Julian Armour has distinguished himself over the past 20 years as a performing musician, arts administrator and artistic director. He is currently Artistic and Executive Director of Ottawa’s music and arts festival, Music and Beyond and Artistic Director of the Chamber Players of Canada. He has received numerous awards and honours including being named a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France and being awarded Canada’s Meritorious Service Medal. He has recorded over 30 CDs for many labels including Marquis, Crystal, ATMA, CMS Classics, CentreDiscs, SRI, CanSona, Studea Musica and CBC. His 9th CD with the Chamber Players of Canada will soon be released on the NAXOS label.