Gilles Gobeil

Sibylle has been performed in Brussels, Cologne, Karlsruhe, Lisbon and Weimar…

A free interpretation of Book VI of Virgil’s Aeneid, where Aeneas interrogates the Cumaean Sibyl to learn how to descend into the underworld.

[English translation: François Couture, v-15]

Sibylle [Sibyl] was realized in 2010 at the composer’s studio in Montréal, and premiered on June 25, 2010 as part of a portrait concert at Franz Liszt School of Music Weimar (Germany). Sibylle is adapted from a more ambitious project, Effraction de l’oubli for butoh dance, by choreographer/dancer Camille Mutel. Thanks to Camille Mutel (recorded voice symbolizing the Sibyl). Sibylle was awarded a mention in the Concurso Internacional de Composição Electroacústica Música Viva (Lisbon, Portugal 2015).


  • June 25, 2010, Porträtkonzert, Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar, Weimar (Germany)



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Date Work Program
September 14, 2015 Gilles Gobeil, Sibylle (2010) Radio Horizon 93.9 (South Africa)
October 22, 2015 Gilles Gobeil, Sibylle (2010) NOWJazz: Fleiß und Industrie / Südwestrundfunk SWR2 (Germany)
February 29, 2016 Gilles Gobeil, Sibylle (2010) Acoustic Frontiers / CKCU 93.1 FM (Canada)

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