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  1. The ever-popular Kinderconcerts Series – presented by the National Arts Centre Orchestra and Jeunesses Musicales of Canada – begins with Annabelle Canto on Sunday November 21

    November 4, 2010

    Annabelle Canto, a children’s concert with a big heart – and a big voice -- opens the National Arts Centre’s 2010-2011 Kinderconcert Series. All Kinderconcerts -- presented by the NAC Orchestra and Jeunesses Musicales of Canada – feature music, instruments, theatre and storytelling. Perfect for families and children aged 3-8, the Kinderconcerts capture youngsters’... Read more

  2. The ever-popular Kinderconcerts Series – presented by the National Arts Centre Orchestra and Jeunesses Musicales of Canada – begins with Annabelle Canto on Sunday November 21

    November 4, 2010

    Annabelle Canto, a children’s concert with a big heart – and a big voice -- opens the National Arts Centre’s 2010-2011 Kinderconcert Series. All Kinderconcerts -- presented by the NAC Orchestra and Jeunesses Musicales of Canada – feature music, instruments, theatre and storytelling. Perfect for families and children aged 3-8, the Kinderconcerts capture youngsters’... Read more

  3. Internationally renowned artists Sylvie Guillem, Robert Lepage and Russell Maliphant on stage at the NAC November 12 and 13, 2010

    November 3, 2010

    NAC Dance presents a collaboration of stellar proportions on November 12 and 13 with Eonnagata. Eonnagata brings together three of the world’s most inventive artists: internationally adored principal ballerina Sylvie Guillem, theatrical visionary Robert Lepage, and award-winning choreographer Russell Maliphant. A genre-bending mix of dance and theatre coloured by Kabuki and martial arts,... Read more

  4. The National Arts Centre English Theatre and Great Canadian Theatre Company presentVimyby Vern ThiessenDirected by Linda MooreStarring the NAC English Theatre Company Starting November 9 Now extended through to December 11!

    November 3, 2010

    All Performances at GCTCI’m going to tell you the story of Vimy. Ottawa, ON. - Aided by a nurse from Nova Scotia, four wounded Canadian soldiers recover in a field hospital. It is France. 1917. The wake of the battle for Vimy Ridge. Governor General’s Literary Award-winner Vern Thiessen honours not only those soldiers who did or did not return from that hill, but also those who helped... Read more

  5. National Arts Centre creates unique Canadian Conductors Workshop for conductors of tomorrow

    October 27, 2010

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  6. Serendipity Point Film’s Barney’s Version Premiere’s in Ottawa at the NAC

    October 26, 2010

    OTTAWA— The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage will be hosting a special Ottawa premiere of BARNEY’S VERSION at the National Arts Centre on Tuesday November 2nd. Based on Mordecai Richler’s prize winning novel of the same name, BARNEY’S VERSION is produced by Robert Lantos (Eastern Promises, Being Julia), directed by Richard J. Lewis (CSI: Crime Scene... Read more

  7. Roland (la vérité du vainqueur) Olivier Ducas Studio, November 12 & 13 at 8 p.m. Medieval epic adapted and directed by Olivier Ducas, based on an epic poem and an 11th century chanson de geste, with Daniel Desparois and Étienne Blanchette.

    October 26, 2010

    Artistic collaboration: Claudia Couture, Benoît Durand-Jodoin, Thomas Godefroid, Déline Pétrone and Julie Vallée-Léger. Produced by Théâtre de la Pire Espèce. Recommended for ages 12 and older. Running time: 55 minutes, with no intermission. Student matinees available. Presented in French. Who was this fellow... Read more

  8. Put on your dancing shoes for the first CTV Pops concert of the season!The National Arts Centre Orchestra – and many special guests – perform Gotta Dance! on November 4, 5, and 6 in Southam Hall

    October 22, 2010

    In the first CTV Pops concert of the NAC Orchestra’s 2010-11 season, Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly leads the National Arts Centre Orchestra and more than a dozen singers and dancers in the spectacular Gotta Dance!  This all-singing, all-dancing musical extravaganza takes place in Southam Hall on Thursday November 4, Friday November 5, and Saturday November 6, 2010 at 8 p.m.... Read more

  9. Put on your dancing shoes for the first CTV Pops concert of the season!The National Arts Centre Orchestra – and many special guests – perform Gotta Dance! on November 4, 5, and 6 in Southam Hall

    October 22, 2010

    In the first CTV Pops concert of the NAC Orchestra’s 2010-11 season, Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly leads the National Arts Centre Orchestra and more than a dozen singers and dancers in the spectacular Gotta Dance!  This all-singing, all-dancing musical extravaganza takes place in Southam Hall on Thursday November 4, Friday November 5, and Saturday November 6, 2010 at 8 p.m.... Read more

  10. Newfoundland Clarinetist Sean Rice joins NAC Orchestra as Second Clarinet

    October 20, 2010

    For immediate release Ottawa, Ontario –The National Arts Centre is delighted to announce that Sean Rice, an award-winning clarinetist from St. John’s, NL will join the NAC Orchestra in the position of Second Clarinet. “Sean is a truly talented musician,” said NAC Music Director Pinchas Zukerman. “He has a beautiful sound and is extremely musical. He will be a... Read more

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