Carissa performs with the National Arts Centre Orchestra; their concerts are listed here. For appearances with the Ukrainian band Tyt i Tam, visit www.tytitam.com



May 16, 2019 (Paris, France)
Canadian Cultural Centre (with Ironwood Quartet)
Performing quartets by Nicole Lizée, Ana Sokolovic, and Maurice Ravel

June 11-15, 2019 (Montreal, QC)
Montreal Chamber Music Festival
with Canada Council Instrument Bank winners

Friday, June 14, 12pm, Salle Bourgie
BMO Hottest Classical Artists Under 30
performing solo Bach, Ysaye Duo with Christina Bouey

Sunday, June 16, 3pm, Salle Bourgie
Tchaikovski je vous aime: Hommage Albert Millaire
performing Tchaikovsky String Serenade, Beethoven Grosse Fuge, Vivaldi Concerto for 4 violins in B minor

June 23-30, 2019 (Boscawen, NH)
Avaloch Farm Music Institute Residency
with Ironwood Quartet

July 11, 2019 (Mahone Bay, NS)
Musique Royale: recital at Cecilia's Retreat, 5:00pm
with Ironwood Quartet

July 14, 2019 (Indian River, PEI)
Indian River Music Festival, 3:00pm
Ironwood Quartet with soprano Tracy Cantin and pianist Robert Kortgaard

July 26-28, 2019 (Prince Edward County, ON)
Classical Unbound Festival (with Ironwood Quartet)
The Ironwood Quartet are the new Artistic Directors of the festival. Read more here.

Friday, July 26: The Grange Winery, 7pm
Saturday, July 27: Old Church Theatre, 7:30pm
Sunday, July 28: Hillier Creek Estates Winery, 7pm

August 4-6, 2019 (Ottawa, ON)
Appearances at Chamberfest 2019

Sunday, August 4: Après Maman: Gryphon Trio & Friends, 7pm
Monday, August 5: New Music Now II, 1:30pm
Tuesday, August 6: Manhattan Chamber Players, 7pm

November 16, 2019 (Saskatoon, SK)
”Homecoming” Carissa Klopoushak with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre, 7:30pm
performing Vivian Fung's Violin Concerto no. 1


POSTPONED UNTIL 2020: (Luskville, QC)
Festival Pontiac Enchanté
Ironwood Quartet in Recital

Past Performance Highlights


April 12-14, 2019 (Saskatoon, SK)
Ritornello Chamber Music Festival, 11th edition
ft. Veronique Mathieu and Hypercube Ensemble

Saturday, February 9, 2019 (Ottawa, ON)
WolfGANG Sessions 13
Mercury Lounge, 8pm
Music by Mason Bates, Jocelyn Morlock, Valentyn Silvestrov, and Emma O’Halloran

Sunday, February 3, 2019 (Ottawa, ON)
Music for a Sunday Afternoon with John Storgårds, Yosuke Kawasaki,
Jeremy Mastrangelo, Jethro Marks, Paul Casey, Rachel Mercer, and Leah Wyber
Enescu's Octet for Strings in C major, Op. 7


Saturday, November 10, 2018 (Ottawa, ON)
Ottawa Pianos Recital with John Dapaah, piano
Music by Adams, Beethoven, and Ravel

Friday, September 21, 2018 (Ottawa, ON)
NACO's Beethoven Festival
Ironwood Quartet plays Beethoven Op. 59/2

Friday, September 14, 2018 (Ottawa, ON)
NACO's Beethoven Festival
Ironwood Quartet plays Beethoven Op. 18/6 and Op. 95 "Serioso"

August 18, 2018 (Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON)
Bravo Niagara! Presents MILOS

August 11, 2018 (Saskatoon, SK)
100 Year Celebration of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Canada
Performance at the Banquet concert

July 19-29, 2018 (Bamfield, BC)
Music by the Sea
2018 festival company member

July 4, 2018 (Ottawa, ON)
Music & Beyond Opening Gala
with the Kruger Brothers

June 4-18, 2018 (Ashfield, MA)
Avaloch Farm Music Institute Residency
with Ironwood Quartet

May 27 - 14, 2018 (Saskatoon, SK)
10th Annual Ritornello Festival
featuring Mark Fewer, Duane Andrews

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 (Ottawa, ON)
Ironwood Quartet at the Egyptian Embassy

Sunday, March 4th, 2018 (Ottawa, ON)
NAC Music for a Sunday Afternoon with Branford Marsalis
National Gallery, 2:00pm


November 5, 2017 (Whitehorse, YT)
NAC Orchestra chamber concert 
Performing Dvorak's Piano Quintet, music by Ewazen, and Whitehorse native Daniel Janke.

