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  1. SHARE THE EXTRAORDINARY THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES A SPECTACULAR 2011-2012 SEASON, WITH EXCITING REPERTOIRE AND EXCEPTIONAL GUEST ARTISTS

    March 2, 2011

    The National Arts Centre Orchestra today announced programming details of its exhilarating 2011-2012 season – Pinchas Zukerman’s thirteenth season as Music Director and Principal Conductor. Subscriptions are now available at the NAC Box Office. HIGHLIGHTS OF AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASONThe National Arts Centre Orchestra’s 2011-2012 season is simply extraordinary, showcasing hundreds of... Read more

  2. SHARE THE EXTRAORDINARY THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES A SPECTACULAR 2011-2012 SEASON, WITH EXCITING REPERTOIRE AND EXCEPTIONAL GUEST ARTISTS

    March 2, 2011

    The National Arts Centre Orchestra today announced programming details of its exhilarating 2011-2012 season – Pinchas Zukerman’s thirteenth season as Music Director and Principal Conductor. Subscriptions are now available at the NAC Box Office. HIGHLIGHTS OF AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASONThe National Arts Centre Orchestra’s 2011-2012 season is simply extraordinary, showcasing hundreds of... Read more

  3. Kodo One Earth Tour 2011 at the NAC on March 7, 2011

    March 1, 2011

    Kodo Drummers return to the National Arts Centre following a sold-out performance in 2007. Kodo presents their 30th Anniversary - One Earth Tour 2011 North America in Southam Hall on March 7, 2011 at 8p.m. For three decades Japan’s spectacular Kodo Drummers have electrified audiences with their rhythmic virtuosity and breathtaking graceful athleticism. Exploring the limitless possibilities... Read more

  4. ÉCLATS ET AUTRES LIBERTÉS  Studio, March 11–12, 2011 at 8 p.m.

    March 1, 2011

    Constructive, poetic and socially committed experiment by Marie?Josée Bastien, Mathieu Gosselin, Étienne Lepage and Jean?Frédéric Messier, directed by Benoît Vermeulen. With Ève Duranceau, Eve Landry, Kim Lavack?Paquin and Philippe Racine. Artistic contributors: Raymond Marius Boucher,... Read more

  5. Kodo One Earth Tour 2011 at the NAC on March 7, 2011

    March 1, 2011

    Kodo Drummers return to the National Arts Centre following a sold-out performance in 2007. Kodo presents their 30th Anniversary - One Earth Tour 2011 North America in Southam Hall on March 7, 2011 at 8p.m. For three decades Japan’s spectacular Kodo Drummers have electrified audiences with their rhythmic virtuosity and breathtaking graceful athleticism. Exploring the limitless possibilities... Read more

  6. Kodo One Earth Tour 2011 at the NAC on March 7, 2011

    March 1, 2011

    Kodo Drummers return to the National Arts Centre following a sold-out performance in 2007. Kodo presents their 30th Anniversary - One Earth Tour 2011 North America in Southam Hall on March 7, 2011 at 8p.m. For three decades Japan’s spectacular Kodo Drummers have electrified audiences with their rhythmic virtuosity and breathtaking graceful athleticism. Exploring the limitless possibilities... Read more

  7. The National Arts Centre unveils the full artist lineup for Prairie Scene. Tickets now on sale for 80 events featuring 500 artists

    February 28, 2011

    OTTAWA— Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC) has announced the full programming details of Prairie Scene, an eclectic, multi-disciplinary arts festival featuring 500 of the best established and emerging artists from Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Prairie Scene will present 80 different music, theatre, dance, visual and media arts, literature, film and culinary arts events in more than 30... Read more

  8. VÉRITÉ DE SOLDAT

    February 28, 2011

    VÉRITÉ DE SOLDATExclusive North American engagement.Dramatized docufiction, based on the book Ma vie de soldat (“My Life as a Soldier”) by Soungalo Samaké, adapted for the stage by Jean?Louis Sagot Duvauroux, directed by Patrick Le Mauff, with Adama Bagayoko (Soungalo), Michel Sangaré (Amadou) and Darrah Sanogo (Catherine). Artistic collaborators: Alioune... Read more

  9. Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet performs for the first time at the NAC March 3 and 4, 2011

    February 23, 2011

    Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet presents Orbo Novo in the NAC Theatre March 3 and 4, 2011. The company currently setting the American dance world alight makes their NAC debut collaborating with one of contemporary dance’s most renowned artists, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Under the charismatic leadership of Benoit-Swan Pouffer, and thanks to the exquisite skill and individual styles of its... Read more

  10. The NAC Orchestra performs in two free lunchtime concerts in Ottawa/Gatineau as part of NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA WEEK  a week-long celebration of marvelous music from March 7 to 13, 2011

    February 21, 2011

    In a much-anticipated annual ritual, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson will declare March 7-13, 2011 to be NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA WEEK in the National Capital Region. This marks the fifth year in a row for this high-spirited series of events highlighting the role of the NAC Orchestra and its musicians in the local community. Throughout each year, NACO musicians participate in hundreds of educational... Read more

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