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Conversations 2

Aug 11th 2019 — 7:30 pm
Composer(s) André Cormier
Venue La Vieille Eglise de Saint-Henri-de-Barachois
Description Route 133, Barachois, Nouveau-Brunswick Volume 2 — 7:30 pm, August 11, 2019 Juliet Fraser, soprano; guitar, tba; Herménégilde Chiasson As a celebration of Acadian poetry and contemporary music, and its coming together, Ensemble Sisyphe will present the world premiere of André Cormier’s complete ten-volume work “Conversations”, a setting of the 1999 Governor General's Award (French Language) poem by Herménégilde Chiasson. This celebration in 2019 marks the twentieth anniversary of Chiasson’s poem, while Cormier’s setting of the poem was begun ten years ago in 2009. Performers include Ensemble Sisyphe, Jeffrey Bazett-Jones, Robin Streb, Laura Cetilia, Teodora Stepančić, Andrew Reed Miller, Cassia Streb, Herménégilde Chiasson, André Cormier, Quatuor Bozzini, Zacharie Bourgoin Robichaud, Gabriel Couturier, Caleb Bourgeois, Douglas Carew, among others. Featuring singers Juliet Fraser, Andrea Young, Jessie Guérette, and Justin Guignard. We gratefully acknowledge the Canada Council for the Arts and The New Brunswick Arts Board for their support.