Jacob Siskind was a music critic known for his candid honesty, objectivity, and absolute passion and advocacy for classical music. When Jacob retired, he transitioned from critic to Ottawa Chamberfest patron. In his retirement, he continued to challenge Chamberfest to bring the best and brightest artists to our community.
Jacob left Chamberfest a substantial and unexpected estate gift. His gift has left a lasting impact – enabling Chamberfest to build its artistic strength, expand its educational programming, and enrich its community presence.