Calgary-Montréal is a collective of musicians from Montréal and Calgary. Coming from different horizons, these artists find a common interest in traditional music and improvisation. Their original show presents their conversations in music; conversations between two cities often pictured as wildly different, conversations between different musical traditions. Playing with elements of traditional music from China, Quebec, and different parts of Europe, they present an assorted original program bouncing between various traditions and experimentation, with brand new compositions and arrangements.
From Calgary we have
FOONYAP (vocal, violin)
Jeremy Gignoux (violin, viola)
Jiajia Li (flutes, dizi)
Robin Tufts (percussion, drums).
Visiting from Montreal are
Aurélien Tomasi (clarinet, saxophones)
Hugo Blouin (double bass)
Mathieu Langlois (guitarra flamenca, saxophones)
Sébastien Leblanc (guitars, caval, tilinca).
Calgary-Montréal will be presented in Calgary at Theatre 1308 November 4th and 5th and at Maison de la Culture Mercier à Montréal on December 10th.
A shorter free concert will take place at the Pro Arts Series at Noon on November 2nd at the Cathedral Church of the Redeemer.