Ingried virtuoso singer, flamboyant multi-instrumentalist!
October 27th, 2020:
In the midst of these worrying times, when music and performing arts are on-hold, I am very happy to announce that I will be
the new Director of Cultural Affairs, for the
Québec Government Office in London.
After so many years on stage and backstage, I will now promote Quebec's culture and help its artists shine in UK and in Nordic countries. It is an immense honour and a beautiful challenge.
Ingried will be playing all around Montreal in November and December, either with boussaroque or with Souk d'érable.
All dates can be found here.
A new agent
Very excited to announce that the quartet boussaroque is now part of MGAM's roaster (Toronto)
A special Halloween show
Under the theme STEAMPUNK HALLOWEEN, the new quartet boussaroque is going to perform on October 30th at La Casa del Popolo (Montreal)
Ingried will be giving two voice workshops this Fall: the Singer's toolbox (October 6th) and Singing Hildegard von Bingen (November 3d).
More infos in the calendar.
Official launch and... whisky!
The new quartet BOUSSAROQUE will premiere its first show on MAY 22d at the Cultural Centre Georges-Vanier (Montreal). It will be a special Scottish celebration with delicacies and a whisky tasting. All the infos can be found here.
Ingried will be performing during the second half of April at the Kisimul Cafe (Barra).
She will also be the piano and whistle tutor during the Féis Bharraigh in July.
New quartet and new demo!
Ingried's solo repertoire is taking a new exciting turn!
From solo to duet, we're now talking quartet: under the name BOUSSAROQUE, this new project has recorded a 3-piece demo, and is on Facebook.
Gaelinn: new videos
A few clips from GAELINN's Fall concerts:
Autumn's dates announced
Very happy to announce three concerts with the brand new Gaelic Songs duet: GAELINN
Please find all the details in this press release
Et dans ce communiqué de presse
New projects, new pages!
WIth all these new collaborations blooming, there was a need for new Facebook pages!
Duo'dragòre can be followed at
Gaelinn at facebook.com/gaelinn
Lots of upcoming concerts for Gaelinn, so don't forget to click "like"!
On the road again
It's summer and festival time! Ingried will pair with the Danish hurdy-gurdy player Nicolas Koh-Simms for concerts in Denmark and France.
She will also spend time in the Isle of Barra (Scotland), where she will perform regularly, on top of being part of the Fèis Bharraigh and pursuing her learning of Barra songs.
A new collaboration
Ingried will pair up with the Montreal cellist Gael Huard to present her concert Journey to Alba next Fall.
Ingried guest teacher at the Georges-Vanier Cultural Center (Montreal)
Ingried has been offered to teach the Spring Semester voice lessons at the Georges-Vanier Cultural Center in Montreal (Canada).
Ingried guest singer for the Saltabraz upcoming album
The French ensemble Saltabraz has asked Ingried to sing on their upcoming album Iter. More infos soon!
The Living Tradition Magazine calls Ingried's performance:
"one of the discoveries of the festival"
at TradFest - Edinburgh
Click here to view the full review
The album ISLANDS reviewed by the Folker Magazine (Germany)
"The Montreal artist flies now to new horizons. This great pilgrim voice traveled from her native Quebec to Galicia, then Iceland and Scandinavia, and reached the Scottish island of Barra last year.
A harmonious, barely instrumented, very personal song compilation focused on Scotland."
Click here to view the full review
New videos online
A few new clips from Ingried solo concert "Journey to Alba"
-Flower of Scotland on two-flutes
With La Mandragore, Ingried will be playing at the St-Jean Medieval Fest (Switzerland) on June 24th and 25th.
They will also be at the Nysted Medieval Festival (Denmark) on August 4th, 5th and 6th.
Ingried at Tradfest Edinburgh
Don't miss the concert Journey to Alba, Sunday May 7th at the Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh.
CD Launch in Montreal and other concerts
Ingried is in Montreal for a couple of weeks. Join her at the ISLANDS CD Launch on February 22d.
Here a few concerts where she will be playing:
A first album for SOUK D'ÉRABLE
The worldy-gipsy-flamenco-swingy band Souk d'érable just released their first album last November!
Gold for Ingried at the National Mòd
Ingried was awarded the Largs Trophy for self-accompanying songs during the National Mòd that took place this October in Stornoway!
Gold for Ingried at the Barra Mòd
Ingried sung a puirt a beul at the 2016 Barra Mod (Gaelic Competition) and got gold and a trophy!
