• Thursday, March 31, 2011
    Initiated by Sandeep Bhagwati, composer and member of the SMCQ Artistic Committee, in collaboration with Matralab /Research space of inter-x art at Hexagram, Concordia University, and the Société des … Continued
  • Thursday, March 17, 2011
    With more thant 20,000 attendees, the SMCQ is pleased to announce that since its inception, the 5th edition of the Montreal/New Music festival reached an unprecedented record. We are particularly prou… Continued
  • Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    For the 2011-12 SMCQ Homage Series, the whole cultural community gets together to recognize and celebrate the work of composer Ana Sokolović. Join us! You have until April 22 to send us all the detail… Continued
  • Monday, February 28, 2011
    As the festival celebrates the 50th anniversary of Semaine internationale de musique actuelle, the SMCQ is proud to announce the release of a book on its history written by Réjean Beaucage (Septentrio… Continued
  • Monday, February 21, 2011
    Visit our Facebook page to see the photo albums of the festival first days! Continued
  • Monday, February 14, 2011
    Great news! This year, for the first time, a blogger will attend all MNM events — from production to backstage — giving you the opportunity to experience every aspect of the festival and its artists. … Continued
  • Monday, February 7, 2011
    Do you want to preview some of the MNM 2011 festival events? To whet your appetite, several videos are now available: Festival presentation clip Excerpt from La Vie qui bat (O Vertigo) Excerpt from … Continued
  • Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    Do you want to attend as many festival activities as possible? Purchase the MNM “Fidelity Card”! For only $25, it entitles you to a 50% discount on almost all festival events. Hurry, the first 10 card… Continued
  • Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    This morning a press conference was held where the lineup for the 5th edition of the next Montréal/Nouvelles Musiques festival (MNM), (February 18th to 26th) was announced. Finally, you can discover w… Continued
  • Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    After the holidays, the SMCQ team is back in force for the countdown to Montréal/New Musics festival 2011! We are particularly proud to announce that memorable music/dance performance La Vie qui bat w… Continued
  • Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    The SMCQ team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We look forward to seeing you in January 2011 as we countdown towards the 5th edition of the Montréal/Nouvelles Musiques festival (MNM)… Continued
  • Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    The La Fugue show is still on tour and its success knows no borders! After Whales, the team was in St. Catharines, Ontario last week and they were received with the same enthusiasm on both sides of th… Continued
  • Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    We are pleased to announce that actor/dancer Marc Béland has agreed to be the spokesperson for the next Montreal/ New Music International Festival (MNM) taking place February 18th to the 26th, 2011. W… Continued
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    In keeping with the last Homage Series, Circuit, musiques contemporaines magazine dedicated its last edition to Gilles Tremblay. Gilles Tremblay, ou le plain-chant contemporain is the title of this vo… Continued
  • Monday, November 29, 2010
    The complete video-interviews related to the concert Homage to Gilles Tremblay — A Recital are now available! Eight composers describe their work and Gilles Tremblay’s influence on their artistic evol… Continued
  • Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    The race is on to get hold of tickets for Louise Bessette’s great marathon of world premieres! Indeed, the Homage to Gilles Tremblay — A Recital, is so popular that we were sold out on Monday morning.… Continued
  • Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Only one week left until pianist Louise Bessette’s phenomenal marathon of world premieres! To help us hold on until then (and make us smile a bit), illustrator Élisabeth Eudes-Pascal seized her pencil… Continued
  • Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    The SMCQ is very pleased to greet Mr. Sylvain Leith as president and Mr. Sylvain Chartier as new member on its Board, both unanimously elected during the general annual assembly last night. The SMCQ w… Continued
  • Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Actors and musicians of La fugue, our show for teens — presented in tandem with the with the company Qui va là — are currently on tour across the ocean! After its November 2008 presentation at the Fes… Continued
  • Monday, November 8, 2010
    It is with great regret that we have learned the sudden decease of Pierre Toth last November 5th. Member of the SMCQ Board of Directors since 2005, guest professor of international business at HEC Mon… Continued
  • Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Last Thursday, Walter Boudreau received Frankenstein at his grand Halloween aural buffet! As starters, guests were completely immersed in Louis Dufort’s post-nuclear sound universe for 14 surrounding … Continued
  • Tuesday, October 26, 2010
    Program notes for the Halloween Concert are now available online! Continued
  • Monday, October 18, 2010
    Simon Fournier, Louis Dufort and Walter Boudreau present the works to be featured at October 28th’s Halloween concert. See the concert page Continued
  • Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    We are particularly pleased with the first concert of our season featuring guest artists Trio George Sand. On the night of the concert, they impressed a full room with the precision and the enthusiasm… Continued