5 - 6 (Thursday - Friday)
The NAC Orchestra kicks off the new year with a concert featuring the works of Elgar, Saint-Saëns, Beethoven, and Haydn and introduces the violinist Fumiaki Miura
8 (Sunday)
You have three chances today to hear the Ambassador Brass Trio in the NAC Studio
11 (Wednesday)
DOMS presents An Organ Meditation commemorating the birthday of Maurice Duruflé. Works by Reger, Duruflé, Brahms and Vierne. Mária Budácová, organ; Freewill Offering ($20 suggested)
15 (Sunday)
The St. Luke's Church Recital Series presents Duo Rideau , composed of pianists Catherine Donkin and Amélie Langlois. The program includes piano duets by Schubert and other great composers
18 (Wednesday)
DOMS presents Bach to Liszt , a piano recital featuring works by Vivaldi, Gluck and Bach, along with romantic works by Franz Liszt. Maria Sourjko, piano; Freewill Offering ($20 suggested)
22 (Sunday)
McKay United Church presents the Silflay String Quartet with Hilda Cowie, performing an eclectic and romantic program of 19th century masters including Suk, Dvorak and Goldmark

****Find out more about the Silflay Quartet and their repertoire by clicking on this link***
24 (Tuesday)
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra and pianist Stewart Goodyear come to the NAC to treat the audience to performances of Dvořák Symphony No. 7 and Tchaikovsky's much-loved Piano Concerto No. 1
25 (Wednesday)
DOMS presents Happy Birthday, Tom! a tribute to Bossa Nova giant Antonio Carlos Jobim, featuring famous and lesser-known songs sung in Portuguese by Rachel Beausoleil, accompanied by Garry Elliott (guitar), Mark Alcorn (bass) and Marilee Townsend (drums). Freewill Offering ($20 suggested)
25 - 26 (Wednesday - Thursday)
The NAC Orchestra presents an all-Beethoven evening including his violin concerto featuring soloist Simone Lamsma
26 - 29(Thursday - Sunday)
The University of Ottawa Opera Company performs Bizet's Carmen as you have never considered it! Join the outstanding singers and orchestral players of the uOttawa School of Music on a dramatic musical journey across the ocean and into the future. It is 2020 and against the backdrop of a Europe deep in crisis, one tormented Canadian soldier has gone missing. This fully staged production promises to move, entertain and make you think again about one of opera’s most familiar and beloved stories
27 (Friday)
The Thirteen Strings present Concert for Peace , featuring a new composition by the Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto which is based on Saadi's famous poem "Bani Adam". The new work will include a singer and narrator, performing in English, French, Farsi and Arabic. Also on the program Barber's Adagio for Strings ; Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik ; and Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

Read the poem here
Concert for Peace
28 (Saturday)
The Young String Performers present their second concert of the season at the First Unitarian Congregation
The International Choral Festival featuring multiple choirs from the Ottawa area takes place at Dominion-Chalmers Church
29 (Sunday)
As part of St. Luke's Church Recital Series tenor John Steele and pianist Tina van Vlaanderen perform Poets' Loves, stories from the heart, in songs from the old world, beginning with Schumann's song cycle Dichterliebe
31 (Tuesday)
MPRS presents Ottawa debut of superstar pianist George Li, silver medalist of 2015 Tchaikovsky International Competition. Sonatas by Haydn (Hob.XVI:32) and Beethoven (Op.31, No.3), Rachmaninoff's Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Liszt's Consolation No. 3 and Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
George Li