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Our Ovation series will bring you to your feet with a bonanza of musical riches featuring stellar artists from around the world and right here at home. Australian violinist and YouTube sensation Ray Chen makes his NAC debut, and we warmly welcome esteemed guest performers like pianists Emanuel Ax and Louis Lortie back to Southam Hall. In other ovation-worthy performances, our spotlight turns to NACO’s own principal flutist Joanna G’froerer, and NACO violinist and Associate Concertmaster Jessica Linnebach.

Let yourself be swept away by the great masterpieces you cherish performed by the artists you love! 

  1. Our Festival Focus : Clara, Robert, Johannes​ celebrates the abiding friendship between Clara and Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms who encouraged … read more

  2. Tonight, this tender cello concerto finds a much-deserved spotlight in the hands of German-French cellist Nicolas Alstaedt. … read more

  3. Pianist Louis Lortie makes a welcome return to Southam Hall to perform some of the most beautiful music ever written for piano and orchestra. … read more

  4. Richard Strauss’s tone poems depict epic tales and ask life’s big questions . … read more

  5. Joanna G’froerer, NACO’s principal flutist since 1992, demonstrates what all the fuss is about.   … read more

  6. Composed at a time when an artist’s work could be celebrated one day and be cause for exile or worse the next. Under the baton of Principal Guest Conductor … read more

  7. Online personality and violinist extraordinaire Ray Chen has redefined what it is to be a classical musician … read more