Friday, September 28, 20127:30 pm
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The opening concert of the NEM’s 24th season sees the ensemble welcome Lebanese composer Zad Moultaka to Montréal.
- Alexandru Sura, cymbalum
- Pablo Márquez, guitar
- Brian Bacon, viola
- Yannick Chênevert, double bass
- Nouvel ensemble moderne (NEM) (Jocelyne Roy, flute; Simon Aldrich, clarinet; Michel Bettez, bassoon; Lise Bouchard, trumpet; Angelo Muñoz, trombone; Julien Grégoire, percussion; Philip Hornsey, percussion; Yannick Chênevert, double bass; Normand Forget, oboe; Martin Carpentier, clarinet; Jacques Drouin, piano; Johanne Morin, violin; Alain Giguère, violin; François Vallières, viola; Julie Trudeau, cello; Jocelyn Veilleux, horn)
- Lorraine Vaillancourt, conductor
This concert will feature a repeat performance of Moultaka’s Fanariki for cymbalum and ensemble with Moldavian soloist Alexandru Sura, and the premiere performance of Hanbleceya, written especially for the NEM and world-renowned Argentinean guitarist Pablo Márquez.
Also programmed is the premiere of Québécois composer Simon Bertrand’s Berceuse “In Memoriam Morton Feldman” for solo viola and ensemble, featuring violist Brian Bacon, and Trame XI for solo contrabass and small ensemble by Martin Matalon, featuring soloist Yannick Chênevert.