Street closures around the NAC during Winterlude 2019

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What's a pneumaphone?

A clever handyman thought to connect air cushions to weird wind instruments, and now it’s up to you to bounce your way to musical mastery!

Try it at the Big Bang Festival

Photo by Kristof Lauwers

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Adventures in Sound for the Whole Family

The festival's many colourful free events and concert hall performances will open up a whole world of musical discovery.

  • Family day

    Family programming

    The performing arts can be powerful and transformative for young people. It's our hope that the experiences we offer will inspire young minds and open new worlds.

  • Announcement

    Sizzling Summer Shows

    New shows in dance, theatre and music have just been announced.  Grab your seats for these hot shows!

  • Creation

    New Album

    A musical summit with the NAC Orchestra, Alain Lefèvre and a masterful work by Walter Boudreau –THE BOUNDS OF OUR DREAMS, available now!

Celebrating 50 years of music, theatre and dance

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