Boris Brott

English Apr 23, 2006 25:00 Download

About the episode

This week on the NACOcast, Christopher Millard is in conversation Maestro Boris Brott, Principal Youth and Family Conductor, National Arts Centre Orchestra. Boris Brott is one of the most internationally recognized Canadian Conductors, holding major posts as music director in Canada and the United States. He enjoys an international career as guest conductor, educator, motivational speaker and cultural ambassador. In May 2004, he was named to the newly created position of Principal Youth and Family Conductor of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, where for over 20 years he has regularly been conducting student matinees and Young People’s Concerts. In this edition of the NACOcast, Christopher and Boris discuss, among other topics, the legacy of Leonard Bernstein and the challenges that today's orchestra face connecting and engaging young audiences.