October 18-November 3, 2017, Western Canada
NAC Orchestra Tour: Central, Western, and Northern Canada

Sunday, September 10, 2017 (Luskville, QC)
Festival Pontiac Enchanté 
Soundworlds Recital with Philip Chiu

Carissa and Philip released the album ‘SOUNDWORLDS’ in November 2016, and it was chosen as CBC Radio 2’s Concert Disk of the Week in January 2017. This concert features the entire program from the album, featuring three Canadian works by Willan, Viver, and Carrabré, and three violin sonatas written during WWI in France (Debussy), the Czech Republic (Janáček) and Canada (Willan).

August 25-27, 2017 (Prince Edward County, Ontario)
Classical Unbound Festival (with Ironwood Quartet)

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 (Ottawa, ON)
Ottawa Chamberfest
The Gamut: Carissa Klopoushak & Edwin Huizinga at Ottawa Chamberfest
La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins, 10:00-11:30pm

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 (Ottawa, ON)
Ottawa Chamberfest
The Seasons - Julian Rachlin and the Chamberfest Chamber Orchestra
Dominion-Chalmers United Church, 7:00pm

Friday, July 28, 2017 (Ottawa, ON)
Chamber Pints with Carissa Klopoushak
La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins: Bistro, 8:15-9:00pm

Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22, 2017 (Ottawa, ON)
Tyt i Tam at the Capital Ukrainian Festival
See website for showtimes and tickets

Saturday, July 8, 2017 (Ottawa, ON)
Music & Beyond: Coffee Concert - Meditations on Light
Dominion Chalmbers, 10:00am
performing music of R. Murray Schafer and Sebastian Currier

May 28, 2017 (Ottawa, ON)
Music for a Sunday Afternoon with Jon Kimura Parker and the Ironwood Quartet
National Gallery, 2:00pm

May 11 - 14, 2017 (Saskatoon, SK)
Ritornello 9 featuring Jon Kimura Parker and the Ironwood Quartet

Saturday, March 25, 2017 (Saskatoon, SK)
"Golden Harvest" Carissa Klopoushak with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre, 7:30pm
performing Emily Doolittle's violin concerto Sapling


January 12, 2017 (Saskatoon, SK)
SOUNDWORLDS Launch Event, 5-7pm
Saskatoon Symphony Space

December 12, 2016 (Ottawa, ON)
SOUNDWORLDS Launch Event, 7:30pm
Salt Ottawa

December 11, 2016 (Toronto, ON)
SOUNDWORLDS Launch Event, 5-7pm
Canadian Music Centre Chalmers Performance Space

November 21, 2016 (Montreal, QC)
SOUNDWORLDS Launch Event, 5-7pm
Espace Kendergi du Centre de musique canadienne au Québec 

November 19, 2016 (Ottawa, ON)
WolfGANG Sessions 7
Mercury Lounge, 8pm

November 17, 2016 (Ottawa, ON)
Ukrainian Canadian Gala 75/125
Westin Hotel, 6:30pm (VIP event 5:30)

Monday, October 17, 2016 (Ottawa, ON)
Ironwood Quartet at the Southam Club Kickoff Party
Philip Glass Quartet no. 5

Friday, October 14, 2016 (Ottawa, ON)
A Night of Classical Collisions #TheKiss
Improvisations with Skratch Bastid

March 18, 2016 (Ottawa, ON)
MacKay United Church, 7:30pm

Versatile violinist Carissa Klopoushak and dulcimer virtuoso Alexandru Sura present Eastern-European music and folk-inspired chamber music, including Ravel’s Tzigane.
With Thibault Bertin-Maghit, bass.  

