Carissa is featured in the June edition of La Scena Musicale ahead of a busy summer of chamber music.
Carissa’s quartet, Ironwood, have become the new Artistic Directors of the Classical Unbound Festival. The 2019 edition is July 26-28 in Prince Edward County, Ontario.
On Saturday, November 10, Carissa Klopoushak joins John Kofi Dapaah in his second Studio Session at Ottawa Pianos & Keyboards. Repertoire includes Beethoven’s “Kreutzer” Sonata, John Adams’ Road Movies, “Blues” from Ravel’s Sonata No. 2 in G major, Myroslav Skoryk’s Melody, and some jazz.
Carissa Klopoushak thanks the Canada Council for the Arts Musical Instrument Bank for its support through the loan of the 1851 Jean Baptiste Vuillaume (Maggini model).
What happens when you take one JUNO Award-winning multi-instrumentalist, one National Arts Centre Orchestra violinist, one genre-defying contemporary dancer and one critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter and see what they create? We're about to find out.
Carissa Klopoushak to co-compose, co-arrange, perform, and record ballet score for Ancestors & Elders, a one-act production by the Ukrainian Shumka Dancers and a team of Indigenous artists.
It was such a pleasure to perform at Venturing Hills Farm Sunday afternoon as part of their Pontiac Enchanté concert series. Phil Chiu and I had another opportunity to reprise the repertoire of our recent SOUNDWORLDS disc, performing the entire album from start to finish.
Carissa’s 2017 summer festival season is about to ramp up - look for her at Music & Beyond, Capital Ukrainian Festival, Chamberfest (3 appearances), Arboretum, Classical Unbound, and Pontiac Enchanté.