Ana Dall’Ara‑Majek

sound artist | composer

Latest News

Playing with ILEA at TENOR 2018
May 25th, Montreal

Don't miss the ensemble ILEA's performances at TENOR 2018, this May 25th!

World Premiere of
Amibes, at Elektro Arts
May 25th, Cluj Napoca

Come and see Geometry of Echo, a dance show by the choreagrapher Nicoleta Demian as part of the Elektro Arts Festival 2018. I will present my work Amibes as a world premiere with the dancers!

Hectore Navigatore
in English
May 19th, Montreal

English version of the adventures of the whale Babaloune and her friends at Le Viver-Gesù (Montreal) this May 19th. Hectore Navigatore et les Géants du Saint-Laurent is produced by Productions Totem Contemporain.

Special Mention at Ars Electronica Forum Wallis, May 2018, Switzerland

Great news! My work Xylocopa Ransbecka received a special mention at Ars Electronica Forum Wallis 2018. The Swiss Contemporary Music Festival Forum Wallis will take place at Schloss Leuk on May 18-19th, 2018.

blablaTrains
at Inductive Prism
May 17th, Montreal

Check out our new blablaTrains performance at Inductive Prism X, at La Vitrola (Montreal), this May 17th!

World premiere of Hectore Navigatore
May 12th, Montreal

Come and see the new adventures of the whale Babaloune and her friends at Le Viver-Gesù (Montreal) this May 12th. Hectore Navigatore et les Géants du Saint-Laurent is produced by Productions Totem Contemporain.

Album Release of Nano-Cosmos (Empreintes Digitales) April 25th, 2018

I am delighted to announce the release of my first acousmatic album Nano-Cosmos edited by Empreintes Digitales. Join the party at the Electrobelge concert this April, 25th with Premieres of Antonin Simon, Manuel Viallet, Valentin Becmann, Rafael Munoz-Gomez, Jean-Baptiste Zellal, François Buffet, Roeland Luyten, Marie-Jeanne Wyckmans, Annette Vande Gorne, and the world premiere of my latest work Xylocopa Ransbecka.

World Premiere of Xylocopa Ransbecka
April 25th, 2018

I am happy to invite you to the World Premiere of my new work: Xylocopa Ransbecka, composed during a residency at Musiques & Recherches last year. This work will be part of the Electrobelge Concert at Brussels, Belgium.

Babaloune, Productions Totem Contemporain,
April 19th and 21st, 2018

Come and see the kid's show Babaloune (Productions Totem Contemporain), with Ida Toninato at Maison de la Culture de Côtes-des-Neiges, this April 19th and 21st.

blablaTrains
new artist page
March, 2018

blablaTrains has now an artist page! Follow us to know all our updates and activities!

blablaTrains at New Music Edmonton,
March 24th-25th, 2018

blablaTrains is happy to present a new work: blablaOdyssey_3 at the festival Now Hear This (New Music Edmonton) this March 24th, followed the next day by a workshop about Human-Computer Interaction.

blablaTrains is a duo formed by Ana Dall'Ara-Majek (Theremin) and Takuto Fukuda (gyro-based sensor instrument).

Kohlenstoff's performances review at Le Devoir

The Kohlenstoff event has a review at Le Devoir! Kohlenstoff A/V Experience au Centre Phi: bien assis pour un voyage vers l’inconnu.

Jane/KIN strikes again
at Centre Phi,
March 1st, 2018

Meet Jane/KIN at the Kohlenstoff event at Centre Phi, with our video guest Tim Rice.

interview of Jane/KIN
Le Devoir,
March 2018

Check Jane/KIN's interview at Le Devoir about the Kohlenstoff event at Centre Phi.

Performing Theremin at La Vitrola with ILEA,
February 25th, 2018

Concert / Album launch : Ensemble ILÉA + Baccam/Chayer/Lachance
I am pleased to play Theremin again with Ensemble ILEA at La Vitrola to celebrate the release of our new album Multi.Cosmes by Mikroclimat.

blablaTrains' World premiere at Live@CIRMMT, February 23rd, 2018

I am happy to announce the world premiere of Imaginary Trainscape, a tribute to the Golden Age of Canadian Trains, performed by blablaTrains (Takuto Fukuda and Ana Dall'Ara-Majek) at the next Live@CIRMMT event this February 23rd!

Album Release of Multi.Cosmes (Mikroclimat),
February 20th, 2018

Great News this week: the album release of Ensemble ILEA's Multi.Cosmes at Mikro Climat label. Check it out at bandcamp and stay tuned for our celebration concert at La Vitrola!

Meeting with Quasar at Gesù, Montreal, December 15th

After a week of residency with saxophone quartet Quasar, all four composers (Ana Dall'Ara-Majek, Jim O'Leary, Ofer Pelz and Hiroki Tsurumoto) will present their work in progress. Come and see the works in the very process of creation!
- QUASAR Territoires Sonores -

Badminton Bis at MusLab Rio de Janeiro,
November 30th

My piece Badminton Bis will be performed at UNIRIO as part of the MusLab Tour.

