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  1. Bolshoi Ballet performs their signature work Don Quixote at the NAC from May 23 to 26, 2012

    May 10, 2012

    Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet performs the spectacular, full-length classic Don Quixote, May 23 to 26, 2012 in the NAC’s Southam Hall, accompanied by the NAC Orchestra. Considered one of the world’s greatest ballet companies, the Bolshoi Ballet will dazzle at every opportunity, showcasing the company’s precious artistry, infectious energy, and masterful demonstrations of... Read more

  2. More than 10,000 young musicians from across Canada coming to Ottawa May 14-19 for MusicFest Canada’s 40th anniversary

    May 9, 2012

    Ottawa (Canada) – More than 10,000 of the country’s most outstanding young musicians from every corner of Canada are on their way to Ottawa for the 40th annual MusicFest Canada, North America's largest festival dedicated to developing musical talent.    TheMusicFest Nationals will bring together more than 10,000 of Canada's finest young musicians aged 12-19 in 300 ensembles... Read more

  3. More than 10,000 young musicians from across Canada coming to Ottawa May 14-19 for MusicFest Canada’s 40th anniversary

    May 9, 2012

    Ottawa (Canada) – More than 10,000 of the country’s most outstanding young musicians from every corner of Canada are on their way to Ottawa for the 40th annual MusicFest Canada, North America's largest festival dedicated to developing musical talent.    TheMusicFest Nationals will bring together more than 10,000 of Canada's finest young musicians aged 12-19 in 300 ensembles... Read more

  4. More than 10,000 young musicians from across Canada coming to Ottawa May 14-19 for MusicFest Canada’s 40th anniversary

    May 9, 2012

    Ottawa (Canada) – More than 10,000 of the country’s most outstanding young musicians from every corner of Canada are on their way to Ottawa for the 40th annual MusicFest Canada, North America's largest festival dedicated to developing musical talent.    TheMusicFest Nationals will bring together more than 10,000 of Canada's finest young musicians aged 12-19 in 300 ensembles... Read more

  5. Dana Gingras and Animals of Distinction explore wild new terrain in Heart as Arena at the NAC May 10-12, 2012

    May 4, 2012

    Dana Gingras and her company Animals of Distinction present her most recent project Heart as Arena in the NAC Studio from May 10-12, 2012.Heart as Arena explores ideas of receptivity and transmission, and the secret language of electricity that animates heart, mind and muscle. An installation of nearly 50 radios dominates the inventive set, some hanging above the stage in a ring formation, or... Read more

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    May 4, 2012

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    May 4, 2012

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  9. MUSIC MONDAY!

    May 3, 2012

    (Ottawa – May 3, 2012) Approximately 500 local students along with the NAC Orchestra’s Rideau Lakes Brass Quintet will celebrate music education with a special 20-minute Music Monday performance on May 7, 2012, at 12:45 p.m. in Jean Pigott Hall at Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West. This concert marks the eighth year Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC) has participated in... Read more

  10. Eugene Levy will mentor young Canadian filmmaker Daniel Perlmutter as part of the 2012 Governor General Performing Arts Awards

    May 3, 2012

    OTTAWA –The National Arts Centre is proud to announce that Canadian comedy legend Eugene Levy has chosen to mentor writer and filmmaker Daniel Perlmutter through the 2012 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Mentorship Program, which is made possible with support from The Keg Spirit Foundation. The Program allows past recipients of the Governor General’s Performing Arts... Read more

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