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Mathilde Côté (Quebec), composer

How would you define your style? Most of the time, my music is resolutely melodic and narrative. When I approach a text for a vocal work, I stay very close to the dramatic content of that text to compose, to... Read More

David Côté (USA), librettist

How did you start collaborating on this opera project with Stefan Weisman? American Atheist is our third opera together, after the 30-minute one-act opera, Fade (2008) and the full-length opera, The Scarlet Ibis (2015). Our collaboration is strong, and we naturally flow from... Read More

Stefan Weisman (USA), composer

How would you define your style? I have been very inspired by American minimalist music, but I don’t think of myself as a minimalist composer, or even a “post-minimalist” composer, although I suppose that some elements of that style might... Read More

Clio Em (Canada), librettist

How did you start your collaboration on this Opera project (Sleep) with composer Anthony R. Green? In 2015 I decided to write a short story about a robot and human locked in tragic conflict, and called it SLEEP* I first... Read More

Anthony R. Green (USA), composer

Tell us about you. I am a composer and performer specializing in piano performance and improvisation, as well as experimental vocalizations and conducting. Much of my practice involves social justice through artistic mediums. I am also the associate artistic director... Read More

Oper’Actuel – Works in Progress 2019: 6 discoveries to enjoy without reserve

Six operas in the making to be discovered in one concert! This is the vast challenge taken up by Chants Libres for the 6thedition of Oper’Actuel – Works in Progress 2019 at Le Gesù on March 16 and 17. This... Read More