It is our first instrument. Its power remains unmatched to express feeling, to convey colour and tone. It is the ultimate inspiration for any instrumentalist who aspires to create a beautiful phrase.
For the 2013 edition of the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival, we present Viva Voce: Inspired by Song, a festive programme that explores the profound influence of voice on instrumental music making.
Four must-see concerts of the 2013 Chamberfest season. The Gryphon Trio with Measha Brueggergosman and Martin Beaver, July 26. Marc-André Hamelin, July 27. The Monteverdi Vespers, July 31. James Ehnes and Andrew Armstrong, August 6.
Chamberfringe: chamber music with a fringe twist. Is this a contradiction in terms or in expectations? You decide, nightly at Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, 310 St. Patrick Street. Only the musically adventurous need apply.