Upcoming Events

    Résonances manifestes: listening session and discussion

    Date: May 30, 2019

    Time: 5-7pm

    Location: matrabox EV 4.502

    Résonances manifestes: listening session and discussion

    Résonances manifestes is a comprovised music piece based on a sonic score composed of field recordings from various demonstrations that shook the streets of Montreal in the past years. The project is the musical expression of a process of research-creation initiated by Hubert Gendron-Blais (Matralab Ph.D. candidate) aiming to understand how sound and music contribute to the (trans)formation of affective communities, these intensive communities that don’t rely on preestablished identities or specific interests, but which occur like something that circulates between beings, things, ambiances. These researches – at the confluence of music, philosophy and political thought – led among others to the realization of an inquiry on the sounds of politics, and more peculiarly those coming from the recent autonomous demonstrations. The piece is in that sense a musical study seeking to question how some musical processes could orient the experimentation of new ways to gather in the event.

    The listening session will be the first occasion to hear Résonances manifestes after it has been premiered by the Devenir-ensemble – an assemblage of ten musicians
    of Montreal – last February at Sala Rossa, part of the Suoni per il popolo off season concert series. The musicians improvised from the sound score not to represent the ambiance of these demonstrations to the public, but rather to make feel this subtle mix of passion and uncertainty that characterizes the affective intensity of these

    singular moments. The listening session will be followed by a presentation and discussion on some issues opened by the piece: comprovisation, musical ecology, the relation between music and politics, art and social movements, and the contribution of sound and music to the experimental modes of knowledge.

    An event presented in the “A Walk in LeParc” series (Milieux).

    May 30, Matrabox, 5pm.

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    “ville étrange”

    Date: June 15, 2019

    Location: Oldenburg, Morgenland Festival

    June 15, 2019 Oldenburg, Morgenland Festival
    “ville étrange”
    in 2014, together with Kiya Tabassian, I co-founded the trans-traditional ensemble “Sound of Montréal”  as an experimental side project of his “Ensemble Constantinople”. Over years of research-creation, we developed a project that took Claude Viviers composition “…et je reverrai cette ville étrange…”(1981) and transformed, expanded and interpreted it through the lens of a trans-traditional ensemble. After several successful tours in Canada, this concert kicks off our first tour in Europe. It also marks the launch of the album “ville étrange”, an edited live-recording of this project in Montréal, on dreyer gaido records.
      • Nota Bene: By June, I also hope to see the release of my next album “Atish-e-Zaban”, one hour of music for 6 voices a cappella on poems by Faiz Ahmad Faiz, sung by the Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart and slated to appear on mode records New York. This album gone through a long legal and administrative process since the NVS recorded the piece in 2014 – and I hope to finally hold the album in my hands this coming year- with a wonderful cover by miniature artist Muhammad Imran Qureshi.

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Past Events

» Music of Crossings – world premiere of complete cycle - 10.05.19

» [MÜNCHEN] MUSIC OF CROSSINGS – MORITZ ERNST - 10.05.19

» [ISTANBUL] THE MULTIVALENT VOICE IN TRANS-CULTURAL MUSIC-MAKING conference & concert with Ensemble Hezarfen - 11.04.19

» “Sutras, Dragomans, Mirrors & Haikus” - 10.04.19

» Spationautes – Tenor Network & Ensemble Supermusique - 09.04.19

» [PARIS] WITHOUT COMPUTERS – Anthropocene and Digital Imaginaries - 08.04.19

» [INDIA] VISTAR for string orchestra [World Premiere Tour ] - 18.03.19

» “Teleiomena” – On a poem by Konstantinos Kavafis  - 02.03.19

» “Vistar” – world premiere - 01.03.19

» Symposium “Composers – an endangered species ?”  - 27.02.19

» “Ephémérides”  - 26.02.19

» Résonances manifestes – Hubert Gendron-Blais - 18.02.19

» Sandeep Bhagwati: MUSIC OF CROSSINGS - 17.02.19

» SANDEEP BHAGWATI @ COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY - 13.02.19

» “Let A Thousand Beethovens Bloom.Trans-traditional perspectives on composing today.”  - 04.02.19

» [Tradition(en): Zerlegt & Zusammen: Gesetz]  ensemble ɛkstʁaktə & guests - 01.02.19

» “Composers – an endangered species?” - 22.01.19

» LISTEN (MIYAGI HAIKUS) - 11.01.19

» How to translate between musical languages - 11.01.19

» Ecstasies of Influence Concert - 16.12.18

» matralab explore – Ecstasies of Influence – Music as Conceptual Art - 13.12.18

» matralab explore – Hit Match. A Bodysuit Game Score for 2 Percussionists - 21.11.18

