ICI MUSIQUE: NEW FESTIVE MUSIC VIDEOS!
Ici Musique has released Christmas songs from “La Veillée de Noël” which I recorded with the wonderful accordion player Steve Normandin. Click this link to view the videos.
INDIEGOGO crowdfunding campaign for LA VEILLÉE!
WE DID IT! Thank you to all of you who generously supported my Indiegogo campaign. We reached our goal of $10,000 towards touring and covering production costs of my new Christmas CD “La Veillée de Noël, de la France à l’Acadie”, released on ATMA Classique. If you were not part of this and would still like to purchase a CD, please support the ATMA label by buying it on their website.
CONCERTS & NEW RELEASES
I’ve just been touring with Ensemble Constantinople, first with our newly released CD programme “Metamorfosi” in Seattle and Edmonton, followed by the Premiere performance of our new project based on the music from the life of “El Greco” with tenor Marco Beasley, at the Megaron Musikis in Athens.
I will next be performing songs from my new Christmas album in Montreal on December 12th for icimusique.ca with Steve Normandin, Vincent Lauzer and Kiya Tabassian, as well as with Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal. The recording is open to the public, however tickets must be reserve on the Radio-Canada website. It takes place at the Studio 12 of Radio-Canada at 7pm.
Then, I will perform “La Veillée de Noël” at The Music Room in Halifax on December 17th (tickets still available) and for St-Cecilia’s Series in Mahone Bay on December 18th (this concert is sold out).
In an interview with David Perlman (WHOLENOTE), I present my new recording rare Christmas songs from France which made their way to Memramcook, NB, “La veillée de Noël, on ATMA Classique. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN.
ON THE RADIO!
On December 20th, please tune in to CBC Radio 2 to hear “This is my Christmas Music” where I present a few unusual Christmas pieces.
NOVA SCOTIA MASTERWORKS AWARDS 2014!
On November 19th, my recording of Elizabeth Bishop poems set by four wonderful Canadian composers “I am in need of music” was awarded a certificate as one of five finalists for this years Masterworks Awards. A great honour and wonderful gathering.
Responsio composed by Peter Togni won the first prize at the Masterworks Awards. I felt doubly honoured since I sang in the performance of this work with singers Andrea Ludwig, Charles Daniels and John Potter and bass clarinettist Jeff Reilley.