News Releases

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

    October 17, 2017 | NAC Orchestra Canada 150 tour 2017-2018 Season 

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

    October 12, 2017 | NAC Orchestra Canada 150 tour 2017-2018 Season 

  3. The National Arts Centre's Ideas of North Festival: October 3 to 14

    September 26, 2017 | NAC Orchestra NAC Dance NAC Presents Communications 2017-2018 Season 

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

    September 19, 2017 | NAC Orchestra Canada 150 tour NAC English Theatre NAC French Theatre Communications 

  5. NAC Gala Featuring k.d. lang Raises $747,000 for Arts Educations Programs Across Canada

    September 16, 2017 | NAC Orchestra NAC Foundation Communications 

  6. September 16 NAC Gala Featuring Canadian Icon k.d. lang: A Hot Ticket

    September 11, 2017 | NAC Orchestra Communications 2017-2018 Season 

  7. Canadian Opera Legend Russell Braun joins faculty of NAC’s Young Artist Program June 5-24

    June 5, 2017 | NAC Orchestra Young Artists Program 2017-2018 Season 

  8. The Louis Riel Opera to Make Ottawa Premiere at the National Arts Centre June 15

    May 18, 2017 | NAC Orchestra Canada Scene 2017-2018 Season 

  9. More than $20,000 awarded to young musicians from the Ottawa – Gatineau region at the 2017 National Arts Centre Orchestra Bursary Competition

    May 15, 2017 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  10. MOVING CHORUS AND ACCLAIMED VOCALISTS MARK THE RETURN OF MOZART’S REQUIEM AT THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE

    May 15, 2017 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  11. 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 | NAC Orchestra Canada 150 tour 2016-2017 Season 

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

    April 26, 2017 | NAC Orchestra Canada 150 tour Communications 

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

    April 26, 2017 | NAC Orchestra Canada 150 tour 2017-2018 Season 

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

    April 25, 2017 | NAC Orchestra Canada 150 tour 2017-2018 Season 

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

    April 24, 2017 | NAC Orchestra Canada 150 tour 2017-2018 Season 

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

    April 19, 2017 | NAC Orchestra Canada 150 tour 2017-2018 Season 

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

    April 6, 2017 | NAC Orchestra Canada 150 tour 2016-2017 Season 

  18. JOURNEY FROM PARIS TO BROADWAY IN A NIGHT OF BLOCKBUSTER SONG AND DANCE WITH THE NAC POPS

    April 5, 2017 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  19. JAN LISIECKI PLAYS CHOPIN

    April 3, 2017 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  20. LOUIS LORTIE RETURNS TO THE NAC FOR A “FAREWELL” TOUR TO CHOPIN

    March 28, 2017 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  21. A TRIO OF FIRSTS AND SIBELIUS 2ND SYMPHONY AT THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE

    March 27, 2017 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

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

    March 23, 2017 | NAC Orchestra Canada 150 tour 2017-2018 Season 

  23. The NAC’s Institute for Orchestral Studies Launches Search for Five Young String Musicians to Apprentice with the NAC Orchestra

    March 10, 2017 | NAC Orchestra 2017-2018 Season 

  24. Experience Soul-Stirring Music with the NAC Orchestra’s Spectacular 2017-18 Season

    March 6, 2017 | NAC Orchestra 2017-2018 Season 

  25. Canadian Icon k.d. lang Announced as the NAC’s 2017 Gala Artist

    February 23, 2017 | NAC Orchestra 2017-2018 Season 

  26. Young musicians can apply to compete in the National Arts Centre Orchestra Bursary Competition for $20,000 in cash prizes.

    February 10, 2017 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  27. Alexander Shelley and the National Arts Centre Orchestra Brass Choir Perform the National Anthem at the Ottawa Senators Game on February 19

    February 2, 2017 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  28. Matthias Pintscher Conducts the NAC Orchestra in Stravinsky’s Italian Ballet December 15 & 16

    December 13, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  29. Commemorating Hamilton Southam on his 100th Birthday

    December 13, 2016 | NAC Orchestra Communications 

  30. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE SHARING THE BEST OF THE PERFORMING ARTS WITH CANADIANS IN 2017 Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday with Cross-country Orchestra and Theatre Tours, a Major Canada Scene Festival in the Nation’s Capital, and More!