Nano-Cosmos at Espace Senghor, Brussels, November 30th

I am pleased to have my piece Akheta's Blues performed at the Loop Festival as part of the Daniel Perez Hadju's carte blanche evening, with works of Brummer, Lotis, Belloc, Dunkelman and a world premiere of Daniel Perez Hadju.

Jane/KIN at Akousma - Ondes Crépusculaires, Montreal, October 24th

We are happy to play our new performance at Akousma Festival. Tuesday, October 24th: Ondes Crépusculaires, a program with GMACKRR, Fousek/Hansen/Tellier-Craig and YlangYlang.

Badminton Bis at MusLab Mexico City,
October 22nd

My piece Badminton Bis will be performed at UNAM as part of the MusLab Tour.

Jane/KIN at Centre Daïmôn, Gatineau, October 21st


My partner Ida Toninato and myself are excited to play as Jane/KIN at the artist-run centre Daïmôn this October 21st. The Sound Performance Concert will begin at 8pm, starting with a performance of Adam Basanta, don't miss it!

Sponge Quintet World Premiere, October 20th


Be ready for the world premiere of Martin Marier's Sponge Quintet! This October 20th at Eastern Bloc as part of Akousma Festival. Check The Sponge Quintet article at Le Devoir! Watch our new teaser!

Launch eContact 18.4 - 10th TIES 2016

Launch of eContact 18.4 . Check out Ana Dall'Ara-Majek and Ida Toninato’s article, “Live Sound Spatialization and On-Stage Feedback Control: Cues for the development of interaction between acoustic and electronic musicians,” recently published about TIES 2016.

Premiere of Resonant Wishes at ICSA 2017

My new electroacoustic work Resonant Wishes has been chosen for the concert program at the 4th International Conference on Spatial Audio (ICSA 2017) in Graz (Austria).
Resonant Wishes will be premiered at the IKO-concert evening, 8th September 2017 at Ligeti Hall at MUMTH Graz.  

Selection at the New Chapter with Quasar, new work coming soon!


I am delighted to announce that I've been selected to compose a new work for the saxophone quatuor Quasar as part of the New Chapter program of the Canada Council for the Arts.

ILEA and Cobra at Sala Rossa, Montreal
10 August 2017


ILEA is back! I am happy to play Theremin again with Ensemble ILEA! This Thursday at Sala Rossa. See Facebook event.

Residency with choreographer Tedi Tafel, July 2017-July 2018


This summer is beginning active with a one-year residency with choreographer Tedi Tafel and her dancers. I'll be making sound design, music and interactive systems on this new project that involves in-situ performances, sound and lights.

Album release of Etoile Absinthe (Tsuku Boshi Records) July 2017


The great gang of Ensemble ILEA is proud to announce the release of his first album! Find it on Bandcamp, Spotify, iTunes, Deezer, Boomkat.

Album release of Ahuatzin , now available! June 2017


I am happy to announce the album release of Ahuatzin, the first solo album of saxophone player Alfredo Mendoza playing my work Ubkuho for soprano saxophone and tape. Ahuatzin is available at CdBaby.

Videos of I is IIII is IIIIIIIIII now online !
Jane/KIN at SAT


Video excerpts of my last performance with Jane/KIN at SAT are now online! Check them out: Purple Drone, Rhythmic Part and Voices.

I is IIII is IIIIIIIIII at Symposium IX
1st June 2017


Jane/KIN's multimedia project will be presented at the Symposium IX, Société des Arts Technologiques, Montreal (Canada).

Nano-Cosmos at Sons dans l'espace
19 May 2017


My Nano-Cosmos pieces will be performed at 'Sons dans l'Espace' as part of the Linux Audio Conference at Saint-Etienne (France).

| is |||| is |||||||||| - Société des Arts Technologiques (Canada) 16-19 May 2017


Jane/KIN's multimedia project will be performed from 16 to 19 May at the Satosphere, with Myriam Boucher (Video/VJ) and Mailis Rodrigues (sensors).

Bacillus Chorus at Elektro Arts (Romania)
12 May 2017


Bacillus Chorus will be presented in concert at the Elektro Arts Festival this 12 May 2017.

Residency at Musiques et Recherches (Belgium)
1-30 April 2017


I am happy to announce that a new work of the Nano-Cosmos cycle is coming soon! I will compose this new piece at the Studio Métamorphoses d'Orphée as part of an artistic residency at Musiques et Recherches (Belgium)

blablaTrains performance at improv@CIRMMT
24 March 2017


blablaTrains (Takuto Fukuda and Ana Dall'Ara-Majek) will present its first performance at improv@CIRMMT, Café Résonance (Montreal).

Aurealis Premiere at Season XP
23 March 2017


Aurealis, a performative installation by Ahuatzin and Ana Dall'Ara-Majek, will be presented at André Parmentier's opening at Galerie Carte Blanche (Montreal, Canada).

ILEA @ Vivier InterUniversitaire
17 March 2017


I am happy to play Theremin with ILEA ensemble at Vivier InterUniversitaire this 17 March 2017 at Eglise du Gesù, Montreal (Canada).

Bacillus Chorus at Cut&Splice Festival (UK) 11 March 2017


Bacillus Chorus will be performed next 11 March 2017 at Cut & Splice Festival as part of the Distractfold Tour (Manchester, UK).