Photo: Rosie Schneider
New solo album: CDs Launches in Edinburgh and Glasgow
Join Ingried for some music, drinks and chat. Her new solo album, whic features Galeic and Quebec songs, will be released on October 12th in Edinburgh, and October 13th in Glasgow. Please check the calendar for details.
Back in Denmark
Ingried will be playing with La Mandragore at the Horsens European Medieval Festival. Be there on August 26 and 27.
New solo album: ISLANDS
We're excited to announce we just received the new album. It features songs from Quebec and Scotland, thanks to funding from the Conseil des Arts et lettres du Québec.
There will CD launches in UK (September 13th in Barra, October 13th in Glasgow, more details to come), and in Montreal in February.
If you can't wait, you can get an electronic copy on Bandcamp. It is also possible for the Canadian friends to order a physical copy right away. Just use the button below and pay via Paypal or credit cards (the prices include delivery). Allow a few weeks for the CD to get to you.
Thanks so much, tapadh leibh!
New solo album coming soon!
The printed copies will be available soon, but you can already listen to it here:
A concert series at the Kisimul Castle
Come listen to some Gaelic and Scottish Songs at the beautfiul Kisimul Castle in Castlebay (Isle of Barra, Scotland). Mondays and Thursdays afternoon between July 28th and August 8th.
Ingried funded by the CALQ
Ingried's new concert, Journey to Alba, has received a second grant from the Quebec Arts Council. More research on Gaelic and Quebec repertoire, and some recordings with Dominique Soulard (flamenco guitar) to come.
Ingried will release beginning of May 5 new recordings of songs with kantele.
She is also working on a new album with the group SOUK D'ÉRABLE. The album should be released next Fall. See pictures from the recording sessions on the group's Facebook page.
Trîles soon to be on tour!
After a long break where the three members of the trio Trîles were scattered around the globe, they are going to meet again in Quebec. Loads of concerts for the end of June, in Montreal and around the province.
A new YouTube Playlist
New and old videos of Ingried's music are now all grouped here.
Special solo concert for Valentine's day
Ingried will present a special collection of love songs from all over the world on February 13th, 7 pm, at Allan Ramsay Hotel (Carlops, Pennicuik, Scotland). Amongst other, some Robbie Burns texts and Gaelic songs.
Working on a new show
Following this Summer spent in Scotland, and all the beautiful Gaelic songs studied thanks to the CALQ grant, Ingried is preparing her second solo concert.
JOURNEY TO ALBA will explore Gaelic, Quebec and Nordic music, with a new bass kantele and lots of stories. More info in the Programs section.
A grant from the Quebec Arts Council to study Gaelic singing
Ingried is thrilled to learn that she is getting support from the Quebec Arts Council to study Gaelic singing in Scotland. She will go to the Gaelic College in Skye during her Wales/England/Scotland tour this summer, along with the group Trîles. She will also get to study with Christine Primrose, Kenna Campbell Kennedy and Chrissie Macdonald.
A huge thanks!
Women Voices on Bandcamp
You can listen to some tunes from the concert Women Voices on Ingried's brand new Bandcamp:
Interviews with Ingried
Ingried was invited to radio shows following La Mandragore's release of their new album. You can hear those interviews (in French) here:
A NEW ALBUM
La Mandragore finally released its scandinavian album MIDGARD.
It was about three years of work, lots of reasearch and composition. The whole team is very proud.
You can listen to five tracks of this album here or visit La Mandragore's website.
TRÎLES IS ON!
It was an intense month of creation and touring! But the miracle happened: TRÎLES, a project mixing Quebec, Scotland and Denmark music now exist.
Listen to our show excerpts:
An exciting Canada/ Denmark/Scotland project!
With her friends and colleague Pia Nygaard (DK) and Andrew Mill (SCO), Ingried is working on the new trio TRÎLES.
The group will meet up in Montreal in January. They will be hosted by the Maison de la culture du Plateau and the Maison de la culture Ahuntsic, as artistic residency, and they will present a bunch of concerts.
Women Voices selected by the SAMS
Ingried's solo concert has been chosen to be part of the SAMS program, an organization that presents music in the healthcare setting.
Ingried's back in Europe!
Ingried will be performing and teaching this summer in Denmark, Sweden and France. Catch her while you can!
LA MANDRAGORE's new album to be released in the Spring
The album MIDGARD will be recorded beginning of April in Montreal, and should be released on May 9th. More infos soon.
Ingried in Scandinavia
An exciting study trip to Sweden, Finland and Denmark. Ingried will perform a bunch of concerts in Denmark and Sweden, and will also present workshops.