Penderecki String Quartet

Christine Vlajk, Jeremy Bell

Jerzy Kaplanek, Katie Schlaikjer

with Joseph Petric

Collaborations and re-creations of works by Plammondon, Morin, Mott, Boyd McDonald, Mozart, Piazzolla, inter alia with the peerless Penderecki Quartet.

“uncommon power, strong appeal” 

– Ottawa Citizen

Photo:  © Marco Borggreve


Christoph Prégardien (tenor) 

Joseph Petric (accordion)

Pentaèdre Quintet 

Internationally acclaimed version of Schubert’s Winterreise

“…brilliantly played by Petric…unbelievably subtle…”

– Klassik.com Germany


Joseph Petric (accordion) 

David Mott (baritone saxophone)

Photo:  © John Cook

Music that takes you where you’ve never been.   

“…volcanic… glowing… a feast of energetic sonority for the ears.” 

– Halifax Sunday Herald

Trio Diomira        

Joseph Petric (accordion) 

Dinuk Wijaratne (piano) 

Nick Halley (drums) 

World Music mix with jazz, ragas, poetry and narrations.

"...magnificent musicians ...and soulful sounds of Trio Diomira"

– Musique Royale


Joseph Petric (accordion) 

Martin Carpentier (clarinet

Photo:  © Martin Girard/Shoot Studio

Exploratory duo playing Jamieson, Davies, Malancoiou, Feliz, Vivier, Schubert, Bartok and more.

a composer's delight ... Biarc2 revealed the hidden energies of my engraved codes…”

Gabi Malincioiu (ROM)

A photo of clarinet player Martin Carpentier, member of Biar2 along with Joseph Petric


Bellows and Brass

Joseph Petric (accordion) 

Guy Few (trumpet, piano) 

Eric Vaillancourt (trombone)

Photo:  © Dan Foley

Brass ‘n Baroque, contemporary music theatre, combined with sock puppet opera whimsy.

“…superb, eye-popping playing.”

– American Record Guide

Petric-Forget Duo  

Joseph Petric (accordion) 

Normand Forget (oboe) 

Photo:  © Luc Beausejour

Mesmerizing interpretations of Mozart, Dvorak & Ravel.

“…an audience’s delight… a subtle seduction.”

– Phillips Gallery Washington

Duo Contempera

Joseph Petric (accordion) 

David Hetherington (cello) 

Photo:  © D’Arcy Photos

Fluid explorations of contemporary music

“…impressive international soloists… and chamber music artists” 

– Wholenote



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Joseph Petric portrait:  © Bo Huang.