21C guitar fest // Ottawa

August 22, 2019 // Ottawa

As part of the 21C guitar fest in Ottawa, An-Laurence will perform :

  • Me and the Girls Inside the Boxes for guitar, video and live electronics by Thais Montanari

  • Almost Touching (asymptote) for guitar, video and amplified throat by Kim Farris-Manning

  • gourd motor mindscape for guitar and electronics by Matt Horrigan

21C guitar fest : https://21cguitar.com/

An-Laurence Higgins
Émergences (f. pl.)

July 31, Montréal & August 2 Toronto

Sara Constant (flutist) and An-Laurence Higgins (guitarist), with Innovations en concert, the Association of Canadian Women Composers (ACWC/AFCC) and the Canadian Music Centre in Ontario (CMC), present Émergences (f. pl.)—a concert project connecting the work of early-career composers from Toronto and Montreal.

New works by:
Véronique Girard
Gabrielle HB Harnois-Blouin
Shelley Marwood
Thais Montanari
Lieke van der Voort

Montreal : July 31 // doors 8pm, show 8:30pm.
Galerie le Livart, 3980, Saint-Denis St. (Sherbrooke station)
PWYC/10$ - no one turned away

Toronto: Friday, August 2 // doors 7:30pm, show 8pm
Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. (Wellesley station)
PWYC/$10/$15 - no one turned away

Advance tickets for the Toronto show: https://musiccentre.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0F1P00000swLkZUAU

Facebook event : https://www.facebook.com/events/2737293586287882/

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An-Laurence Higgins
Class Axe Montréal

May 5, 2019 // Mile-end guitar coop, Montréal

Premieres of new solo guitar works :

  • Almost Touching (asymptote) for guitar, video and amplified throat by Kim Farris-Manning. Animation by Sai Win Myint Oo. Text by Joël Pourbaix

  • Singularity for guitar and electronics by Luis Ramirez

performing Almost Touching (2019) by Kim Farris-Manning in Montréal

performing Almost Touching (2019) by Kim Farris-Manning in Montréal

An-Laurence Higgins
Concert : A Strange Impulse
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May 10, 2016 // Toronto - The Burdock

A Strange Impulse brings together early-career, female-identifying musicians from Toronto and Montreal in the performance of contemporary chamber music. Featuring An-Laurence Higgins on guitar, Gina Lee on toy piano, soprano Rebecca Gray, and Sara Constant on flute, this project connects artists from across the local contemporary music scene, to present a personal, critical vision of the chamber music of our time.

Works by Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Du Yun, Janet Sit, Kate Soper, Monica Pearce and Sofia Gubaidulina