NAC ORCHESTRA, TD PLACE, AND ATTILA GLATZ CONCERT PRODUCTIONS PROUDLY PRESENT JURASSIC PARK IN CONCERT
June 5 and 6, 2020 at TD Place in Ottawa. Tickets on sale now.
March 10, 2020, OTTAWA (Canada) — Welcome… to Jurassic Park! Relive the magic of Jurassic Park on the big screen accompanied by a thrilling live orchestral performance presented at TD Place on June 5 and 6. See the NAC Orchestra, led by conductor Evan Mitchell, perform one of composer John Williams’s most iconic musical scores live to picture!
This action-packed adventure pits man against prehistoric predators in the ultimate battle for survival. Featuring visually stunning imagery and ground-breaking special effects, this epic film is sheer movie magic 65 million years in the making.
Jurassic Park transformed the movie-going experience for an entire generation and became the highest-grossing film of all time in 1993, winning three Academy Awards®. Now audiences can experience this ground-breaking film as never before as it is projected in HD with a full symphony orchestra performing Williams’s magnificent score live!
ABOUT THE NAC ORCHESTRA AND MUSIC DIRECTOR ALEXANDER SHELLEY
Since its debut in 1969, the National Arts Centre Orchestra has been praised for the passion and clarity of its performances, its visionary educational programs, and its prominent role in nurturing Canadian creativity. The Orchestra performs a full series of subscription concerts at the National Arts Centre each season, featuring world-class artists such as James Ehnes, Angela Hewitt, Joshua Bell, Xian Zhang, Gabriela Montero, Stewart Goodyear, Jan Lisiecki, and Principal Guest Conductor John Storgårds. Since its inception, the Orchestra has commissioned more than 80 works, mostly from Canadian composers, and its commissions and recordings won JUNO awards for Best New Composition in 2018 and 2019. The NAC Orchestra reaches a national and international audience through touring, recordings, and extensive educational outreach. The Orchestra performed on Parliament Hill for the 2019 Canada Day noon concert in a live broadcast for CBC Television.
Alexander Shelley began his tenure as Music Director in 2015, following Pinchas Zukerman’s 16 seasons at the helm. Principal Associate Conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and Chief Conductor of the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra (2009 - 2017), he has been in demand around the world, conducting the Rotterdam Philharmonic, DSO Berlin, Leipzig Gewandhaus, and Stockholm Philharmonic, among others, and maintains a regular relationship with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie and the German National Youth Orchestra.
ABOUT TD PLACE
Located in the heart of the city, The Arena and Stadium at TD Place form the centerpiece of Ottawa/Gatineau’s renowned urban lifestyle district, Lansdowne. The spectacular outdoor stadium and newly refurbished arena is home to the CFL’s Ottawa REDBLACKS and the OHL’s Ottawa 67’s. The stadium seats 24,000 for live sports and 30,000 for concerts. The arena seats up to 10,000 for live sports and can be configured for intimate theatre style concerts for between 2,000 and 7,000 fans. Ottawa’s exciting downtown sports and entertainment destination is surrounded by restaurants, shops, services and excitement. For more information and events listings visit TDPlace.ca.
Since opening in July 2014, TD Place has been home to the FIFA Women’s World Cup, two CFL East Division Finals, an NASL Championship Semifinal match, UFC, The Brier, Davis Cup and an epic performance from AC/DC, as well as the 105th Grey Cup and Grey Cup Festival.
The stadium’s signature feature is a dramatic and unique wood veil on the outside of the south stand superstructure.
ABOUT ATTILA GLATZ CONCERT PRODUCTIONS
Attila Glatz Concert Productions produces, promotes, and manages classical, jazz, folk, country, movie, and video game music performances worldwide. The company’s signature presentation is Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, presented annually in more than 25 cities across North America. Other company highlights include performances by David Foster, as well as a cinematic concert series (Harry Potter Film in Concert series, Skyfall, Casino Royale, Amadeus, and more). For more information, visit glatzconcerts.com.
JURASSIC PARK IN CONCERT is produced by Film Concerts Live! whose slate of films with live orchestra titles includes Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Back to the Future, Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness and Home Alone. For a list of performances of each of these films, visit FilmConcertsLive.com.
THANK YOU TO OUR DONORS.
The NAC Orchestra Music Director role is supported by Elinor Gill Ratcliff.
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