Friday, December 11, 20098:00 pm
- In person
[iks] and Cléo Palacio-Quintin perform works by Arcand-Tourigny, Catalão, Palacio-Quintin and Pohu.
Inspiration Tremblay: the highly eclectic [iks] group joins “hyper-flutist” Cléo Palacio-Quintin to present an original piece inspired by select titles of beacon works by the honouree. In a concert rounded out by this unusual ensemble’s usual repertoire, in which a host of highly varied and brightly coloured styles weave in and out, the music of Gilles Tremblay reaches listeners in the most unimaginable way…
Work selection from the [iks] repertoire
Sylvain Pohu, guitar, computer, artistic direction; Nicolas Boucher, piano, computer; Philippe Brault, double bass, processing; João Catalão, drum set, percussion; Sébastien Arcand-Tourigny, saxophone
Cléo Palacio-Quintin, hyper-flutes
- Iks-Repons (2009)Premiere
- Roll Back (2010), 5:03
- Beat (2010, 21), 15:00drum kit, system and video
Production [iks], presented by Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur
[iks] is a contemporary jazz group founded in 1996 because of a desire to experiment with different visions of improvised music in order to built a unique new musical language.