Opera | Tale (Monodrama)
  • Music: José Evangelista
  • Libretto: Alexis Nouss
  • Stage direction: Pauline Vaillancourt, Joseph Saint-Gelais
    • June 1 + June 2 + June 8 + June 9 + June 10, 2018
    Salle de concert — Conservatoire
    Montréal, Québec

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  • L’Enfant des glaces (The Ice Child): 3 Nights, 2 Festivals and one Team of Creative Artists

    Chants Libres is inviting you to (re) discover one of the masterworks of its repertoire, L’Enfant des glaces (The Ice Child) , an electr’opera by Zack Settel and Pauline Vaillancourt, lauded by the critics at the world premiere in September 2000 at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal and in 2002 at 6 Tage Oper in Düsseldorf, Germany. The opera will be presented for 3 nights only at the Gesù, February 28, March 1 and 2, 2013 at 8 PM during Montréal/ Nouvelles Musiques and Montréal en Lumière festivals.

    News posted by Chants Libres on Thursday, February 14, 2013

  • New Trailer for L’Enfant des glaces (The Ice Child)

    L’enfant des glaces (The Ice Child) — New commercial (February 2013)
    February 01, 2013, 31s

    News posted by Chants Libres on Thursday, February 14, 2013

  • (Re)discover L’Enfant des glaces (The Ice Child)

    Chants Libres, in partnership with the Festival Montréal en Lumière and Montréal/Nouvelles Musique, is giving Montrealers the opportunity to (re) discover one of the masterworks of its repertoire, for three nights only at the Gesù, February 28, March 1 and 2, 2013 at 8:00 PM.

    Invited as an artist in residence at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal in September 2000, Pauline Vaillancourt was inspired by a real event to create this metaphorical opera on duality and the passage of time. Two short poems by De Nerval and de Quevedo, translated into Armenian, Japanese, Persian, Russian, Finnish and Pular, become the modified and fragmented sonic material. The video by Yves Labelle, projected on a water screen, supports the visual design of the surrealist set.

    News posted by Chants Libres on Monday, December 17, 2012

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