QUARTETSKI DOES STRAVINSKY
IGOR STRAVINSKY / THE RITE OF SPRING

 

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, Quartetski offers a reinterpretation of this monumental work which scandalized Paris in 1913. Premiered at the Montreal International New Music Festival on February 25, 2013, a studio album was released later that year on the Ambiances Magnétiques record label followed by concerts in Canada and France. 
 

"As an illustration of something odd and unsettling, yet ultimately quite powerful, here are adventurous Montrealers Quartetski, with their reimagining of what Igor Stravinsky’s 100-year-old Rite of Spring can sound like (...)" John Terauds, musicaltoronto.org

 

Pierre-Yves Martel viola da gamba | objects

Isaiah Ceccarelli drums

Bernard Falaise electric guitar

Philippe Lauzier bass clarinet | soprano saxophone

Joshua Zubot violin