Wed Aug 3 14:00
An annual feature of the Chamberfest summer music festival, Rising Stars showcases the region’s finest emerging talent. This showcase is adjudicated by a panel of Chamberfest artists, and scholarships are awarded to the strongest performances in memory of Anne Presentey. This performance features the finalists of the 2022 competition, who submitted video auditions this spring.
Charlotte Hou, piano | J.S Bach, Tocatta in G minor BWV 915
Vincent Pham, violin | Jean-Baptiste Accolay, Concerto in A minor Op. 12
Brianna Dai, piano | Franz Liszt, 3 Études de Concert in F minor, No. 2 “La Laggierezza”
Annie Noel-de-Tilly, flute | Carl Nielsen, Flute Concerto CNW 42 – I. Allegro moderato
Helen Li, violin | Camille Saint Seans, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A minor
Victor Toma, piano | Frederic Chopin, Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 31
Renée Lavoie, trumpet | George Friedrich Handel, Suite in D major HWV 341 – I. Ouverture — II. Allegro (Gigue) — III. Air (Minuet), IV. March (Bourée) — V. March
Carolyn Xiao, violin | W.A Mozart, Concerto No. 5 in A major “Turkish”, K. 219
Kevin Chen, piano | Frederic Chopin, Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 31 – I. Grave – Doppio movimento
Carolyn Xiao, violin; Sandrine Long-Albert, cello; Ryan Shen, piano | Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Trio No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 1 – I. Allegro con brio
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.
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.
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.
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.