• Wednesday, February 15, 2017
    ICI Musique has chosen their own way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Société de musique contemporaine de Montréal (SMCQ), within the framework of the (Montreal/New Music) MNM festival, with i… Continued
  • Monday, February 6, 2017
    La Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ) célèbre cette saison son 50e anniversaire et ICI Musique entend bien être de la fête. Dans les prochaines semaines, soyez à l’affût, nous vous prés… Continued
  • Thursday, January 26, 2017
    For its 50th anniversary, the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ) is proud to present the 8th edition of its biennial festival Montréal / Nouvelles Musiques (MNM), which will be held fro… Continued
  • Monday, December 19, 2016
    This Friday (Dec. 16) "Le Devoir" published a wonderful article by Philippe Papineau on the 3rd volume version of Volume 333 by L’Infonie — the exact day after the SMCQ’s first concert in 19… Continued
  • Wednesday, November 23, 2016
    Three talented creators join the SMCQ artistic committee: the composers Roxane Turcotte, Charles-Antoine Fréchette and Simon Martin. Roxane Turcotte In 1988, she was the first woman to get a master’s … Continued
  • Monday, October 31, 2016
    As part of the Homage Series 2015-16 honouring composer John Rea, in 2015 the SMCQ (Société de musique contemporaine du Québec) produced a 30-minute broadcast simply titled «John Rea, compositeur». Th… Continued
  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    Un concert-hommage à Pierre Béluse, fondateur du McGill Percussion Ensemble, sera présenté le jeudi 20 octobre 2016, à 19 h 30 à la salle Pollack de l’école de musique Schulich de l’Université McGill.… Continued
  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    The SMCQ is delighted to present you with our 2016-2017 programing, celebrating our 50th anniversary in a grand way. Truly, the SMCQ revisits some key pages of its repertoire, from past visionaries to… Continued
  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016
    The next season of the SMCQ will celebrate 50 years of our institution through programming that revisits our repertoire. From February 23rd through March 4th, 2017, the Montréal/New Music festival wil… Continued
  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016
    Mark your agendas! The SMCQ will make its comeback on Friday, September 30th with its traditional FREE concert within the framework of Journées de la culture. Salle Pierre-Mercure, 7 pm. Continued
  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016
    The SMCQ youth sector enjoyed a successful year. Les Fonoformies and Le piano muet respectively conquered 877 adult and 1511 children this season. Beginning in October Les Fonoformies will leave at to… Continued
  • Wednesday, July 6, 2016
    Once again the SMCQ will provide workshops to the musical camps of the UdeM, Père Lindsay and — a first — UQÀM. Workshops will explore De Materie by Louis Andriessen, which will also be featured in ou… Continued
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016
    The Homage Series to John Rea has drawn to a close. To date, this series totaled more than 35 000 attendees for more than 80 concerts and activities. We hope that you shared our enthusiasm and wish to… Continued
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016
    Our offices (desks) will remain open this summer. However, we will be closed from July 11th through July 24th. We wish you all a beautiful summer while waiting to discover next season’s program! Continued
  • Saturday, May 28, 2016
    After Montréal, we’re heading off to Abitibi-Témiscamingue for Fonoformies with shows in Val d’Or and Rouyn-Noranda. The show will also be presented at the Grand rendez-vous du CQM. La Fugue, will be … Continued
  • Thursday, May 26, 2016
    For the first time, this weekend the SMCQ will be participating in the Montréal Comic Arts Festival, presenting comic strips dedicated to the composers of the Homage Series. On the program: Round ta… Continued
  • Wednesday, May 25, 2016
    To our great pleasure Anik Shooner, president of the SMCQ Board of Directors, has been nominated for this coveted award. This prize acknowledges those who have distinguished themselves through their s… Continued
  • Tuesday, May 17, 2016
    At our final concert in the Homage Series to John Rea, we passed the baton to his successor, José Evangelista, who will be honoured in Homage Series 2017-18. The 6th edition of this biennial event wil… Continued
  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016
    On April 27th, from 1 pm until 2:15 pm the Budding Composers will be performing their creations at the 5e salle de la Place des Arts as part of the All Ears project. Free and opened to the general pub… Continued
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2016
    This month the major Montréal ensembles conclude their tour (Sacrée Landowska!… for ECM+) or their season (NEM closing concert.) On the recital side, at the end of the month Salle Bourgie welcomes pia… Continued
  • Monday, March 21, 2016
    Following a successful initiation to contemporary music to two companies, featuring Las Meninas, animator Michel Frigon will present a workshop on our next major concert, Big Apple Jam. Wo… Continued
  • Monday, March 14, 2016
    The SMCQ Youth Sector shows are still on tour. Following Fonformies (Montréal) La Fugue has been presented in Frankfurt (Germany). Continued
  • Monday, March 7, 2016
    In the next few weeks, the Homage Series tours Quebec: Sacrée Landowska!… A musical theatre with Catherine Perrin and the ECM+ continues its tour with ECM + and the OSQ has invited John Rea to Quebec City. Then it’s back to Montréal where Ensemble Super… Continued
  • Friday, March 4, 2016
    The Las Meninas recital brought together an audience of 170 for Louise Bessette’s performance. See the photos. Continued