Composers, librettists and other artists are invited to submit an opera or lyric theatre project in the process of creation.
Your project may be in its beginnings or already created, but must not have been presented to the public.
The selected works for this 8th edition will be presented on August 24 and 25, 2024, in Montreal, under the musical direction of Mélanie Léonard.
1 – 4 voices: 2 female voices, 2 male voices
0 – 6 instruments: flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion
Complete the registration form and submit your documents online:
- Title and description of the project
- Names and biographies of the artists involved in the project
- Score and libretto (if available)
- Support material (actual or past works)
Submit your project before January 30th, 2024
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OPER’ACTUEL | Works in progress is a highlight event of Chants Libres, which helps bring to life new operas while also familiarising young singers and the public with new forms of musical expression.
For this 8th edition, Chants Libres is inviting Florence Blain MBaye as curator of the event. An interdisciplinary performer, professional oboist, actress and singer, Florence aims to develop a programme that invites the world of opera creation to question the nature and role of the singer, the opera performer in his or her vocality, musicality and physicality, and in his or her relationship with the composer and librettist.
At a time when operatic creation must work to decolonise and decompartmentalise, what role can the singer play in this process?