Music and Beyond is a classical music and multi-disciplinary arts festival that was founded in 2010 and takes place in Ottawa each July. In 2019, Music and Beyond will celebrate
Music and Beyond is a classical music and multi-disciplinary arts festival that was founded in 2010 and takes place in Ottawa each July. In 2019, Music and Beyond will celebrate its 10th anniversary, and will run from July 4th to July 18th, It will present 100 events over 15 days.The festival presents classical music in all formations including orchestras, choirs, bands, wind ensembles, recitals and small ensembles.
The originality of this event also lies in the links the festival seeks to establish between music and other art forms and cultural disciplines including visual art, drama, poetry, dance, comedy, architecture, science, law, history, circus, food and wine, and even yoga. A major part of its mandate is building new audiences for music and the arts, with a special emphasis on young people.
This year’s program features several French artists:
- The French harpist Caroline Leonardelli will play on July, 12 at 10 am at All Saints Event Space. She will be with Pascale Margely, and Marc Djokic– La Harpe Impressioniste– and will interpret a repertoire composed almost entirely of French composers (Debussy, Ravel).
- Caroline Leonardelli will also be at All Saints Event Space on July 15, at 5pm with the Despax Quartet. The repertoire will be almost all from French composers (Debussy, Ravel, Tournier) except for one piece from John Rutter (English).
- Samantha Louis-Jean (born in Paris)- Ensemble les Songs– is a soprano singer who will perform on July 16 at All Saints Event space.
4 (Thursday) 7:00 pm - 18 (Thursday) 11:00 pm