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
January 16, 2022 Louis Dufort, Into the forest I’ve seen under (2020-21), 7:35 Episode 1092 / Martian Gardens Podcast (USA)
January 14, 2022 Louis Dufort, Into (2020-21), 12:01 Radio Gagarin / FSK Radio (Germany)
January 6, 2022 Louis Dufort, Into the forest I’ve seen under (2020-21), 7:35 Icarus #556: The Long Bright Dark / Urgent FM 105.3 (Belgium)
December 31, 2021 Louis Dufort, Into the forest (2020-21), 9:52 Electronic Therapy / Radio Mercure 93 FM (France)
December 24, 2021 Louis Dufort, Into the forest I’ve seen under (2020-21), 7:35 Late Junction: A Christmas Eve Session / BBC Radio 3 (UK)
December 10, 2021 Louis Dufort, Into the forest my wounded arms wide open (2020-21), 9:57 Earbitten / Radio Worm (Netherlands)
December 10, 2021 Louis Dufort, Into the forest (2020-21), 9:52 Edition #275 / The Parish News (UK)
December 10, 2021 Louis Dufort, Into the forest I’ve seen under (2020-21), 7:35 Earbitten / Radio Worm (Netherlands)
December 8, 2021 Louis Dufort, Into the forest I’ve seen under (2020-21), 7:35 Üle Heli / IDA (Finland)
December 4, 2021 Louis Dufort, Into the forest I’ve seen under (2020-21), 7:35 The Moderns #187 / Radio Regent (Canada)
December 3, 2021 Louis Dufort, Into the forest my wounded arms wide open (2020-21), 9:57 Electronic Therapy / Radio Mercure 93 FM (France)
November 30, 2021 Louis Dufort, Into the forest my wounded arms wide open (2020-21), 9:57 Klangwelten #414 / Eldoradio (Germany)