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Baritone Russell Braun honoured with Oskar Morawetz Award for Excellence in Music Performance

Congratulations to baritone Russell Braun, the recipient of the Oskar Morawetz Award for Excellence in Music Performance from the Ontario Arts Council. The award recognizes an outstanding Canadian performer or conductor in the field of classical music who has appeared on Canadian concert stages and may have reached a degree of international attention through appearances in other countries, and/or through broadcast and recordings. Mr. Braun received the award on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, following that evening’s performance of the Canadian Opera Company’s Hansel & Gretel, in which he is performing the role of Peter.
 

The 2020 JUNO Nominees

Congratulations to all the 2020 JUNO Award Nominees. Catch the award show on Sunday March 15, 2020 broadcasting live from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to find out which Vocal Album will win the award.
CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: VOCAL OR CHORAL
When There Is Peace: An Armistice Oratorio - Chor Leoni Men’s Choir
Schubert: Schwanengesang; Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge - Gerald Finley
Handel: Dixit Dominus; Bach & Schutz: Motets - Ottawa Bach Choir (Lisette Canton)
Summer Night - Peter Barrett, Martha Guth, Allyson McHardy, Helen Becqué
Schubert: Winterreise - Philippe Sly with Le Chimera Project