Sun Jul 24 19:00
Constantly expanding the boundaries of chamber music for wind quintets, GRAMMY-nominated Imani Winds bring their technical ease and compelling playing to the Chamberfest stage. Their vast repertoire, built over the 25 seasons they’ve played together, spans the classics, countless new commissions, and their own arrangements infused with diverse influences reflecting the times we live in.
- Imani Windswind quintet
Eugène Bozza (1905 – 1991) | Scherzo, Op. 48
Nathalie Joachim | Seen
Elliott Carter (1908 – 2012) | Quintet for Winds
Valerie Coleman (b. 1970) | Afro-Cuban Concerto
Paquito D’Rivera (b. 1948) | WapangoBuy Livestream TicketsBuy In-Person TicketsBuy Passes
Experience five magnificent programs featuring spectacular vocals, impeccable skill, and collaborations between world-renowned musicians at Ottawa’s Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre.
Signature Series: supported by Bytek Volkswagen & Carling Volvo
Concerts immersed in Beechwood’s history and beauty, from its beloved sanctuary to the expansive grounds, complemented by the serene hours of the early morning.
These performances are outdoors. You will need to bring your own seating and weather protection if desired.
Sunrise Concerts are made possible with the generous support of Beechwood Cemetery.
New Music Now is a celebration of the breadth and vitality of today’s new classical culture. Explore the sonic range of today’s most creative musical minds at Chamberfest’s annual miniseries.
This series celebrates Canada’s world-class standard in chamber performance, featuring core string ensembles, solo piano, and opera amidst folk influences. Thanks to the generosity of Marina Kun (of Ottawa-based and internationally-loved Kun Shoulder Rests), these concerts take place at Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre.
Late-night concerts cross genres and art forms, pushing the boundaries of chamber music into Afro-Cuban influences, Slavic and Scandinavian folk tunes, and more.
Showcasing seasoned professionals and fresh faces to the scene, Chamberfest’s new series offers a refreshing midday escape at stunning local venues.
Concerts and excursions are immersed in Beechwood’s history and beauty, from its beloved sanctuary to the expansive grounds.
Many of these performances are outdoors. You may need to bring your own seating and weather protection if desired.
The Beechwood Series is made possible with the generous support of Beechwood Cemetery.
Celebrate the piano at the home of our longtime partners, Steinway Piano Gallery Ottawa.
The Steinway Series is made possible with the generous support of the Steinway Piano Gallery Ottawa.
Eclectic programming resonates against a backdrop of vinyl, vintage speakers, and reel-to-reel at legendary music destination and beloved Wellington staple, The Record Centre. Here, artists are at play: exploring and expanding their creativity in this casual space.
Shows at The Record Centre will be presented by livestream and are part of your Festival Livestream Pass. Single livestream tickets will be available in July. If local COVID-19 regulations allow, there may be very limited in-person opportunities.
Seating will not be available.
This summer, our hybrid festival features a rich offering of online content broadcast live from Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre in Ottawa.
Chamberfest’s Community Engagement and Education pillar (CEE) engages community members of all ages through a diverse range of meaningful music experiences. Whether on stage, online, or on the streets, CEE changes lives through music.