    November 23, 2016 | NAC Orchestra NAC English Theatre NAC French Theatre NAC Dance NAC Presents Canada Scene 2016-2017 Season 

  31. The 20th Annual NAC Gala with Diana Krall and Alexander Shelley Raises $724,500 for Arts Education Program's Across Canada

    October 22, 2016 | NAC Orchestra NAC Foundation Communications 2016-2017 Season 

  32. Experience the Dazzling Virtuosity of Beethoven and Schumann at the NAC Orchestra’s Festival

    October 6, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  33. A Night of Classical Collisions: Beethoven and Schumann Meet the turntables with DJ Skratch Bastid

    September 26, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  34. Pinchas Zukerman and the NAC Orchestra capture the beauty of the Baroque era’s greatest composers in masterful new album

    September 16, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  35. The NAC Orchestra and The Glenn Gould Foundation celebrate The Genius of Philip Glass Innovative. Influential. Legendary. || Philip Glass will be presented with the 11th Glenn Gould Prize on November 26 in Ottawa

    September 6, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  36. ANGELA HEWITT’S BACH ODYSSEY COMES TO OTTAWA

    August 4, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  37. Summer at the NAC: Activities Wind Down. Renovations Ramp Up. Parking Remains Open 24/7. Free NAC Orchestra Concert on Canada Day

    June 27, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 

  38. NAC ORCHESTRA TAPPED FOR MOMENTOUS TRUE NORTH: THE CANADIAN SONGBOOK PROJECT Orchestra Chosen for 10-Orchestra Album to Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday

    June 9, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  39. ALEXANDER SHELLEY AND THE NAC ORCHESTRA PERFORM MUSIC FROM WAGNER’S TRANSCENDENT TRISTAN UND ISOLDE IN FINAL PERFORMANCES OF 2015-16 SEASON

    May 25, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  40. Purse valued at more than $20,000 awarded to Young musicians at the 2016 National Arts Centre Orchestra Bursary Competition

    May 22, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  41. Norway House students to perform their own song of reconciliation with National Arts Centre Music Director Alexander Shelley at CMHR

    May 18, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  42. PANEL ON THE MOST AMBITIOUS ORCHESTRAL PIECE EVER PRODUCED BY THE NAC ORCHESTRA — LIFE REFLECTED

    May 16, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  43. ALEXANDER SHELLEY TO BRING THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF MUSIC TO STUDENTS IN OTTAWA’S WEST END

    May 13, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  44. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE’S INSTITUTE FOR ORCHESTRAL STUDIES AND RBC TEAM-UP TO HELP YOUNG MUSICIANS ACHIEVE THEIR DREAMS

    May 12, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  45. 10,000 YOUNG MUSICIANS FROM ACROSS CANADA TO PARTICIPATE IN MUSICFEST CANADA’S 44TH ANNIVERSARY

    May 10, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  46. The NAC Announces Diana Krall as 2016 Gala Artist Tickets go on sale May 16 for the 20th annual NAC Gala in support of youth arts!

    May 2, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  47. National Arts Centre and Coalition for Music Education Celebrate Music Monday on May 2nd Concert at Woodroffe High School features 400-voice choir and special guests.

    April 26, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  48. The Cotton Club is swinging again at the NAC, April 28-30

    April 14, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  49. Alexander Shelley makes his debut at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto Leading the National Arts Centre Orchestra in a performance of Mozart and Strauss

    April 1, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  50. Alexander Shelley Unveils a Spectacular 2016-17 Season for the NAC Orchestra

    March 18, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  51. Alexander Shelley and the NAC Orchestra Unveil Season 2016-17 Friday March 18 at 10 a.m.

