The world's largest chamber music festival, the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival (Chamberfest) presents renowned artists from around the world to perform in churches and venues across downtown Ottawa.
This summer over 350 artists host more than 100 performances from July 25 to August 8, 2013. The festival highlights will be the five gala concerts, one featuring The Gryphon Trio and soprano superstar Measha Brueggergosman. The two weeks will also boast concerts by the New York Polyphony, pianist Gabriela Montero, The Swingle Singers and many, many more scintillating performances.
- Chamberfest is a two-week festival that takes place each year from late July through early August, spanning the August Civic Holiday long weekend.
- Chamberfest presents about 100 performances featuring about 250 artists from across Canada and around the globe.
- Chamberfest was established in 1994, and has steadily grown into the biggest event of its kind on the planet, presenting over 120 concerts and attracting more that 60,000 chamber music enthusiasts.
- Many performances take place in the perfect acoustical settings offered by a number of historic Ottawa churches, though theatres and performance venues are also part of the mix.