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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Ottawa’s own Angela Hewitt performs Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in Hewitt Plays Liszt, the third Ovation Series concert of the season at the National Arts Centre on February 16-17

    February 3, 2011

    In the third Ovation Series concert of the NAC’s 2010-2011 season, world-renowned piano superstar Angela Hewitt celebrates the bicentenary of composer Franz Liszt’s birth (1811-1886) with a performance of his extraordinary Piano Concerto No. 1. The Hewitt Plays Liszt concert is at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall on Wednesday February 16 and Thursday February 17, 2011. Ludovic Morlot conducts... Read more

  9. Ottawa’s own Angela Hewitt performs Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in Hewitt Plays Liszt, the third Ovation Series concert of the season at the National Arts Centre on February 16-17

    February 3, 2011

    In the third Ovation Series concert of the NAC’s 2010-2011 season, world-renowned piano superstar Angela Hewitt celebrates the bicentenary of composer Franz Liszt’s birth (1811-1886) with a performance of his extraordinary Piano Concerto No. 1. The Hewitt Plays Liszt concert is at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall on Wednesday February 16 and Thursday February 17, 2011. Ludovic Morlot conducts... Read more

  10. World Premiere of Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada’s Ghosts of Violence at the National Arts Centre 

    February 2, 2011

    Ballet inspired by women who lost their lives as a result of domestic violence (Ottawa, January 24, 2011) The Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada’s Ghost of Violence, a unique and emotionally charged work inspired by women who have lost their lives as a result of domestic violence, will premiere at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on February 15, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in the NAC... Read more

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