• Thursday, June 22, 2017
    The Homage Series 2015-16 honouring composer John Rea continues on Canal Savoir this summer. This 30-minute broadcast simply titled “John Rea, compositeur” was produced in 2015 by the SMCQ (Société de… Continued
  • Monday, October 31, 2016
    As part of the Homage Series 2015-16 honouring composer John Rea, in 2015 the SMCQ (Société de musique contemporaine du Québec) produced a 30-minute broadcast simply titled «John Rea, compositeur». Th… Continued
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016
    The Homage Series to John Rea has drawn to a close. To date, this series totaled more than 35 000 attendees for more than 80 concerts and activities. We hope that you shared our enthusiasm and wish to… Continued
  • Thursday, May 26, 2016
    For the first time, this weekend the SMCQ will be participating in the Montréal Comic Arts Festival, presenting comic strips dedicated to the composers of the Homage Series. On the program: Round ta… Continued
  • Tuesday, May 17, 2016
    At our final concert in the Homage Series to John Rea, we passed the baton to his successor, José Evangelista, who will be honoured in Homage Series 2017-18. The 6th edition of this biennial event wil… Continued
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2016
    This month the major Montréal ensembles conclude their tour (Sacrée Landowska!… for ECM+) or their season (NEM closing concert.) On the recital side, at the end of the month Salle Bourgie welcomes pia… Continued
  • Monday, March 7, 2016
    In the next few weeks, the Homage Series tours Quebec: Sacrée Landowska!… A musical theatre with Catherine Perrin and the ECM+ continues its tour with ECM + and the OSQ has invited John Rea to Quebec City. Then it’s back to Montréal where Ensemble Super… Continued
  • Friday, March 4, 2016
    The Las Meninas recital brought together an audience of 170 for Louise Bessette’s performance. See the photos. Continued
  • Thursday, February 4, 2016
    After January’s Rea marathon the Homage Series descends into darkness with Bradyworks before ressurrecting Sacrée Landowska in a Quebec tour featuring ECM+ and Catherine Perrin. More info on the Homa… Continued
  • Monday, January 18, 2016
    Several concerts have already taken place, but more events await you. In January, our accomplices from Quasar will make their saxophones heard during the concert La chèvre de M Rea. Also on the progra… Continued
  • Monday, November 23, 2015
    After the orchestral concerts in Montreal and Toronto, the Series continues with many events: cabaret version 2.0, TwouiiiT Opéra by ECM+, Le Diable dans le beffroi (SMCQ), Ensemble MusiquAvenir celeb… Continued
  • Monday, November 16, 2015
    Final video in the John Rea, compositeur Series. The composer discusses his artistic approach, as well as other art forms from which he draws inspiration. Continued
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015
    Enter the composer’s sound world! Mirror games, miniature world… discover how his creations take form. Continued
  • Wednesday, October 28, 2015
    In this 2nd video of the series dedicated to John Rea, discover how he became a composer. Continued
  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015
    The exposition presenting works inspired by John Rea’s music continues until November 20th at Centre Pierre-Péladeau. Take advantage of this opportunity to subscribe at our offices. Online expositio… Continued
  • Thursday, October 22, 2015
    Catch the first episode dedicated to the honoured composer as part of the SMCQ Homage Series. About his first steps in music (English subtitle). Continued
  • Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    Teachers and their students can now register for All Ears/All Play 2015-2016. Let your students know! Continued
  • Thursday, October 8, 2015
    Discover John Rea via speech balloons and music in our first virtual comic strip, enriched with musical excerpts. Continued
  • Wednesday, September 30, 2015
    SMCQ is glad to announce that more than 700 persons assisted its opening concert. Many thanks to the audience for your support. Continued
  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015
    Throughout the year, composer John Rea will be interpreted by the SMCQ and its partners. More than 200 concerts, workshops and activities will pay tribute to John Rea on stage or in schools throughout… 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
  • Thursday, September 11, 2014
    Société de musique contemporaine du Québec invites the entire cultural milieu to participate in a terrific creative adventure: our fifth Homage Series 2015-2016, dedicated to John Rea. How can you par… Continued
  • Wednesday, September 10, 2014
    After last year’s immense success Homage Series 2015-16 will be dedicated to composer John Rea. Do you wish to interpret one of his works and take part in this large-scale national movement in recogni… Continued