Upcoming Concert (2018)
Featured Performers November 17th
Named one of 2015’s “Hot 30 Under 30 Canadian Classical Musicians” by CBC Music, flutist Lara Deutsch is a versatile soloist, orchestral and chamber musician. Lara recently filled the position of Assistant Principal Flute & Piccolo in the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra during the 2016-2017 season and has since returned to the Ottawa-Montreal area. As a freelancer, Lara performs regularly with the National Arts Centre Orchestra and with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, and has also performed with the Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra, the Niagara Symphony Orchestra, the National Academy Orchestra…
Recipient of the Hnatyshyn Foundation Classical Music Grant for Orchestral Instruments, harpist Emily Mariko Belvedere has been praised for her “crystalline technique” and her “ease in merging lyrical and dissonant sounds”. (MusicWeb International’s Worldwide Concert and Opera Reviews) An enthusiastic competitor, Miss Belvedere has won a number of bursaries and scholarships including claiming third prize at the American Harp Society’s 18th National Competition in Salt Lake City, Utah.
More recently, Emily won the 2013 McGill Classical Concerto Competition as well as the prize for best performance of a Canadian work in the 2013 OSM Standard Life Competition in Montreal.