Side by Side Workshops with CAMMAC and the NAC Orchestra led by Music Director Alexander Shelley

National Arts Centre Orchestra Community Week February 12-15, 2018

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Alexander Shelley © Fred Cattroll
Music Classical music Masterworks Workshop

NAC Co-presentation

National Arts Centre Orchestra Community Week February 12-15, 2018

Drop in, watch and listen to the National Arts Centre Orchestra and CAMMAC musicians rehearsing in the new NAC public spaces.


Members of CAMMAC, Ottawa and Gatineau regions foremost amateur musicians will workshop Rimsky Korsakov’s exhilarating Scheherazade with Alexander Shelley and the NAC Orchestra. Discover how Alexander Shelley prepares a work of this magnitude and hear the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s incredible concertmaster, Yosuke Kawasaki, perform one of the most famous solos of all time.

Strings Workshop

February 12, 2018

7:30pm – 10:00pm

City Room


Winds, Brass and Percussion Workshop

February 13, 2018

8:30pm – 10:00pm

O’Born Room

The NAC Orchestra Community Week is an annual initiative showcasing the incredible work our musicians and Music Director Alexander Shelly do all year long  The National Arts Centre is dedicated in its commitment to reaching students, youth, and amateur musicians and support the growth and development of musicians, educational programs and performance opportunities in the diverse community of Ottawa-Gatineau.


Performance is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes with no intermission.

Alexander Shelley © Fred Cattroll