News Releases

  1. Transforming Lives through Music: National Arts Centre Orchestra visits Whitehorse Nov. 1-3 as part of its Northern Canada Tour

      OTTAWA—Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra led by Norwegian Guest Conductor Arild Remmereit will perform two concerts in Whitehorse featuring superstar Canadian violinist James Ehnes. During the tour musicians from the NAC will engage in music education activities with the community as part of the Orchestra’s Northern Canada Tour (October 26 to November 4). GE... Read more

  2. The NAC marks Glenn Gould’s 80th birthday with a performance by Music Director Pinchas Zukerman and pianist Angela Cheng

    Ottawa (Canada)— The CEO of the NAC Foundation Jayne Watson invites the media to attend Glenn Gould’s 80th birthday with a performance by world-class violinist and violist Pinchas Zukerman, the Music Director of the NAC Orchestra and renowned Canadian pianist, Angela Cheng. Cheng will perform on one of Glenn Gould’s most cherished pianos, which was unveiled at the National Arts... Read more

  3. Jusqu'où te mènera ta langue ? September 12, 2012 7:30pm

    Texts: Fanny Britt, Olivier Choinière, Sébastien David Philipe Ducros, Emmanuelle Jimenez, Annick Lefebvre, Catherine Léger, Jean-François Nadeau, Dominick Parenteau-Lebeuf, Pierre Raphaël Pelletier, Catherine Voyer-Léger and Anne-Marie White Original idea and artistic direction: Martin Faucher Produced by Festival du Jamais Lu SPREADING THE WORD... Read more

  4. Nominations for the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Open to the Public

    September 7, 2012 (Ottawa) – Canadians are encouraged to nominate their favourite Canadian performing artists for the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA). Nominations for these awards—presented for lifetime artistic achievement in the fields of broadcasting, classical music, dance, film, popular music and theatre, and for voluntarism in the performing... Read more