The Ottawa Citizen
Thursday, July 7
8 p.m. Opening Gala: Shakespeare & Music. Christopher Plummer performs Shakespeare excerpts and 25 musicians, including the Jupiter String Quartet and a festival orchestra, perform Shakespeare-inspired music by Mendelssohn, Beet hoven, Korngold, Walton, others. (Festival-Plus concert; Passholders require an additional ticket). Dominion-Chalmers Church, 355 Cooper St.
Friday, July 8
Noon: The Jupiter String Quartet I. Ottawa debut. Music of Beet hoven, Webern, Kurtag. St. Andrew’s Church, 82 Kent St.
2 p.m. Guitarist Stephen Marchionda. Music of Scarlatti, Rodrigo, Albéniz and José. St. Andrew’s Church.
2 p.m. Breaking Ground: Music by Women Composers. Seventeen Voyces choir and seven musicians perform music by Hildegard of Bingen, Violet Archer, Elizabeth Raum, Amy Beach and others. Tabaret Hall, University of Ottawa.
5 p.m. Fine Arts Quartet I. Ottawa debut. Music of Schubert, Verdi, Glass. Paroisse St-Charles, 135 Barrette St.
Read more on the Ottawa Citizen website: Music and Beyond Schedule