» The Centre for Expanded Poetics presents a sound poetry performance by Traghetto Nuovo - 27.10.18

» matralab explore – The Live Structures project – Interactive Graphic Scores - 01.10.18

» matralab explore: Pierre Michaud - 12.09.18

» International Summer Course for New Music - 17.07.18

» Improvisation: Philosophical Re-Scriptions - 12.07.18

» TENOR 2018: Performer Lab Concert - 26.05.18

» Ensemble SuperMusique @ TENOR Performance - 26.05.18

» TENOR 2018: matralab & Ensemble ILÉA Concert - 25.05.18

» TENOR 2018: Workshop II Daniele Ghisi – An Introduction to the bach family - 25.05.18

» TENOR 2018: CLOrk & Friends Concert - 24.05.18

» TENOR 2018 : Workshop I Georg Hajdu – Working with Maxscore - 24.05.18

» TENOR 2018: Int’l Conference on Technologies for Music Notation & Representation - 22.05.18

» Apply to the Tenor 2018 Performer Lab - 22.05.18

» TENOR 4th International Conference:Technologies of Notation and Representation - 22.05.18

» Canadian New Music Network FORUM - 17.05.18

» Journal Issue Launch CIRCUIT: Musiques Contemporaines 28.1 - 15.05.18

» Between Traces and Writing : EC2 Focus Days - 15.05.18

» Circuit Musiques Contemporaines (28.1) Launch - 15.05.18

» ACFAS Congrès de l’Association francophone pour le savoir, Université de Chicoutimi - 10.05.18

» ACFAS Congrès de l’Association francophone pour le savoir, Université de Chicoutimi - 08.05.18

» TENOR 2018: Call for Papers / Posters - 15.12.17

» TURBULENZEN Symposium: New Roots for New Music - 10.12.17

» TURBULENZEN Festival – Ensemble Extrakte - 09.12.17

» ARRAYMUSiC presents the music of Wilhelm Killmayer and Sandeep Bhagwati - 22.11.17

» Jean-François Laporte & Ben Thigpen - 17.11.17

» TENOR 2018: Call for Musical Works using Situative Scores - 15.11.17

» ALVIN Reflections & Refractions Around the Work of Alvin Lucier - 12.11.17

» Jen Reimer & Max Stein at Lisboa Soa - 14.09.17

» Niemandslandhymnen - 18.05.17

» World Premiere: Niemandslandhymnen - 18.05.17

» matralab explore – M P I v H+ - 12.04.17

» ART AND SPECULATIVE COMMONS - 27.03.17

» Matralab explore Alain Joule - 14.03.17

» matralab explore : Jean-François Laporte & Benjamin Thigpen - 01.03.17

» Sounding The City - 25.11.16

» :body:suit:score Mini Symposium - 13.11.16

» Ludwig & Mae - 08.11.16

» matralab explore : Jeremy Dutcher - 02.11.16

» Dieter Mack : Contemporary Music in Indonesia - 21.09.16

» matralab explore : Dieter Mack Artist Talk - 21.09.16

» Practices of Everyday Life at Ars Electronica - 08.09.16

» TURF - 30.04.16

» CRYSTAL INTERFACE @ matrabox - 08.04.16

» matralab explore : Jen Reimer & Max Stein – from Urban Ruins to the Gallery - 30.03.16

» Colloque-Laboratoire de rechereche-création - 17.03.16

» Amir Amiri : The Chromatic Santur - 16.03.16

» Listening Session : Dhvani Sutras - 12.03.16

» matralab explore : Terri Hron’s Portrait Collection - 09.03.16

» Dieter Mack : Contemporary Music in Indonesia - 08.03.16

» ECHOLOT - 03.03.16

» matralab explore : Klaus Janek & Milena Kipfmüller - 02.03.16

» Native Alien presented at TransCultural Exchange - 25.02.16

» Glocale Klänge Installieren – Trans-traditionelle Musik im Museumskontext - 19.02.16

