UPCOMING APPEARANCES


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


UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

2017:


January 1, 2018 (Saskatoon, SK)
New Year's Day with Prairie Virtuosi

May 27 - 14, 2017 (Saskatoon, SK)
Ritornello 10 - more information coming soon!



Past Performance Highlights

2017:

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
 

2016:

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
 

2015:

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


2014:

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
 

2013:

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 

2012:

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
Artist-in-Residence

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
link

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

 

 

2011:

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
link

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

 

2010:

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)

 

2009:

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