Akousma Festival Coming Soon to Montreal, More Shows Following

Source: Akousma.

AKOUSMA 18 Festival | October 11-14, 2022
After an entirely local program in 2021 to celebrate AKOUSMA’s 30th anniversary, artistic director Louis Dufort invites you to an 18th edition that revives its usual international character. With its many works presented in creation, AKOUSMA remains the utlimate event to discover the paths that the music of tomorrow will take.

With international artists such as:
Thomas Ankersmit (NL), Lea Bertucci (US), Jessica Ekomane (FR), Martina Lussi (CH), Franck Vigroux (FR), Annette Vande Gorne (BE) and Marie-Jeanne Wyckmans (BE)

As well as locals:
Martin Bédard, Nicolas Bernier, Christian Bouchard, Myriam Boucher, Philippe-Aubert Gauthier, Antoine Lussier, Pauline Patie and Alain Thibault.

AKOUSMAtique Competition | October 14, 2022
Come and watch the outcome of the first Montreal International Immersive Multitrack Music Competition, under the presidency of Robert Normandeau. The three finalists’ works will resonate with the 70-speaker orchestra of the Music Multimedia Room of the Schulich School of Music at McGill University.

Electrochoc Series | September 15, 2022 – April 13, 2023
Six concerts will be presented throughout the year in collaboration with the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, showcasing the talent and creativity of Louis Dufort and Martin Bédard’s composition classes, as well as guest artists. The first concert will take place on September 15th!