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  1. The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s fifth Mark Motors Audi Signature Series concert – an all-Beethoven program entitled Biss & Beethoven – features Pinchas Zukerman and white hot rising star pianist Jonathan Biss

    January 19, 2011

    The fifth Mark Motors Audi Signature concerts of the season – entitled Biss & Beethoven – will be performed on Wednesday February 2 and Thursday February 3 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall. Before the concert, Pinchas Zukerman and Jonathan Biss will perform Beethoven’s Sonata No. 5 in F major for Violin and Piano, Op. 24, “Spring” at 7 p.m. onstage in Southam Hall;... Read more

  2. The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s fifth Mark Motors Audi Signature Series concert – an all-Beethoven program entitled Biss & Beethoven – features Pinchas Zukerman and white hot rising star pianist Jonathan Biss

    January 19, 2011

    The fifth Mark Motors Audi Signature concerts of the season – entitled Biss & Beethoven – will be performed on Wednesday February 2 and Thursday February 3 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall. Before the concert, Pinchas Zukerman and Jonathan Biss will perform Beethoven’s Sonata No. 5 in F major for Violin and Piano, Op. 24, “Spring” at 7 p.m. onstage in Southam Hall;... Read more

  3. The National Arts Centre congratulates Paul Giamatti on his Golden Globe Award for his performance in Barney’s VersionBARNEY’S VERSION Ottawa premiere was at the NAC on November 2, 2010

    January 18, 2011

    OTTAWA – The National Arts Centre would like to congratulate  Paul Giamatti for his victory at the Golden Globe Awards as best actor in a comedy or musical, for his portrayal of Barney Panofsky in the film BARNEY’S VERSION. In his acceptance speech Mr. Giamatti spoke of his love of Montreal and Canada where most of the film was shot saying, “An incredible beautiful city... Read more

  4. Acclaimed pianist Emanuel Ax performs an all-Schubert recital in a Great Performers Series event on February 1 at the National Arts Centre

    January 18, 2011

    In the second Great Performers Series event of the NAC’s 2010-2011 season, internationally acclaimed pianist Emanuel Ax performs in a highly anticipated recital (without orchestra) in Southam Hall of the National Arts Centre on Tuesday February 1 at 8 p.m. The New York Times has written that “Ax is never less than spellbinding.” In September 2010, Emanuel Ax performed two works... Read more

  5. Acclaimed pianist Emanuel Ax performs an all-Schubert recital in a Great Performers Series event on February 1 at the National Arts Centre

    January 18, 2011

    In the second Great Performers Series event of the NAC’s 2010-2011 season, internationally acclaimed pianist Emanuel Ax performs in a highly anticipated recital (without orchestra) in Southam Hall of the National Arts Centre on Tuesday February 1 at 8 p.m. The New York Times has written that “Ax is never less than spellbinding.” In September 2010, Emanuel Ax performed two works... Read more

  6. National Arts Centre Orchestra principal cello Amanda Forsyth, Concertmaster Yosuke Kawasaki, Associate Concertmaster Jessica Linnebach, and special guest pianist Benjamin Hochman are featured in ‘Music for a Sunday Afternoon’ on January 30 at the National Gallery of Canada

    January 17, 2011

    The second ‘Music for a Sunday Afternoon’ concert of the NAC’s 2010-2011 season features NAC Orchestra principal cello Amanda Forsyth, Concertmaster Yosuke Kawasaki, Associate Concertmaster Jessica Linnebach, and special guest pianist Benjamin Hochman, who was featured in A Piano Celebration with the NAC Orchestra in September 2010. On January 30, this popular Sunday afternoon... Read more

  7. National Arts Centre Orchestra principal cello Amanda Forsyth, Concertmaster Yosuke Kawasaki, Associate Concertmaster Jessica Linnebach, and special guest pianist Benjamin Hochman are featured in ‘Music for a Sunday Afternoon’ on January 30 at the National Gallery of Canada

    January 17, 2011

    The second ‘Music for a Sunday Afternoon’ concert of the NAC’s 2010-2011 season features NAC Orchestra principal cello Amanda Forsyth, Concertmaster Yosuke Kawasaki, Associate Concertmaster Jessica Linnebach, and special guest pianist Benjamin Hochman, who was featured in A Piano Celebration with the NAC Orchestra in September 2010. On January 30, this popular Sunday afternoon... Read more

  8. The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s 2010-2011 Ovation Series continues with Music Director Pinchas Zukerman conducting and internationally celebrated artist Radu Lupu at the piano. The concert also features music by NAC Award-winning Canadian composer Peter Paul Koprowski.

    January 14, 2011

    The second Ovation concerts of the season – Radu Lupu … Rapture and Fire on Wednesday January 26 and Thursday January 27 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall – feature Music Director Pinchas Zukerman on the conductor’s podium and world-renowned pianist Radu Lupu in the spotlight. Also featured is In Memoriam Karol Szymanowski, composed by Peter Paul Koprowski, who received an NAC... Read more

  9. The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s 2010-2011 Ovation Series continues with Music Director Pinchas Zukerman conducting and internationally celebrated artist Radu Lupu at the piano. The concert also features music by NAC Award-winning Canadian composer Peter Paul Koprowski.

    January 14, 2011

    The second Ovation concerts of the season – Radu Lupu … Rapture and Fire on Wednesday January 26 and Thursday January 27 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall – feature Music Director Pinchas Zukerman on the conductor’s podium and world-renowned pianist Radu Lupu in the spotlight. Also featured is In Memoriam Karol Szymanowski, composed by Peter Paul Koprowski, who received an NAC... Read more

  10. Le Voyage Marie-Christine Lê-HuuStudio, January 22 at 1:30 p.m. and January 23 at 1:30 & 3:30 p.m. Zen story with a jazz beat, written and directed by Marie-Christine Lê-Huu, with Caroline Bernier-Dionne, Noë Cropsal, Alexandre Leroux and Félix Monette-Dubeau.-Lacoste, Thomas Godefroid and Simon Lanctôt.Produced by Théâtre de l’Avant-Pays (Montreal).Recommended for ages 5 to 9.Running time: 60 minutes with no intermission.School matinees available.

    January 13, 2011

    Rome wasn’t built in a day… and that’s what makes it so beautiful and so poetic. Marie-Christine Lê-Huu expands on this idea as she talks about her show: “We don’t hear much about perseverance these days. In a world of mass consumerism and instant gratification, the notion seems to have gone out of style. And yet each and every day, children face countless... Read more

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