• 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
  • Wednesday, May 7, 2014
    Between two rehearsals, our Maestro will be receiving a badge for the Order of Canada on May 7th, at an official ceremony in Ottawa. Two days later, the Nouvelle Ensemble Moderne will be performing hi… Continued
  • Monday, May 5, 2014
    Le rêve de Grégoire punctuates the SMCQ’s 2014 dreamlike season! Pierre Michaud’s opera, produced by Chants Libres, brings us to a crossroads between fantasy and reality. René-Daniel Dubois’ productio… 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
  • Monday, March 10, 2014
    Claire Cavanagh (SMCQ Youth) will be giving 72 workshops in no less than 24 classrooms to prepare young people who will be attending the Six thèmes solaires dress rehearsal. This initiative falls with… 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
  • Monday, February 17, 2014
    This month the festival du Mois Multi (Quebec City) welcomes Concerto au sol. The multidisciplinary show, produced by the SMCQ and conceived by Félix Boisvert is an obvious pairing with the theme of t… 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
  • Wednesday, February 5, 2014
    Listen to the interviews with Vincent Ranallo on Présence Classique and on our blog and take a look at a video of the composer before the premiere. Moreover, Maxime McKinley, composer-in-residence at … Continued
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2014
    Le festival du Mois Multi (Ville de Québec) accueille Concerto au sol ce mois-ci. Le spectacle multidisciplinaire produit par la SMCQ et conçu par Félix Boisvert allait évidemment de paire avec le thè… Continued
  • Monday, January 27, 2014
    La SMCQ est heureuse d’avoir vu le concert Le Quatuor selon la seconde école de Vienne (Coproduction Quatuor Molinari / festival MNM) remporter le prix du Concert de l’année. Du côté des compositeurs,… 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
  • Monday, January 20, 2014
    More than 18,000 comic books have already been distributed to classes participating in the 2013-14 All Ears/All Play project! Onstage, Le piano muet and Compositeurs en herbe are also something to loo… 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
  • Monday, January 6, 2014
    2013 was undoubtedly a year of honors for our artistic director. After his recent appointment as a Chevalier de l’Ordre national du Québec, on December 30th, Walter Boudreau was named a Member of the … Continued
  • Thursday, December 19, 2013
    The SMCQ team wish you a happy holiday and we’re inviting you to join us in 2014 for new musical journeys. Please note that the SMCQ offices will be closed from Monday, December 23rd 2013 until Friday… 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