La perle et l’oubli

Gilles Gobeil

La perle et l’oubli has been performed in Bangor, Berlin, Birmingham, Brussels, Calgary, Cologne, Edinburgh, Edmonton, Essen, Glasgow, Karlsruhe, Keele, Kingston, Magdeburg, Montréal, Norwich, Oberlin, Ottawa, Scarborough, Toronto and Weimar…

A personal interpretation of a Gnostic text from the second century, entitled Hymn of the Pearl and attributed to Bardesanes (152-222).

[English translation: François Couture, iii-05]

La perle et l’oubli [Pearl and Oblivion] premiered on January 7, 2002, at the Stadtgarten in Köln (Germany), at a concert presented by the WDR3, with Suzanne Binet-Audet at the ondes Martenot. The North American premiere took place on September 14, 2002, at a concert presented by the Vancouver New Music Society.


  • January 7, 2002, Suzanne Binet-Audet, ondes Martenot • Concert, Stadtgarten, Cologne (Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)


La perle et l’oubli (1999-2002), 21:17
ondes Martenot and stereo fixed medium



Date Work Program
November 29, 2005 Gilles Gobeil, La perle et l’oubli (1999-2002), 21:17 Délire actuel / CFLX 95.5 FM (Canada)