The inaugural concert for the upcoming edition of the international Montreal/New Music Festival has been unveiled! The SMCQ is proud to announce that MNM 2009 will open on 18 February 2009 with a major event presented in partnership with the Montréal en Lumières festival, which is celebrating its tenth edition this year. On the programme are two stage works by Kurt Weill (The Seven Deadly Sins and Flight of the Lindbergh) for massed forces that will have its first showing in Montreal. It will be mounted by the Opéra de Lyon, with staging by François Girard, and choreography by Marie Chouinard. Slated to perform: 16 dancers, 10 singer-actors, comedian Yves Jacques, 45 musicians from the Ensemble de la SMCQ, and one Walter Boudreau (with one conducting baton)!

  • February 18-21, 2009, Théâtre Maisonneuve — Tickets: 514-842-2112

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News posted by Noémie Pascal on Friday, October 31, 2008

Composing in the Present!

The SMCQ has been moving in step with the lively rhythms of new music for almost fifty years. With its regular concert season, its Série hommage (Homage Series), an international festival, and a young listener’s programme, the society has served both as a platform for today’s composers and as a window on creative works for everyone.

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