Turning Point Ensemble is excited to present this online concert of four new works by composers Bekah Simms (NL/ON), Gabriel Dufour-Laperrière (QC), Stefan Maier (BC) and Matthew Ricketts (BC/NY). This concert was recorded on October 20, 2020 in Pierre Mercure Hall, Montreal, Quebec by the Ensemble contemporain de Montreal (ECM+) conducted by Véronique Lacroix.
This concert is hosted by composer Gabriel Dharmoo and includes interviews with each composer
Audience Choice Award: upon purchase of your ticket, you will receive by email a link to vote for your favourite piece. The composer with the most votes in the country will receive a $2,000 grant from ECM+.
Bekah Simms: From Void
Gabriel Dufour-Laperrière: Nimrod à tatons
Stefan Maier: Grain, Vapor, Ray
Matthew Ricketts: Anaphora
Steven Gerber: Duet (2005)
Jules Bastin-Fontaine: L’heure joyeuse (2020) – piece performed in Quebec and Orford
Véronique Lacroix, conductor | ECM+, 11 musicians
Gabriel Dharmoo, host
“Faithful to its reputation, Ensemble contemporain de Montréal (ECM+) has proved how much this very well crafted music can take flight with an invested, joyful and luxuriant performance.”
Éric Champagne, November 2018, cettevilleetrange