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
- Brandon Patrick George flute
- Toyin Spellman-Diaz oboe
- Mark Dover clarinet
- Kevin Newton french horn
- Monica Ellis bassoon
Eugène Bozza (1905 – 1991) | Scherzo, Op. 48
Nathalie Joachim | Seen
I. Mysterious Flowers – II. This Old House – III. Sleeping Baby – IV. Tiny Golden Bells – V. Empty Space
Elliott Carter (1908 – 2012) | Quintet for Winds
I. – II.
Valerie Coleman (b. 1970) | Afro-Cuban Concerto
I. Afro – II. Vocalise – III. Danza
Paquito D’Rivera (b. 1948) | Wapango
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.
Hosted by broadcaster Eric Friesen, Chamber Chats: Festival Edition features interactive interviews with festival musicians both online and in person.In-person attendance for Chamber Chats is available for passholders only! You will be asked to show your pass before entering this event.
The online Zoom events are free and open to the public.
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.
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.