Happy Birthday Ardyth!

Happy Birthday Ardyth Brott! A birthday performance by our Orchestra Manager Megan Jones in honour of our Executive Director Ardyth Brott’s birthday today!

Don Giovanni Pre-Concert Wine Tasting

Join us for a pre-concert chat with Sue-Ann Staff, owner of the award-winning Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery and our Director Anna Theodosakis, as we match our Don Giovanni characters to the personalities of her delicious wines!

20th Anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s Mass

Leonard Bernstein’s historic MASS performance in Vatican City with direction, set design and costumes of Enrico Castiglione, broadcast by RAI worldwide on 1 June 2000 from the Paul VI Hall!   Watch the film offered for free on the 20th anniversary of the world broadcast on June 1, 2000! Sign up for free on www.musicalia.tv […]

BROTT MUSIC POSTPONES PUBLIC PERFORMANCES FOR 2020 SUMMER SEASON

HAMILTON ON—June 1st, 2020— Brott Music Festival/BrottOpera moves online. Based upon indications from provincial authorities regarding the controlled and gradual opening up of the province it appears unlikely that we will be able to gather in any significant numbers for the months of July and August. Therefore, the Festival as advertised is postponing its in-person […]

Brott Music Announces: BROTT MUSIC LIVE!

Brott Music Announces: BROTT MUSIC LIVE! Brott Music Live is delighted to present a series of online informal concerts, highlighting programs of Brott Festival. The series will feature the artists we will be hearing in concert once restrictions are lifted and we can gather together again.The performances will take place on Zoom and Facebook Live, […]

Refiner’s Fire – by NAO Alum Sean Willem van Gulik III

https://youtu.be/HO9oqBQmWw4https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oW0BdYHEQaU&feature=youtu.be NAO Grads perform Ops 157b. Jeu Jenna Gallagher and Le Lu perform a social distant version of Ops 157b. Jeu Contact Us 905-525-7664 Brott Music Festival Office301 Bay St SHamilton, ON L8P 3J7 Sign Up For Our Newsletter PRIVACY POLICY COPYRIGHT © 2020 BROTT MUSIC FESTIVAL

Music and the Brain

From a relatively common sense viewpoint, there should be little doubt that music (particularly learning how to play an instrument) can have a huge effect on the mind. You may be surprised as to how many ways! Let’s take a few minutes and review a fairly comprehensive list of different ways of how music affects […]

Concert Review: The Merry Widow

          October: Baseball’s world series time and the air seems to be a swirling mass of statistics. So let’s gather up some for Brott Opera’s production of Franz Lehar’s The Merry Widow which lit up First Ontario Concert Hall’s stage last Thursday night.           Reduced orchestration by […]