Concerts

Concerts

Twenty years of extraordinary!

Since 1994, the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival has presented from among the most distinguished names in solo and ensemble performance. Today, Chamberfest is a culturally significant institution and the largest international festival of its kind.

This summer marks our 20th anniversary. To commemorate, we present our most ambitious programme of great music and world-class performers. Join us today for the birthday celebration of the 2014 artistic season.

July – August 2014

Opening Night with Brentano String Quartet @ Dominion-Chalmers United Church | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Jul 24 @ 19:00 – 21:00 Classical Contemporary Strings
Brentano String Quartet, stars of the original motion picture soundtrack A Late Quartet, open our 20th anniversary festival with Mozart’s ineffably elegant String Quartet No. [...]
A Far Cry @ Dominion-Chalmers United Church | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Jul 25 @ 19:00 – 21:00 Contemporary Romantic Strings
Guest Soloists: James Parker and Annalee Patipatanakoon. Our first Gala of the summer festival looks to the future of our beloved art, with the maiden [...]
Sondra Radvanovsky in Recital @ Dominion-Chalmers United Church | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Jul 29 @ 19:00 – 21:00 Classical Contemporary Romantic World Music
One of the preeminent Verdian sopranos of her generation, opera legend Sondra Radvanovsky performs a rare and intimate recital at our second Gala of the [...]
An Evening with Janina Fialkowska @ Dominion-Chalmers United Church | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Aug 1 @ 19:00 – 22:00 Piano and Keyboard Romantic
Janina Fialkowska has enchanted audiences for over thirty years with her glorious lyrical sound, her sterling musicianship, and her profound sense of musical integrity. For [...]
Il Trionfo del Tempo: Handel's First Oratorio @ Dominion-Chalmers United Church | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Published by the young Handel in 1707 at the peak of his inspiration, this landmark chamber opera tells of a soul tempted by pleasure and [...]
Closing Night: The Brandenburg Concertos @ Dominion-Chalmers United Church | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
How better to conclude our 20th anniversary celebration than with the most famous concerti of the Baroque? This ground-breaking interpretation by Ensemble Caprice intersperses Shostakovich’s [...]