JTTP Concert

Times Play. Canadian Electroacoustic music. 25.04. 

Concerthall “Great Amber” chamber hall, Radio iela 8, Liepaja.

On the evening of April 25, celebrating the annual “Sound Days” festival, we invite you to attend a concert in which electronic pieces will be played in an 8-speaker acoustic system surrounding the audience. The concert in two parts will introduce the contemporary state of electroacoustic music and immersive sound both in Canada and Latvia.
The title of the concert “Times Play” is a direct reference to the first part of the concert program, in which the compositions of the winners of the “JTTP – Jeu de Temps / Times Play” competition and the winners of the thematic awards will be played. The competition was organized for the 24th time by the Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC) and is dedicated to new electroacoustic music in Canada. The electro-acoustic music concert of Canada’s new and emerging composers will feature spatial sound compositions as well as audiovisual compositions.

In the program of Part 1:
Julie Delisle – Pipa aura Suichi (2023 / 11:03)
Jules Bastin-Fontaine – Composition acousmatique 1 (2023 / 24:48)
Émile Gingras & José-Gabriel Bazán-Gauthier – Fumigènes (2023 / 16:05)
Parisa Sabet Sarvestani – Silent (2022 / 8:00)
Mimi Allard – Fleur de papier fleur de métal (2023 / 6:21)
Kristian North – Remiges (2023 / 6:19)
Parisa Sabet Sarvestani – Silent (2022 / 8:00)

CEC representatives and the winning composers will be present at the concert, they will introduce the audience to the Canadian culture of electro-acoustic music in a short pre-concert conversation.

The Part 2 of the “Times Play” concert, will feature a 45 minute program of compositions by Latvian composers, created by the artistic director Voldemars Johansons in cooperation with the immersive sound and science festival SWIRL.SPACE.The program includes compositions by Voldemars Johansons, Platon Buravicky and other composers for spatial performance.

The festival is organized by the society “ASTE. Art, Science, Technology, Education, association “E-Lab, electronic art and media center” and RTU Liepāja Art Research Laboratory (MPLab). The festival “Sound Days” take place thanks to the financial support of the Cultural Administration of Liepaja municipality and the State Culture Capital Fund.

In 2024 the festival partner is The Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC) and the contest JTTP 2023.

Tickets to the concert EUR 10

Tickets to both concerts EUR 15

Students discounts are applicable.