Category: Instrumental works

T. Rex (2020) pour orgue

(English version coming soon) Pour orgue, cca 10′ Commande de Radio-France Création au Festival Présences, Auditorium de Radio-France, Paris, le 7 février 2020 Bernard Foccroulle, orgue Note de programme La première fois que j’ai entendu un orgue véritable, c’est-à-dire dans une église et pas un orgue de salon, j’étais dans ma […]

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Splendor Sine Occasu

For piano, violin, viola and cello, cca 4′ Ensemble Made in Canada commission Premiered July 26, 2018, Stockey Centre, Parry Sound (Ontario), Festival of Sound Ensemble Made in Canada Program note Comprised of three evocative miniatures, the work portrays the ocean and its serene landscape, shifting air currents, and a bird’s eye view […]

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Secret de polichinelle (1995)

For clarinet, violin, cello and piano, cca 10’ Premierd on May 25, 1995, Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur Marie-André Chevrette, Annie Gadbois, David Veilleux, Anne-Lise Longuemare Program note I composed this piece during my studies at the University of Montreal. At the time I was interested in “miniatures”, small independent forms, […]

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City Songs (2001-2012) for violin and piano

For violin and piano, cca 15′ Olga Ranzenhofer commission Premiered on March 31, 2012, Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montreal Frédéric Bednarz, violin | Louise Bessette, piano Program note At the end of the 19th century, after the departure of the Turks who had occupied the Balkans for 600 years, an […]

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Prelude and fugue for GG (2007) for piano

For piano, cca 5’ CBC commission for the Glenn Gould Tribute Premiered on September 25, 2007, Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto Petrowska-Quilico, piano Program note Prélude et fugue pour GG is my personal tribute to the musical genius Glenn Gould. The prelude is a free comment where I tried to create […]

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Danses et interludes (2002)

For piano, cca 14’ Marc Couroux commission Premiered March 31, 2006, Chapelle historique du Bon Pasteur, Montreal Brigitte Poulin, piano Program note Danses et interludes are linked in a non linear sequence of 6 dances and 3 interludes. The piece is inspired by Balkan traditional dances and other imaginary dances. […]

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