The Ottawa Sinfonia is a session symphonic orchestra based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, renowned for recording soundtracks to TV shows, movies and video games. It was founded in 1990 by it's first concertmaster, Louis St. Jacob.

It draws it's members mainly from the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Parkdale Orchestra, Orchestre Symphonique de Gatineau, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, and Orchestre Métropolitain. An additional chorus (with members drawn from the Capital Chamber Choir, Ottawa Bach Choir, Ottawa Children's Choir, Chœur Métropolitain, and St. Lawrence Choir) is added if required, while the organ of the First Church of Christ, Scientist has been also used for scores.

The orchestra records the majority of their scores at the Academic Hall of the University of Ottawa, the Centrepointe Theatre, the Ron Maslin Playhouse, and Raven Street Studios.

Recordings (selections)

Film Scores


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