    March 9, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2016-2017 Season 

  52. Music Director Alexander Shelley and the NAC Orchestra Pay Tribute to Four Canadian Women in an Ambitious Multi-Media Performance

    March 8, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  53. Young musicians can now apply for a chance to win $19,000 at the 2016 National Arts Centre Orchestra Bursary Competition

    February 4, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  54. Acclaimed Canadian Pianist Jan Lisiecki shares the stage with Alexander Shelley and the NAC Orchestra in “Brahms Requiem” Feb 10-11

    February 2, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  55. Alexander Shelley and the National Arts Centre Orchestra Brass Choir Perform the National Anthem at the Ottawa Senators Game on February 6

    January 28, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  56. Nadia Sirota Joins Alexander Shelley in the Canadian premiere of Nico Muhly’s Electrifying Viola Concerto

    January 25, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  57. Indigenous storytelling at the NAC this week: World premiere concert, youth song project, art and reconciliation exhibition and panel discussion

    January 11, 2016 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  58. Trevor Pinnock Conducts the NAC Orchestra in Handel’s Messiah December 15 & 16

    December 8, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  59. Celebrate the Merriest Time of Year with Natalie MacMaster and the NAC Orchestra!

    November 30, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  60. Tis the Season for Giving! Join us for the Annual Free Christmas FanFair Concert

    November 26, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  61. An Incredible Offer that makes the Perfect Gift! NAC Orchestra’s 3 Concerts for $75

    November 25, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  62. MATINEES TO BE CANCELLED OR MOVED AS OF JANUARY 2016

    November 23, 2015 | NAC Orchestra NAC English Theatre NAC French Theatre NAC Dance 2015-2016 Season 

  63. Sink Your Teeth into Some Fierce Music at NACO’s WolfGANG Sessions

    November 19, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  64. The NAC's Music Alive Program with Inuk Singer/Songwriter Saali Keelan Come to Cape Dorset this Weekend

    November 11, 2015 | NAC Orchestra NAC Foundation Special Events Community Programming Communications 

  65. Pinchas Zukerman, Amanda Forsyth and the NAC Orchestra Capture the Beauty of Brahms in New Album

    November 5, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  66. Pinchas Zukerman Returns to the NAC in New Role as Artistic Director of Young Artist Program and Conductor Emeritus of the NAC Orchestra

    November 2, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  67. Pinchas Zukerman and Amanda Forsyth return to the NAC stage in Baroque Treasury Nov 5-6

    October 28, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  68. STATEMENT: NAC Lowers its Flag in Memory of Max Keeping

    October 2, 2015 | NAC Orchestra Communications 

  69. NAC Commissioned work Cobalt wins Classical Composition of the Year at the Western Canadian Music Awards

    September 29, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  70. Experience the NAC Orchestra’s Roaring 20’s Festival with Alexander Shelley

    September 28, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  71. National Arts Centre Gala with Alexander Shelley and Lang Lang Raises More Than $1 Million for Arts Education

    September 19, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  72. THE SHELLEY ERA OFFICIALLY BEGINS AT THE NAC

    Featuring the world premiere of Dear Life: a reflection on life and childhood through music, words and photography

    September 9, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  73. Third Wolfgang Session set to sizzle in the final act of the Season The NAC Orchestra and Mercury Lounge present Music with a Wild Side

    July 6, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  74. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA – LED BY RENOWNED MAESTRO ZUKERMAN TO PERFORM BRUCKNER AND MOZART JUNE 10 & 11

    June 9, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2014-2015 Season 

  75. PINCHAS ZUKERMAN CONDUCTS RENOWNED VIOLINIST GIL SHAHAM AND THE NAC ORCHESTRA IN FINAL MONTH OF HIS ULTIMATE SEASON JUNE 3 & 4

    June 2, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2014-2015 Season 

  76. PHOEBE ROBERTSON WINS $7,000 NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA BURSARY COMPETITION

    May 27, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2014-2015 Season 

  77. THE TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA'S BRASS BLAZE IN BRUCKNER’S SEVENTH, PLUS OTTAWA DEBUT BY VIOLIN PHENOM AUGUSTIN HADELICH

    May 5, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2014-2015 Season 

  78. CONDUCTOR EDWIN OUTWATER STEPS IN LAST MINUTE WITH THE GRYPHON TRIO AND THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA MAY 6 & 7

    April 28, 2015 | NAC Orchestra Ontario Scene 2014-2015 Season 

  79. National Arts Centre Congratulates JUNO Award Winners Angela Hewitt and NAC Orchestra

    March 16, 2015 | NAC Orchestra Communications 

  80. GUEST CONDUCTOR THOMAS SØNDERGÅRD CONDUCTS SIBELIUS

    February 17, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2014-2015 Season 

