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Karina Gauvin, soprano © Photo: Michael Slabodian
Music Holidays

Experience the holiday favourite, Handel’s Messiah, in the masterful hands of period music master Trevor Pinnock—delving into depths of anguish and soaring to heights of joy.


“Messiah Digest,” NACOcast with Christopher Millard

In this very special NACOcast presentation from 2007, NAC Orchestra Principal Bassoon Christopher takes us on a 30-minute guided tour of that holiday perennial, Handel's Messiah. LISTEN NOW!

December 15 & 16: The Friends of the NAC Orchestra is pleased to hold a spectacular silent auction in the main foyer of the NAC in conjunction with this NAC Orchestra concert. Bid on outstanding and unique donated items from across Canada and from around the world. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the NAC Orchestra’s commitment to music education programs for young people. Help us build a fantastic future for music in Canada!

Performance is approximately 2 hours 30 minutes including intermission

Karina Gauvin, soprano © Photo: Michael Slabodian
Trevor Pinnock © Photo: Peer Lindgreen