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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Robinson returns to the NAC stage October 28 to 30, 2010 with an ensemble of passionate performers, live music and song

    October 19, 2010

    Ottawa native and exceptional dancer-choreographer Tedd Robinson brings R3 to the NAC Studio October 28 to 30, 2010. Witty, inquisitive and enduringly innovative, NAC Associate Dance Artist Tedd Robinson is an established choreographer, educator and solo artist. Robinson’s critically acclaimed, award-winning and utterly unique works have won him a multitude of commissions and an... Read more

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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