Congratulations to the laureats of the Quatuor Molinari’s sixth international composition competition, chosen from among 86 contenders! They include Jean-Patrick Besingrand (France) for his quartet, A Whisper from Space; Gianluca Castelli (Italy) for his work, Mythoi; Alexandra Fol (Canada) for The Elgea Quartet; and Liliya Ugay (Uzbekistan) for her String Quartet no.2. The winners will Read more about People[…]
Montreal’s intrepid Quatuor Molinari has announced details of its international competition for new, not-yet-premiered works for string quartet written by composers under the age of 40. The application deadline is April 1, 2015. For more information, please visit the quartet’s website at quatuormolinari.qc.ca.
Last week, the Conseil québécois de la musique released the short list of finalists for 20 of its 27 Prix Opus Awards for the 13/14 season, to be presented at Montreal’s Salle Bourgie on February 1. The awards were launched in 1996, and celebrate the excellence and diversity of concert music in the province of Read more about Awards and Nominations[…]
On Sunday, January 26, the Conseil Québécois de la Musique presented its 17th annual edition of the Prix Opus, a gala event that celebrates the very best of Quebec’s music scene, including chamber, vocal, jazz, early and (of course) orchestral music. Hearty congratulations to the many Orchestras Canada members and friends who were honoured in many Read more about And the Winners Are…[…]
Last week, the Conseil québécois de la musique announced this year’s finalists for the prestigious Prix Opus, its way of drawing attention to outstanding achievements in Quebec’s lively classical, new music, world music, jazz, and early music scenes. The awards will be presented at a gala ceremony on January 26 at 3 p.m. at Montreal’s Read more about Awards and Competitions[…]