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[Jeu de temps / Times Play 2018]

Events, Concerts and Radio Broadcasts

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For each edition of JTTP the CEC coordinates a number of public presentations of submissions in various contexts across Canada and internationally. JTTP Radio Partners present the 5 Winning Works and Composers in a JTTP-dedicated show. Or selections from all 33 Participants and Submissions to JTTP 2018 can be chosen for a unique, curated presentation of the project.

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Still from Samuel Béland’s videomusic work Naïca (2017), for which he was awarded 4th Prize in JTTP 2017, the 18th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play. [Click image to enlarge]

In recent years, winners have also been presented in prestigious festival contexts with international Partners. Montréal’s Akousma Festival presents the 1st Prize work on an annual basis in their fall festival, and in April 2019, the top 5 winners of JTTP 2017 have been invited to perform their compositions in a dedicated concert in the University of Sheffield’s Sound Junction festival.

These public presentations of JTTP works are an excellent complement to the extensive prize packages offered to the top 5 placing composers (see the Awards, Project Partners and Support page), and through these presentations, JTTP Partners help the CEC promote the work of young / emerging composers and sound artists living in or from Canada within various national and international contexts.

List of JTTP 2018 Events in 2018–19

Keep an eye on the CEC’s Facebook Events page for an overview of all upcoming CEC activities!

Click on the following dates to jump down to detailed information about the radio broadcasts and concerts in 2018–19 featuring the creative works of JTTP 2018 participants (in reverse chronological order):

27 Apr Sound Junction (concert) • 25 Feb GroundSwell • 14 Feb Foldover • 14 Jan UNDÆ! • 19 Dec Expansive Prairie Skies • 14 Dec Thank God it’s Free Range! • 12 Nov Acoustic Frontiers • 20 Oct AKOUSMA XV — “Viva l’Italia” (concert) • 17 Oct Electric Sense

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Ilyaa Ghafouri diffusing his JTTP 2018 1st Prize work Valence (2018) in the “Viva l’Italia” concert during Akousma XV at Usine C in Montréal on 20 October 2018. Image © Caroline Campeau. [Click image to enlarge]

CONCERT: JTTP 2018 Winners in Sound Junction

Sat. 27 Apr. 2019 @ 13h00 at Firth Hall, University of Sheffield (UK) 

Join us during Sound Junction (Sheffield, UK) for a concert of works by Canadian composers Vincent Fillion, Ilyaa Ghafouri, David Ledoux, Jon Martin and Roger Tellier-Craig. Their works were selected by an international jury for the 2018 edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play (JTTP), coordinated annually by the Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC) since 2000. Manuella Blackburn and Canadian composers James Andean and David Berezan are also featured in the April 2019 Sound Junction.

Sound Junction is produced twice a year by the University of Sheffield Sound Studios within theCentre for New Music at Sheffield. The CEC is pleased to have Sound Junction as the Special Project Partner for the 19th edition of JTTP.

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Roger Tellier-Craig’s Duelle (2018) was awarded 3rd Prize in JTTP 2018, the 19th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play. Image © Sabrina Ratté, 2015. [Click image to enlarge]

RADIO: GroundSwell Radio with David Scott

Mon. 25 Feb. @ 14h00on CKUW 95.9 FM (Winnipeg MB) 

The winning works from JTTP 2018 are featured on GroundSwell Radio, hosted by David Scott.

Audio (1:00:00). Podcast of the 25 February 2019 GroundSwell Radio show on CKUW (Winnipeg) featuring the five prizewinning works from JTTP 2018.

People are still writing Classical music! Tune into GroundSwell Radio for chamber and orchestral music from the 20th century and beyond. Winnipeg’s only New Music radio broadcast brought to you by GroundSwell, Winnipeg’s only New Music concert series. Hosted by David Scott, Mondays 14:00–15:00 on CKUW 95.9 FM (Winnipeg MB). GroundSwell on Facebook.

RADIO: Foldover with Tom Lopez

Thu. 14 Feb. 2019 @ 17h00 on WOBC 91.5 FM (Oberlin OH) 

The winning works from JTTP 2018 are featured on Foldover, hosted by Tom Lopez.

Foldover sends out strange textures, flavours and scents of electroacoustic music. Artists vary from esoteric academics to under-the-radar mavericks. Guaranteed to be something you’ve never heard before! Hosted by Tom Lopez, Thursdays 17:00–18:00 on WOBC 91.5 FM Alternative Radio (Oberlin OH).

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Roger Tellier-Craig’s Duelle (2018) was awarded 3rd Prize in JTTP 2018, the 19th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play. [Click image to enlarge]

RADIO: UNDÆ! Radio

Mon. 14 Jan. 2019 @ 22h00 on UNDÆ! Radio / Radio Círculo (Madrid, Spain) 

The winning works from JTTP 2018 are featured on UNDÆ! Radio, hosted by Antonio Sánchez, Hertz Volta and Antony Maubert.

Audio (59:10). [EN ESPAÑOL] Podcast of the 14 January 2019 UNDÆ! Radio show on Radio Círculo (Madrid). Hosts Antonio Sánchez, Hertz Volta and Antony Maubert presented all five prizewinning works from JTTP 2018.

UNDÆ! Radio is a space on Radio Círculo dedicated to electroacoustic music and æsthetics, to all tendencies in sound art and to innovative music realized with modern technologies. Hosted by Antonio Sánchez, Hertz Volta and Antony Maubert, Mondays 22:00–23:00 on RadioCírculo (Madrid, Spain). UNDÆ! Radio on Facebook.

