7 July 2014
You can see a new video of Laurent Camatte performing my work Midnight Audition for solo viola (2013) on youtube.
I’m currently busy finishing my new quartet (over 20 minutes long) for HANATSU miroir, to be premiered on October 22nd in Strasbourg as part of a portrait concert.
10 May 2014
I’m very happy to say that a new monographic CD is now underway with the ensemble proton Bern. The disc will feature 6 of my pieces and will be recorded in the studios of Radio France starting in December. To initiate the project, the ensemble is performing PLP, Moving (a world premiere!), and Midnight Audition in Bern on May 28th. Another monographic concert is being presented by HANATSU miroir in Strasbourg on October 22nd.
You can stream my interview with Rodolphe Bruneau-Boulmier for his show Le jour d’avant on France Musique here.
The Canadian Music Centre recently published a short text interview which you can read in the current issue of Notations, here.
14 January 2014
I have begun work on two new pieces: a work for flute, clarinet, percussion and cello for HANATSU miroir which will be the centrepiece of a portrait concert in November 2014 in Strasbourg; and a large work for the Esprit Orchestra, which will be premiered in October 2014 at Koerner Hall, Toronto.
I have been named an Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre. An interview is forthcoming in the next issue of the Centre’s Ontario region journal. Also, a the North American premiere of my chamber piano concerto, A propos du concert de la semaine dernière, will be taking place at the Now Hear This! Festival in Edmonton in March.
Two new radio portraits are forthcoming: I will be the guest of Rodolphe Bruneau-Boulmier on his show le Jour d’avant (France Musique) on February 5th; and Mathieu Conquet has invited me to do a live performance with members of HANATSU miroir on le RenDez-Vous, France Musique, in May.
My extensive analytical article on Heinz Holliger’s First String Quartet has been published by the Swiss music journal Dissonanz. You can download it here.
French music critic Jean Daniel has devoted an entire hour of his radio program Jazzology to my CD The Tubular West. You can listen or download here.
Finally, a new monographic CD is in the works, featuring new recordings by Ensemble Proton Bern, HANATSU miroir and others.