In an endless sea of piano and violin concertos, it’s nice to hear a different instrument in the limelight for a change. On Monday, March 13, Ben Glossop, principal bassoon with the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra performs the Bassoon Concerto by the late Canadian composer Oskar Morawetz. Continue reading
From the re-opening of a renovated Southam Hall to new music director appointments at the Ottawa Symphony and Ottawa Choral Society, it was a big year for classical music in the capital. Here’s a look back at some of the best—and worst—moments from 2016.