NAC orchestra Canada 150 tour

Northern Territories

From November 4 – December 9, the National Arts Centre Orchestra will continue its Canada 150 Tour, beginning in Whitehorse, then travelling to Iqaluit and Yellowknife.  The tour will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation through music, by engaging with audiences, young audiences and young artists.

This is the first tour led by the NAC Orchestra’s highly acclaimed Music Director, Alexander Shelley, and will feature members of the NAC Orchestra and  some special guests including Whitehorse’s own Daniel Janke, Yellowknife composer Carmen Braden’s string quartet, The Raven Conspiracy, as well as the world premiere of a work featuring throatsinger Sylvia Cloutier and Yellowknife’s own Leela Gilday.

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