Year: 2015

Hommage à Alexander Brott – Festival Music de Chambre Montreal

Festival Music de Chambre Montreal Presents: Singing Strings! This special concert is part of the Festival’s Israel Connection. The evening pays tribute to Alexander Brott (1915 – 2005), Canadian composer, conductor, violinist and pedagogue. The Ariel Quartet, a brilliant young ensemble from Israel, performs as soloists in Alexander Brott’s Ritual (1942). They join a string …

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Montreal Gazette Article

Saturday marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Brott – conductor, violinist, teacher, composer, composer, composer, composer. Not necessarily in that order. I thought I should make that point right away. For all his dedication to the first three roles and a certain redoubtable presence in the machinations of 20th-century musical Montreal, Brott will …

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Thank you for sharing and celebrating the life of this most prolific Canadian figure. It was a pleasure to read. I look forward to re-visiting the site as more content becomes available. One question: Do you have any video of Alexander performing? That would be great to see on the site! Mary Anne (Niagara Falls, …

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