The Parcival Project gave its first performance on December 11th, 2011, in Montréal at the Church of Saint John the Evangelist. The program included Johann Sebastian Bach's Chaconne and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Clarinet Quintet performed by Emmanuel Vukovich, Alexander Read, Isaac Chalk, David Eggert, and Dominic Desautels.
In the spring of 2014 Emmanuel and Dominic were joined by Victor Fournelle-Blain, Marina Thibeault-Perso, and Julia MacLaine. This ensemble toured the Canadian maritimes including performances in Prince Edward Island, at the Music Room in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and in Montréal. The program included the Clarinet Quintet of Johannes Brahms.
In August 2014, funded by a generous Canada Council for the Arts touring grant, this quintet embarked on a month-long recital tour through Chile, Argentina, and Brazil performing fifteen concerts in 9 cities and giving several masterclasses.
On October 27th, 2017, for the opening of the "Bach Odyssey" project at Montréal's Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, The Parcival Project ensemble performed Johann Sebastian Bach's concerto for violin and oboe featuring renowned oboist Alex Klein and Emmanuel Vukovich, with Yolanda Bruno, Joshua Peters, Scott Chancey, Chloé Dominguez, and Melisande McNabney.
On Saturday November 25th, 2017, Dominic and Emmanuel were joined by pianist Tina Chong in a clarinet-violin-piano trio recital including Bela Bartok's Contrasts and Stravinksy's l'Histoire du Soldat for the Cecilia Concert Series in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
On September 28th, 2018, the second "Bach Odyssey" performance at Montréal's Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur featured Canadian bass-baritone Philippe Sly in Bach arias for violin obligato and voice and a performance of an original composition - Parzival & Fierefiz co-composed by Emmanuel Vukovich and American composer John McDowell performed with Philippe Sly playing hardy-gurdy and Samuel Carrier accordion and drum.
On May 6th, 2019, a string quartet version of this work was performed at the Consulate General of Canada in New York City celebrating the 100th anniversary of Canadian presence in The United States.
In August, 2018, Emmanuel and John were invited to participate and perform Parzival & Fierefiz at the New Music for Strings International Festival at the Kaldalón, Harpa, concert hall in Reykjavík, Iceland. Parzival & Fierefiz was performed as a string quartet with African drum with members of the Iceland Festival and associate cellist of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe Henrik Brendstrup.
This trip to Iceland and the performance of their work has inspired a new composition by John and Emmanuel Parzival & Fierefiz - A New Narrative of Race to be premiered in November 2020 at the University of Toronto in conjunction with the Canadian Opera Company's production of Wagner's Parsifal and the University of Toronto's Opera Exchange Workshop.
Also in the summer of 2019, the Wellington Water Music Week Festival directed by Canadian Opera Company music director Johannes Debus and his wife Elisa Lee presented The Parcival Project in a concert of Mozart's Clarinet Quintet and Messaien's Quartet for the End of Time performed by Dominic Desautels, Emmanuel Vukovich, Heemin Choi, Carissa Klopushak, and Cameron Crozman
On December 12th, 2019, as part of the third concert of the "Bach Odyssey" project at Montréal's Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, the newly formed Parcival Trio - with America-Cuban cellist Thomas Mesa and Korean-American pianist Kyungwha Chu performed Beethoven's archduke piano trio.
The trio was approached by renowned recording engineer and producer Martha de Francisco to record an album with her. The Parcival Piano Trio will record a debut album of Beethoven's Archduke Piano Trio and award-winning American composer Sheila Silver's To the Spirit Unconquered to be recorded and produced by Ms de Francisco at McGill University in June of 2020.