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Reviews: Festival international de musique actuelle de Victoriaville, 2007

Par Stuart Broomer in Musicworks #99 (Canada), 1 décembre 2007
… the work combined medieval and contemporary music elements in a seamless way…

[…] One of the things FIMAV does best is provide a window on what’s lively in current Quebec music. A longtime collaborator with Montréal’s Ambiances Magnétiques scene, the festival this year presented composer-saxophonist Joane Hétu’s Filature, a lyrical work with roots in her early work as a weaver. It’s a three-part work, scored for ten musicians - who included cellist Mélanie Auclair, bassist Normand Guilbeault, and saxophonist Jean Derome - with images appearing on three screens that begin with moving and combining threads that go through various colour and tempo shifts. In three parts, the work combined medieval and contemporary music elements in a seamless way, beginning with an all-male quintet, then following with an all-female, before the two combined for the third and final movement. […]