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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Mariinsky Ballet (The Kirov) performs La Bayadère with the NAC Orchestra February 24-27, 2011

    February 18, 2011

    One of the greatest classical ballet companies in the world returns to the National Arts Centre following a sold out run in 2006. Mariinsky Ballet (The Kirov) performs La Bayadère on Southam Hall stage February 24-27, 2011. For dance lovers around the world, the mere mention of the Kirov Ballet is evocative of unparalleled technical expertise, breathtaking elegance, and unrivalled... Read more

  4. Pinchas Zukerman and the Wild Rose Trio – Jessica Linnebach (violin), Amanda Forsyth (cello), and Angela Cheng (piano) – are featured in Beethoven’s Triple Concerto at the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s sixth 2010-2011 Bostonian Bravo Series concert on March 3-4

    February 17, 2011

    The sixth Bostonian Bravo concerts of the season – entitled Beethoven’s Triple Concerto – will be performed on Thursday March 3 and Friday March 4 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall. These concerts feature conductor Pinchas Zukerman leading the NAC Orchestra and three extraordinary female musicians who hail originally from Edmonton. Amanda Forsyth, principal cello of the NAC Orchestra,... Read more

  5. Pinchas Zukerman and the Wild Rose Trio – Jessica Linnebach (violin), Amanda Forsyth (cello), and Angela Cheng (piano) – are featured in Beethoven’s Triple Concerto at the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s sixth 2010-2011 Bostonian Bravo Series concert on March 3-4

    February 17, 2011

    The sixth Bostonian Bravo concerts of the season – entitled Beethoven’s Triple Concerto – will be performed on Thursday March 3 and Friday March 4 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall. These concerts feature conductor Pinchas Zukerman leading the NAC Orchestra and three extraordinary female musicians who hail originally from Edmonton. Amanda Forsyth, principal cello of the NAC Orchestra,... Read more

  6. The National Arts Centre presents a photo exhibition by NAC Orchestra violinist Lev Berenshteyn – “From the Stage of Southam Hall”

    February 16, 2011

    The National Arts Centre presents a new exhibition – “From the Stage of Southam Hall” – of photographs taken by longtime NAC Orchestra violinist Lev Berenshteyn. The exhibition is free and is located in the main foyer of Southam Hall. Mr. Berenshteyn says that the theme of the exhibition is an artist’s public face vs. a private face. These thirteen photographic... Read more

  7. The National Arts Centre presents a photo exhibition by NAC Orchestra violinist Lev Berenshteyn – “From the Stage of Southam Hall”

    February 16, 2011

    The National Arts Centre presents a new exhibition – “From the Stage of Southam Hall” – of photographs taken by longtime NAC Orchestra violinist Lev Berenshteyn. The exhibition is free and is located in the main foyer of Southam Hall. Mr. Berenshteyn says that the theme of the exhibition is an artist’s public face vs. a private face. These thirteen photographic... Read more

  8. Spend Family Day with the NAC English Theatre

    February 15, 2011

    As a treat for Ontario Family Day, Monday, February 21, the NAC English Theatre is offering a free event for families. From 12 noon to 4 p.m., you and your children are invited to a special afternoon of hands-on activities, storytelling, arts & crafts, theatre games and exciting dance workshops with Shawn Byfield, co-creator of i think i can!  Join the fun: stories read by wonderful... Read more

  9. MAIS QUE LIT STEPHEN HARPER?(What Is Stephen Harper Reading?)Recommended reading for a prime minister and book lovers of all stripesA literary evening produced by the National Arts Centre French TheatreExclusive engagement, one performance onlyOriginal concept: Wajdi Mouawad and Guy WarinTexts: Letters written by Yann Martel to Stephen Harper and excerpts from selected literary worksText selection, compilation and direction and stage direction: Benoît Vermeulen and Guy WarinMaster of ceremonies: Marcel PomerloPiano and music selection: Jean DesmaraisStage management and lighting: Guillaume HouëtTheatre, February 25 at 7:30 p.m.

    February 14, 2011

    Ladies and gentlemen of the free press, As you know, on March 28, 2007, 50 creators crowded into the Visitors’ Gallery of the House of Commons, personifying the 50 years of existence of the Canada Council for the Arts. No sooner had the Minister of Canadian Heritage concluded her remarks than the House turned to other matters. Yann Martel couldn’t take his eyes off... Read more

  10. WOLFEEmma Haché Studio, February 16–19 at 8 p.m.Poetic and historical reappropriation of an actual event, written and directed by Emma Haché, with Albert Belzile, Kevin Doyle, Diane Losier, André Roy, Caroline Sheehy, Marie?Pierre Valay?Nadeau.Artistic collaborators: Luc Rondeau, Marc Poulin, Jean?François Mallet.Produced by Théâtre l’Escaouette (Moncton, NB) in coproduction with the National Arts Centre French Theatre.Student matinee available.

    February 4, 2011

    Emma Haché’s play invites us to consider history from a very particular angle: Without challenges and trials to demonstrate their valour, who would our mythical heroes be? What if Wolfe were only the shadowy mirror in which we are afraid to look at ourselves? Apolline believes that Jackie Vautour, the last holdout among the expropriated residents of Kouchibouguac Park, is... Read more

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