2018 Master of Ceremonies


Meet The 2018 Viennese Winter Ball’s Master of Ceremonies Rob Clipperton! Rob is a former host and producer at CBC Radio in Ottawa. He retired in 2007 after 28 years behind the microphone.

Rob continues to play an active role in the musical, cultural, and charitable communities of the National Capital Region.  He is a popular choice as a Master of Ceremonies for concerts, recitals, and special events.  His voice continues to be heard on audio-guides at the National Gallery of Canada.  He also sits on the Board of Directors of the Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra and is the Master of Ceremonies for the Orchestra’s concerts. One of his most important roles right now is as grandfather.  Rob and his chocolate lab Cooper spend as much time as possible at the family’s country home, a log house on the shore of a quiet lake in West Quebec.