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July 30, 2018 

Chamberfest at Rideau Hall

OTTAWA—The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General invites the public to enjoy an afternoon of chamber music on the grounds of Rideau Hall as part of Chamberfest 2018. Concerts will take place from August 3 to 5, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Below is the detailed concert schedule for the weekend.  

Friday, August 3 

1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
National Youth Orchestra (NYO) Canada
NYO Canada brings you a sneak peek at the chamber musicians of tomorrow with a series of performances by groups newly formed from its orchestra. 

Saturday, August 4 

1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Golnar & Mahan Trio with Mona Matbou Riahi
A fusion of classical and jazz from the Austrian-Iranian Golnar & Mahan Trio, joined by clarinetist Mona Matbou Riahi. 

Sunday, August 5

1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Quartet featuring Joshua Peters, Catherine Gray, and Yolanda and Carmen Bruno
This performance brings together some of Canada’s most-praised rising string players: violinists Joshua Peters and Yolanda Bruno, violist Catherine Gray and cellist Carmen Bruno. 

About Chamberfest
Ottawa Chamberfest presents chamber music in an annual festival, a concert series, and community engagement and arts education activities. For more information and the complete concert schedule, visit

Tours of the Residence
Complete your experience at Rideau Hall by taking a tour of the residence and grounds. For more information about activities and guided tours, please call 613-991-4422 or 1-866-842-4422 (toll-free); write to; or visit our website at


Media information:

Julie Rocheleau
Rideau Hall Press Office
613-302-0249 (cell)  

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