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

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  • Edvard Grieg: his music and melodies

    Nov 05, 2019 57:01

    Marjolaine Fournier and Jean-Jacques van Vlasselaer describe the music of Edvard Grieg’s Peer Gynt, his A minor Piano Concerto, and his C minor Symphony. His music, his melodies and his...

  • Daniel Brooks: An Uncompromising Commitment to Liveness

    Jul 30, 2020 47:43

    Jillian speaks with Daniel Brooks, one of Canada’s foremost directors and inaugural Siminovitch Prize laureate, about his expansive and unyielding devotion to process and his ethos (with longtime collaborator Daniel...

  • Jivesh Parasram: Staging Marginalization

    May 19, 2020 43:50

    Jillian speaks with Jivesh Parasram, Artistic Director of Rumble Theatre and Artistic Producer of Pandemic Theatre, about creating safe spaces for artists, getting past fragility, and the responsibility owed to...

  • A musical love triangle: Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms.

    May 05, 2020 54:11

    NAC Orchestra Music Director Alexander Shelley talks with uOttawa Professor and Clara Schumann expert Julie Pedneault-Deslauriers about the Orchestra's recording project focusing on Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms....

  • Antoni Cimolino: Paying it Forward

    May 04, 2020 45:08

    Jillian speaks with Stratford Festival Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino about balancing the loyalty owed to past collaborators with the vital inclusion of new voices, the privilege of mentorship, and the...

  • L’Iliade

    Mar 13, 2020 45:18

    Julien Morissette s’entretient avec Olivier Landry-Gagnon, Emmanuel Schwartz et Guillaume Tremblay au sujet du spectacle L’Iliade, mis en scène par Marc Beaupré et présenté au Théâtre français du CNA les...