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The Azrieli Foundation provides $50,000 for a career development grant named in honour of Joseph Rouleau.     

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

For immediate release – March 7, 2017 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: The Azrieli Commissions for Jewish Music – $50,000
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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 Young Polish-American Composer Awarded Second of Two $50,000 Prizes Created to Foster the Creation and Performance of Orchestral Jewish Music
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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
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Interview with Aaron Jay Kernis

As the Jury prepares to deliberate on the applications for the Azrieli Commissioning Competition for Canadian composers, we sat down with jury member and composer Aaron Jay Kernis to discuss his personal connection to Jewish music, what he’s looking for
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A Conversation with Ana Sokolovic

Renowned Canadian composer Ana Sokolovic discusses the importance of cultural and personal expression for new music composers. Serbian born composer Ana Sokolovic is currently a Professor of Composition at the University of Montreal. Active in Canada since the mid-1990s, she has written
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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 Maestro Brott is one of the most internationally recognized Canadian conductors, and enjoys an international career as guest conductor, educator,
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A Conversation with Sharon Azrieli Perez

  A renowned soprano, Sharon Azrieli Perez has performed in Europe, Israel and throughout Canada and the United States. Her operatic roles cover a broad range, with particular emphasis on Verdi heroines, while her recitals have covered art song to
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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
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