Postponed due to the current situation around Covid-19.
On 14 and 15 May 2020, the festival proposes a programme with creations by students from the composition and mixed composition classes of the Royal Conservatories of Liège and Mons. During a two-part rsidency the works are developed in close collaboration with the dynamic saxophone quartet Quasar (Quebec- and performed during two evenings at the Conservatory of Mons (14 May 2020) and at the Centre culturel des Chrioux in Liège (15 May 2020).
Professors: Michel Fourgon (Royal Conservatory of Liège), Claude Ledoux (Royal Conservatory of Mons), Gilles Gobert (Royal Conservatories of Liège and Mons).
In collaboration with the Royal Conservatories of Liège and Mons, and Les Chiroux. Free entrance.
Quasar, Saxophone Quartet (Quebec)
Saxophone Class of the Liège Conservatory (professor : Nele Tiebout)
Centre Henri Pousseur, electronics
New works by Nicolas Defraiteur, Denis Geerts, Mateo Bourgogne, Chiara Vaneigem, Jean-Stéphane Thérèse **
Jean-Marc Bouchard, In and Out for saxophones and electronics (2006) *
Works by Canadian composers, created as part of Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations :
Alec Hall, God keep our land glorious and rich for saxophone quartet and electronics (2018) *
Ana Dall’Ara Majec, Lux Operon for saxophone quartet and electronics (2018) *
* belgian première ** world première
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