About QUASAR QUATUOR DE SAXOPHONES
Ardent devotees of the music of our time, the Quasar saxophone quartet is dedicated to premiering and promoting contemporary music that is multi-dimensionally conceived. Celebrated for its energy, audacity and exceptional technical ability, Quasar explores different aspects of artistic creation from instrumental music to live electronics, from improvisation to instrumental theatre.
The quartet aims to contribute to the development of our musical language and provide a platform for new music experiments, exploration and production. The quartet premiered over 90 works. . Quasar was given 4 Opus prizes as a recognition to the exceptional quality of its programmation and to its playing.
Quasar also performed as guest soloist with the Montreal Symphony and the Winnipeg Symphony. The group's concerts are regularly broadcast by Radio-Canada and the CBC.
The quartet has played throughout Canada the USA and has also toured in several European countries.