Pauline Vaillancourt, stage direction | Jean Bard, stage Design | Mathieu Marcil, lighting | Marianne Thériault, costumes | Jacques-Lee Pelletier, make-up | Olivier Ouellet-Hébert, Nathalie Lebel, video
Marie-Annick Béliveau, mezzo-soprano | Scott Belluz, countertenor | Pierre-Étienne Bergeron, baritone | Jean-François Daignault, countertenor | Ghislaine Deschambault, mezzo-soprano | Simon Fournier, bass-baritone | Éthel Guéret, soprano | Dorothea Hayley, soprano | Kristin Hoff, mezzo-soprano | Fides Krucker, mezzo-soprano | Claudine Ledoux, mezzo-soprano | Stéphanie Lessard, soprano | Jean Maheux, actor, baritone | Mylène Bourbeau, coloratura | Paul Savoie, actor | Michiel Schrey, tenor | Christina Tannous, soprano | Geneviève Colletta, soprano | Jessica Wise, soprano | Rebecca Woodmass, coloratura | René-Daniel Dubois, actor
Traces | Nouvel ensemble moderne (NEM) | Bradyworks | Lorraine Vaillancourt, conductor |
In collaboration with the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne and the musicians of Bradyworks. Part of the Le Vivier season.
May, 14, 2011, Monument-National, Montreal
Chants Libres celebrates 20 years of creation!
Directed by Pauline Vaillancourt, Arias brings together excerpts from the 13 new opera created and produced by Chants Libres over the course of its 20 year history. Chamber operas, electr’opera, vitual’opera, oper’installation, techn’opera, enchanted opera, all of which combine a modern aesthetic vision with the lyric traditions of Chants Libres. They will be brought back to the life in a brilliant new staging, showcasing the singular palette of each production and the variety of musical, dramatic and scenographic colours of each piece.
Composers: Alain Thibault, Claude Ballif, Bruce Mather, Giacinto Scelsi, Serge Provost, Jean Piché, Zack Settel, José Evangelista, Louis Dufort,John Oliver and Gilles Tremblay.