2018 in review
Updated: Jul 24, 2019
With the year coming to an end, it is time for us to reflect on the highlights of the past year!
The Latitude 45 team has grown! This year, Taylor Mitz (database and accounting assistant), Gabriel Rioux (social media coordinator and artist relations assistant), and Philippe Racine (accountant) have joined our staff.
We thank Pierre Racine (accountant), Andréanne Laframboise (communication coordinator), and Polina Gubnitskaia (assistant) for all the work that they did for us!
We now are posting regularly on our new Instagram page!
We warmly congratulate all of our artists that were nominated for or received an award!
Vidéo phase won the Prix Opus in the category concert of the year - new music, electroacoustic for their show Lumens.
Louise Bessette won the Prix Opus in the category concert of the year - multiple repertoires for her concert Boogies, tangos et mélodies populaires.
Brian Current won the Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music for his composition Shout, Sisyphus, Flock. This prize was awarded by the Canada Arts Council.
Louise Bessette was nominated for a Prix Opus for 2019 in the category Concert of the year - multiple repertoires for her concert Les Planètes.
Many of our artists were selected to participate in Official Showcases in major conferences worldwide:
Zodiac Trio showcased at the Chamber Music of America conference (CMA) in NYC
PEP showcased at the Classical:NEXT conference in Rotterdam, NL
collectif9 showcased at the Arts Midwest conference in Indianapolis, IN
Tambuco showcased at the Western Arts Alliance conference (WAA) in Las Vegas, NV
Socalled showcased at the MUNDIAL conference in Montreal
Perséides showcased at the CINARS/MUNDIAL joint conference in Montreal
collectif9 performed concerts in cultural centres of Montreal as part of the CAM en tournée 17/18.
Infusion Baroque performed concerts in cultural centres of Montreal as part of the CAM en tournée 17/18.
Marina Thibeault made her concerto debuts with the Yannick Nézet-Séguin's Orchestre Métropolitain and presented a solo recital for the OSM's Virée Classique.
The Diotima Quartet performed at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.
The Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra toured in Australia.
collectif9 toured in Norway and recorded a clip of a Norwegian Traditional Song arranged by the Danish String Quartet.
collectif9, in collaboration with Architek percussion, premiered their new show My Backyard, Somewhere at the Usine C in Montréal.
Eve Egoyan : SOLO FOR DUET premiered at the Luminato Festival and toured throughout Western Canada.
Guy Livingston toured his show Dada at the Movies in Canada and in the United States.
Ensemble Kamaan performed concerts in cultural centres of Montreal as part of the CAM en tournée 18/19.