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  1. 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

  2. Brigitte Haentjens appointed Artistic Director of the National Arts Centre French Theatre  

    September 29, 2010

    OTTAWA, Canada – Peter Herrndorf, President and CEO of Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC), today announced that Brigitte Haentjens will be the next artistic director of the NAC French Theatre, as of the 2012–13 season. Brigitte Haentjens is the first woman to occupy this prestigious position since the NAC was established in 1969. Her predecessors include such... Read more

  3. YOU’VE ALWAYS SECRETLY WANTED TO? Official launch of the French Theatre ARGONAUTS CLUB, a cultural outreach project!

    September 23, 2010

    argonaut, n.  A person engaged in a dangerous but rewarding quest; an adventurer. What do Mr. Tremblay, Ms. Diallo, Mr. Leblanc, Mr. N’Guyen and Madame Berkani have in common? Yes, they are all Francophones or Francophiles and they all live in Ottawa or Gatineau—but what else?Could it be that none of them has ever set foot in a theatre, even though in... Read more

  4. NAC Dance opens the 2010-2011 season with the Canadian premiere of Out of Context – for Pina on October 5 & 6

    September 22, 2010

    The NAC Dance season opens with Out of Context - for Pina by Alain Platel and les ballets C de la B, which was recently named 2010 Production of the Year by a jury of 29 European critics for the German dance magazine Tanz. Founded in 1984 in Ghent, Belgium by Alain Platel, les ballets C de la B has established itself as one of the world's most influential dance theatre companies. Over the... Read more

  5. National Arts Centre congratulates the creators of Incendies for being chosen Canada’s Best Foreign Language Film entry at the Oscars

    September 22, 2010

    Ottawa, Canada – The National Arts Centre today congratulated the creators of Incendies, the critically-acclaimed film chosen by Telefilm Canada as the country's candidate for Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards to take place next February. The film is based on a play by Wajdi Mouawad, writer, director, actor, and artistic director of the National Arts Centre (NAC)... Read more

  6. The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s inaugural 2010-2011 Ovation Series concert highlights Mendelssohn’s “Italian” Symphony, Music Director Pinchas Zukerman, and principal double bass Joel Quarrington

    September 22, 2010

    The first Ovation concerts of the season – “Italian” Symphony on Wednesday October 6 and Thursday October 7 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall – feature Music Director Pinchas Zukerman on the conductor’s podium and NAC Orchestra principal double bass Joel Quarrington in the spotlight in a salute to the warmth, romance, and colour of Italy. The concert... Read more

  7. The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s inaugural 2010-2011 Ovation Series concert highlights Mendelssohn’s “Italian” Symphony, Music Director Pinchas Zukerman, and principal double bass Joel Quarrington

    September 22, 2010

    The first Ovation concerts of the season – “Italian” Symphony on Wednesday October 6 and Thursday October 7 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall – feature Music Director Pinchas Zukerman on the conductor’s podium and NAC Orchestra principal double bass Joel Quarrington in the spotlight in a salute to the warmth, romance, and colour of Italy. The concert... Read more

  8. The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s inaugural 2010-2011 Ovation Series concert highlights Mendelssohn’s “Italian” Symphony, Music Director Pinchas Zukerman, and principal double bass Joel Quarrington

    September 22, 2010

    The first Ovation concerts of the season – “Italian” Symphony on Wednesday October 6 and Thursday October 7 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall – feature Music Director Pinchas Zukerman on the conductor’s podium and NAC Orchestra principal double bass Joel Quarrington in the spotlight in a salute to the warmth, romance, and colour of Italy. The concert... Read more

  9. The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s inaugural 2010-2011 Ovation Series concert highlights Mendelssohn’s “Italian” Symphony, Music Director Pinchas Zukerman, and principal double bass Joel Quarrington

    September 22, 2010

    The first Ovation concerts of the season – “Italian” Symphony on Wednesday October 6 and Thursday October 7 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall – feature Music Director Pinchas Zukerman on the conductor’s podium and NAC Orchestra principal double bass Joel Quarrington in the spotlight in a salute to the warmth, romance, and colour of Italy. The concert... Read more

  10. The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s inaugural 2010-2011 Ovation Series concert highlights Mendelssohn’s “Italian” Symphony, Music Director Pinchas Zukerman, and principal double bass Joel Quarrington

    September 22, 2010

    The first Ovation concerts of the season – “Italian” Symphony on Wednesday October 6 and Thursday October 7 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall – feature Music Director Pinchas Zukerman on the conductor’s podium and NAC Orchestra principal double bass Joel Quarrington in the spotlight in a salute to the warmth, romance, and colour of Italy. The concert... Read more

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