Concerts in Ottawa

While you’re in Ottawa — new music concerts scheduled during evenings of FORUM 2016.
Note: Registering at the FORUM gives you a discount to the the NAC Orchestra concert on January 15th, and free admission to the Pauline Oliveros concert on January 16th.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Mercury Lounge – 56 Byward Market Square
A co-presentation of CKCU, Beau’s All Natural and the Mercury Lounge

doors at 8 pm, live music at 9PM
$5 at the door

Friday, January 15, 2016 – 7pm

NAC Southam Hall – 53 Elgin St., Ottawa
Spirit Prevails
Casual Fridays with the NAC Orchestra
Tickets $25 – $97
25 % discount for FORUM 2016 registrants (promotional code sent by e-mail upon registration)

  • Alexander Shelley, conductor; Daniel Hope, violin; Donna Feore, director
  • Music by John Estacio, Eric Wolfgang Korngold and John Williams
  • More info:

Saturday, January 16, 2016 – 8pm

First Baptist Church – 140 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa
Pauline Oliveros performing with Canadian and international musicians
presented by Ottawa New Music Creators and Carleton University, School for Studies in Art and Culture (SSAC)
Tickets $20/12
More info:
FREE for FORUM 2016 registrants

  • Pauline Oliveros on V accordion
  • Ione on vocals
  • Jesse Stewart on percussion
  • Gayle Young on instruments of her own design
  • Craig Pedersen on trumpet
  • Raphael Weinroth-Browne on cello
  • Koen Kaptijn on trombone
  • Ellen Waterman on flutes

Saturday, January 16, 2016 – 9pm

Mercury Lounge – 56 Byward Market Square
WolfGANG: Session 5

with members of the NAC Orchestra

Check info with venue or presenter — subject to change without prior notification — January 3, 2016