Cet album recueille des oeuvres solos pour instruments à vents et à cordes composées en 2006.
De conception actuelle et contemporaine, voici une manière fascinante de découvrir de nouvelles musiques.
Partitions disponibles au Centre de musique canadienne.
Scores available at the Canadian Music Centre.
Interprétation et réalisation : Richard Désilets.
Conception graphique : Johanne Lemaire
Musique : © Richard Désilets, SOCAN 2012
Composer Richard Désilets received bachelor of music (1984) and master of music (1986) degrees in composition at the University of Montreal, studying with Serge Garant and Marcelle Deschênes. He as won many prestigious awards, including two SOCAN prizes (1986 and 1987), fisrt prize at the Brock University Competition (1986) and second prize at the CBC National Competition for Young Composer(1986). From 1985 to 1990, he received several grants from the Ministry of Cultural Affairs of Quebec, and The Canada Council for the Arts, which led to the composition of an additional 10 works. Mr. Désilets was composer in residence at the Banff Centre of the Arts in 1987, and at the Canadian Opera Company in 1987/88. During his tern with the COC, he composed the opera Zoé, a lyric fable based on a text by Kin Élaine Gosselin, which was premiered in 1988.
Mr. Désilets output consist of more than 60 works to date, ranging from chamber music and works for large orchestra to opera and electronic music. Since 1994, he has focussed his composition on contemporary instrumental and vocal music.