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Louis Babin joins Les Chanteurs de la Place Bourget as new conductor

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Starting in September 2019, Louis Babin will conduct the Les Chanteurs de la Place Bourget choir in Joliette. One of the oldest active choirs in Quebec, it is comprised of over 75 choir members. Louis Babin follows in the footsteps of many renowned conductors, such as Father Fernand Lindsay, who initiated the Festival de Lanaudière and conducted the choir for...

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BABIN AND COMPOSING FOR EUROCHESTRIES: INTERVIEW WITH KLASSIKARAADIO (ESTONIA)

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Radio interview produced by from the radio station Klassikaraadio, part of the Estonian Public Broadcasting in Tallinn, Estonia. The interview was recorded during the Congress of the Fédération des festivals Eurochestries which took place from March 7 to 10, 2019 in Jonzac, France.While the show is broadcasted in Estonian, guests reply in either French or English. The interviewees are ,...

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CONDUCTING AN ORCHESTRA OF 176 MUSICIANS IN CHINA

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Louis Babin, Orchestra Bphoto credit : Zhang Xuejun 2018 Eurochestries Festival In Qingdao On August 11 2018, the stage was packed and the air full of febrility as conductor Louis Babin began to beat time. Some 176 young musicians made up the international orchestra interpreted his symphonic poem during the Eurochestries Festival of China’s closing concert. This second edition of...

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Louis Babin to Conduct at the Eurochestries Festival in China

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Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Laval, July 5, 2018—Eurochestries Festival in China will present Canadian composer and conductor Louis Babin’s work entitled Saint-Exupery: of Heart, Sand, and Stars during its closing concert on August 13, 2018. Babin will conduct his work in the midst of this renowned festival taking place from August 2 to 13 in Qingdao, a Chinese city...

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American Premiere for Saint-Exupéry: Of Heart, Sand & Stars

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Louis Babin's symphonic poem about Antoine de Saint-Exupéry extends its reach further by being presented for the first time on American soil, at San Jose in California. On March 2 2018, the South Bay Philharmonic will showcase it during a concert dedicated only to living composers (a unique event in the world of classical music!). George Yefchak will conduct the...

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