Amazing Planet Earth

NACO Family Adventures

2024-04-21 15:30 2024-04-21 17:00 60 Canada/Eastern 🎟 NAC: Amazing Planet Earth

https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/33746

In-person event

From the bottom of the ocean to the top of the highest mountain, from the tiniest insect to the mightiest elephant, from the deepest tree root to the farthest reaches of outer space—our world is full of spine-tingling wonders and incredible secrets. Join the NAC Orchestra and its special guests for a musical exploration of Amazing Planet Earth and the universe beyond! --------------------------- Pre-Concert Activities Arrive 60 minutes early to participate in pre-concert activities...

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Southam Hall,1 Elgin Street,Ottawa,Canada
Sun, April 21, 2024
3:30 PM EDT
Family programming Music Classical music Masterworks Children
  • EDVARD GRIEG Suite No. 1 from “Peer Gynt,” Opus 1: I. Morning Mood
  • NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV The Tale of Tsar Saltan: Flight of the Bumblebee
  • AARON COPLAND Music for Movies: Threshing Machines
  • LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Opus 68, “Pastoral”: II. Andante molto mosso
  • EDWARD ELGAR The Wand of Youth, Suite No. 2, Opus 1b
  • SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Reunion from Hiawatha: Suite from the Ballet, Opus 82a
  • FELIX MENDELSSOHN "The Hebrides" Overture, Op. 26, “Fingal’s Cave”
  • BENJAMIN BRITTEN “Four Sea Interludes” from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a: IV. Storm: Presto con fuoco  
  • CLAUDE DEBUSSY (arr. Caplet) Clair de lune
  • ARTURO MARQUEZ Conga de Fuego Nuevo
  • In-person event
  • Bilingual
  • Ages 5-12
  • ≈ 60 minutes · No intermission

From the bottom of the ocean to the top of the highest mountain, from the tiniest insect to the mightiest elephant, from the deepest tree root to the farthest reaches of outer space—our world is full of spine-tingling wonders and incredible secrets. Join the NAC Orchestra and its special guests for a musical exploration of Amazing Planet Earth and the universe beyond!

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Pre-Concert Activities

Arrive 60 minutes early to participate in pre-concert activities taking place in the NAC Main Lobby areas. More than a concert, it’s an interactive musical experience! Activities will include:

Please note that the abovementioned activities are subject to change.

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We hope you will enjoy the giant images on the NACOtron screen as they capture and magnify the magic of these fabulous concerts!

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Free resources for students and teachers

In advance of attending Amazing Planet Earth, join orchestras, musicians, activists, and scientists from coast to coast on a musical journey: The Great Canadian Orchestra Field Trip is a free video-on-demand learning series that explores the transformative power of music and art in the climate emergency.

Artists

  • Conductor Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser
  • Featuring NAC Orchestra