NAC Podcasts

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

  • 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...

  • Karina Canellakis

    Jul 04, 2018 37:53

    Karina Canellakis is the newly appointed Chief Conductor of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in Amsterdam, beginning in the 19/20 season. Winner of the 2016 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award, Karina is...

  • The Man with the Violin

    May 04, 2018 20:04

    “Every time a child passed through the station, the child wanted to stop, and every time, the adult with them pulled them along on their way.” Sean Rice interviews author...

  • Natasha Gauthier with Alice Sara Ott and Eivind Gullberg Jensen

    Apr 10, 2018 49:17

    Natasha Gauthier of Artsfile.ca interviews pianist Alice Sara Ott and conductor Eivind Gullberg Jensen who performed the Grieg Piano Concerto together with the NAC Orchestra, at the NAC, in January...

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