23 July to 6 August 2015

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Every generation listens differently. Every generation has its own sound.

For the 2015 edition of the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival, we present bold departures and original readings that have shaped, and continue to define, chamber music as a living art.




Concerts and Events



A Festival Preview

Tickets for these concerts are on sale now. All remaining concert tickets and passport options available 1 June 2015.

Augustin Dumay
Augustin Dumay

24 July 2015 7PM


26 July 2015 7PM

Dido and Aeneas
Dido and Aeneas

27 July 2015 7PM

André Laplante in Recital
André Laplante in Recital

31 July 2015 7PM


Saturday 25 July to Wednesday 5 August. Explore the seminal works of Joseph Haydn, “father of the string quartet,” in thirteen concerts and learning events hosted by Geoff Nutall, first violin of the St. Lawrence String Quartet. In these, and especially the six Op. 20 quartets, Haydn developed revolutionary compositional techniques that defined the art for the next two centuries. Featuring performances by the St. Lawrence String Quartet, Calidore String Quartet, Afiara Quartet, Cecilia String Quartet, Quatuor Danel, and Eybler Quartet. Tickets on sale 1 June 2015.

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Uncle John’s Morning After

An impressionist work from Against the Grain Theatre, wherein #UncleJohn struggles with the emotional turbulence of his hangover.


Sønderho Bridal Trilogy, Part II

The Danish String Quartet performs Part II of the Sønderho bridal trilogy, a suite of traditional folk songs from western Denmark.