News Releases

  1. The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s sixth Mark Motors Audi Signature Series concert – Beautiful Baroque – features magnificent music by Handel, Corelli, and Vivaldi, as well as soprano Dominique Labelle and countertenor Daniel Taylor in Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater

    April 6, 2011

    The sixth Mark Motors Audi Signature concerts of the season – entitled Beautiful Baroque – will be performed on Wednesday April 20 and Thursday April 21 at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall.  The National Arts Centre Orchestra – featuring principal flute Joanna G’froerer and guest artists Daniel Taylor, countertenor, and Dominique Labelle, soprano, will be under the baton of... Read more

  2. BeijingDance | LDTX performs exclusively at the National Arts Centre in their Canadian debut on April 9, 2011  

    April 4, 2011

    BeijingDance | LDTX presents works by Ma Bo, Li Han-zhong, Sang Jijia, Liu Bin and Song Tingting in the NAC Theatre April 9, 2011. The performance is sold out, but obstructed view seating has been released for sale. The birth of BeijingDance | LDTX (Lei Dong Tian Xia, literally translated as Thunder Rumbles Under Heaven) in September of 2005 not only caught widespread international attention, but... Read more

  3. Vivaldi’s magnificent The Four Seasons is interpreted by four separate violin soloists and the National Arts Centre Orchestra under conductor Pinchas Zukerman in the season’s fourth Ovation Series concert on April 13-14

    April 4, 2011

    In the fourth Ovation Series concert of the NAC’s 2010-2011 season, Vivaldi’s Baroque masterpiece Le Quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons) will be performed by the NAC Orchestra and four separate violin soloists, all under the baton of Music Director Pinchas Zukerman. The soloists are Caitlin Tully (who performs the ‘Spring’ movement), Bella Hristova (Summer), Jesus Reina... Read more

  4. Vivaldi’s magnificent The Four Seasons is interpreted by four separate violin soloists and the National Arts Centre Orchestra under conductor Pinchas Zukerman in the season’s fourth Ovation Series concert on April 13-14

    April 4, 2011

    In the fourth Ovation Series concert of the NAC’s 2010-2011 season, Vivaldi’s Baroque masterpiece Le Quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons) will be performed by the NAC Orchestra and four separate violin soloists, all under the baton of Music Director Pinchas Zukerman. The soloists are Caitlin Tully (who performs the ‘Spring’ movement), Bella Hristova (Summer), Jesus Reina... Read more

  5. TempsBy Wajdi MouawadTheatre, April 12–16, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.

    April 1, 2011

    Written and directed by Wajdi Mouawad With Marie?Josée Bastien, Jean?Jacqui Boutet, Véronique Côté, Gérald Gagnon, Linda Laplante, Anne?Marie Olivier, Valeriy Pankov and Isabelle Roy Artistic contributors: Alain Roy, François Ismert, Charlotte Farcet, Emmanuel Clolus,... Read more

  6. An NAC English Theatre presentation of the Mulgrave Road Theatre (Guysborough, NS) production in association with Frankie Productions (Halifax, NS)Lauchie, Liza and Roryby Sheldon CurrieDirected by Mary-Colin ChisholmApril 5 - 16, NAC Studio

    March 31, 2011

    From the author of Glace Bay Miners’ Museum comes a play set in a 1940s coal mining town in Cape Breton. Lauchie MacDonald lives a humdrum existence but his world soon turns upside down when the vivacious Liza dances into his life. The courtship is sealed with a big win at bingo, until Lauchie’s daredevil twin brother, Rory bursts back onto the scene. A wry spinster, a sonorous priest,... Read more

  7. French artists performing French repertoire! Acclaimed conductor Daniele Gatti conducts l’Orchestre National de France and pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet in a Great Performers Series concert on April 11 in Southam Hall of the National Arts Centre

    March 29, 2011

    In the third Great Performers Series concert of the NAC’s 2010-2011 season, acclaimed conductor Daniele Gatti leads l’Orchestre National de France and guest pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet in a concert of 20th century classics in Southam Hall of the National Arts Centre on Monday April 11 at 8 p.m. The program for the evening... Read more

  8. French artists performing French repertoire! Acclaimed conductor Daniele Gatti conducts l’Orchestre National de France and pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet in a Great Performers Series concert on April 11 in Southam Hall of the National Arts Centre

    March 29, 2011

    In the third Great Performers Series concert of the NAC’s 2010-2011 season, acclaimed conductor Daniele Gatti leads l’Orchestre National de France and guest pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet in a concert of 20th century classics in Southam Hall of the National Arts Centre on Monday April 11 at 8 p.m. The program for the evening... Read more

  9. The National Arts Centre mourns the loss of actor Roger Abbott

    March 28, 2011

    OTTAWA – Actor and comedian Roger Abbott was a frequent visitor to the National Arts Centre and won the prestigious Governor General’s Performing Arts Award at the NAC in 1998 for lifetime artistic achievement in broadcasting. Mr. Abbott delighted audiences here and across the country with his popular political satire, and was a leading force of the Royal Canadian Air Farce. The... Read more

  10. National Arts Centre Orchestra musicians and NACO Bursary winners perform chamber music at the NAC Orchestra Bursary Benefit Concert on Sunday April 10 at 2 p.m. in Le Salon

    March 28, 2011

    The NAC Orchestra Bursary Benefit Concert – a concert of chamber music favourites featuring musicians of the National Arts Centre Orchestra and last year’s winner of the NACO Bursary Competition – takes place in Le Salon of the NAC on Sunday April 10 at 2 p.m. The NAC Orchestra Bursary provides recognition and financial support to help further the development of young Canadian... Read more

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