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ICOT is proud to announce its third Call for Scores inviting all Canadian composers in collaboration with three Canadian Pianists Adam Sherkin, Megan Thibeault and Wesley Shen. The call seeks short works for Piano solo, and the winning works will be performed three times via livestream by our pianists in July 2020.

For more information regarding eligibility, submission process and prizes please visit our "Call For Scores 2020" page on this website or click on the photo. 


Canada Council Grant!

Thrilled to have received a commissioning grant form the Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada for the creation of a new orchestral piece for Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra's 2020-21 season.
We are very excited for our second collaboration with SPO and we thanks the Canada Council for their continued support! @canada.council.

January 2020


New Chamber piece by ICOT in Toronto

We are thrilled to partner up with Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra and Canadian Sinfonietta's chamber music series on February 8th with their "Beethoven's Septet and More" concert featuring a brand new piece by ICOT titled "Caravan Rhapsody". We are also very happy that our music director, Maziar Heidari will be conducting this new composition as well as a piece by Elizabeth Raum.

December 2019


One year from our Opera

Exactly one year ago, on November 2nd and 3rd, ICOT took to its second opera “The Journey: Notes of Hope” to stage with a fantastic and hardworking team. Hard to believe a year has already passed!

 Photos: Farshid Soleimanpour

November 2019


ICOT's music in Ottawa

Very excited about the second performance of our Rumi’s Fables this this summer by Ladom Ensemble at the Ottawa Chamberfest! 

August 2019