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  1. Trick or Treat to a Wicked Beat -- the first TD ‘Family Adventures with the National Arts Centre Orchestra’ concert of the season – celebrates the magic and mystery of Hallowe’en on Saturday October 30 in Southam Hall

    October 18, 2010

    It’s going to be a BOO-tiful afternoon when the first TD ‘Family Adventures with the National Arts Centre Orchestra’ concerts of the 2010-11 season take place on Saturday October 30. The musicians onstage will be in their special Hallowe’en costumes and the entire audience is invited to dress up as well – it’s going to be a scream! PLEASE NOTE CAST... Read more

  2. Hear the music of “Canada’s Mozart”! The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s inaugural 2010-2011 Mark Motors Audi Signature Series concert – Mathieu and Brahms – features Quebecois pianist Alain Lefèvre performing rescued music by Canadian composer André Mathieu

    October 15, 2010

    The first Mark Motors Audi Signature concerts of the season – entitled Mathieu and Brahms – will be performed on Wednesday October 27 and Thursday October 28 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall. Prize-winning pianist-composer Alain Lefèvre, making his NAC debut, has been intrigued by the music of neglected Quebec composer André Mathieu  -- “Canada’s Mozart”... Read more

  3. Hear the music of “Canada’s Mozart”! The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s inaugural 2010-2011 Mark Motors Audi Signature Series concert – Mathieu and Brahms – features Quebecois pianist Alain Lefèvre performing rescued music by Canadian composer André Mathieu

    October 15, 2010

    The first Mark Motors Audi Signature concerts of the season – entitled Mathieu and Brahms – will be performed on Wednesday October 27 and Thursday October 28 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall. Prize-winning pianist-composer Alain Lefèvre, making his NAC debut, has been intrigued by the music of neglected Quebec composer André Mathieu  -- “Canada’s Mozart”... Read more

  4. The National Ballet of Canada performs three contemporary ballets by three ground-breaking choreographers at the NAC October 21 to 23, 2010

    October 13, 2010

    Exciting contemporary choreography will be on display when the National Ballet of Canada performs at the NAC October 21 to 23.  Along with work by Russian-born George Balanchine, the performance features choreography by two of the most remarkable Canadian choreographers, "Queen of the Avant-Garde" Marie Chouinard, and Vancouver’s visionary Crystal Pite.    The strength of... Read more

  5. The National Arts Centre English Theatre presentsRomeo & Julietby William ShakespeareDirected by Peter HintonOctober 19 – November 6, 2010

    October 13, 2010

    Featuring the NAC English Theatre Company and introducing the 50th Anniversary English Theatre Graduating Class of the National Theatre SchoolWhat's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. Ottawa, ON, October 13, 2010 - In a city bound by religion and caught in the struggle of civil strife, two young people are trapped by a secret love. As the fighting spills... Read more

  6. PERSONAL JESUSIntimist one-man show written and performed by Gaétan Nadeau, directed by Jacques Brochu and Marie?Stéphane Ledoux.October 20–23 at 8 p.m. in the NAC Studio

    October 13, 2010

    Artistic collaborators: Alexander MacSween, Benoît Bourdeau, Jacques Brochu, Réal Dorval and Brigitte Comeau. Created and produced by Gaétan Nadeau through an artistic residency at La Chapelle, Montreal. Coproduced by the NAC French Theatre. Personal Jesus received a creative residency at Usine C in Montreal. Running time:... Read more

  7. LA ROBE DE MA MÈRESerge Marois / Sylviane FortunyStudio – October 16 at 1:30 p.m. and October 17 at 1:30 & 3:30 p.m.  

    October 13, 2010

    Seaside memories written by Serge Marois and directed by Sylviane Fortuny, with Denis Lavalou, Claudine Ledoux and Marcel Pomerlo.Artistic collaborators: Violaine Burgard, Sylviane Fortuny, Pierre Labbé, Georges Lévesque, Paul Livernois.Produced by L’Arrière-Scène, centre dramatique pour l’enfance et la... Read more

  8. 14th ANNUAL NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE GALA – AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH DIANA KRALL -- RAISES $552,484 FOR THE NAC’S NATIONAL YOUTH AND EDUCATION TRUST

    October 4, 2010

    The 14th annual National Arts Centre Gala – An Intimate Evening with Diana Krall -- held on Saturday October 2 -- was a great success both artistically and financially. The event had been sold out for months, and the audience was thrilled to hear the announcement from Gala Honorary Chair Laureen Harper that the event had raised a net amount of $552,484. The entire amount goes to the National... Read more

  9. 14th ANNUAL NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE GALA – AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH DIANA KRALL -- RAISES $552,484 FOR THE NAC’S NATIONAL YOUTH AND EDUCATION TRUST

    October 4, 2010

    The 14th annual National Arts Centre Gala – An Intimate Evening with Diana Krall -- held on Saturday October 2 -- was a great success both artistically and financially. The event had been sold out for months, and the audience was thrilled to hear the announcement from Gala Honorary Chair Laureen Harper that the event had raised a net amount of $552,484. The entire amount goes to the National... Read more

  10. The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s inaugural 2010-2011 Bostonian Bravo Series concert – Love & Spring -- highlights the return of charismatic conductor Alexander Shelley and Canadian star pianist Louis Lortie

    September 30, 2010

    Spring into fall! The first Bostonian Bravo concerts of the season – entitled Love & Spring – will be performed on Thursday October 14 and Friday October 15 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall. These concerts feature the return of two renowned artists: perennially popular Canadian pianist Louis Lortie and British conductor Alexander Shelley, who was a big hit with audiences, critics, and... Read more

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