The third annual Mysterious Barricades concert for suicide awareness, prevention and hope.in Ottawa will be held on Sept. 15 at the University of Ottawa. Held In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, it’s one of 13 classical concerts performed and live-streamed across Canada.
This annual concert series brings artists and audiences together to heal from the impact of suicide. The concert, is both musically excellent and moving. Admission is free.
“To become more open and accepting of mental illness, a substantial conversation must take place. I want to herald in that conversation with music—loud, glorious, positive and far-reaching, deeply reverberating and connective,” says the series organizer Beth Turnbull, whose husband, a classical musician who died by suicide.
The Ottawa concert organizer is uOttawa music professor Christiane Riel.
September 15, 1:00 pm (EDT)
Freiman Hall, University of Ottawa
Perez Hall, Room 121, Ottawa
To learn more about the organization please visit Mysterious Barricades.