• Wednesday, December 3, 2014
    The SMCQ has the pleasure of being nominated for Heureux qui comme…, as well as for the creation Le rêve de Grégoire (in coproduction with Chants Libres). Congratulation also go out to our NEM colleag… Continued
  • Wednesday, December 3, 2014
    La Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ) est à la recherche d’un(e) stagiaire pour la 7e édition de son festival Montréal/Nouvelles Musiques (MNM) 2015. Missions Avant le festival de décem… Continued
  • Monday, December 1, 2014
    On Sunday, November 23rd the atmosphere in the Salon Orange was electrifying for the 100 guitares auditions. More sixty guitarists showed up in hopes of participating in Tim Brady’s large-scale event.… Continued
  • Monday, November 17, 2014
    In other news, a youth sector kiosk will be set up to showcase the SMCQ’s educational activities as part of the OMEA (Ontario Music Educators’ Association) conference in London, Ontario. A presentatio… Continued
  • Monday, November 10, 2014
    Le piano muet, in a new version staged by Marc Béland, will be heard this month! Firstly in Montreal at the beginning of the month, then in Quebec City on November 22nd. Additionally, Concerto au sol … Continued
  • Monday, October 27, 2014
    Take a first look at the MNM 2015 programing. The 7th edition, with the theme of Surroundings and New Technologies, will take place from February 26th through March 7th, 2015. Continued
  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014
    Bradyworks, in collaboration with MNM 2015, will present a new composition for 100 electric guitars. A unique experience for all ages, levels and styles. Would you like to be one of them? Participate… Continued
  • Wednesday, October 15, 2014
    The Molinari String Quartet adds new color to its tonality by plugging in an electric current! Under its bows, sounds will be run though cables in a real-time process which will transform our listenin… Continued
  • Thursday, October 9, 2014
    This month features several events for young people: “Budding Composers” training for staff Composers as well as upcoming workshops for ESBM students. Plus a kiosk at the ROSEQ (Réseau des Organisateu… Continued
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014
    Prior to the concert City Life, the SMCQ invites the audience to a participatory activity exploring a musical motif from the work City Life by Steve Reich. René Bosc will bring the performance experie… Continued
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014
    Our grand opening approaches! Discover the video accompanying the first movement of the piece City Life. See the concert page Continued
  • Thursday, September 11, 2014
    The SMCQ is pleased to welcome three new members to its artistic committee: Chantale Laplante, Simon Bertrand and Patrick Saint-Denis. Continued
  • Thursday, September 11, 2014
    Société de musique contemporaine du Québec invites the entire cultural milieu to participate in a terrific creative adventure: our fifth Homage Series 2015-2016, dedicated to John Rea. How can you par… Continued
  • Wednesday, September 10, 2014
    After last year’s immense success Homage Series 2015-16 will be dedicated to composer John Rea. Do you wish to interpret one of his works and take part in this large-scale national movement in recogni… Continued
  • Tuesday, September 9, 2014
    The SMCQ thanks Hydro-Québec for its support for 2014-2015. An ideal sponsor for a “well-connected” season! Continued
  • Friday, August 29, 2014
    SMCQ is pleased to announce the launch of its 2014-15 season. From creative technophiles to virtuoso performers, works for full orchestra to majestic compositions, the SMCQ’s 49th season connects you … Continued
  • Monday, August 18, 2014
    In 2014-15 the SMCQ will be getting a facelift. In September you will get to see our new logo and Internet site… while also awaiting more details about our new season! Continued
  • Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Take note of the next SMCQ major event: our free opening concert, City Life, which will take place in the Salle Pierre-Mercure. An opportunity to get you in the mood for MNM 2015, with works represent… Continued
  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    It is with tremendous regret that we learned of the death of Hugh Davidson, on Monday, July 14th at the age of 84. Founding member in 1996 of the SMCQ along with Maryvonne Kendergi, Jean Papineau-Cout… Continued
  • Tuesday, July 15, 2014
    Throughout the summer, the SMCQ will give workshops at Camp musical Père Lindsay and at the UdeM day camps. These workshops will explore the geographical and sound environment of City Life, our Septem… Continued
  • 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
  • Monday, June 16, 2014
    Denis Gougeon and Gilles Vigneault’s children’s story, Le piano muet, will be presented in a new version featuring stage direction by Marc Béland. Rehearsals and a showcase will be held in June prior … 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
  • Thursday, June 5, 2014
    On June 6th our Maestro will conduct the Orquesta Sinfónica de Michoacán at the closing concert of the 36th Foro Internacional de Musica Nueva “Manuel Enríquez” (the largest contemporary music festiva… Continued