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Is Classical Music Really Dead?

A conversation with Alexander Shelley, Music Director of the NAC Orchestra, and Andrew Potter, Editor of the Ottawa Citizen

NAC Fourth Stage

NAC Fourth Stage

NAC Presentation

The death knell for classical music has been ringing for decades. 

Yet many say the music is not only alive, it’s kicking.

Join us for a fascinating, up-close-and-personal conversation with two highly original voices – Alexander Shelley, Music Director of the NAC Orchestra, and Andrew Potter, Editor of the Ottawa Citizen.

Special guest Nadia Sirota ,violist and host of WQXR's Q2 Music Meet the Composer podcast, will also join the discussion.

Presented by the Southam Club

Speaking portion from 7:30 to 9 p.m., including audience Q&A.

Mingling and drinks before and after, cash bar

Event will take place in English. During the Q & A portion questions can be posed in either English or French.