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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s fifth 2010-2011 Bostonian Bravo Series concert highlights Dvorák’s popular “From the New World” Symphony as well as the return of violin virtuoso Sarah Chang

    January 13, 2011

    The fifth Bostonian Bravo concert of the season – entitled Dvorák’s “New World” – will be performed on Thursday January 20 and Friday January 21 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall. These concerts feature acclaimed Danish conductor Thomas Søndergård as well as violin superstar Sarah Chang. Both Mr. Søndergård and Ms Chang will join CBC... Read more

  5. The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s fifth 2010-2011 Bostonian Bravo Series concert highlights Dvorák’s popular “From the New World” Symphony as well as the return of violin virtuoso Sarah Chang

    January 13, 2011

    The fifth Bostonian Bravo concert of the season – entitled Dvorák’s “New World” – will be performed on Thursday January 20 and Friday January 21 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall. These concerts feature acclaimed Danish conductor Thomas Søndergård as well as violin superstar Sarah Chang. Both Mr. Søndergård and Ms Chang will join CBC... Read more

  6. In the third CTV Pops concert of the season, the National Arts Centre Orchestra joins forces with the extravagantly entertaining Canadian Brass on January 13, 14, and 15 in Southam Hall

    January 7, 2011

    In the third CTV Pops concert of the NAC Orchestra’s 2010-11 season, conductor Alain Trudel leads the National Arts Centre Orchestra and special guests Canadian Brass. This brass spectacular takes place in Southam Hall on Thursday January 13, Friday January 14, and Saturday January 15, 2011 at 8 p.m. “The enthralling sound of a brass choir … programs that feature virtuosic... Read more

  7. REVISED DATE:National Arts Centre Orchestra double bass Joel Quarrington hosts CBC Radio 2's This is My Music on Saturday, January 15

    January 7, 2011

    On Saturday January 15, NAC Orchestra principal double bass Joel Quarrington becomes the second NAC Orchestra artist to host CBC Radio 2’s This is My Music. Canada's leading classical music stars share the music that inspires them and shapes their lives on This is My Music, broadcast from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on CBC Radio 2, 103.3 FM. This broadcast was originally scheduled for January 8, but... Read more

  8. In the third CTV Pops concert of the season, the National Arts Centre Orchestra joins forces with the extravagantly entertaining Canadian Brass on January 13, 14, and 15 in Southam Hall

    January 7, 2011

    In the third CTV Pops concert of the NAC Orchestra’s 2010-11 season, conductor Alain Trudel leads the National Arts Centre Orchestra and special guests Canadian Brass. This brass spectacular takes place in Southam Hall on Thursday January 13, Friday January 14, and Saturday January 15, 2011 at 8 p.m. “The enthralling sound of a brass choir … programs that feature virtuosic... Read more

  9. REVISED DATE:National Arts Centre Orchestra double bass Joel Quarrington hosts CBC Radio 2's This is My Music on Saturday, January 15

    January 7, 2011

    On Saturday January 15, NAC Orchestra principal double bass Joel Quarrington becomes the second NAC Orchestra artist to host CBC Radio 2’s This is My Music. Canada's leading classical music stars share the music that inspires them and shapes their lives on This is My Music, broadcast from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on CBC Radio 2, 103.3 FM. This broadcast was originally scheduled for January 8, but... Read more

  10. Louis-Philippe Robillard in concert, Friday, January 28 in the NAC Fourth Stage

    January 5, 2011

    Ottawa, January 5, 2011 – Louis-Philippe Robillard celebrates the one-year anniversary of the launch of his debut CD, Le Café des oiseaux, Friday, January 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the National Arts Centre (NAC) Fourth Stage. The concert is part of the Vendredis de la chanson singer-songwriter series. Opening for Louis-Philippe is Sarah Bradley, winner of... Read more

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