Posts filed under: 2023

OPER’ACTUEL | Call for projects 2024

  Artistic Direction: Marie-Annick Béliveau Curator: Florence Blain Mbaye In collaboration with Ensemble Paramirabo, under the musical direction of Mélanie Léonard Composers, librettists and other artists are invited to submit an opera or lyric theatre project in the process of... Read More

Memory capsule #4 : Chants du Capricorne

This capsule tackles a mythical work from the company’s repertoire, Giacinto Scelsi’s Chants du Capricorne, conceived and directed by Pauline Vaillancourt, who also performs in this opera. She returns to the origins of the Capricorn, as embodied in Massimo Guerrera’s... Read More

Discover two new memory capsules

Two new episodes in the Si Chants Libres m’était conté living memories series, present the creation of the operas Il suffit d’un peu d’air (1992) and La princesse blanche (1994). In collaboration with Renald Tremblay, librettist, Lorraine Vaillancourt, conductor, Bruce... Read More

Memory capsule #1: Ne blâmez jamais les bédouins

This first video capsule in the memory series Si Chants Libres m’était conté brings us back to the foundation of Chants Libres in 1990 and its very first production, Ne blâmez jamais les bédouins (Never blame the Bedouins). Rediscover the... Read More

Free webcast of L’orangeraie

Chants Libres is pleased to offer to you a free webcast of L’orangeraie. Premiered in Montreal in October 2021, this opera on childhood and war was composed by Zad Moultaka on a libretto by Larry Tremblay, and will allow the... Read More