Pianist Janina Fialkowska celebrated 70 with a triumphant return to Chamberfest, playing pieces by Carl Maria von Weber, Franz Schubert, and Frédéric Chopin. A welcome encore not on the program was Claude Debussy’s popular ‘Clair de Lune’—an acoustic balm for the difficult waters the world currently finds itself in and a gentle send off into the early spring night.
With six concerts already annoounced, Ottawa Chamberfest has added a few more events to their spring 2021-22 concert series.
John Kofi Dapaah, SHHH!! Ensemble, OKAN, Kathryn Patricia, and many more artists added to Chamberfest 2021 lineup
Today, Chamberfest organizers announced their expanded lineup for the 2021 festival, and its rich with a diversity of music from across Canada and the globe, including local standouts and Juno Award-winning talent.
Chamberfest will take place online—and maybe in person—from July 22 to August 4, 2021 with a star-studded lineup ranging from inventive chamber music to tango to folk-punk.
This week in the Future of Ottawa series, we’re taking a deep dive into four of Ottawa’s most unique music communities—what they’re like now and where things are heading. Read on for a guest post from Carissa Klopoushak on the future of classical music in Ottawa.
Carissa Klopoushak was recently appointed Artistic Director of Ottawa Chamberfest. She became interim Artistic Director after Roman Borys stepped down and has now taken on the role permanently.
Except for the Hungarian Dance No. 5 by Johannes Brahms they played as an encore, the music that Carissa Klopoushak, Alexandru Sura and Thibault Bertin-Maghit presented at MacKay United Church on March 18 had a familiar-sounding ring to it. That’s because the folk music of the Ukraine and Romania the trio draw on influenced many […]