» matralab explore : Joel Mason - 17.02.16

» matralab explore 2016: NIEMANDSLAND-HYMNEN - 27.01.16

» Situational Scores for Comprovisation (Sandeep Bhagwati) - 20.01.16

» Creative Research in Comprovisation (Sandeep Bhagwati) - 19.01.16

» Inter-Traditional Urban Music: Talk @ CNMN Forum Ottawa - 15.01.16

» Question Animals (Aaron Finbloom) - 09.01.16

» “A Few Silences” + “Exegetical Reading Machine” (Aaron Finbloom) - 08.01.16

» Poems and Tunings – Ensemble Extrakte (World premiere) - 13.12.15

» Musicking the Body Electric. Körperpartituren für wandernde Musiker. - 26.11.15

» Dhvani Sutras – Ensemble Sangeet Prayog Pune (World premiere) - 16.11.15

» Musicking the Body Electric @ International Symposium LTM21 (McGill) - 06.11.15

» Musicking the Body Electric: The First Year Compositions - 04.11.15

» “fleeting feelings … nine fragments from musica comprovisata…” World Premiere - 16.10.15

» Music Without Reasonable Hope - 13.10.15

» The Ville Étrange Project - 10.10.15

» NATIVE ALIEN in Berlin - 02.10.15

» Comprovisation Systems: Lecture-Concert - 01.10.15

» Uncovering Space: A Symposium - 20.09.15

» Writing the Unforeseen. How to improvise through scores. - 16.09.15

» Webern Clockwork: 12h Durational Performance - 15.09.15

» Sandeep Bhagwati in Berlin: ENSEMBLE EXTRAKTE – SUTRAS & CATALOGUES - 17.06.15

» Ludwig Berger presents “YOU WILL HAVE BEEN HERE” @ matrabox - 12.06.15

» matralab Artist in Residence: Ludwig Berger - 08.06.15

» matralab explore vii: Marie-Hélène Breault, Guy Pelletier & Terri Hron - 16.03.15

» “UPHONIAS: SOUNDS AND FUTURE ENVIRONMENTS” Symposium @ Fine Arts Black Box - 06.03.15

» “Let This Sound Slowly Dissipate” World Premiere @ La Cinémathèque québécoise - 06.03.15

» Uphonias: LIVE STREAM - 06.03.15

» “17 Miyagi Haikus” Canadian Premiere @ Chapelle Historique du Bon Pasteur - 04.03.15

» Navid Navab’s “Practices of Everyday Life | Cooking” @ Agora Hydro-Québec - 02.03.15

» Totem Contemporary Productions: “L’air du temps” @ Fine Arts Black Box - 01.03.15

» Mise-En-Musique Outcome Concert with Julian Klein @ Espace Cercle Carré - 01.03.15

» Mise-En-Musique Workshop with Julian Klein @ Concordia Music Department - 26.02.15

» matralab explore vi: matralab presents Julian Klein - 25.02.15

» Adam Basanta’s “The sound of empty space” Installation @ Galerie B312 - 19.02.15

» Call for Posters: “UPHONIAS – Sounds and Future Environments” - 01.02.15

» matralab explore v: WORK IN PROCESS / PROCESS IN WORK - 14.01.15

» Sandeep Bhagwati: Limits, Renewals and Other Alien Music @ Espace Cercle Carré - 08.12.14

» matralab explore iv: PERFORMANCE-CREATION MFA BRAINSTORM SESSION - 26.11.14

» matralab explore iii: IN THE MIDST OF THE CREATIVE PROCESS - 05.11.14

» Native Alien Recording Session @ Concordia - 31.10.14

» CONVERSATIONS ABOUT INTERPRETATION @ Concordia - 24.10.14

» matralab explore ii: ALTERNATE PRACTICES - 15.10.14

» Quelques arbres seulement- performance at matrabox - 20.06.14

» SUTRA – Erlangen - 05.05.14

» Volume 3: Threads - 16.04.14

» «habiter le contemporain_not built for that» - 13.04.14

» Envisioning the Practice: Montréal International Symposium on Curating the Performing Arts - 10.04.14

» Noiseborder Ensemble meets matralab, University of Windsor - 29.03.14

» Cultural Identity and Post-exoticism in New Music: Round Table and Concert - 25.03.14

» Conversation on The Future of Music in Digital and Global Societies - 25.03.14

» Lecture Series on Western Art Music seen from the Perspective of Indian Music - 24.02.14