  81. PINCHAS ZUKERMAN AND THE NAC ORCHESTRA’S BRASS CHOIR PERFORM THE CANADIAN AND U.S. NATIONAL ANTHEMS AT THE SENATORS GAME ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015

    February 13, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2014-2015 Season 

  82. SEASON STARTS FOR NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE’S WOLFGANG SESSIONS – MUSIC WITH A WILD SIDE

    February 11, 2015 | NAC Orchestra Ontario Scene 2014-2015 Season 

  83. Amanda Forsyth, NAC Principal Cellist and JUNO Award Winner Announces her Resignation from Orchestra to Pursue Solo Career

    February 4, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2014-2015 Season 

  84. Angela Hewitt and National Arts Centre Orchestra recording nominated for Juno Award

    January 29, 2015 | NAC Orchestra 2015-2016 Season 

  85. THE NAC WINTER SALE IS BACK! TWO TICKETS FOR $45 ON 17 EXCITING PERFORMANCES!

    January 26, 2015 | NAC Orchestra NAC English Theatre NAC French Theatre NAC Dance NAC Presents 2014-2015 Season 

  86. Institute for Orchestral Studies Free Chamber Music Concert – November 7, 2014

    October 29, 2014 | NAC Orchestra 2014-2015 Season 

  87. David Zinman to lead Conductors Workshop at the National Arts Centre - January 24-26, 2015

    October 29, 2014 | NAC Orchestra 2014-2015 Season 

  88. IMPORTANT PARKING INFORMATION AND STREET CLOSURES FOR JUNE 20 AND 21

    June 19, 2014 | NAC Orchestra Special Events Young Artists Program 2013-2014 Season 

  89. LARA DEUTSCH WINS $7,000 NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA BURSARY COMPETITION

    May 27, 2014 | NAC Orchestra 2013-2014 Season 

  90. NAC ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM WITH ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA IN LONDON’S ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL
    UK Tour details confirmed, including rare concert in Salisbury Cathedral

    April 8, 2014 | NAC Orchestra UK Tour 2014-2015 Season 

  91. The NAC Winter Sale is Back & Bigger than Ever! Two Tickets for $45!

    January 30, 2014 | NAC Orchestra NAC English Theatre NAC French Theatre NAC Dance NAC Presents 2013-2014 Season 

  92. Former CTV anchor Max Keeping conducts the National Arts Centre Orchestra Players’ Association at Fanfair

    December 12, 2013 | NAC Orchestra 2013-2014 Season 

  93. NAC Violinist Brian Boychuk and his brother Ron Boychuk unveil the latest edition of their greatest cartoon hits

    December 2, 2013 | NAC Orchestra 2013-2014 Season 

  94. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION SALE NOVEMBER 22 AND 23 ONLY!

    November 18, 2013 | NAC Orchestra NAC English Theatre NAC French Theatre NAC Dance Special Events 2013-2014 Season 

  95. Canada’s National Arts Centre announces Alexander Shelley as its Music Director-designate Renowned conductor to lead NAC Orchestra in 2015-2016

    October 30, 2013 | NAC Orchestra 2013-2014 Season 

  96. Canada’s NAC Orchestra, under the baton of the renowned Pinchas Zukerman, performs final concert of its landmark China Tour in Shanghai on October 19

    October 17, 2013 | NAC Orchestra UK Tour 

  97. Canada’s NAC Orchestra, under the baton of the renowned Pinchas Zukerman, Dashan, and Ottawa’s Stellae Boreales light up Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts

    October 15, 2013 | NAC Orchestra 

  98. NAC 2013 – 14 Season Tickets on Sale September 3! IT’S A TIME FOR CELEBRATION AT THE NAC AS 25 MILLION TICKETS HAVE BEEN SOLD

    August 29, 2013 | NAC Orchestra NAC English Theatre NAC French Theatre NAC Dance NAC Presents 2013-2014 Season 

  99. Exciting week of stellar public performances! Summer Music Institute brings exceptional musicians from U.S., China, France, Germany

    June 20, 2013 | NAC Orchestra Young Artists Program 2012-2013 Season 

  100. More loyalty to NAC Orchestra than ever before! Subscribers renew their seats for 2013-14 in record numbers

    June 4, 2013 | NAC Orchestra 2013-2014 Season 

  101. The National Arts Centre Orchestra tours China for the first time
    Linking Canada and China through Performance, Education and Technology

    April 15, 2013 | NAC Orchestra 2013-2014 Season 

  102. NAC Orchestra 2013-14 Season Unveiled! New series, soprano Renée Fleming, Forsyth Double Concerto, and Paul Anka NAC Gala wow the crowds!

