FIMAV 2016 Lineup Announced

Swiss pianist Sylvie Courvoisier, performing a...

Source: FIMAV. This is a great, venerable festival that always includes challenging programming. This year’s shows are May 19-22 and the lineup is as follows:

GEORGE LEWIS
« Impromptus »
(USA, Taiwan) Canadian Premiere

TANYA TAGAQ with THE ELEMENT CHOIR
(Canada, Quebec) Quebec Premiere

BÉRANGÈRE MAXIMIN
« Siklon »
(France) Canadian Premiere

LUCAS NIGGLI / ANDREAS SCHAERER
(Switzerland) North American Premiere

ERIK M
« Blank Memory & Live Akousma »
(France) North American Premiere

BIG | BRAVE
(Quebec)

MICROTUB
(Norway, England) North American Premiere

LANIAKEA
(Italy, Ireland, Canada) North American Premiere

QUATUOR BOZZINI / KIM MYHR
(Quebec, Norway, Sweden) World Premiere

TONY WILSON SEXTET
(Canada) Quebec Premiere

JOHN ZORN
« Bagatelles » Marathon
SYLVIE COURVOISIER / MARK FELDMAN
TRIGGER
KRIS DAVIS QUARTET
CRAIG TABORN SOLO
JULIAN LAGE / GYAN RILEY
JOHN MEDESKI TRIO
MARY HALVORSON QUARTET
URI CANE / JOHN MEDESKI

ASMODEUS
(USA, Switzerland, Canada, Italy) Canadian Premiere

FET.NAT
(Quebec)

MARTIN MESSIER
« Field »
(Quebec)

JULIE TIPPETTS / MARTIN ARCHER ENSEMBLE
(England) World Premiere

MYRIAM BLEAU
« Soft Revolvers »
(Quebec)

OLIVIER BENOIT / GGRIL / ENSEMBLE SUPERMUSIQUE
« Saumon Bleu »
(France, Quebec) World Premiere

MUSICA ELETTRONICA VIVA
(USA) Canadian Premiere