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Greatest album of all time. Live Nov. 28

It’s been called the greatest album of all time. It’s Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band.

You could hear it performed live on November 28 by the Art of Time Ensemble with special guests Steven Page (formerly of the Barenaked Ladies), Andy Maize (the Skydiggers), Craig Northey (The Odds) and John Mann (Spirit of the West). It’s the second of the five part Chamberfest concert series hosted by Lucy van Oldenbarneveld, anchor of CBC’s 90 minute local newscast starting at 5 weekdays.

Starting November 20 listen to Ottawa Morning every weekday from 530 to 830 to hear the Sgt. Pepper song of the day. Then call 613-288-6888 and perform it. If your entry is selected you win. Don’t forget to leave your name and number so we can reach you.

Sing it, whistle it, hum it- we’re not looking for perfection, just a whole bunch of enthusiasm.

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Best Chamberfest Ever

The 2013 Ottawa Chamberfest wrapped up Thursday night with a performance by Toronto’s world renowned Hannaford Street Silver band. For two weeks more than 450 musicians entertained thousands of people in packed venues for the festival’s twentieth season. Chamberfest organizers said revenues are up about 20 per cent over previous years. Watch Simon Gardner’s report on what many describe as the best Chamberfest ever.

Originally broadcast on August 8, 2013.

Matthew Whittall

CBC interviews composer Matthew Whittall

Ottawa-born composer Matthew Whittall returns from Finland for a performance at Chamberfest.

An excerpt from Ottawa Morning, heard weekdays from 5:30 to 8:30 on CBC Radio One, 91.5 FM. Originally broadcast on August 6, 2013.

Jayme Stone

Jayme Stone plays Chamberfest

Banjo trailblazer and Juno-award winner brings his act to Ottawa tonight.

An excerpt from In Town and Out, heard Saturday mornings 6 – 9 a.m. on CBC Radio One, 91.5 FM. Originally broadcast on August 3, 2013.

Element Choir Project

The Element Choir Project makes joyful noise

Christine Duncan’s The Element Choir Project blends improvisation and directed noisemaking, with a choir made of of professionals and amateurs. She and two of her choir members joined Stu Mills for a preview of their Chamberfest performance.

This excerpt was originally heard on CBC’s All in a Day, airing weekdays from 3 to 6 pm on CBC Radio One, 91.5 FM.