• Thursday, November 17, 2011
    The SMCQ will be participating in the FAMEQ Congress. For this occasion, the SMCQ Youth will launch its All Ears / All Play 2012 project and unveil the new comic book, Ana. To attend the book launch, … Continued
  • Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    On November 10th, watch our free streaming concert Chutes libres online. Join the webcast Continued
  • Monday, November 7, 2011
    In this new video, discover impressions of Maryvonne Kendergi from Walter Boudreau, Mario Gauthier, Françoise Davoine, Louise Ball, Aida Karibian and Guy Soucie. The concert Chutes libres will be ent… Continued
  • Thursday, November 3, 2011
    The SMCQ presents Chutes libres, a concert entirely dedicated to Maryvonne Kendergi, the “grandmother” of Quebec composers, who passed away recently. Ana Sokolović will have a generous space carved ou… Continued
  • Thursday, October 20, 2011
    Notice to all Associate Composers of the Canadian Music Centre The Collegial Contemporary Music Prize is a music award bestowed yearly upon the “favourite” piece of contemporary Quebecois music from s… Continued
  • Thursday, October 13, 2011
    At the second SMCQ Montreal Series concert, baritone Vincent Ranallo joins Aventa, Victoria’s superb contemporary-music ensemble, for a performance rife with contrasting emotions. From Ana Sokolović a… Continued
  • Thursday, September 29, 2011
    We are one day away from meeting Ana Sokolović, the composer honored in our Homage Series! Her music will be performed alongside four great Quebecois composers on our opening concert tomorrow, Septemb… Continued
  • Thursday, September 29, 2011
    Nous avons eu le regret d’apprendre le décès de Maryvonne Kendergi, ce mardi 27 septembre à l’âge de 96 ans. Membre fondatrice de la SMCQ en 1966, aux côtés de Jean Papineau-Couture, Serge Garant et W… Continued
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2011
    The new SMCQ blog has been launched! Right away, you’ll find on it musicologist Jean-Simon Robert-Ouimet’s contribution — his few notes on Géométrie sentimentale, a work being performed on the opening… Continued
  • Thursday, September 22, 2011
    As part of the “Journées de la culture”, SMCQ invites you to a three-part free evening, from the cinema to the concert hall, “en passant” meeting our spotlight composer. More info. Continued
  • Thursday, September 15, 2011
    Last week, the SMCQ launched its 3rd Homage Series, dedicated to Ana Sokolović. For the occasion, Walter Boudreau, Artistic Director of the SMCQ, met Lorraine Pintal, Artistic Director of the Théâtre … Continued
  • Thursday, September 8, 2011
    We’re all set to go for an event-packed new season: over 80 concerts and activities! See the Homage Series page See the Montreal Series page Continued
  • Monday, August 29, 2011
    Summer may be quietly retreating, but the good news is that the launch of our 2011-12 season is fast approaching! This year, our Homage Series will feature Ana Sokolović, a Montréal composer who we ar… Continued
  • Thursday, August 11, 2011
    Some of you may have already heard Ana Sokolović’s works played across Quebec this summer. Two more concerts featuring her music will be held on Friday, August 12th for those who would like to discove… Continued
  • Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    Vous n’avez pas eu l’occasion d’aller entendre Ana Sokolović au Centre d’arts Orford? Il est encore temps! Ne manquez pas dimanche prochain la présentation de son Concerto pour orchestre par l’Orchest… Continued
  • Thursday, July 14, 2011
    We are very pleased to announce that Claire Cavanagh, former Communications Agent at SMCQ since 2009, is now responsible of our Youth activities and audience development. She is replaced by Carol-Anne… Continued
  • Thursday, June 23, 2011
    It is with great sadness that we have learned the passing of Albert Devito on June 19th, 2011. Mr. Devito had worked at the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec for more than thirty years as sol… Continued
  • Wednesday, June 15, 2011
    To whet your appetite before September’s official opening of the Homage Series to Ana Sokolović, this summer you will have the opportunity to hear the composer’s works at several venues! Not to be mis… Continued
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    The Musicolator a “composition machine” developed by composer Yves Daoust for SMCQ Jeunesse (our youth component), will for the second time be part of a grand performance given by the Orchestre sympho… Continued
  • Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Our artistic partners were very quick to respond to the call for proposals for our Homage Series 2011-12, focussing on composer Ana Sokolović. Complete details will be announced in September, but we c… Continued
  • Thursday, May 12, 2011
    The SMCQ plans well in advance! Walter Boudreau and the Artistic Committee is already working on the 2013 Montreal/New Music International Festival. The theme for the 6th Edition: voice and percussion… Continued
  • Wednesday, May 4, 2011
    Our 45th season ended beautifully last Friday with a full house for the Transmission Ensemble concert at Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur (in keeping with composer Cléo Palacio-Quintin’s residency t… Continued
  • Thursday, April 14, 2011
    Cléo Palacio-Quintin presents the works to be featured at April 29th’s concert. Continued
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Don’t pass up the opportunity to hear for the first time, or once again enjoy a major concert from our festival! Un train pour l’enfer, presented by the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne as part of February’s M… Continued