By popular demand, the “brilliant” (Gramophone Magazine) Miró Quartet of Austin, Texas returns to Chamberfest for an unabashedly expressive performance of Haydn’s String Quartet Op. 76, No. 2 and Philip Glass’ String Quartet No. 5. Order of Canada recipient Jon Kimura Parker joins in for Brahms’ Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34.
It’s Chamberfest’s Big Night and everyone’s invited! Starring… Eric Friesen, Monica Whicher, Russell Braun, Carolyn Maule, Mark Fewer, Kerson Leong, James Campbell, Rob Teehan, Jon Kimura Parker, Pedja Muzijevic, Nicole Presentey, Mark Ferguson, Rob Kapilow, John Geggie, Alexander Weimann, Afiara Quartet, NYOC Brass, Cheng Duo, Gryphon Trio, the principal winds of NACO and MSO, Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Seventeen Voyces, Ewashko Singers, Harmonia Choir of Ottawa, Tone Cluster, Cross Town Youth Chorus, Ottawa Choral Society, and the Cantata Singers of Ottawa.
Wear you’re wildest socks and come ready to party! Tonight at 7PM, Dominion-Chalmers United.
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Ensemble Caprice presents the complete chamber music of J.S. Bach: 16 works for two or three musicians, performed in four concerts over two days. These intimate compositions redefined the very concept of chamber music.
Soprano Amanda Forsythe performs ‘Da tempeste’ from Handel’s Giulio Cesare. You’ll have a chance to hear this delightfully agile opera star on August 5 in Il trionfo del tempo, our fourth and final Gala of the 2014 festival season.