May 27-29, 2016 (Saskatoon, SK)
Ritornello Fest 8

January 1, 2016 (Saskatoon, SK)
Prairie Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Grace-Westminster United Church, 2:30pm


December 13, 2015 (Ottawa, ON)
Ironwood Quartet at The Record Centre, 5pm
Music by Dessner, Glass, and Sokolovic

November 21, 2015 (Ottawa, ON)
WolfGANG Sessions 4
Mercury Lounge, 10pm
Music by Dessner, Glass, Llugdar

August 4, 2015 (Ottawa, ON)
Ottawa Chamberfest: New Music Now V
 École secondaire publique De La Salle
with Fred Lacroix, piano
Music by Valentyn Silvestrov, Claude Vivier

July 11, 2015 (Ottawa, ON)
WolfGANG: Session 3
Mercury Lounge
Music by Mazzoli, Snider, Davies, Brasset, Lizée

May 29-31, 2015 (Saskatoon, SK)
7th Annual Ritornello Chamber Music Festival
ft. special guest Lara St. John

May 24, 2015 (Regina, SK)
Regina Musical Club
Recital with Karen Donnelly, Trumpet
Music by Da Falla, Debussy, and Ewazen

April 1, 2015 (Ottawa, ON)
Ottawa Chamberfest City Series
Ottawa City Hall
Music by Honegger, Schulhoff, Bartok, and folk music from around the world

March 15, 2015
Music for a Sunday Afternoon
Inon Barnatan, Piano
Dvorak Piano Quintet

February 14, 2015 (Ottawa, ON)
WolfGANG: Session 1
Mercury Lounge

January 1, 2015 (Saskatoon, SK)
New Year's Day with Prairie Virtuosi
Bach Concerto for Violin and Oboe


December 9, 2014 (Toronto, ON)
Recital with Phil Chiu, 8pm
Gallery 345

November 27, 2014 (Ottawa, ON)
Private Ottawa Chamberfest Event

November 23, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) 
Private House Concert

November 22, 2014 (Montreal, QC)
Private House Concert

July 24, 2014 (Toronto, ON)
Toronto Summer Music: Shuffle Series
with Alexandru Sura and JC Lizotte

May , 28, 29 & 31, 2014 (Montreal, QC)
Appearances at the Montreal Chamber Festival
Bach's Lunch: Carissa Klopoushak & Kerry DuWors
Martin Beaver & The Four Seasons
Cho Liang Lin & Mozart Violin Concerti

May 23-25, 2014 (Saskatoon, SK)
6th-Annual Ritornello Chamber Music Festival

February 4-May 7, 2014 (Sydney, Australia)
Tour with the Australian Chamber Orchestra


October 4-20, 2013 (China)
China Tour with National Arts Centre Orchestra

November 14-21, 2013 (Maritime Provinces)
Recital Tour with Philip Chiu for Debut Atlantic
Including educational concerts and masterclasses

June 10-26, 2013 (Sydney, Australia)
Tour with the Australian Chamber Orchestra

July 22-August 10, 2013 (Ukraine)
Tour with Lastiwka Ukrainian Choir and Orchestra

May 21-24, 2013 (Montreal, QC)
Appearances at the Montreal Chamber Festival

May 24-26, 2013 (Saskatoon, SK)
5th-Annual Ritornello Chamber Music Festival

March 9, 2013 (Montreal, QC)
Montreal Collective Orchestra Inaugural Concert

February 9, 2013 (Regina, SK)
Guest Concertmaster for Regina Symphony Orchestra 


January 17, 2013 (Montreal, QC)
Performance with ARTefact
Conseil des arts de Montréal

January 11-13, 2013 (Jasper, AB)
Malanka in the Mountains with Tyt i Tam

November 25-December 3, 2012 (Banff, AB)
Gruppo Montebello residency at the Banff Centre


December 13, 2012 (Saskatoon, SK)
Warhol Dervish at Ritornello Underground
The Bassment, 8pm, $15/20

October 12, 2012 (Montreal, QC)
Doctoral Lecture Recital
Music by Lyatoshyns'kyj and Sil'vestrov

August 9-18, 2012 (Invermere, BC)
Columbia Valley Chamber Music Festival

August 6, 2012 (Ottawa, ON)
Ottawa ChamberFest
Pierrot Lunaire


August 6-7, 2012 (Ottawa, ON)
Ottawa ChamberFest
New Music Now Series

August 4, 2012 (Ottawa, ON)
Ottawa ChamberFest
Warhol Dervish
Music by Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire), Muhly, Dessner, and Riley.

