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Artists // Louis Dufort

19 November 2012

Both trans_canada reloaded concerts on November 29, 2012 are part of the Sounds: GRM Akusmonium and Sound Dome series of the Imatronic Extended festival at the ZKM in Karlsruhe (Germany). These two concerts present works by Robert Normandeau (including the premiere of the final version of La part des anges), Francis Dhomont, Gilles Gobeil, Louis Dufort, and Barry Truax. The Imatronic Extended festival will take place from November 21 to December 2, is made fo the several series — Piano+, Neuroaesthetics, Sounds: GRM Akusmonium and Sound Dome, TBA21 Sound Space: Spatial Music — and includes the Giga-Hertz-Prize 2012 ceremony.

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7 December 2010

Foliphonies celebrates the 20 years of empreintes DIGITALes with a double-concert of Patrick Ascione’ work and works by younger composers whose music is released by empreintes DIGITALes. This concert is produced by Les Acousmonautes at the Cité de la musique in Marseille (France) on December 8, 2010 as part of the annual colloquim of the Association des enseignants de la composition en musique électroacoustique (France).

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20 January 2010

The Happening Festival of New Music and Media 2010 will take place at the Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall of the Rozsa Centre in Calgary (Alberta) on January 25 - 29, 2010. The Sound & Image concert on January 26 features Robert Normandeau who will present three works — Chorus, Jeu de langues (new version), and StrinGDberg — on a multichannel sound diffusion system. At the same concert are programmed videomusics by Bret Battey, Louis Dufort, and Laurie Radford. The New Adventures in Sound Art concert — co-presented by New Works Calgary — on January 28 presents works by David Berezan, Darren Copeland, David Eagle, and Hildegard Westerkamp. The festival also includes conferences and sound installations.

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25 November 2009

empreintes DIGITALes won’t be turning 20 before January 2010. This won’t stop us in starting to celebrate right now with our 100th disc! The trans_canada festival at the ZKM in 2005 was centered around 8 new works by as many Canadian composers: Nicolas Bernier, Darren Copeland, Francis Dhomont, Louis Dufort, Gilles Gobeil, Robert Normandeau, Barry Truax, and Hildegard Westerkamp. The trans_canada DVD-Audio finally brings these works together in 24-bit high definition sound in both stereo and Surround 5.1.

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30 October 2009

empreintes DIGITALes won’t be turning 20 before January 2010. This won’t stop us in starting to celebrate right now with our 100th disc!

The trans_canada festival at the ZKM in 2005 was centered around 8 new works by as many Canadian composers: Nicolas Bernier, Darren Copeland, Francis Dhomont, Louis Dufort, Gilles Gobeil, Robert Normandeau, Barry Truax, and Hildegard Westerkamp. The trans_canada DVD-Audio finally brings these works together in 24-bit high definition sound in both stereo and Surround 5.1.

The CEC and PeP are taking part in this 100th good news by including a free copy of the recent Cache 2008 CD with the online purchase of our 100th disc (but for a very limited time). The item is automatically added to your shopping cart. [Finished on November 22, 2009.]

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4 August 2009

Louis Dufort will present the concert “Bifurcation” at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal on August 6, 2009. On the programme, a new version of Particules III performed by the pianist David Cronkite; Matério_*, Matério_**, and Matério_*** — available on Matériaux composés — and the premiere of a work (Nervosité) inspired by his readings on systemics.

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20 May 2009

Louis Dufort signs the music of a new solo choreography by Marie Chouinard named Gloires du matin. For the first time in 20 years, Marie Chouinard will return on stage to present this choreography in her studio in Montréal from May 27 — 29, 2009.

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28 April 2009

Francisco López, Louis Dufort and Félix-Antoine Morin will present the audio immersive concert Immer_son on May 5, 2009 at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal as part of the Elektra Festival. López will also give a conference on May 4 at the Conservatoire.

  • Visit the Elektra presenter web site — Elektra 2009 / 10th: May 1-10, 2009, Montréal, Québec
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12 July 2008

An article by Gayle Young on Louis Dufort was published in the summer 2008 issue of Musicworks (#101). The author gives an overview of the diversity of Louis Dufort’s artistic forms of expression, and presents the new paths that now inspire the composer.

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25 April 2008

On Thursday May 8, 2008 at 7 pm, Louis Dufort will launch his second disc (this one as a 5.1 Surround DVD-Audio) to be released on empreintes DIGITALes: Matériaux composés . The launch will take place at the Café de l’Usine C in Montréal as part of the Elektra festival. The composer will present exerpts and comment them. Frans de Waard of Vital wrote about this release: “[The sounds] all make perfect sense, a fine, balanced audio picture. Sounds do not bounce up and down, back and forth, stumbling and tumbling, but are placed with great care in the right spot.”

  • Visit the Elektra presenter web site — Elektra 2008 / 9th: May 7-11, 2008, Montréal, Québec
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