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Steve Barakatt (b 17 May 1973, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) is a composer/producer/pianist/singer. is the 137th day of the year (138th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Don de Dieu feray valoir (I shall put Gods gift to good use; the Don de Dieu was Champlains ship) Coordinates: , Country  Canada Province  Quebec Agglomeration Quebec City Statute of the city Capitale-Nationale Administrative Region Capitale-Nationale Founded 1608 by Samuel de Champlain Constitution date 1833... , Motto: Je me souviens (French: I remember) Capital Quebec City Largest city Montreal Official languages French Government - Lieutenant-Governor Pierre Duchesne - Premier Jean Charest (PLQ) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 75 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area  Ranked 2nd - Total 1,542,056 km² (595...


Discography (as recording artist)

  • Double-Joie (1987)
  • Audace/Audacity (1994)
  • Escape (1996)
  • Steve Barakatt Live (1997)
  • Quebec (1998)
  • Eternity (1999)
  • A Love Affair (2000)
  • Rainbow Bridge - The Collection (2000)
  • All About Us (2001)
  • The Best of Steve Barakatt(2004)
  • The Best Inspirations (2005)
  • Here I Am (2007)

Discography (as composer/producer)

  • Emergence for Natasha St-Pier (1995)
  • Mou Tian for Kelly Chen, Daniel Chan, Joyce Yau, Ray Chan (1995)
  • En La Aerena for Guillermo Saldana (1995)
  • The Song of Stars for Leon Lai & Alan Tam (1996)
  • Ni Shi Shui for Leon Lai (1996)
  • C'est un promesse for Johanne Blouin (1997)
  • Kaze To Kino Uta for Sincere (1998)
  • Shitteru Tsumori for Yoko Oginome (1999)
  • Watashi Dake Ite for Noriko Sakai (2000)
  • Here We Are for Audrey De Montigny (2006)
  • Love performed by Audrey de Montigny for Amnesty International's Make Some Noise (2007)

Natasha Saint-Pier performing in Le Tampon in october 2006. ... Kelly Chen (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; Cantonese: Chan4 Wai6 Lam4), born Vivian Chen Wai Man 陳慧汶 on September 13, 1973 in Hong Kong, is a Hong Kong based singer and actress. ... Leon Lai (黎明; pinyin: Lí Míng; Cantonese: lai4 ming4; born December 11, 1966) is a Chinese actor and a Cantopop singer. ... Alan Tam Wing Lun (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; born 23 August 1950) is a Hong Kong cantopop singer and a film actor. ... // Yōko Oginome ), real name Yōko Tsujino ), is a singer, actress and seiyū born on 1968-12-10 in Kashiwa, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... Audrey De Montigny of Ste-Julienne, Quebec is a Canadian singer. ...

Ad Vitam Aeternam

In 2003, Barakatt was inspired to create a music work of a major scale, by composing and conceiving a symphonic work based on the sixteen stages of human experience. After more than 30 months creating this work, on September 30, 2005, the world premiere of "Ad Vitam Aeternam" was presented at the Grand Théâtre de Québec accompanied by Orchestre Symphonique de Québec. Orchestre symphonique de Québec / The Quebec Symphony Orchestra is one of the major orchestras of Canada The Quebec Symphony is also Canada’s oldest active orchestra. ...

On June 16, 2006 the European premiere was presented at Yaroslavl, Russia with the "Yaroslav Symphony Orchestra" under the baton of renowned conductor Murad Annamamedov. In 2007, Ad Vitam Aeternam will be performed in Asia and several Canadian cities. Yaroslavl (Russian: ) is a city in Russia, the administrative center of Yaroslavl Oblast, located 250 km north-east of Moscow at . ...

This production will also be performed during the Eucharistic Congress of Quebec and for the 400th anniversary of Quebec City on June 18-19, 2008, at the Grand Theatre of Quebec. In 2010, it will be performed during the festivities celebrating the 1,000th anniversary of the city of Yaroslavl, Russia a UNESCO World Heritage Site. , Motto: Je me souviens (French: I remember) Capital Quebec City Largest city Montreal Official languages French Government - Lieutenant-Governor Pierre Duchesne - Premier Jean Charest (PLQ) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 75 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area  Ranked 2nd - Total 1,542,056 km² (595... UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1945. ...

Barakatt dreams of combining this symphonic work with scenic and artistic elements which include dance, projections, acrobats and visual effects. It would allow the completion of the creation of the artistic, physical and philosophical universe of Ad Vitam Aeternam to one day become a permanent show.

Here I Am (vocal project)

In 2007, Steve Barakatt released his first vocal album “Here I Am”. Several songs have been recorded at Sir George Martin’s Air Studios in London featuring the Foundation Philharmonic Orchestra and several renowned musicians. Sir George Henry Martin CBE (born 3 January 1926 in Highbury, London, England) is sometimes referred to as the fifth Beatle—a title that he owes to his work as producer of almost all of The Beatles records. ... AIR Studios is a professional audio recording facility in Central London. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ...

Awards and honours

  • Winner of the Sillery music festival (1984 and 1986)
  • 3 Nominations by the ADISQ (Between 1987 - 2005)
  • Youngest recipient of the Order of Merit of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society (1988)
  • Nominated for the "Prix Rayonnement hors Québec" - Grands Québécois (1996)
  • Certificate of acknowledgement from the United Nations (2004)
  • Recipient of the ARISTA Bank of Montreal Prize "Young International Business Leader in Quebec" (2005)
  • Young Personality of the Year (National and International) Youth Chamber of Commerce of Quebec (2005)
  • Recipient of the Pierre-Garon prize (Artist of the year, Quebec City) (2006)
  • Honorary Governor of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award in recognition of his contribution for the program in Quebec (2006)

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

On March 9th 2007, Steve Barakatt and his wife, the Olympic gymnast Elena Grosheva were both appointed UNICEF Canada Ambassadors becoming the first couple to be appointed. Yelena Nikolayevna Grosheva (Russian: ; born April 12, 1979 in Yaroslavl, Russia) is a Russian gymnast. ... UNICEF Logo The United Nations Childrens Fund or UNICEF (Arabic: ; French: ; Spanish: ) was established by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 1946. ...

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