Sunday, November 10, 20193:00 pm
Works by Boudreau, Evangelista, Makdissi-Warren and Tremblay.
On Sunday November 10 at 3:00 pm at the Cinquième Salle, the Ensemble SMCQ and the 8 musicians from Toronto’s Evergreen Club Contemporary Gamelan, joined by musicians from Oktoécho will give a performance as part of the Arab World Festival of Montréal. The concert will add Middle Eastern colours to Indonesian hues, characteristic of the gamelan.
On this occasion Katia Makdissi-Warren and composer Gabriel Evangelista will unveil all-new works for gamelan and Middle Eastern instruments, while two works for gamelan and western instruments from the wide Quebec contemporary repertoire will also be presented
L’arbre de Borobudur (1994), 22:00gamelan, waves, 2 horns, 2 harps, 2 percussions and double bass
Le Matin des magiciens (1996), 15:00Javanese gamelan (eight percussionists) and 7 Western instruments (horn, ondes Martenot, double bass, two harps, two percussions)
gamelan, oud, kanun, nay and solo singerPremiere
Sudanese gamelan, oud, kanun and nayPremiere
Coproduction SMCQ, Oktoécho et Evergreen, dans le cadre du Festival du monde arabe