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June 18, 2012 in audiophile

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You’ll find people of many interests here from composers to enthusiasts of high quality audio — both analogue and digital aficionados — instrument builders, music lovers, musicians, recording engineers, record labels, hardware manufacturers and more.

If any of this piques your interest, we encourage you to create an account and join us now.

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Music for Solo Performer

December 12, 2014 in bio-music

Here is an interpretatIon of Alvin Lucier’s seminal work, “Music for Solo Performer”. Automates Ki by Maxime Rioux. Videography and editing by César Saez. Brainwaves by Andrew Brouse.

Lisa Gerrard & Patrick Cassidy – Slow Dawn

December 12, 2014 in audiophile

This is sheer beauty!

Ann Southam’s Fast River #2: Christina Petrowska Quilico Live Piano Performance

December 8, 2014 in Classical

I was driving to a meeting the other day and heard this piece on CBC’s “Shift” with Tom Allen. I had to stop and listen to this amazing performance. This piece was in the back of my mind throughout my entire meeting. By the time arrived home, I immediately googled Ann Southam and found this video. Enjoy.

Lang Lang and Mozart’s Piano Concerto in C Minor

December 1, 2014 in Classical, Piano

The world-class virtuoso artist Lang Lang returns to Montreal to perform a solo recital in March 2015. Versatile and charismatic, the young pianist powerfully and expressively interprets Mozart’s Piano Concerto in C minor, K. 491.

Marc-André Hamelin- Variations on a Theme by Paganini

November 24, 2014 in Classical, Piano

He’s a fantastic CBC recording of a Montréal expat, Marc-André Hamelin performing Paganini’s Variations on a Theme. Hamelin’s technical skill is matched by his musicality.

ombú productions presents

November 12, 2014 in Event

The Benefit Concert Series

ombú productions presents

The theme of this concert series is local, local, local?local musicians, local food and drink, all in support of worthy local causes.

First up in this series of five benefit concerts is The Rossy-MacDonald Quintet, featuring Sarah Rossy on vocals.

This evening’s event will be in support of the Binocular Exchange program, a new and innovative environmental education program run by Earth Values Institute with partners Nature Canada, Catholic Community Services (of Montreal) and Sustainable Dawson.

Earth Values Institute is a registered charity and issues tax receipts for both donated equipment and cash donations.

Come join us Thursday November 13! Tickets are $50 per person. Doors open at 7:00 PM with music starting at 7:30 pm. Wine and cheese, plus other delectables will be served.

Galerie Gora , 279 Sherbrooke Ouest #205
Montréal, Canada, H2X 1Y2
Métro Place-des-arts, sortie Bleury
Tél: (514) 879-9694, Fax: (514) 879-0164

Earth Values

Stay tuned to learn about the next events planned in the Benefit Concert Seres. A discount on the regular ticket price will be available for those who wish to subscribe to the whole series.

Anoushka SHANKAR aux Nuits de Fourvière

October 12, 2014 in audiophile

I stumbled on this video and subsequently forgot what I was looking for. This is simply amazing! I didn’t even know that Norah Jones had a half sister.

Spanish Food and Music

July 4, 2014 in Classical, Jazz

Montreal will soon have a taste of the Catalan cuisine of maestro of avant-garde tapas Carles Abellan. The international outpost of his restaurant Tapas 24 is expected to make its highly anticipated debut this summer. Under the influence of Iberian culture and  the 35th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, I recently stumbled upon a recording of legendary jazz artist Miles Davis interpreting Joaquín Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez.

A Love Supreme, de John Coltrane

July 2, 2014 in Jazz

Dans l’édition du lundi 30 juin 2014 du Devoir, Guillaume-Bourgault-Côté consacre un article au cinquantenaire de l’album A Love Supreme de John Coltrane, auquel le saxophoniste Yannick Rieu, le pianiste François Bourassa, le contrebassiste Guy Boisvert et le batteur Kevin Warren s’apprêtaient à rendre hommage, ce même jour, au Festival de jazz de Montréal.

En extrait vidéo (20 min.), le concert de Coltrane à Antibes en 1965. 

À lire également, le compte rendu de ce concert par Guillaume-Bourgault-Côté dans l’édition électronique du 1er juillet : 



Trifolia at Diese Onze

June 28, 2014 in Event, Jazz

The fresh and innovative trio Trifolia is playing live at Diese Onze tomorrow night (Sunday, June 29th, 2014). This is definitely something to catch if you’re in the neighborhood.