Grimes’ Visions will be reworked for a series of classical concerts

13 composers will take on Grimes' 2012 album Visions for a series of classical concerts throughout March

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Grimes’ seminal 2012 album Visions is set to be reworked for a series of classical concerts across Canada later this month. Headed up by Montreal-based ensemble Plumes, the concert series will see 13 different composers take on the album – one for each track.

We wanted to see how we could bridge the gap between popular and classical music—we have a suspicion it’s smaller than people think,” Luke Nickel (the co-director of Winnipeg’s Cluster New Music and Integrated Arts Festival) told MusicWorks. “We want to think about interpretation and rearrangement, not only in terms of musical material but also in terms of the spirit of an artist. That led us to Grimes, whose DIY attitude seems to resonate across genres.”

‘Many Visions: Plumes Deconstructs the Music of Grimes’ kicks off tomorrow in Montreal and will tour Canada over the next two weeks. There are plans to stream a selection of the concerts online. Catch the concert at any of the dates below:

03-10 Montreal, Quebec – Rocket Science Room
03-11 Toronto, Ontario – The Music Gallery
03-12 Hamilton, Ontario – The Casbah
03-13 Windsor, Ontario – University of Windsor
03-15 Guelph, Ontario – University of Guelph
03-16 Kitchener, Ontario – Wilfrid Laurier University
03-17 Winnipeg, Manitoba – Cluster Festival
03-18 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Village Guitar & Amp Co
03-21 Vancouver, British Columbia – Music on Main

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