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  • Alexander Shelley and the 2015/2016 NAC Orchestra Season

    February 24, 2015 - Duration: 43:57

    Nick speaks with Alexander Shelley, Music Director, about the 2015/2016 NAC Orchestra Season.

    Alexander Shelley was appointed Music Director-designate of Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra in October 2013 and will take up the position of Music Director in September…

  • Stuff Happens

    February 13, 2015 - Duration: 50:45

    In this Points of View Podcast Associate Artistic Director Sarah Garton Stanley interviews director David Ferry and Rosemary Thompson for Stuff Happens.

    “Stuff happens… and it’s untidy, and freedom’s untidy, and free people are free to make mistakes and commit…

  • WolfGANG: Ryan Lott (Son Lux)

    February 13, 2015 - Duration: 22:48

    In this Special Edition of the NACOcast, guest host Sean Rice interviews Ryan Lott (Son Lux) for the February 14, 2015 WolfGANG show at the Mercury lounge.

  • 40e épisode : Ana Sokolović

    February 13, 2015 - Duration: 26:54

    Une édition spéciale de l'Univers symphonique au cours de laquelle Marjolaine discute avec la compositrice Ana Sokolović.
    Son quatuor Commedia dell'Arte 1 sera une des œuvres présentées lors des sessions WOLFgang au Mercury Lounge samedi le 14 février à…

  • 39e épisode : Schumann et le Rhin

    January 19, 2015 - Duration: 43:36

    Dans ce balado, marjolaine et Jean-Jacques explorent et révèlent les liens étroits entre Schumann et le Rhin.

  • Episode 39: Schumann and the Rhine

    January 19, 2015 - Duration: 51:02

    Marjolaine and Jean-Jacques reveal Schumann's relationship with the Rhine.

  • Elisabeth Schwarzkopf: A retrospective view

    January 19, 2015 - Duration: 54:53

    Elisabeth Schwarzkopf: A retrospective view. Nick traces the career of one of his favourite singers, born a hundred years ago, in works by Mozart, Schubert, Strauss and others.

  • Alice Through the Looking-Glass

    December 17, 2014 - Duration: 50:40

    In this Points of View, guest host NAC English Theatre Artist in Residence Corey Payette chats with two special guests, Alice Through the Looking-Glass Assistant Director Christine Brubaker and Alice aficionado and collector Amanda Lewis, about the enduring fascination of…

  • Handel’s Messiah with Christopher Millard

    December 16, 2014 - Duration: 32:30

    The NACOcast's perennial holiday favourite is back! Curl up by the fireplace with a mug of hot chocolate and enjoy Christopher Millard's thirty minute guided tour of Handel's Messiah.

    Read more about Handel at and listen to entire pieces…

  • 38e épisode : Brahms

    December 9, 2014 - Duration: 46:47

    À l'Univers symphonique cette semaine, Jean-Jacques et Marjolaine explorent non pas une mais bien toutes les symphonies de Brahms!

    Extraits musicaux :
    L'Orchestre du CNA
    Brahms, Symphonie n° 1 en do mineur, opus 68
    Date de concert…