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  1. Highlights of an Extraordinary and Historic Year at Canada's National Arts Centre

    December 27, 2017

    In the midst of Canada’s 150th year, the National Arts Centre had one of the most successful years in its 48-year history. Here are some of the highlights of 2017: 1) The appointment of Kevin Loring as the NAC’s first-ever Artistic Director of Indigenous Theatre Kevin Loring is a Nlaka’pamux from the Lytton First Nation in B.C., a Governor General’s Award-winning... Read more

  2. National Arts Centre Orchestra's Canada 150 music and education tour comes to Iqaluit December 4 to 6

    November 28, 2017

    Members of Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC) Orchestra, along with Music Director Alexander Shelley, will visit Iqaluit December 4 to 6, and Yellowknife on December 9, for concerts and music education activities as part of the final segment of its Canada 150 Tour. One of the week’s highlights is a unique and intimate concert at St. Jude’s Cathedral in Iqaluit at 7:30 p.m. on... Read more

  3. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA’S CANADA 150 TOUR ARRIVES IN SASKATOON OCTOBER 22

    October 17, 2017

    OTTAWA  —From October 17 to November 4, Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC) Orchestra, led by Music Director Alexander Shelley, will visit the western provinces and northern territories to continue the Canada 150 Tour, and it arrives in Saskatoon on October 22. This is the first tour led by Music Director Alexander Shelley, and it will feature Calgary-based pianist, Jan... Read more

  4. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA’S CANADA 150 TOUR ARRIVES IN WINNIPEG OCTOBER 17

    October 12, 2017

    OTTAWA —From October 17 to November 4, Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC) Orchestra, led by Music Director Alexander Shelley, will visit the western provinces and northern territories to continue the Canada 150 Tour, and the first stop is in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This is the first tour led by Music Director Alexander Shelley, and it will feature Calgary-based pianist, Jan Lisiecki. The... Read more

  5. Three National Arts Centre Tours to Bring the Best of the Arts to Canadians this Fall

    September 19, 2017

    The National Arts Centre (NAC) will be criss-crossing Canada this Fall with three performing arts tours bringing the best theatre artists and musicians this country has to offer: From September 28 to October 14, NAC English Theatre will present Molière’s play Tartuffe – as re-imagined by east-coast comedy genius Andy Jones under the direction of Artistic Director Jillian... Read more

  6. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA’S CANADA 150 TOUR ARRIVES IN QUEBEC CITY ON JUNE 3 Tour includes a performance at the Palais Montcalm, Maison de la musique in historic Old Québec!

    May 9, 2017

    OTTAWA — The National Arts Centre Orchestra led by Music Director Alexander Shelley and featuring Québec’s own violin super-star Alexandre Da Costa will perform on Saturday, June 3 at 8:00 p.m. at the beautiful Palais Montcalm, Maison de la musique in Québec City. The concert will feature JUNO award winning Alexandre Da Costa whose virtuosity will be highlighted in two... Read more

  7. Music Monday Celebrations at the National Arts Centre will Join Thousands of Music Makers in Canada's Largest, Simultaneous Sing-along

    April 26, 2017

    On Monday, May 1st, thousands of students, musicians, parents and community members across Canada will sing together creating the world's largest single event dedicated to raising awareness for music education.  At this time each year, as a testament to the unifying power of music, our country comes together from coast to coast to coast to simultaneously sing the Music Monday... Read more

  8. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA PERFORMS IN ESKASONI FIRST NATION, NOVA SCOTIA ON MAY 3

    April 26, 2017

    Visit includes performance of I Lost My Talk based on poem by Mi’kmaw poet and elder Rita Joe, music and art clinics for 500 Cape Breton students OTTAWA (Canada) April 26, 2017– The National Arts Centre Orchestra, led by Music Director Alexander Shelley, is performing a special concert on Wednesday, May 3 at 12:30 p.m.in Eskasoni First Nation, Nova Scotia that will include I Lost My... Read more

  9. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA’S CANADA 150 TOUR ARRIVES IN MONCTON

    April 25, 2017

    Tour includes a side-by-side concert with Sistema New Brunswick in Moncton OTTAWA, April 25, 2017 — The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s Canada 150 Tour arrives in Moncton, New Brunswick with concerts and education events from April 28 to April 30. These activities are part of the NAC Orchestra’s national tour in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Confederation. It is the... Read more

  10. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA’S CANADA 150 TOUR ARRIVES IN SAINT JOHN

    April 24, 2017

    Tour includes a performance at Imperial Theatre in Saint John and a Young Artist Summit for Indigenous Performers OTTAWA-- On Thursday, May 4 at 8 p.m., the National Arts Centre Orchestra led by Alexander Shelley will perform a concert featuring the internationally renowned James Ehnes at the Imperial Theatre in Saint John, presented by Symphony New Brunswick.  The concert is part of the NAC... Read more

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