» Ensemble Extrakte - 16.02.14

» Museum für Asiatische Kunst Berlin - 26.01.14

» INTACT Project and Polizone - 22.01.14

» Moritz Ernst will play Sandeep Bhagwati’s piece Stele I - 09.01.14

» Bargemusic Festival New York - 02.01.14

» Hanoi New Music Festival - 07.12.13

» SYMPOSIUM @ ISCM WORLD NEW MUSIC DAYS BRATISLAVA/VIENNA - 12.11.13

» Chantale Laplante & Julian Stein @ Galerie 3 points, Belgo Building - 09.11.13

» HANNOVER LECTURES - 07.11.13

» Katie-Marie Germain & Lenka Novakova @ Circuit-Est - 05.11.13

» Radio Oscillations & Music for Lamps @ Sala Rosa - 04.11.13

» Cornelius Pöpel & Doug Van Nort presentation at matrabox - 23.10.13

» Cornelius Pöpel talk at matralab - 23.10.13

» Cyneart Residency @matrabox- informal presentation - 17.10.13

» A Farewell to the Millennium of Scores? - 15.10.13

» Cornelius Pöpel presents his research at CIRMMT - 08.10.13

» Limits & Renewals at the Goethe Institut - 05.10.13

» Native Alien @matrabox - 03.10.13

» Sound Development City - 20.09.13

» O V A L – Lenka Novakova & Otso Lähdeoja - 13.09.13

» Art Spin, Toronto - 29.08.13

» Souterrain Artist Residency in Berlin, Germany - 06.08.13

» Music for Lamps @ Electric Eclectics Festival - 04.08.13

» In Between the Light and Darkness - 03.08.13

» In between the Light and Darkness @ Hospital Kuks (Czech Republic) - 01.08.13

» Music For Lamps @ Sounds Like Audio Festival (Saskatoon) - 26.07.13

» Music for Lamps @ VIVO Media Arts Centre (Vancouver) - 19.07.13

» Re-Collect 5à7 @ matrabox - 10.07.13

» Re-Collect @ matrabox - 23.06.13

» “Nirgun Bhajan” @ A•Devantgarde Festival (Munich) - 21.06.13

» Mythos Athe 425 / Stundenplan @ Athenaeum and Stadeum (Stade) - 15.06.13

» 425th Anniversary Event @ the Athenaeum Stade - 15.06.13

» Nothing Specific @ Goethe Institut - 14.06.13

» Rivers and Skies @ WKP Kennedy Art Gallery - 12.06.13

» “Imagining the Other’s Voice” Lecture (Part II) @ University of Arts - 28.05.13

» “Imagining the Other’s Voice” Lecture (Part I) @ University of Arts - 21.05.13

» “why sing why cry” @ Goddard Centre (New York) - 15.05.13

» “Making Music Glocally” Lecture @ ZKM (Karlsruhe) - 08.05.13

» “How does The New emerge?” Lecture @ Hochschule Ansbach - 07.05.13

» Nes Artist Residency in Skagaströnd, Iceland - 01.05.13

» Cumulonimbus @ matrabox (Elektra) - 01.05.13

» “Atish-e-Zaban” Seminar @ University of Arts (Berlin) - 30.04.13

» Interactive Scores Presentation @ Partitions Dynamiques (Lyon) - 29.04.13

» Sandeep Bhagwati @ MUMUTH (Graz) - 26.04.13

» Native Alien in Graz - 21.04.13

» Artist Residency @ Banff Centre - 20.04.13

» Workshop w/ Continuum Ensemble Toronto & Subtle Technologies Festival - 12.04.13

» Space Behind the Looking Glass @ matrabox - 11.04.13

» Keynote & Workshop on Ensemble Comprovisation @ University of Applied Sciences Ansbach - 26.03.13

» IF Ensemble: Indian Tour - 25.03.13

» Sound Spatialization Workshop @ matrabox - 06.03.13

» matralab @ Goethe-Institut: Villes LuminoSoniques – LuminoSoniCities - 03.03.13

» HALU (urge) @ M-theatre (Seoul) - 27.02.13

» MUSIQUES GLOCALES - 26.02.13

» Atish-e-Zaban @ Festival Montréal Nouvelles Musiques - 24.02.13

» “warnings written on the wind” @ Festival Soundscape East Asia - 09.02.13

» ENSEMBLE EXTRAKTE @ Jazzfest Neukölln - 27.01.13

» Music for 12 Domestic Lamps @ Café Zosha - 14.01.13

» “sound unsound” @ Chapelle historique - 14.12.12

» “Ashok Ranade Memorial Lecture” in Mumbai - 06.12.12

» Jen Reimer + Max Stein + Adam Basanta @ Wellington Tunnel: Nov 15, 2012 - 15.11.12

