CHŒUR ET CHORÉGRAPHES / ANDRÉ PAPPATHOMAS
A subtle, fascinating intertwining of movement and song. At the centre of this fertile artistic universe is the Ensemble Mruta Mertsi, a mixed choir of sixteen voices that, under the direction of André Pappathomas, becomes a showcase for dance. Carte blanche is given to three choreographers: Virginie Brunelle, Ginette Laurin and Manuel Roque. Their mission is to integrate all or some of the choir members into their group dances. The physical, theatrical and vocal presence of the unique Raôul Duguay creates additional dramatic colour. Percussion and invented or classical instruments support and accentuate this conversation between dancing bodies, singing bodies and poetry.
L’Ensemble Mruta Mertsi conducted André Pappathomas
Choreography Virginie Brunelle, Ginette Laurin, Manuel Roque
Performers Sophie Breton, Milan Panet-Gigon et Peter Trosztmer (for Virginie Brunelle), Raôul Duguay, Ginette Laurin, Manuel Roque, L’Ensemble Mruta Mertsi and André Pappathomas
Music André Pappathomas, Rachel Burman
Musicians on stage Rachel Burman cello, Zoé Dumais, violin, Olivier Maranda, percussion, Paul Carter, multi-instrumentalist (bassoon, French horn and flute), André Pappathomas, invented instruments.
Lighting Hugo Dalphond
Assistant, Visual concept and staging Marcelle Hudon
Midi-Coulisses April 30, 2020 — 12:15 > 12:45 p.m. - Free admission
Meet the artist May 7, 2020 after the performance.