    March 13, 2013 | NAC Orchestra 2012-2013 Season 

  103. Johannes Moser returns with his rock-star energy to perform Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto

    March 7, 2013 | NAC Orchestra 2012-2013 Season 

  104. Maestro Pinchas Zukerman welcomes pianist Yefim Bronfman to the National Arts Centre, as the two musicians perform with the National Arts Centre Orchestra Wednesday, February 6 and Thursday, February 7.

    February 1, 2013 | NAC Orchestra 2012-2013 Season 

  105. The NAC Winter Sale is Back - Two Tickets for $39!

    January 15, 2013 | NAC Orchestra NAC English Theatre NAC French Theatre NAC Presents 2012-2013 Season 

  106. The National Arts Centre Orchestra Players Association Christmas FanFair concert and campaign raises over $31,000 for the Ottawa Food Bank and the Snowsuit Fund

    December 28, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 2012-2013 Season 

  107. The ever-popular Kinderconcerts Series -- presented by the National Arts Centre Orchestra and Jeunesses Musicales of Canada - welcomes Le grand bal de Noël

    December 5, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 2012-2013 Season 

  108. Haul out the concert T-shirt: Led Zeppelin lifts off with the NACO!

    November 27, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 2012-2013 Season 

  109. National Arts Centre Orchestra welcomes Maestro Juraj Valčuha in his Canadian début

    November 21, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 2012-2013 Season 

  110. The National Arts Centre celebrates the Year of the North Orchestra tour this fall, major Northern Festival spring 2013

    October 23, 2012 | NAC Orchestra Northern Scene 2012-2013 Season 

  111. Violin Virtuoso James Ehnes gives a dazzling start to NAC Orchestra's Northern Canada Tour

    October 17, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 2012-2013 Season 

  112. Conductor Bernard Labadie, Quebec City’s Les Violons du Roy, and internationally renowned flutist Emmanuel Pahud inaugurate the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s 2012-2013 Great Performers Series with a program of Baroque showpieces on October 21

    October 15, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 2012-2013 Season 

  113. National Arts Centre Orchestra Principal Cello Amanda Forsyth shines in Boccherini's Cello Concerto, the inaugural Mark Motors Audi Signature Series concert on October 10-11

    October 2, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 2012-2013 Season 

  114. The National Arts Centre Orchestra and Music Director Pinchas Zukerman kick off the 2012-2013 season in spectacular style with the Beethoven Festival - Evolution of a Genius (September 27 - October 4)

    September 27, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 2012-2013 Season 

  115. THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE GALA WITH LANG LANG RAISES $745,000 FOR THE NAC’S NATIONAL YOUTH AND EDUCATION TRUST

    September 24, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 2012-2013 Season 

  116. Chinese piano superstar Lang Lang makes his long-awaited return to Ottawa as guest artist at the National Arts Centre Gala on September 22

    September 18, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 2012-2013 Season 

  117. The National Arts Centre and the Government of Canada team up to shine the spotlight on Canada’s North in 2012-2013

    August 21, 2012 | NAC Orchestra Communications 2011-2012 Season 

  118. The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO), performing in the fourth Great Performers concert of the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s 2011-2012 season -- on June 1 only -- features TSO Music Director Peter Oundjian and renowned pianist Anton Kuerti

    May 22, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  119. Pinchas Zukerman conducts the NAC Orchestra and an all-star cast of soloists in the soulful and moving Verdi’s Requiem,the sixth Ovation Series concert of the 2011-2012 season on May 30-31

    May 17, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  120. My First NAC, presented by Astral Radio is a free concert to be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio of the National Arts Centre on May 29