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Jon Martin’s Seven Vignettes (2017) was awarded 5th Prize in JTTP 2018, the 19th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play. [Click image to enlarge]

RADIO: Expansive Prairie Skies with Michael Elves

Wed. 19 Dec. 2018 @ 01h00on UMFM 101.5 FM (Winnipeg MB) 

The winning works from JTTP 2018 are featured on Expansive Prairie Skies, hosted by Michael Elves.

Audio (1:54:04). Podcast of the 19 December 2018 Expansive Prairie Skies show on UMFM (Winnipeg). During the first of two sets on the show [see playlist], Michael Elves presented all five prizewinning works from JTTP 2018.

Expansive Prairie Skies is hosted by Michael Elves, Monday mornings 01:00–03:00 on UMFM 101.5 FM (Winnipeg MB).

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Vincent Fillion’s Québécoiseries (2018) was awarded 4th Prize in JTTP 2018, the 19th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play. [Click image to enlarge]

RADIO: Thank God it’s Free Range! with Michael Elves

Fri. 14 Dec. 2018 @ 18h30 on UMFM 101.5 FM (Winnipeg MB) 

The winning works from JTTP 2018 are featured on Thank God it’s Free Range!, hosted by Michael Elves.

Audio (1:26:24). Podcast of the 14 December 2018 Thank God it’s Free Range! show on UMFM (Winnipeg). Michael Elves played Ilyaa Ghafouri’s Valence to open the second of three sets (starts at 0:31:35) in the show [see playlist].

Thank God it’s Free Range! starts your weekend off with a rundown on upcoming shows, interviews with local, national and international artists, and all sorts of good music. Hosted by Michael Elves, Fridays 18:30–20:00 on UMFM 101.5 FM (Winnipeg MB).

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David Ledoux’s Ville aux cent clochers (2018) was awarded 2nd Prize in JTTP 2018, the 19th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play. Image © Jacinthe Morin, 2016. [Click image to enlarge]

RADIO: Acoustic Frontiers with Ralph Hopper

Mon. 12 Nov. 2018 @ 12h30 on CKCU 93.1 FM (Ottawa ON) 

Tune into the mid-November edition of Acoustic Frontiers, Ralph Hopper’s engaging radio show, to check out the latest crop of selections from Jeu de Temps / Times Play. An annual project supporting the work of young and emerging composers / sound artists from or living in Canada, JTTP is coordinated by the CEC since 2000.

For a very different radio experience, tune in to Acoustic Frontiers and have a listen to electroacoustic and computer-processed sounds that cutting-edge composers have been creating since the mid-1900s. Music that varies from musical to not even close. Unzip your ears! Hosted by Ralph Hopper, Mondays 12:30–14:00 on CKCU 93.1 FM (Ottawa ON).

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Ilyaa Ghafouri’s Valence (2018) was awarded 1st Prize in JTTP 2018, the 19th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play. Image © Godefroy Mosry, 2018. [Click image to enlarge]

CONCERT: Ilyaa Ghafouri dans AKOUSMA XV — “Viva l’Italia”

Sat. 20 Oct. 2018 @ 20h00 at Usine C (Montréal QC) 

[F] Joignez-vous à nous lors de la 15e édition du festival AKOUSMA (du 15 au 20 oct.) pour découvrir Valence (2018), de Ilyaa Ghafouri, qui a remporté le 1er prix au concours de composition Jeu de temps / Times Play 2018. Ce concert met aussi en vedette les invités spéciaux d’AKOUSMA, Tempo Reale, un centre de recherche fondé à Florence par Luciano Berio en 1987. Ainsi seront présenté des œuvres acousmatiques de Luciano Berio, Marco Dibeltulu, Francesco Giomi, Gabriele Marangoni et Simonluca Laitempergher. Le festival international des musiques numériques immersives AKOUSMA est un partenaire de JTTP depuis 2014, présentant chaque année l’œuvre lauréate.

[E] Join us during the 15th edition of the AKOUSMA festival (15–20 Oct.) to hear Ilyaa Ghafouri’s Valence (2018), for which he was awarded 1st Prize in Jeu de temps / Times Play 2018. This concert also features AKOUSMA’s special guests for 2018, Tempo Reale, a research centre founded in Florence by Luciano Berio in 1987. The programme will present acousmatic pieces by Luciano Berio, Marco Dibeltulu, Francesco Giomi, Gabriele Marangoni and Simonluca Laitempergher. Montréal’s international festival of immersive digital music, AKOUSMA, is a JTTP Project Partner since 2014, presenting the 1st Prize winner each year.

RADIO: Electric Sense with James Bailey

Wed. 17 Oct. 2018 @ 23h00 on CIUT 89.5 FM (Toronto ON) 

James Bailey opens up the 19th season of JTTP events on Electric Sense by featuring the winning works from the most recent edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play. Coordinated by the CEC since 2000, JTTP is an annual project supporting the work of young and emerging composers / sound artists from or living in Canada.

A programme devoted to all that is new and creative in the exploration of sound, Electric Sense ranges from the tightly composed to the wildly improvised and whatever may be found in between. Traditional instruments to new inventions. Acoustic, electroacoustic, purely electronic, field recordings and found sounds. Melodic to abrasive to totally indescribable. If you’ve heard it before, you probably won’t hear it here. Hosted by James Bailey, Wednesdays 23:00–00:00 on CIUT 89.5 FM (Toronto ON). Electric Sense on Facebook.

Media Partners

Akousma University of Sheffield CeNMAS
Acoustic Frontiers Foldover GroundSwell
CIUT CKCU CKUW UMFM WOBC

Support

The CEC wishes to thank the Canada Council for the Arts, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec and the SOCAN Foundation for supporting the presence of JTTP winners and a CEC representative at the April 2019 Sound Junction event.

Canada Council for the Arts Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec SOCAN Foundation

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