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Azrieli Prize-winning music premieres at gala concert

Azrieli Prize-winning music premieres at gala concert

October 4, 2018
National

"The world premiere of works by the two winners of the 2018 Azrieli Music Prizes will be presented at a gala concert at the Maison symphonique de Montréal on Oct. 15.

“Inventive orchestral colour and virtuosic flair” characterize Israeli-born composer Avner Dorman’s Nigunim for violin and orchestra, while Canadian composer Kelly-Marie Murphy explores a wealth of Sephardic music in her En el escuro es todo uno (In the Darkness All is One), a double concerto for harp and cello. Maestro Yoav Talmi of Israel conducts an expanded McGill Chamber Orchestra (MCO) for this varied program, which includes two Hebrew songs arranged especially for soprano Sharon Azrieli and German composer Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4 (Italian)..."

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Related Composers: Kelly-Marie Murphy, Brian Current