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More excitement, more magic and more emotion! There is no feeling in the world comparable to the experience of a live performance! Explore upcoming shows in our 2022-2023 season!

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Canada at jazzahead!

Canadian musicians took centre stage in Germany at jazzahead! 2022 when Canada was recognized as the festival’s first-ever overseas partner country. Watch performance highlights of Canadian jazz artists.

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    Step into the beat at BIG BANG 2023

    Get ready for the ultimate musical adventure! The BIG BANG Festival is back with a burst of colourful festivities at a joyful decibel this winter. Tickets on sale now!

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    #ReconcileThis is a social media initiative to uplift and amplify Indigenous voices online by activating and sharing stories, languages, cultures and perspectives through provocative digital performances and conversations. 

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    NAC Orchestra Mentorship Program

    Play it forward! A bold and innovative new professional development initiative for talented emerging and early career professional orchestral musicians from around the world. 

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Music is a universal language that gives voice to humanity past and present and through which we celebrate diversity, inclusivity, excellence and collaboration. Explore the orchestra