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New Jewish Music, Vol. 2 / Brott, Montreal Classical Orchestra


Release Date: 10/04/2019 
Label:  Analekta   Catalog #: AN29262  
Composer:  Kelly-Marie MurphyAvner DormanSrul Irving Glick
Performer:  Lara St. JohnSharon Azrieli
Conductor:  Boris Brott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  CouloirMontreal Classical Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

THE AZRIELI MUSIC PRIZES were established in 2014 by the Azrieli Foundation to offer opportunities for the creation, performance and celebration of high quality new Jewish music. New Jewish Music, Vol. 2 – Azrieli Music Prizes features the world premiere recordings of works by composer Kelly-Marie Murphy, winner of the 2018 Azrieli Commission, and composer Avner Dorman, winner of the 2018 Azrieli Prize. In addition to those, the album also features Seven Tableaux from the Song of Songs composed in 1992 by Srul Irving Glick, arranged for soprano, piano and string orchestra by François Vallières. These wonderful works are performed by the Orchestre classique de Montréal under the direction of Boris Brott, with soloists Read more Sharon Azrieli (soprano), Lara St. John (violin) and the duo Couloir, which consists of Ariel Barnes (violoncello) and Heidi Krutzen (harp). Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
In the Darkness All Is One by Kelly-Marie Murphy
Conductor:  Boris Brott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Couloir,  Montreal Classical Orchestra
2.
Concerto for Violin No. 2 "Nigunim" by Avner Dorman
Performer:  Lara St. John (Violin)
Conductor:  Boris Brott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Classical Orchestra
3.
Tableaux (7) from Song of Songs by Srul Irving Glick
Performer:  Sharon Azrieli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Boris Brott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Classical Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Canada 

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