Mozart, Beethoven, and dad: Conductor Boris Brott, NACO, pay tribute to composer father After more than 50 years as a conductor, Boris Brott knows his way around Mozart and Beethoven, two of the composers to be heard when the National Arts Centre Orchestra performs at Dominion-Chalmers Church July 5. View article here.Details
ARTHUR KAPTAINIS, SPECIAL TO MONTREAL GAZETTE More from Arthur Kaptainis, Special to Montreal Gazette Published on: April 13, 2015 Last Updated: April 13, 2015 5:45 PM EDT Pollack Hall has turned 40: not so old, although it is hard for many of us to remember a music scene without it. Alexis Hauser and the McGill…Details
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…Details
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…Details
McGill Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Pollack Hall. Join us for this amazing event.
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,…Details