Create Your Own NACO Series

Simone Lamsma

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3 or more concerts starting at $69

Mix and match three or more concerts from across many of our curated series to create the musical experience that is just right for you. More than 50 performances to choose from!

  1. Toronto Symphony Orchestra

    NAC Southam Hall

    • Edward Top New Work [TSO/TSYO Sesquicentennial Commission]
    • Dvořák Symphony No. 7
    • Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

    Peter Oundjian draws out the power of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for this exciting concert featuring Stewart Goodyear in a profoundly romantic Tchaikovsky piano concerto. 

    • Beethoven Suite from The Creatures of Prometheus
    • Beethoven Violin Concerto
    • Beethoven Symphony No. 4

    Zacharias explores two towering works composed in 1806 when Beethoven struggled heroically to work despite his increasing deafness. The brilliant, spellbinding Dutch violinist Simone Lamsma makes her Southam Hall debut.

    • Nielsen An Imaginary Trip to the Faroe Islands
    • Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3
    • Sibelius Symphony No. 6

    Dramatic, expressive music from Denmark, Russia and Finland, featuring the debut of a fiery, young pianist performing Rachmaninoff. 

    Proud Partner: Ottawa Citizen

    The classic Oscar-winning film like you’ve never experienced it before — with the lush Max Steiner score  performed live. Here’s looking at you, kid. 

    • Elgar In the South
    • R. Strauss Aus Italien
    • Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini

    Italy’s musical culture and natural beauty have called to foreign musicians since the 1600s. Explore remarkably different impressions from three very different composers.

  2. Shelley and Pepe Romero

    NAC Southam Hall

    • Walton Suite from the film Henry V
    • Walton Symphony No. 1
    • Nicole Lizée Zeiss After Dark*
    • Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra

    Legendary Spanish guitarist Pepe Romero will perform the Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquin Rodrigo with Alexander Shelley and the NAC Orchestra.

  3. Shelley and Pepe Romero

    Casual Fridays with the NAC Orchestra

    NAC Southam Hall

    • Walton Suite from the film Henry V
    • Walton Symphony No. 1 (excerpts)
    • Nicole Lizée Zeiss After Dark*
    • Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra

    Legendary Spanish guitarist Pepe Romero will perform the Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquin Rodrigo with Alexander Shelley and the NAC Orchestra.

    • GLAZUNOV Concert Waltz No. 1
    • Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2
    • Brahms Symphony No. 2

    In this roller-coaster ride of a program, conductor Juraj Valčuha returns to Southam Hall with the great Yefim Bronfman to perform the exhilarating Prokofiev second concerto.

    • Carlo Rizzi

      Conductor

    • Charles Richard-Hamelin

      Piano

    • NAC Orchestra

    • Rossini William Tell Overture
    • Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23
    • Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6, “Pathétique”

    Fresh from the prestigious Chopin Piano Competition, Quebec’s Charles Richard-Hamelin performs one of Mozart’s most beloved concertos in a concert that ranges from bright and jaunty to deep and soulful. 

    • BUSONI Lustspiel Overture
    • Gary Kulesha From the Diary of Virginia Woolf*
    • Sibelius Symphony No. 2

    Sibelius’s 1902 symphony was a major influence on the young Gary Kulesha. Now one of Canada’s most esteemed composers has crafted a showpiece for Krisztina Szabó and the NAC Orchestra. 

  4. Louis Lortie in Recital

    NAC Southam Hall

    • Chopin The complete Preludes and Etudes

    “This is Chopin playing of sublime genius, and confirms the landmark status of this ongoing series...” — Fanfare, September/ October 2015 

    From Parisian music halls to the lights of Broadway, Canada’s first lady of musical theatre takes us on a journey of song developed and produced by Jack Everly.

    Featuring artists (to be announced) selected by Jack, with favourites by Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Leonard Bernstein and more. 

  5. Lisiecki Plays Chopin

    NAC Southam Hall

    • SALIERI Cublai gran kan de' Tartari Overture
    • Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1
    • Mozart Symphony No. 40

    Experience the musical maturity of beloved soloist Jan Lisiecki in his first Chopin performance with the NAC Orchestra, and the brilliance of Mozart in the hands of Alexander Shelley.

  6. Lisiecki Plays Chopin

    Casual Fridays with the NAC Orchestra

    NAC Southam Hall

    • Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1
    • Mozart Symphony No. 40

    Experience the musical maturity of beloved soloist Jan Lisiecki in his first Chopin performance with the NAC Orchestra, and the brilliance of Mozart in the hands of Alexander Shelley.

    • DENISOV Hommage à Mozart
    • Mozart Concert aria TBA
    • Silvestrov The Messenger
    • Mozart Requiem (ed. Beyer)

    Mozart’s timeless Requiem is the centerpiece for an evening of glorious choral singing led by Principal Guest Conductor John Storgårds.

    • Fauré Pelléas et Mélisande Suite
    • Schubert Symphony No. 6
    • Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2

    Esteemed Canadian pianist Jon Kimura Parker plays perhaps the grandest of all piano concertos, operatic in scale, composed at the peak of Brahms’s popularity and powers.

    • Somers Louis Riel

    A co-production with the Canadian Opera Company
    With surtitles in English and French 

    Hero, martyr, or traitor? This fully staged, landmark 1967 opera by Harry Somers tells the complex, riveting story of the polarizing Métis leader, with the incomparable Canadian baritone Russell Braun in the title role.

    • Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

    • J.S. Bach THE CIRCLE OF CREATION
    • J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
    • J.S Bach Goldberg Variations (excerpts)
    • J.S Bach Orchestral Suite No. 1
    • J.S. Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3

    With elegant visual storytelling and timeless music, world-renowned Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra explores the craft of baroque performance and celebrates those who helped J.S. Bach realize his genius. Presented in English.

    Canada’s internationally acclaimed vocal quartet mixes operatic classics with soaring versions of pop songs in a concert that’s sure to make audiences swoon. 

Please note: While every effort will be made to do so, it may not be possible to offer Create Your Own subscribers the same seats for each concert.

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