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



Theatrical Events

A suite of stunningly innovative theatrical events and multimedia spectacles. Call 613 234-6306 now to reserve your seats.


26 July 2015 7PM


3 August 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.

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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.