Next DOMS Concert

Dynamic String Duos

Wednesday, 26 January 2022 — streamed online starting at (about) noon.

An engaging and varied program of duo works from the classical era to contemporary. Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin/viola; Sonya Matoussova, cello

Watch on YouTube (stream starts Wednesday at noon)

Concert Program

DOMS Winter Series

Due to pandemic restrictions, DOMS concerts are online only for now. In-person concerts will resume as soon as we're able to do so safely.

January 12: Ray Charles Tribute Hour: Concert program / Video of concert

January 19: The Last War Sonata: Concert program / Video of concert

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Fall Concerts

Enjoy concerts from the past season on YouTube at Music at Southminster.

Sept 29 — “Rejoice, you hearts”

Easter Cantatas BWV 4 "Christ lag in Todes Banden" and BWV 66 "Erfreut euch, ihr Herzen", with chorus, soloists, and baroque orchestra, celebrating the victory of life over death and freedom over shackles.

Oct 6 — “From Bach to Bibik”
Duet AnNat, Anna Klochkova (violin) and Natalia Bibik-Chabukiani (piano), performs sonatas from the baroque, romantic and contemporary worlds demonstrating the continuity of music across the ages.

Oct 13 — “My Piano Pieces”

Montreal pianist and composer Steve Amirault presents a set of original pieces ranging from melancholic folk-influenced songs to hard swinging jazz works.

Oct 20 — “Diabolus in Me”

Influenced by the community, culture and sounds of their city, Gatineau jazz trio Diabolus in Musica performs music that speaks to fans across the musical spectrum. With Denis Rousseau, trombone; Mia Beaudoin-Dion, piano; Kieran Warskett-Lambert, double bass

Oct 27 — “Virtuoso Violin”

In honour of the anniversary of Paganini’s birth, Justin Saulnier (violin) and Frédéric Lacroix (piano) pair a selection of Paganini’s Caprices with Franck’s violin sonata.

Nov 3 — “A Spicy Blend of Latin Jazz”

Ottawa quartet Pimienta Blanca performs Latin jazz that packs a punch with infectious rhythms and high-energy repertoire that gets audiences out of their seats. With Karen Rauh, piano; Allyson Rogers, drums; Mark Fraser, bass; Adrian Matte, tenor saxophone

Nov 10 — “Sounds of Nature”

Harpsichordist Susan Toman explores music by French composers of the Baroque who delighted in incorporating sounds of the natural world into their compositions.

Nov 17 — “The Classical Piano”

In his debut solo recital, pianist Jeremy Hare-Chang (student of Roland Graham) explores contrast in idiosyncratic works by J. S. Bach, Beethoven, and Chopin.

Nov 24 — “French Connection”

Duo Cecilia, Gertrude Létourneau (flute) and Catherine Donkin (piano), plays a colourful program of music by Mel Bonis, Jules Mouquet and Claude Debussy. 

Dec 1 — “An Afternoon in Paris”

Andrew Sords (violin) and Cheryl Duvall (piano) unite to play works by Poulenc, Chopin, Ravel, and Saint-Saëns in this characterful and impassioned program.

Dec 8 — “Firebird”

Alexis Reed (soprano) and Lucas Porter (piano) offer a blended 19th/20th century program of vocal and solo piano works by Granados, Stravinsky, Strauss and Grieg.

Dec 15 — “Shakespeare’s Viola"

A pairing of music and poetry: works by Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky and Ichmouratov arranged for viola interspersed with Shakespeare, Walter and Misbakhova. With Elvira Misbakhova, viola; Irina Krasnyanskaya, piano; Alina Ichmouratov, narrator

Dec 22 — “Sleepers Wake”

Southminster’s Chamber Choir, baroque orchestra and soloists, directed by Roland Graham, presents Bach’s Advent Cantata, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140 and Harpsichord Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052