• Monday, July 7, 2014
    This year’s Homage Series to Denis Gougeon was a ringing success. All in all, 415 concerts and activities moved to Gougeon’s rhythm, and more than 45,000 people had the opportunity to listen to the co… Continued
  • Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    After a year of being honored in both the artistic and educational milieus, now the political sphere seeks to pay tribute to Denis Gougeon. A motion will be made at the National Assembly on Wednesday,… Continued
  • Wednesday, June 4, 2014
    In June, the SMCQ and its partner’s Homage Series will cap off with a concert by Pro Musica. Notably, Eric Abramovitz will interpret Clarinette-terre. A magnificent conclusion to a season which paid g… Continued
  • Thursday, May 1, 2014
    This month our partners will yet again illustrate the richness of our honorees’ repertoire, showcased by Trio Fibonacci in a new creation for I Musici de Montréal. Also, the musicians of Orchestre 21 … Continued
  • Thursday, April 24, 2014
    This Spring, meet Denis Gougeon on Canal Savoir! The channel has added Denis Gougeon videos to its official programming. Moreover, you can watch all the videos in a single broadcast. Continued
  • Wednesday, April 9, 2014
    Ten famous soloists from Quebec play ten movements of Six thèmes solaires, Denis Gougeon’s famous cycle of planets. Musicians scattered throughout the audience plus a novel visual atmosphere will prov… Continued
  • Monday, April 7, 2014
    April marks the beginning of All Ears: more than 20,000 students will celebrate Gougeon. A tremendous success for SMCQ Youth which has worked diligently for several years to encourage the discovery of… Continued
  • Wednesday, April 2, 2014
    During their Montreal tour, via their “Québec-Argentine” program, the NEM crosses the Homage Series in various ways. The quartets get equal attention, from Bozzini to Molinari, Gougeon’s Jeux de corde… Continued
  • Wednesday, March 12, 2014
    For the next SMCQ event, Denis Marleau will pay tribute to Denis Gougeon by taking us on a journey through his stage music. The director invites us to discover 9 works, representing a wide spectrum of… Continued
  • Thursday, March 6, 2014
    The Gougeon celebration takes over this month: D’un titan à l’autre presented by the Orchestre symphonique des jeunes de Montréal precedes a 100% Gougeon concert and conference from UdeM, while the ne… Continued
  • Thursday, February 20, 2014
    One of the Homage Series highlights will take place on February 26th and 27th: conductor Long Yu, will direct the OSM in a performance of Denis Gougeon’s Toy, during a concert in association with the … Continued
  • Saturday, February 8, 2014
    … even as a fresh wind blows our way with the arrival of the new concert organization Pronto Musica, and before we follow Pentaèdre on a musical journey through the centuries. Then, the preludes and t… Continued
  • Thursday, January 23, 2014
    The next SMCQ concert features baritone Vincent Ranallo presenting the monumental lieder cycle O Mensch!. Composed by Pascal Dusapin based on Nietzsche’s texts, this vibrant and emotional work will se… Continued
  • Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    In this 4th and final video, discover how the musicians influence the way Denis Gougeon composes. All other videos are available on the SMCQ YouTube channel. Continued
  • Monday, January 13, 2014
    After a short break, the Homage Series recommences with renewed vigor! In Nova Scotia and then alongside Mozart and young composers from Montreal and Calgary followed by Chefs-d’œuvre d’ici from the M… Continued
  • Thursday, December 12, 2013
    The 3rd video dedicated to our “honored” composer brings us directly to the heart of his work. Discover how he creates his works while having fun! Continued
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Heureux qui comme… as the public, which will have a second opportunity to hear this Gougeon work, this time interpreted by the musicians of the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal. Ongoing event: the… Continued
  • Monday, December 2, 2013
    Two pianists who are keen on contemporary music face up to the challenge of interpreting five works for two pianos from the recent repertoire, including a work created specifically for them by Denis G… Continued
  • Thursday, November 28, 2013
    Harmonie FAMEQ is playing in Sherbrooke and the Quasar saxophone quartet presents 2 works at the Chapelle Historique du Bon-Pasteur. On Saturday, the Gougeon Adventure continues with the University of… Continued
  • Wednesday, October 30, 2013
    In this second video, Denis Gougeon recalls his arrival in Montreal and his progress towards becoming a composer. Continued
  • Thursday, October 3, 2013
    Discover the composer being honored by the SMCQ and its partners through the first video capsule in a series on his life and work! The next videos will be revealed to you in the months to come. Continued
  • Thursday, September 26, 2013
    La Société de musique contemporaine du Québec presents the free webcasting of the concert Heureux qui comme… Live on Friday, September 27th, 8 pm (Eastern Time Zone). Available afterward for streaming… Continued
  • Tuesday, August 27, 2013
    SMCQ concerts, Homage Series, youth events… complete details on our new season are finally available! Get out your agendas: this year there are over 50 dates to book with the SMCQ, aside from approxim… Continued
  • Thursday, August 8, 2013
    … in person… Our honored composer visited the camps musicaux de l’Université de Montréal and Père Lindsay to meet young music lovers ages 6 to 16. He spoke to them about his personal journey and his f… Continued
  • Wednesday, July 3, 2013
    To preview the SMCQ 2013-14 Homage Series, dedicated to Denis Gougeon, this summer we invite you to take to the roads of Quebec! On three stops you can discover the composer under the sun: Estrie: {c… Continued
  • Monday, May 6, 2013
    The Société de musique contemporaine du Québec invites you to show your colors and join 50,000 persons throughout 2013-14 in the official magazine of the Homage Series to Denis Gougeon. Here you will … Continued
  • Thursday, May 2, 2013
    Denis Gougeon, le compositeur honoré par la SMCQ en 2013-14 sera interprété par le Quatuor Molinari le 5 mai prochain dans le cadre d’un événement-bénéfice pour la Société littéraire de Laval. Plus … Continued
  • Monday, March 18, 2013
    There is still time to join the Homage Series to Denis Gougeon and to participate in this major event which will pay tribute to one of our composers. Please note, the deadline for booking your space i… Continued
  • Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Composer Denis Gougeon! After last year’s immense success Homage Series 2013-14 will be dedicated to him. Do you wish to interpret one of his works and take part in this large-scale national movement … Continued