» The Burning Skies of Bogota @ MAI, Nov 9-10 - 09.11.12

» World Premiere: Traces&Shadows II - 04.11.12

» River / Rivière - 27.10.12

» “Room Dynamics” by Adam Basanta @ NAISA Space (Toronto) - 27.10.12

» “Room Dynamics” performances by Adam Basanta, Julian Stein and Max Stein - 27.10.12

» matralab Informal Internal Study Day 2012 - 22.10.12

» [Dé]-territorialité – mémoire des déplacements - 12.10.12

» Homing in on Aesthetic Wisdom: Workshop facilitated by Devora Neumark and Ju-Pong Lin - 05.10.12

» Research-Creation@matralab Lecture in Ghent - 03.10.12

» “Atish-e-Zaban” – Premiere radio broadcast - 17.09.12

» “On Stars, Sounds, Kisses and Translations” @ Archives Sonores et Voix Radio - 14.09.12

» Archives Sonores et Voix Radio - 13.09.12

» Linda Bouchard, artist in residence – Murderous Little World - 08.08.12

» Comprovisations – Improvisation Technologies in the Performing Arts - 24.05.12

» matralab @ IMPROTECH conference, New York City - 18.05.12

» Natie Alien research presentation – Dhruba Ghosh - 13.03.12

» Explorations of Shadows and Echoes: Racines Éphémères, Gestes Déplacées and Lamentations - 12.03.12

» Racines Éphémères Exhibition - 06.03.12

» Symphonies Portuaires 2012 – Rives & Dérives (concert ii) - 04.03.12

» Symphonies Portuaires 2012 – Rives & Dérives (concert i) - 26.02.12

» Limits & Renewals @ Eclat Festival Stuttgart - 10.02.12

» Canadian New Music Forum 2012, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver - 20.01.12

» matralab @ Western Front Vancouver - 20.01.12

» Transience @ matrabox (Montreal, 2011) - 19.12.11

» Wu Wei in residence @ matralab - 10.12.11

» Libretto Workshop @ the State Opera of Karlsruhe (Germany) - 04.12.11

» Paper on Comprovisation at “(Re)thinking Improvisation” conference Malmö - 29.11.11

» Transience @ Inter Arts Centre Malmö (Malmö, 2011) - 27.11.11

» Rohan de Saram (London, UK) in residence @ matralab - 18.11.11

» Oiseaux d’Ailleurs (Montréal 2011) - 22.03.11

» “The Role of Comprovisation in the Works of the Budapest New Music Studio (1975-1983) and Examples of Its Applications in Composition Instruction Today” - 22.02.11

» monochrom (Montréal 2011) - 18.02.11

» Alien Lands (Montréal 2011) - 18.02.11

» Nil Nisi Nive (Montréal 2011) - 18.02.11

» “How To Write Music” - 01.02.11

» jaali, (Stuttgart 2010) - 18.11.10

» Atish-e-Zaban (Stuttgart 2010) - 07.10.10

» Nexus (Montréal 2010) - 30.05.10

» “Are Forests Better Concert Halls?” - 17.03.10

» Scardanelli Sonata (Montréal 2010) - 06.02.10

» “Music and Time” - 01.10.09

» Anahata (Montréal 2009) - 20.05.09

» Transience for Flute and Violia de gamba (Montréal 2009) - 08.05.09

» Stele III for String Orchestra (Turku 2009) - 28.04.09

» wald-forest (Montréal 2009) - 05.03.09

» Stele I Ectoplasm (Montréal 2009) - 29.01.09

» Racines Éphémères (Vienna 2008) - 15.11.08

» Transience for Koto and Recorder, (Nürnberg 2008) - 24.08.08

» DISTRIBUTED NARRATIVES part 3 - 27.03.08

» DISTRIBUTED NARRATIVES part 2 - 11.03.08

» DISTRIBUTED NARRATIVES part 1 - 03.03.08

» Interdisciplinary Art – Practices, Methods, Categories IV - 07.02.08

» Interdisciplinary Art – Practices, Methods, Categories III - 22.01.08

» Interdisciplinary Art – Practices, Methods, Categories II - 15.01.08

» Interdisciplinary Art – Practices, Methods, Categories I - 08.01.08

» Vineland Stelae, (Los Angeles 2007) - 01.11.07

» Exactly the same only a little better - 16.06.07

» Stele III for String Quartet (Montréal 2007) - 21.04.07

» Per / Son / Alia (Montréal 2007) - 27.03.07

» Atish-e-Zaban, (Stuttgart 2006) - 26.07.06

» Inside a Native Land (Berlin 2005) - 12.03.05