2018 Azrieli Commission for Jewish Music Awarded to Kelly-Marie Murphy

The Azrieli Foundation is proud to announce that composer Kelly-Marie Murphy is the winner of the 2018 Azrieli Commission for Jewish Music.

Call for Submissions for Canada’s Largest Prize for Classical Music Composition

Following the triumphant inaugural launch of the Azrieli Music Prizes in 2014, the Azrieli Foundation is again searching for composers to receive two substantial prizes:

Wlad Marhulets winner of $50,000 Azrieli Music Prize

The Azrieli Music Project proudly announces that composer Wlad Marhulets is the inaugural winner of the Azrieli Prize in Jewish Music.

Brian Current Winner of $50,000 Azrieli Commissioning Competition

For Immediate Release, September 10, 2015 … The Azrieli Music Project (AMP) is proud to announce that Brian Current is the winner of the inaugural Azrieli Commissioning Competition, a $50,000 prize for a new work of orchestral Jewish Music of 15 to 25 minutes duration, by a Canadian composer.

Interview with Aaron Jay Kernis

American composer Aaron Jay Kernis is one of the youngest composers ever to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize, and was winner of the coveted 2002 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.

A Conversation with Ana Sokolovic

Renowned Canadian composer Ana Sokolovic discusses the importance of cultural and personal expression for new music composers.

A Conversation with Boris Brott

In our ongoing series, Maestro Boris Brott answers questions about Jewish music and the importance of philanthropy in the orchestral world

A Conversation with Sharon Azrieli

A renowned soprano, Sharon Azrieli Perez has performed in Europe, Israel and throughout Canada and the United States.

The Azrieli Music Project Launches Two $50 000 prizes for New Music

For Immediate Release, January 21, 2015 … The Azrieli Music Project (AMP), established to celebrate, foster and create opportunities for the performance of high quality new orchestral music on a Jewish theme or subject, is delighted to launch two important new prizes: The Azrieli Prize in Jewish Music, an international prize for a recently composed or performed work by a living composer; and The Azrieli Commissioning Competition, for a Canadian composer of any age.

McGill Chamber Orchestra Pays Tribute to Its Founder

When the McGill Chamber Orchestra next plays for the public on May 6 at the Bourgie Hall (1380 Sherbrooke St. E.), it will perform several pieces from different composers, including one near and dear to its own history.