Maestro, 29, is awarded $125,000

Maestro, 29, is awarded $125,000


norman lebrecht

April 06, 2021

The entrepreneurial Quebec conductor Nicolas Ellis has been awarded the Mécénat Musica Prix Goyer, Canada’s biggest music prize.

Ellis, 29, founded the Agora orchestra in Montreal and has been assistant conductor at the Orchestre symphonique de Québec.




  • Emil says:

    Also Conductor in residence at the Orchestre Métropolitain. Great talent.

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  • Peter San Diego says:

    That’s $125,000 Canadian, I presume. I hope he puts it to good use!

  • Sue Sonata Form says:

    Great news!! Congratulations. Winners are grinners.