Louis Dufort

Louis Dufort’s works are out there! They have been performed in concert in Arras, Bath, Berlin, Bowling Green, Brussels, Chicoutimi, Clermont-Ferrand, Florence, Gatineau, Guelph, Huddersfield, Jonquière, Karlsruhe, Lyon, Marseille, Melinka, Montréal, Ostrava, Ottawa, Quebec City, Reggio Emilia, San Francisco, Toronto, Troy, Venice, Victoriaville and Vienna…

Louis Dufort, from Montréal, is a prolific composer in several formats: fixed media, mixed music with live processing, visual music, and installation. He received several commissions from various musical ensembles and organizations: ACREQ, SMCQ, Akousma, Chants libres, Codes d’accès, ECM+, Quasar, Quatuor Bozzini, Ubisoft, Musée Pointe-à-Callière, ZKM, Sixtrum, and Radio-Canada. He has also been a regular collaborator with Compagnie Marie Chouinard since 1996. In 2018, he composed the soundtrack for Denys Arcand’s movie La chute de l’empire américain (The Fall of the American Empire).

In addition to his creative work, Louis Dufort teaches composition at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal and is the artistic director of the Akousma festival. In February 2018, he received the 2016-17 Opus Award for Director of the Year for the Akousma 13 festival.

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Louis Dufort

Montréal (Québec), 1970

Residence: Montréal (Québec)

  • Composer

On the web

Louis Dufort [Photo: Valérian Mazataud, Montréal (Québec), March 2018]
Louis Dufort [Photo: Valérian Mazataud, Montréal (Québec), March 2018]

Calendar

Broadcasts

Date Work Program
April 4, 2021 Louis Dufort, Matério_* (2006), 8:00 Sonorama / Radio Campus Orléans 88.3 FM (France)
March 31, 2021 Louis Dufort, Transit (1998), 12:20 Radio Horizon 93.9 (South Africa)
March 17, 2021 Louis Dufort, Décap (2000), 24:07 Radio Horizon 93.9 (South Africa)
July 20, 2020 Louis Dufort, Enfant d’obus (2007), 10:02 Episode 1028 / Martian Gardens Podcast (USA)
February 13, 2018 Louis Dufort, Into the forest my wounded arms wide open (2020-21), 9:57 Pulsar / CISM (Canada)
October 16, 2017 Louis Dufort, Pointe-aux-Trembles (1996, 97), 14:26 Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)
December 18, 2015 Louis Dufort, Matério_*** (2007), 9:48 Radio Horizon 93.9 (South Africa)
December 18, 2015 Louis Dufort, Matério_** (2006), 9:00 Radio Horizon 93.9 (South Africa)
December 18, 2015 Louis Dufort, Matério_* (2006), 8:00 Radio Horizon 93.9 (South Africa)
December 11, 2015 Louis Dufort, Grain de sable (2004-05), 14:35 Radio Horizon 93.9 (South Africa)
October 1, 2014 Louis Dufort, Grain de sable (2004-05), 14:35 Radio Horizon 93.9 (South Africa)
October 1, 2014 Louis Dufort, Matério_*** (2007), 9:48 Radio Horizon 93.9 (South Africa)