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Superheroes abound in an afternoon of movie and classical favourites, with a super-sized 140-member orchestra conducted by Alexander Shelley. The NAC Orchestra and Ottawa Youth Orchestra combine forces, performing music celebrating the men and women who’ve inspired historical and fictional legends, from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade and to John Williams’s Superman. Costumes encouraged for concertgoers of all ages!


Remember to come dressed up in your superhero costume to the concert!

NACOtron presented in collaboration with Rogers TV

Rogers TV is very pleased to present NACOtron, in partnership with the National Arts Centre Orchestra. We hope you enjoy the giant images on the NACOtron screen as they capture and magnify the magic of these fabulous concerts.


Arrive 45 minutes early to participate in hands on pre-concert activities courtesy of the Friends of NAC Orchestra.  More than a concert it’s an interactive musical experience! Guaranteed to thrill music lovers of all ages! TUNETOWN pre-concert activities will include a brass instrumental zoo,  string and harp performances with students from the Ottawa Youth Orchestra Academy, a mask-making craft, interactive music activities with Music for Young Children and the Kiwanis Music Festival, a reading corner with the Ottawa Public Library and much more!

If your child would like to learn about superheroes in history and pop culture (i.e. Star Wars, Avengers, Jedi), music from The Magic Flute, as well as do a craft with you at home, the resources below are available from the Ottawa Public Library to help you prepare for the Superheroes TD Family Adventures concert with the NAC Orchestra:


Streaming Music

My first Orchestra album:


Create your Avengers bookmark!

Make lolli sticks superheroes:

Create super heroes felt finger puppets: and super hero paper finger puppets:

Performance is approximately 1 hour with no intermission.