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  • Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem

    Oct 19, 2018 - Duration: 49:33

    Marjolaine Fournier and Jean-Jacques van Vlasselaer discuss Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem. How much do you know about Benjamin Britten? There is fury in this composition. Where does it come from?
    Pacifism started in the…

  • War Requiem de Benjamin Britten

    Oct 19, 2018 - Duration: 48:15

    Marjolaine Fournier et Jean-Jacques van Vlasselaer discutent du War Requiem de Benjamin Britten. Que connaissez-vous de Britten? Il y a une fureur dans cet œuvre. D’où cela vient-il?
    Le pacifisme a vu ses débuts…

  • Doo Wop Project and Jack Everly

    Oct 15, 2018 - Duration: 24:50

    Sean Rice talks with NACO Principal Pops conductor Jack Everly about his perspectives on music and upcoming NAC Orchestra Pops concerts. Find out some interesting details about Maestro Everly’s career path (“one thing leads to the next”) and…

  • Rebecca Noelle

    Oct 12, 2018 - Duration: 28893647

    After making waves as the 1st runner-up on TVA's La Voix (The Voice : Canada), Rebecca was invited by The Jacksons to make a guest appearance on their Canadian tour. She has also performed alongside Roch Voisine, UK's Birdy,…

  • Beethoven’s Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Symphonies

    Oct 02, 2018 - Duration: 1:06:51

    Sean Rice, NAC Orchestra’s 2nd clarinetist, and NAC Music Director Alexander Shelley complete their three-episode series on Beethoven’s nine symphonies for the 2018 Beethoven Focus Festival. The seventh symphony’s funeral march starts off the conversation. The 1813 premiere of the…

  • Benjamin Deschamps

    Oct 02, 2018 - Duration: 17669073

    Originaire de Montréal, Benjamin Deschamps commence son apprentissage de la musique au Collège Notre-Dame en choisissant comme instrument le saxophone. Poussé par l’envie d’exercer le métier de musicien, il poursuit ses études musicales au Cégep de Saint-Laurent sous l'enseignement…

  • Noah Derksen

    Sep 28, 2018 - Duration: 24835541

    Influenced by the contrasting cultures of Canadian prairies and the west, Noah Derksen writes with the groundedness of harsh Manitoba winters mixed with the optimism of British Columbia’s coastline. Ever seeking motion and progression, Noah’s self-described “contemplative folk” has…

  • La neuvième et dernière symphonie de Schubert

    Sep 27, 2018 - Duration: 46:22

    John Storgårds dirigera l’Orchestre du CAN les 10 et 11 octobre 2018 lors de leur présentation de la neuvième et dernière symphonie de Schubert.

    Marjolaine Fournier, contrebassiste de l’OCNA, et Jean-Jacques van Vlasselaer, musicologue, explorent cet œuvre et…

  • Schubert’s Ninth Symphony

    Sep 27, 2018 - Duration: 46:04

    John Storgårds will conduct the NAC Orchestra on October 10 and 11, 2018, in their performance of Schubert’s ninth and final symphony.

    Marjolaine Fournier, NACO double bassist, and Jean-Jacques van Vlasselaer, musicologist, explore this work and uncover that…

  • Beethoven’s Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Symphonies

    Sep 19, 2018 - Duration: 50:32

    Sean Rice and Alexander Shelley continue their three-episode series about the Beethoven Symphonies on the occasion of the NAC Orchestra’s Festival Focus 2018.
    Symphonies 4, 5 and 6 were running in Beethoven’s head concurrently. He was a master…