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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The NAC English Theatre presents the Belfry Theatre (Victoria) production ofThe Year of Magical Thinkingby Joan DidionStarring Seana McKennaDirected by Michael ShamataJanuary 11 – 29, 2011

    January 5, 2011

    “Seana McKenna and Joan Didion are a magical team.” – Toronto Star  “Life changes fast. Life changes in an instant. You sit down for dinner and life as you know it ends. The question of self-pity.” Seana McKenna, a leading lady of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival and one of Canada’s most renowned actresses, stars in this one-woman tour-de-force. Based... Read more

  7. National Arts Centre Orchestra Principal Double Bass Joel Quarrington hosts CBC Radio 2’s This is My Music on Saturday January 8

    January 4, 2011

    On Saturday January 8, 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 Radio Two, 103.3 FM Joel Quarrington plays more than a dozen eclectic musical... Read more

  8. National Arts Centre Orchestra Principal Double Bass Joel Quarrington hosts CBC Radio 2’s This is My Music on Saturday January 8

    January 4, 2011

    On Saturday January 8, 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 Radio Two, 103.3 FM Joel Quarrington plays more than a dozen eclectic musical... Read more

  9. Legally Blonde Performance Cancelled Tonight

    December 28, 2010

    (Tuesday, December 28, 2010 - For Immediate Release) As a result of flight cancellations and delays caused by the Northeast Storm, Tuesday night’s performance of Legally Blonde at The National Arts Centre will be cancelled.  Broadway Across Canada would like to offer all patrons who purchased tickets to tonight’s performance the option to exchange into any future performance they... Read more

  10. Top 10 most memorable moments at the National Arts Centre in 2010

    December 21, 2010

    (Ottawa, Canada) –The National Arts Centre (NAC) featured many memorable moments during the past 12 months. Here is a list of the top 10 NAC highlights of this remarkable year: 1)      Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh participated in the unveiling of the Oscar Peterson sculpture on June 30, 2010. Mr. Peterson’s family was joined by... Read more

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