Facing COVID, a coma, and a slow recovery: Cellist Denis Brott
Internationally renowned cellist Denis Brott is familiar to our viewers as the director of the Montreal Chamber Music Festival, but at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Brott suddenly had issues to deal with that were even more intense than coordinating a large festival with musicians from all over the world. The musician was facing his own mortality.
In mid-March of 2020, Brott had one of the earliest cases of COVID-19 requiring hospitalization in Montreal. Hear Brott’s harrowing story, as told to Spotlight producer Paul Larson.
To learn more about Denis Brott and his experience with COVID-19, go to denisbrottmusic.com. That’s where you’ll also find a variety of videos he’s coordinated in support of young musicians.