    May 15, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 2011-2012 Season 

  121. Winners of the 2012 National Arts Centre Orchestra Bursary Competition Finals are announced

    May 9, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  122. Veni, Veni, Emmanuel, the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s fifth Mark Motors Audi Signature Series concert of the 2011-2012 season, features percussionist Colin Currie and conductor José Luis Gomez on May 16-17

    May 3, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  123. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA CONCERTMASTERS YOSUKE KAWASAKI AND JESSICA LINNEBACH TO STAGE A BENEFIT CONCERT ON MAY 4

    May 2, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  124. Tickets for the National Arts Centre’s fundraising fall Gala with piano superstar Lang Lang go on sale to the general public on Tuesday May 8

    May 1, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  125. Singers directly from Broadway salute musical theatre titans Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil in Do You Hear the People Sing, the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s fifth CTV Pops concert of the 2011-2012 season, on May 10-12 in Southam Hall

    April 27, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  126. Free online streaming concerts! Canada's National Arts Centre unveils "NAC Orchestra Concerts on Demand", a unique new website feature showcasing live recordings. The National Arts Centre Orchestra is now just a click away!

    April 25, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  127. Ensembles from the NAC Orchestra perform in Ottawa/Gatineau as part of
    NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA WEEK
    a week-long celebration of marvelous music from May 7 to 13, 2012

    April 24, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  128. Ottawa jazz artists Renée Yoxon and the Jean-Pierre Allain Trio are featured in The Songs of Dave Frishberg on April 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fourth Stage of the National Arts Centre

    April 20, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  129. Sally Benson

    April 13, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  130. Soprano Joyce El-Khoury and members of the National Arts Centre Orchestra are featured in the NAC’s ‘Music for a Sunday Afternoon’ concert on April 29 at the National Gallery of Canada

    April 12, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  131. Emily Saves the Orchestra -- the fourth and final TD Bank Group ‘Family Adventures with the National Arts Centre Orchestra’ concert of the 2011-2012 season – is on Saturday April 28

    April 12, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  132. Sublime Mozart, the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s fourth Mark Motors Audi Signature Series concert of the 2011-2012 season, features conductor Pinchas Zukerman, host Eric Friesen, and pianist Garrick Ohlsson in a mostly-Mozart program on April 25-26

    April 11, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  133. Pinchas Zukerman shines as viola soloist and conductor of Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra on April 21 at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto

    April 5, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  134. Pinchas Zukerman leads brilliant NAC Orchestra soloists and guest artists – including Jon Kimura Parker -- in Brandenburg Concerti, a rare performance of all six Brandenburg Concerti in one concert. The seventh NAC Orchestra Bostonian Bravo Series concert of the season is at the National Arts Centre on April 19-20

    April 4, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  135. Tickets for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring In Concert at the National Arts Centre go on sale on Thursday April 12

    April 3, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  136. The National Arts Centre and the Canadian Music Centre salute JUNO Award nominees with Classical JUNOs in Concert, a free concert on March 30

    March 21, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  137. Tenor Benjamin Brecher replaces Colin Ainsworth in A Celtic Celebration with Natalie MacMaster at the National Arts Centre on March 22-24

    March 8, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  138. A Celtic Celebration with Natalie MacMaster, the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s fourth CTV Pops concert of the 2011-2012 season, unites the Cape Breton fiddle phenomenon with tenor Colin Ainsworth, piper Christopher Layer, the O’Hare Irish Dancers, and foot-stomping good cheer on March 22-24 in Southam Hall

    March 8, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  139. Alice Sara Ott en récital, le troisième concert de la série Grands interprètes de la saison 2011-2012 de l’Orchestre du Centre national des Arts, met en vedette Alice Sara Ott, étoile montante du piano, pour la première fois au Canada – le 20 mars seulement

    March 6, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  140. Superb Canadian vocalists Erin Wall, Daniel Taylor, and Russell Braun plunge into a world of fiery passion, dramatic power, and lofty spirituality in Carmina Burana, the sixth NAC Orchestra Bostonian Bravo Series concert of the season at the National Arts Centre on March 8-9

    February 27, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  141. THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES A SPECTACULAR 2012-2013 SEASON, WITH EXCITING REPERTOIRE AND EXCEPTIONAL GUEST ARTISTS

