of McGill University in Montréal.