• Wednesday, March 11, 2009
    The SMCQ is leaving the country! And in the company of 31 musicians, including the Bozzini string quartet and Sixtrum’s six percussionists. It’s all part of Radio-France’s Présences festival — a speci… Continued
  • Monday, March 2, 2009
    A celebratory mood prevailed over the festival closing, following a tribute to Claude Vivier by the French vocal ensemble Les Jeunes Solistes. With the support of the French consulate and the Fondatio… Continued
  • Friday, February 27, 2009
    Our first two “MNM Interviews” have been posted online! Listen as Marie-Chantal Leclair (Quasar saxophone quartet) and Véronique Lacroix (l’ECM+) comment on their respective concerts. Continued
  • Sunday, February 22, 2009
    Within three days of MNM opening, over 2000 people had gathered for the event! On a Sunday afternoon, 1133 individuals assembled at the Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste to take part in the collective perfor… Continued
  • Thursday, February 12, 2009
    There’s a real frenzy of activity at the SMCQ — in every corner, from the rehearsal rooms to the concert halls, musicians, conductors, and even machinists have been galvanized into action. A week to t… Continued
  • Thursday, January 29, 2009
    Musical Event of the Year We are pleased to announce that the inaugural edition of our Série Hommage (tribute series) has taken home the Conseil Québécois’s Opus prize for “Musical Event of the Year.… Continued
  • Thursday, January 29, 2009
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  • Friday, January 23, 2009
    After months of planning and work, we are ready to launch a new and more dynamic website that is better suited to our activities. Our thanks go out to DIM for their valuable teamwork! Continued
  • Friday, January 23, 2009
    A grand unveiling of the 2009 MNM Festival programme took place last Wednesday, at a press conference attended by some 100 individuals, festival partners, artists, and media personnel. To the amazemen… Continued
  • Wednesday, January 7, 2009
    We’re back for a new year packed with new musical discoveries — and we’re stepping into 2009 in a fever of activity as we prepare for the 4th edition of the Montreal/New Music International Festival (… Continued
  • Monday, December 22, 2008
    We wish you all the best for the holidays and a happy new year for 2009! Please note that our offices will be closed from December 22nd to January 2nd inclusive. We look forward to seeing you in the c… Continued
  • Tuesday, December 16, 2008
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  • Tuesday, December 9, 2008
    Ce mercredi 10 décembre, 20h, le concert Des canyons aux étoiles présenté par la SMCQ le 8 octobre dernier à la Salle Pierre-Mercure sera diffusé sur les ondes d’Espace musique (Montréal: 100,7), la radio … Continued
  • Tuesday, November 25, 2008
    Audiences for La fugue gave the show the warmest of welcomes for performances given during the Coups de Théâtre festival this past November 19th and 20th. Co-produced by SMCQ Jeunesse / Qui Va là, La … Continued
  • Friday, November 21, 2008
    Composer Nicolas Gilbert will make two appearances at the Leméac booth at the Montreal Salon du Livre to sign copies of his novel Le Récital, which came out in August. A member of the SMCQ’s artistic … Continued
  • Wednesday, November 12, 2008
    In the wake of our tribute series devoted to Claude Vivier, Harmonie FAMEQ 2008 performed the composer’s Pulau Dewata as part of the Congrès 4 Arts in Trois Rivières, on Friday, November 14th. This wi… Continued
  • Tuesday, November 11, 2008
    Pictures of our Stockhausen concert (La porte du ciel) are now online! View the Facebook album Continued
  • Thursday, November 6, 2008
  • Monday, November 3, 2008
    The SMCQ seeks volunteers for the next two concerts in its Montreal Series, La porte du ciel (November 7, from 4pm), and University Voices 2008: Youth, Music, Passion! (November 9, from 3pm). We need … Continued
  • Friday, October 31, 2008
    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 majo… Continued
  • Monday, October 27, 2008
    On October 29th, Walter Boudreau will take to the podium of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Artistic director of the SMCQ, Boudreau will direct this prestigious orchestra in a concert entirely … Continued
  • Wednesday, October 22, 2008
    Ce jeudi 23 octobre à 16h, Alejandra Odgers, fidèle bénévole à la SMCQ depuis plusieurs années, soutient sa thèse de doctorat en composition, menée sous la direction d’Alan Belkin. Sa thèse, intitulée… Continued
  • Thursday, October 9, 2008
    La SMCQ présentait hier, à la salle Pierre-Mercure, le premier concert de sa saison. Nous vous invitons à regarder quelques photos de l’événement sur notre page Facebook. En plus de l’œuvre monumental… Continued
  • Monday, October 6, 2008
    Here’s a glimpse of our first concert (October 8). Walter Boudreau talks about Messiaen’s work an lets us see a rehearsal! Continued