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Family programming Music Classical music

Lively bilingual one-hour performances, it's always hands-on and fun!

Enjoy an afternoon exploring the wonders of music with a variety of entertaining performances and pre-show activities to choose from. More than just a concert it’s an interactive musical experience featuring the NAC Orchestra and amazing guest artists. Guaranteed to thrill music lovers!

Recommended for ages 5 to 105!

An unwitting conductor only wants to trace the influences of the New World on European orchestral tradition when two aliens descend on Southam Hall with ideas of their own! With ideas and inventions for influencing "Earth Music" these mischievous extra terrestrials turn what should have been a straight forward orchestra program into a sci-fi musical thriller.

CONCERT PROGRAM (Subject to change)

  • MILLER Overture to Planet X
  • MERCURE Kaleidoscope (excerpt)                                                  
  • COPLAND “Variations on a Shaker Hymn” from Appalachian Spring        
  • COPLAND “Hoe-Down” from Rodeo      
  • GOTTSCHALK A Night in the Tropics: 2nd movement (Festa Criolla)      
  • GOULD American Symphonette No. 2   
  • ANDERSON The Typewriter
  • WILLIAMS E.T.: The Flying Theme   

TUNETOWN Pre-concert Activities

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!

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.

National Youth and Education Trust

This program is made possible in part by the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust. The Trust is supported by supporters and patrons of the annual NAC Gala and the donors of the NAC Foundation Corporate Circle and Donors’ Circle.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

25 Mar

26 Mar

27 Mar

28 Mar

29 Mar

30 Mar

  • 2:30 PM

31 Mar

  • 2:30 PM


Performance is approximately 1 hour with no intermission.

video: Sounds Like Fun!
Sounds Like Fun!
Magic Circle Mime Company © David Watanabe
Magic Circle Mime Company © David Watanabe
Magic Circle Mime Company © David Watanabe