    February 22, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  142. Concertmaster Yosuke Kawasaki, National Arts Centre Orchestra musicians and NACO Bursary winners perform chamber music at the NAC Orchestra Bursary Benefit Concert on Sunday March 4 at 2 p.m. in Le Salon

    February 17, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  143. Pinchas Zukerman, star soloists from the National Arts Centre Orchestra, and guest pianist Angela Cheng are featured in the National Arts Centre’s ‘Music for a Sunday Afternoon’ concert on February 26 at the National Gallery of Canada

    February 13, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  144. Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and viola soloist, and Danish violin phenomenon Nikolaj Znaider shine in Zukerman, Znaider, and Mozart, the fifth NAC Orchestra Bostonian Bravo Series concert of the season at the National Arts Centre on February 23-24

    February 9, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  145. Winter Wonderland -- the third TD Bank Group ‘Family Adventures with the National Arts Centre Orchestra’ concert of the 2011-2012 season – celebrates the season on Saturday February 18

    February 3, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  146. Renowned Canadian pianist Jon Kimura Parker joins the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Parker Performs Grieg, the fifth Ovation Series concert of the season on February 15-16

    February 1, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  147. On February 8-9, the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s Jacques Hétu Celebration honours the life and music of one of Canada’s most esteemed and frequently performed composers

    January 26, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  148. Jean-Philippe Collard in Recital, the second Great Performers concert of the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s 2011-2012 season, features internationally acclaimed French pianist Jean-Philippe Collard on February 7 only

    January 25, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  149. Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 National Arts Centre Orchestra Bursary Competition – with prizes totaling $19,000

    January 20, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  150. Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s third Mark Motors Audi Signature Series concert of the 2011-2012 season, features violinist Viviane Hagner and conductor Pinchas Zukerman on February 1-2

    January 20, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  151. National Arts Centre announces stellar replacement performers for two NAC Orchestra ‘Great Performers’ concerts

    January 11, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  152. Bond and Beyond, the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s third CTV Pops concert of the 2011-2012 season, pays tribute to the world’s best superspy on January 19-21 in Southam Hall

    January 6, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  153. The Mozart Experience -- the second TD Bank Group ‘Family Adventures with the National Arts Centre Orchestra’ concert of the season – celebrates one of the world’s most sublime composers on Saturday January 14

    January 6, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  154. The outstanding must-see concert events of the season! The National Arts Centre welcomes London’s internationally acclaimed Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) in two extraordinary concerts conducted by Pinchas Zukerman January 16: The RPO with violin soloist Pinchas Zukerman
    January 17: The combined forces of the RPO and the NAC Orchestra, with violin soloist Pinchas Zukerman

    January 6, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  155. NAC Institute of Orchestral Studies apprentices perform a special chamber concert on January 15 in the Fourth Stage of the National Arts Centre

    January 4, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  156. National Arts Centre Concertmaster Yosuke Kawasaki makes his concerto debut with Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra in Bruch and Beethoven, the fourth Ovation Series concerts of the season at the National Arts Centre on January 11-12

    January 4, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  157. Piano phenomenon Saleem Abboud Ashkar shines in a performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in Beethoven’s Seventh: Symphony of Dance, the fourth Bostonian Bravo Series concert of the season at the National Arts Centre on January 5-6

    January 4, 2012 | NAC Orchestra 

  158. The National Arts Centre Orchestra Players’ Association welcomes guest conductor Mrs. Laureen Harper and guest artist Julie Nesrallah for the annual free Christmas FanFair concert

    December 1, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  159. Andrew Craig’s Gospel Christmas with the NAC Orchestra will raise the roof in the National Arts Centre’s Southam Hall on December 16

    December 1, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  160. Acclaimed conductor Trevor Pinnock returns to the National Arts Centre to lead the NAC Orchestra and gifted soloists in Handel’s Messiah on December 13-14 in Southam Hall

    Maestro Pinnock is also featured on the harpsichord at the sold-out  ‘Music for a Sunday Afternoon’ concert on December 18

    November 30, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  161. Building Community Through Music: National Arts Centre Orchestra Atlantic Canada Tour a Triumphant Success

