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JMI Online: Azrieli Music Prizes 2020: Gala Concert & Meet the Composers


Wednesday 6th January
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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JMI – Jewish Music Institute are honoured to partner with the Azrieli Foundation to bring you the gala concerts from the prestigious Azrieli Music Prizes

GALA CONCERT with Meet The Composers afterwards

2020 Azrieli Music Prizes Gala Concert, filmed October 22, 2020 by Prodcan Inc. from Bourgie Hall, Montreal, QC, Canada. Featuring Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, conductor Lorraine Vaillancourt and soloists Sharon Azrieli and Krisztina Szabó; and documenting the world premiere performances of new works by 2020 AMP Laureates, composers Keiko Devaux, Yotam Haber and Yitzhak Yedid. 

2020 AMP Meet the Composers Event, produced by Eclipse Productions, first live-streamed on October 20, 2020, featuring Professor Francesco Spagnolo in conversation with 2020 AMP Laureates, composers Yotam Haber and Yitzhak Yedid. 

Get to know the winning composers of the 2020 edition of the Azrieli Music Prizes in this gala concert!


Sharon Azrieli | Soprano
Krisztina Szabó | Mezzo-soprano
Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne
Lorraine Vaillancourt | Conductor


Yitzhak Yedid, Kadosh Kadosh and Cursed
Pierre Mercure / Jonathan Monro, Dissidence
Keiko Devaux, Arras
Yotam Haber, Estro poetico-armonico III

Founded in 2014 on the initiative of the Azrieli Foundation, the prize aims to discover and promote new music, encouraging ensembles to perform and celebrate current composers—featuring a new category this year, the Azrieli Commission for Canadian Music. The three laureates will hear their work performed for the first time during this exceptional event, held at the Salle Bourgie of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts!

Photo: Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne © Alain Beauchesne

Discover the poetry of Pierre Mercure’s Dissidence and Haber’s Estro poetico-armonico III at the link below

Screened with permission of the Azrieli Music Prizes, an initiative of The Azrieli Foundation. 

Full Concert Programme

The poetry of Pierre Mercure's Dissidence and Haber's Estro poetico-armonico

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