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  • Vivian Fung

    Feb 05, 2019 - Duration: 28:53

    Sean Rice, NAC Orchestra’s 2nd clarinetist, chats with JUNO Award-winning composer Vivian Fung on the occasion of NACO’s performance of her composition, Earworms. Discover when Sean and Vivian first met, what Vivian has been up to in her…

  • Brahms’ and Schumann’s first symphonies

    Jan 30, 2019 - Duration: 38:34

    Marjolaine Fournier and Jean Jacques van Vlasselaer compare Brahms’ and Schumann’s first symphonies. They explore the relationships between the two composers and Clara Wieck. Schumann was alive in an extraordinary and explosive decade, Clara…

  • Les premères symphonies de Schumann et Brahms

    Jan 30, 2019 - Duration: 35:50

    Marjolaine Fournier et Jean Jacques van Vlasselaer comparent Schumann et Brahms dans leurs premières symphonies. Les deux partent du piano, et ils sont trop grands pour le piano! Schumann, le musicien romantique par excellence. Brahms, il…

  • Chances

    Jan 08, 2019 - Duration: 16585060

    Le spectacle du groupe montréalais CHANCES donne au spectateur un sentiment d’élan et de force. De chaque côté de la scène, à leurs claviers, les chanteuses Chloé Lacasse et Geneviève Toupin se font face pendant que le batteur Vincent Carré…

  • Yosuke Kawasaki and Jessica Linnebach

    Jan 07, 2019 - Duration: 28:13

    The NAC Orchestra’s Concertmaster Yosuke Kawasaki and Associate Concertmaster Jessica Linnebach speak with second clarinetist Sean Rice about their lives together, and their collaboration in the NACO’s February 2019 performance of Jocelyn Morlock’s

  • Amanda Lowe

    Dec 18, 2018 - Duration: 22170465

    Born in Sri Lanka, raised on Prince Edward Island and now residing in Ottawa, ON - Amanda Lowe Warnakulasuriya is a multi-lingual singer-songwriter that writes music that can be sweet, heartbreaking, and enchanting. With just her voice, her guitar,…

  • Charles Hamann speaks with the students of the 2018 Young Artists Program

    Dec 05, 2018 - Duration: 58:34

    December marks the start of the application process for the NAC’s annual Young Artist Program (Y.A.P). To highlight this wonderful training program, Charles ‘Chip’ Hamann, Principal Oboe, NAC Orchestra and YAP faculty member guest hosts this…

  • Amylie

    Dec 03, 2018 - Duration: 47377582

    La musique fraîche, vivante et rythmée d'Amylie s’installe, et une à une les chansons dévoilent son univers envoûtant et lumineux, nous enveloppant dans une forêt foisonnante qui pousse à l'abandon. Accompagnée sur scène de ses complices Mathieu Désy et…

  • Sarah Bradley

    Dec 03, 2018 - Duration: 17462426

    Sarah Bradley is a singer-songwriter based in Ottawa, ON. She captivates audiences with her keyboard, soulful voice, and songs that are full of emotion and sincerity. Her musical influences are pulled from a wide array of genres,…

  • Rosie & the Riveters

    Nov 20, 2018 - Duration: 15697874

    Rosie & the Riveters never planned to get political. But opening a newspaper or watching the news these days made it impossible to see the status of women around the world and stay silent. The result is Ms.…