    November 25, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  162. REVISED DATES The National Arts Centre presents “Working Together” -- a photo exhibition by NAC Orchestra violinist Lev Berenshteyn

    November 24, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  163. Multi-talented singer/musician Ellis Hall pays tribute to his mentor in A Ray Charles Tribute, the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s second CTV Pops concert of the season on December 8-10 in Southam Hall

    November 24, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  164. The Kinderconcerts Series – produced by the National Arts Centre Orchestra and Jeunesses Musicales Canada – presents A Christmas Carol, a special holiday concert, on Sunday December 4

    November 17, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  165. Building community through music:
    The National Arts Centre Orchestra begins its tour of Atlantic Canada with a homecoming for Sean Rice to Newfoundland and Labrador

    November 10, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  166. Building community through music:  Craig Kielburger will join 300 young singers from Ottawa and St. John’s, Newfoundland in a broadband performance

    November 9, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  167. The ever-popular Kinderconcerts Series – presented by the National Arts Centre Orchestra and Jeunesses Musicales Canada – begins with Annabelle Follows the Sound of Her Own Voice on Sunday November 20

    November 8, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  168. Mozart and Brahms, the National Arts Centre’s ‘Atlantic Canada Tour’ concert -- at the NAC on November 9-10 -- features guest conductor Julian Kuerti, piano phenomenon Jan Lisiecki, and the world premiere of a new NAC commission by Alberta composer John Estacio

    October 26, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  169. Ottawa’s own Angela Hewitt performs Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G in Hewitt’s Ravel, the third Bostonian Bravo Series concert of the season at the National Arts Centre on November 3-4

    October 20, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  170. Building community through music: the National Arts Centre Orchestra tours Atlantic Canada with nine concerts and 80 education events

    October 19, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  171. A-BACH-cadabra -- the first TD Bank Group ‘Family Adventures with the National Arts Centre Orchestra’ concert of the season – celebrates spellbinding music as well as the magic and mystery of Hallowe’en on Saturday October 29 in Southam Hall

    October 18, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  172. ALAIN TRUDEL APPOINTED PRINCIPAL YOUTH AND FAMILY CONDUCTOR OF THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA

    October 18, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  173. THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA’S BRILLIANT BRAHMS CONCERT ON OCTOBER 26-27 FEATURES THE WORK OF BRAHMS, MOZART, AND CANADIAN COMPOSER GARY KULESHA

    October 13, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  174. Classic film scenes and classic film scores highlight the first CTV Pops concert of the season! The National Arts Centre Orchestra performs marvelous musical excerpts in Rodgers and Hammerstein at the Movies on October 20, 21, and 22 in Southam Hall

    October 6, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  175. Pianist Stéphane Lemelin and trumpeter James Thompson are featured in the National Arts Centre’s ‘Music for a Sunday Afternoon’ on October 16 at the National Gallery of Canada

    September 29, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  176. BEETHOVEN’S ICONIC FIFTH SYMPHONY OPENS THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA’S MARK MOTORS AUDI SIGNATURE SERIES ON OCTOBER 12-13

    September 28, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  177. 15th ANNUAL NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE GALA – ONE ENCHANTED EVENING WITH SARAH McLACHLAN –
    RAISES $621,000 FOR THE NAC’S NATIONAL YOUTH AND EDUCATION TRUST

    September 26, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  178. The National Arts Centre Orchestra kicks off the 2011-2012 season in spectacular style with a Russian Festival – featuring Music Director Pinchas Zukerman and Russian artists performing classics of Russian repertoire

    September 14, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  179. The National Arts Centre 2011 Gala – One Enchanted Evening with Sarah McLachlan, also featuring Music Director Pinchas Zukerman and the NAC Orchestra – is almost sold out!

    September 14, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  180. The National Arts Centre Orchestra kicks off the 2011-2012 season in spectacular style with a Russian Festival – featuring Music Director Pinchas Zukerman and Russian artists performing classics of Russian repertoire

    September 14, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

  181. The National Arts Centre 2011 Gala – One Enchanted Evening with Sarah McLachlan, also featuring Music Director Pinchas Zukerman and the NAC Orchestra – is almost sold out!

    September 14, 2011 | NAC Orchestra 

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