75 concerts!

July 4 – 17, 2019



…classical music and so much more!

Ottawa, Canada


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Comments from Our Audience

  • “Keep up the good work! The best thing that ever happened to Ottawa!”

  • “Un gros merci pour ces nombreux moments de musique absolument magique!!! Longue vie au Festival Musique et Autres Mondes.”
  • “This festival gets better and better. Outstandingly well put together this year. Keep it this way in future!”
  • “J’ai adoré la diversité des instruments cette année. J’ai beaucoup apprécié qu’il y ait plus d’instrument à vents….merci pour ce merveilleux festival qui me fait découvrir beaucoup d’artistes!”
  • “Excellent festival! Thank you Julian and the entire team!”
  • “J’adore le festival et je vais revenir l’an prochain et les années suivantes.”
  • “Great contribution to Ottawa and to Canadian arts in general.”
  • “[…] I am sad to see the festival end. The innovative programming […] excellent and great value […] and favourite instruments – brass, organ, fill me with music to last all year. Thank you, thank you, thank you – all of you who make this amazing festival possible.”
  • “The crown whole is greater than the sum of its parts, yet most parts/concerts are themselves jewels.”
  • “Le festival de cette année et excellent. Merci et bravo à toute l’équipe.”
  • “I particularly admire Julian Armour – his ability to produce the wide variety of performances and their high quality are wonderful. Long may he (and his legacy) continue.”
  • “Very imaginative programming. Pleased to see Organ Recital in Basilica and more of Julian Armour – as I asked for last year! Looking forward to 2016.”
  • “Artistes de grande de qualité, spectacles ou concerts à l’église unie Dominion-Chalmers TRÈS appréciés. Merci!”
  • “The event at the National Gallery was fantastic! Please do this again! We also enjoyed Italia! and would purchase that special ticket again.”
  • “This is a wonderful festival which I hope will continue in future years. Julian Armour’s vision is excellent, and he is to be congratulated.”
  • “The festival is a joyful event, so creative in mixing the traditional with the inventive, so inviting for different age groups and interests. We love it.”
  • “Très bien organisé, Merci.”
  • “A marvelous effort all around! Amazing performers and variety. Congratulations!”
  • “Closing Gala – Fantastic! The concerts at the National Gallery were fantastic, great concept. The Marionettes […] was fantastic. The concert at All Saints’ of the patient and doctor performing was wonderful. Thank you for putting together such rich programme!”
  • “Looking forward to next year’s program!”
  • “Workshop was beyond good, hats off to whoever included that, it was brilliant!”
  • “[…]The variety of instruments was a real treat – especially the old-fashioned organ grinder and his musical moose family. The balloons, the passports, the horses – everything from start to finish was just fantastic! Thanks so much! Looking forward to making it again next year.”


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