November 2020 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

News Releases

  1. CANADA’S NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA KICKS OFF CROSS-COUNTRY TOUR APRIL 26 IN ST. JOHN’S

    April 19, 2017

    Canada 150 Tour features line-up of concerts and events featuring local musicians This spring and fall Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC) Orchestra, led by Music Director Alexander Shelley, is touring across the country to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation, and its first stop is St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. “We have an ambitious line-up of concerts and... Read more

  2. THE NAC ORCHESTRA’S AMBITIOUS LIFE REFLECTED TO JOIN LUMINATO FESTIVAL

    April 6, 2017

    OTTAWA (Canada) – On June 18, 2017 as part of the Luminato Festival (June 14—25), Music Director, Alexander Shelley and the National Arts Centre Orchestra will share the stories of four remarkable Canadian women through music, motion and word, in Life Reflected. Life Reflected comes to Toronto for one night only as part of the NAC Orchestra’s Canada 150 Tour. Support for this... Read more

  3. NACO to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation with national tour

    March 23, 2017

    Details for Canada 150 Tour released OTTAWA, March 23, 2017 — This spring and fall the National Arts Centre Orchestra will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation by embarking on a national tour— the first to be led by the Orchestra’s highly acclaimed Music Director Alexander Shelley. The Canada 150 Tour begins in Atlantic Canada from April 25 to May 7, and will... Read more

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