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NACOcast with Sean Rice

Join host Sean Rice (Second Clarinet, NAC Orchestra) as he explores the world of classical music and its great composers. In this series of audio programmes you can look forward to hearing insightful commentary about upcoming NAC Orchestra programmes as well as musical excerpts and interviews with NACO musicians and guest artists.

Latest Episodes

  • NAC Orchestra 50th Anniversary European Tour

    May 10, 2019 30:57

    In this episode of the NACOcast Sean Rice speaks with NAC Music Director Alexander Shelley. On the occasion of its 50th Anniversary, the National Arts Centre Orchestra will embark...

  • Vivian Fung

    Feb 05, 2019 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,...

  • Yosuke Kawasaki and Jessica Linnebach

    Jan 07, 2019 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...

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

    Dec 05, 2018 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...

  • Shostakovich’s Violin Concert No1 and Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No3

    Nov 16, 2018 49:16

    Kelly Rice, Director of Development and Lars Lih, Musicologist from McGill’s Schulich School of Music visited the NAC in January 2018 to hear John Storgårds conduct the NAC Orchestra and...

  • Jessica Holmes

    Oct 31, 2018 33:38

    Sean Rice, second clarinetist of the NAC Orchestra, and Jessica Holmes, Postdoctoral Scholar of Musicology, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) met in September 2018, in the middle of...

  • Doo Wop Project and Jack Everly

    Oct 15, 2018 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...

  • Beethoven’s Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Symphonies

    Oct 02, 2018 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...

  • Beethoven’s Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Symphonies

    Sep 19, 2018 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 First Three Symphonies

    Sep 11, 2018 54:42

    Sean Rice, 2nd clarinetist of the NAC Orchestra, and Alexander Shelley, NAC Music Director, discuss Ludwig van Beethoven’s first three symphonies, putting them in context with Mozart’s and Haydn’s large...

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