August 3, 2012 (Toronto, ON)
Toronto Summer Music Festival
Friday Late Night with Warhol Dervish
Music of Perry, Muhly, and Lev Zhurbin


July 25, 2012 (Joliette, QC)
Festival de Lanaudière with Warhol Dervish
Music of Muhly, Riley, Oesterle, & Perry

June 21, 2012 (Montreal, QC)
Ensemble Portmantô
Schoenberg's Transfigured Night

June 1, 2012 (Regina, SK)
Boundary Ensemble
Westminster United Church

June 2, 2012 (Saskatoon, SK)
Ritornello Chamber Music Festival
presents Boundary Ensemble
Ukrainian Museum of Canada


March 21, 2012 (Ottawa, ON)
Ottawa Chamber Music Festival 2012 Launch
Selections and Improvisations for Solo Violin

March 7, 2012 (Montreal, QC)
Brahms Trio no. 1 in B major with Andrea Stewart & Philip Chiu
Doctorate of Music Recital: Andrea Stewart, cello

February 6-21, 2012: Banff, AB
Winter Residency at the Banff Centre
feat. performance with Christopher Bagan, piano
7:30pm, Rolston Centre, Music & Sound Bldg.


January 8, 2012: Saskatoon, SK
Gustin House Recital Series: Recital with Deborah Buck, piano
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

January 1, 2012: Saskatoon, SK
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with Prairie Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
3rd Avenue United Church




November 13-25, 2011: Eastern Canada
NACO Atlantic Tour (NF, NS, NB, PEI)

October 29, 2011: Gatineau, QC
Ensemble Prisme - Mozart et les 3 B

September 9-18
Tyt i Tam Eastern Tour
Performing at Toronto and Montreal Festivals

July 2011: Pontiac, QC
Festival Pontiac Enchanté - Venturing Hills Farm

June 2011: Montreal, QC
Prix d’Europe competition: winner of the Guy Soucy prize for the best interpretation of a Quebecois work

May 27-29, 2011: Saskatoon, SK
Ritornello Chamber Music Festival (3rd edition)

April 23, 2011: Montreal, QC
Productions Berrisque presents “Gypsy-esque” house concert

February 24, 2011: Montreal, QC
David Martel & the Friendship at Divan Orange

January 15, 2011: Toronto, ON
Ukrainian New Years Eve Gala with Тут і Там



December 9-12, 2010: Saskatchewan
Theresa Sokyrka Ukrainian Roots album launch

September 11, 2010: Regina, SK
Recital with Phliip Chiu for the Regina Recital Society

September 10, 2010: Saskatoon, SK
Recital with Philip Chiu at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

May 28-30, 2010: Saskatoon, SK
Ritornello Chamber Music Festival (2nd edition)

March 24, 2010: Montreal, QC
Doctoral Recital, McGill University 

March 3, 2010: Montreal, QC
MusiMars 2010: Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire
McGill Chamber Players (Ensemble Mooncrest)



October-November, 2009: Across-Canada
Eckhardt-Grammatté Winner’s Tour

August 2009: Ottawa, ON
Ottawa Chamber Music Festival: New Music Marathon

May 2009: Saskatoon, SK
Ritornello Chamber Music Festival (Inaugural)

May 2009: Brandon, MB
Winner of 32nd Annual Eckhardt-Grammatté National Competition for the Performance of Canadian Music.

March 2009: Montreal, QC
Foundation Arte Musica: Haydn 2009 with the Schulich Quartet
Musée des Beaux Arts

March 2009: Montreal, QC
Doctoral Recital, McGill University, presenting works by Canadian Composers

March 2009: Montreal, QC
MusiMars Festival, McGill University: Schulich Quartet with Jens Lindemann

January 2009: St-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC
Lakeshore Chamber Music Society: recital with the Schulich Quartet