• Tuesday, April 7, 2015
    On Wednesday evening (May 20th), Une soirée à l’asile, this season’s closing concert brings together Alain Lefèvre, Lorraine Pintal and the Ensemble Mruta Mertrsi choir for an evening of sheer madness… Continued
  • Monday, March 23, 2015
    The new version of Piano muet continues touring Québec. This past Sunday, it was performed in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. Continued
  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015
    To all cultural organizations, artists, students: now is the time to register your projects for the Homage Series 2015-2016, dedicated to John Rea! The deadline for completing the online form is April… Continued
  • Wednesday, March 11, 2015
    The SMCQ is very pleased to announce very high numbers for its MNM 2015 festival. For the festival’s 7th edition 26 000 people came to our concerts and activities. We’d like to extend a big thank… Continued
  • Tuesday, March 3, 2015
    Halfway through the festival, MNM 2015 has already gotten some great success! Find pictures from the past shows and rejoice yourselves at the ones coming!… Continued
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015
    MNM starts today this Thursday. Discover the events by section: concerts, youth activities, after-hours and meet-ups. And follow us on Facebook to access pictures, videos, interviews and other exclusi… Continued
  • Tuesday, February 3, 2015
    Would you like being involved in Montreal/New Musics 2015 festival? The SMCQ is looking for volunteers to support its permanent team in welcoming the public and providing information and programme not… Continued
  • Tuesday, February 3, 2015
    The SMCQ congratulates the artists and collaborators who were awarded Opus prizes! In particular Pierre Michaud, who won the the Creation of the Year prize for Le Rêve de Grégoire (coproduction Chants… Continued
  • Thursday, January 29, 2015
    Our team of bloggers will provide you with an intimate look on the composers and musicians involved with the festival. While waiting for the latest web logs, check out the interview with Alexis Hauser… Continued
  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015
    Discover the 7th edition of the Montreal/New Music festival! 40 events and activities from February 26 until March 7. Concerts, youth activities, after-hours and gatherings following upon each other,… Continued
  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015
    We are pleased to present MNM 2015 spokesman, Yanick Villedieu. Journalist and show host on Radio-Canada, his peaked interest in science and technology makes him ideal for this role!… Continued
  • Monday, January 19, 2015
    After long months of preparation, festival’s program will finally be revealed on January 27th. Check out our site at festivalmnm.ca.… Continued
  • Thursday, January 15, 2015
    Opening the festival, Atlantide will immerse you into surroundings and new technologies, setting the tone of the MNM festival’s 7th edition. An outstanding piece revived by Walter Boudreau and René Bo… Continued
  • Tuesday, December 16, 2014
    The SMCQ office will be closed from December 22 until January 5, 2015. Continued
  • Wednesday, December 3, 2014
    The SMCQ has the pleasure of being nominated for Heureux qui comme…, as well as for the creation Le rêve de Grégoire (in coproduction with Chants Libres). Congratulation also go out to our NEM colleag… Continued
  • Wednesday, December 3, 2014
    La Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ) est à la recherche d’un(e) stagiaire pour la 7e édition de son festival Montréal/Nouvelles Musiques (MNM) 2015. Missions Avant le festival de décem… Continued
  • Monday, December 1, 2014
    On Sunday, November 23rd the atmosphere in the Salon Orange was electrifying for the 100 guitares auditions. More sixty guitarists showed up in hopes of participating in Tim Brady’s large-scale event.… Continued
  • Monday, November 17, 2014
    In other news, a youth sector kiosk will be set up to showcase the SMCQ’s educational activities as part of the OMEA (Ontario Music Educators’ Association) conference in London, Ontario. A presentatio… Continued
  • Monday, November 10, 2014
    Le piano muet, in a new version staged by Marc Béland, will be heard this month! Firstly in Montreal at the beginning of the month, then in Quebec City on November 22nd. Additionally, Concerto au sol… Continued
  • Monday, October 27, 2014
    Take a first look at the MNM 2015 programing. The 7th edition, with the theme of Surroundings and New Technologies, will take place from February 26th through March 7th, 2015.… Continued
  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014
    Bradyworks, in collaboration with MNM 2015, will present a new composition for 100 electric guitars. A unique experience for all ages, levels and styles. Would you like to be one of them? Participate… Continued
  • Wednesday, October 15, 2014
    The Molinari String Quartet adds new color to its tonality by plugging in an electric current! Under its bows, sounds will be run though cables in a real-time process which will transform our listenin… Continued
  • Thursday, October 9, 2014
    This month features several events for young people: “Budding Composers” training for staff Composers as well as upcoming workshops for ESBM students. Plus a kiosk at the ROSEQ (Réseau des Organisateu… Continued
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014
    Prior to the concert City Life, the SMCQ invites the audience to a participatory activity exploring a musical motif from the work City Life by Steve Reich. René Bosc will bring the performance experie… Continued