Centennial Theatre named Multidisciplinary Presenter of the Year by Conseil Québécois de la musique
LastSunday night, the Conseil québécois de la musique ( CQM) held the 15th Annual Opus Gala and recognized Centennial Theatre as the Multidisciplinary Presenter of the Year for its 2010-2011 Season. Created by the CQM, the Opus gala honors excellence in Quebec concert music through its various repertoire.
Concocted by director Luce Couture and the programming committee, the 2010-2011 Season at Centennial Theatre featured artists in several genres including jazz (saxophonist André Leroux , the Yves Léveillé Quartet, bassist Brandi Disterheft, jazz singers Robin Mckelle and Emilie-claire Barlow), classical music (violonist Lara St-john, soprano Marie-josée Lord, Ensemble Made in Canada, ehru player George Gao and the trio Bataclan |Catherine Perrin, Denis Plante, Mathieu Lussier), world music ( banjo player Jayme Stone, Small World Project and Bambara Trans) and performance with Trio Tanya Tagaq.
This is the second Opus Award honoring Centennial Theatre. In 2005-2006, the CQM named the Sherbrooke performance space Presenter of the Year for presenting artists such as Harry Manx, Thomas Hellman and Matt Herskowitz. Centennial Theatre becomes the first multidisciplinary presenter to have garnered two Opus Awards.
Founded in 1987, the Conseil québécois de la musique (CQM) is a non-profit organization whose mandate is to bring together professional organizations and individuals working in the field of concert music.
See the full list of laureates for Year 15 : http:// cqm.qc.ca/133/laureats_ An_15,_2010-2011.html
Espace musique will present a special presentation of the 15th Opus Gala hosted by Michael Keable on Monday, January 30th at 8pm
Director Luce Couture displays the Opus Award that she accepted on behalf of Centennial Theatre this past Sunday. Centennial Theatre becomes the first multidisciplinary presenter to have been presented with two Opus Awards.