Sophie Day

Welcome! I'm pleased to share these latest videos from my tribute to the great Clémence DesRochers. Enjoy!
- Sophie.

Deux Vieilles

Published on Mar 20, 2019
Sophie Day performs Deux Vieilles

I'm proud to share this next recording from my "Clémence" sessions. Just imagine the fear of old age being suddenly eclipsed by two laughing ladies. A beautiful moment if you ask me.

Lyrics: Clémence DesRochers
Music: Marc LaRochelle
Arrangement: Sophie Day

Je Ferai Un Jardin

Published on Feb 12, 2019
Sophie Day performs Je Ferai Un Jardin

I had to dig deep under the freezing cold for this one, but ended up finding a garden. Hold on: summer is on its way!

Lyrics: Clémence DesRochers
Music: Louis-Philippe Pelletier
Arrangement: Sophie Day

Full Day of Mélancolie

Published on Dec 28, 2018
Sophie Day performs Full Day of Mélancolie

I simply could not get over the beauty of this song by Clémence DesRochers, so I wrote an arrangement for jazz and chamber ensemble. Clémence DesRochers is without a doubt one of Quebec's greatest poets.

Lyrics: Clémence DesRochers
Music: Marc LaRochelle
Arrangement: Sophie Day

Special Thanks

Musicians:
Robbie Kuster / drums
Rémi-Jean Leblanc / bass
Chad Linsley / piano
Vincenzo Di Stefano / guitar
Elvira Misbakhova / viola + violin
Annie Gadbois / cello
Martin Carpentier / clarinet
Jocelyn Veilleux / horn
Mathieu Lussier / bassoon
Conductor: Jon Day
Recording & Mixing: Padraig Buttner-Schnirer
Score transcription/engraving: Chad Linsley

Video by Shoot Studio:
Under the direction of Martin Girard and Jean-François Lemire
In collaboration with Productions Arborescence
Edited by Lucas Rupnik, Benoît Fry, Annie Girard

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