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AZRIELI MUSIC PROJECT / ORCHESTRE SYMPHONIQUE DE MONTRÉAL

AZRIELI MUSIC PROJECT / ORCHESTRE SYMPHONIQUE DE MONTRÉAL

Information on the activity

October 19, 2016 | 20 H


PRESENTATION OF THE CONCERT
Marhulets (inaugural winner of the Azrieli Prize in Jewish Music), Concerto for Klezmer Clarinet (approx. 16 min)
Mahler, Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor, IV. Adagietto (approx. 9 min)
Brian Current (winner of the Azrieli Commissioning Competition), The Seven Heavenly Halls for Tenor and Chorus – world premiere, The Azrieli Foundation commission (approx. 25 min)
Mahler, Rückert-Lieder (excerpts):
no. 1, "Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder!" (approx. 2 min)
no. 2, "Ich atmet’ einen linden Duft" (approx. 2 min)
Bernstein, Symphony no. 2 for Piano and Orchestra, "Age of Anxiety" (approx. 35 min)
The Azrieli Music Project celebrates, fosters and creates opportunities for the performance of high quality new orchestral Jewish music. For this first edition, the programme will feature the world premiere of The Seven Heavenly Halls by Canadian composer Brian Current, winner of the Azrieli Commissioning Competition, as well as the Concerto for Klezmer Clarinet by young Polish-American composer Wlad Marhulets, inaugural winner of the Azrieli Prize in Jewish Music.
ARTISTS
Kent Nagano, conductor
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal,
André Moisan, clarinet
Sharon Azrieli, soprano
Frédéric Antoun, tenor
Serhiy Salov, piano
OSM Chorus
Andrew Megill, OSM chorus master