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Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra UK Tour

Follow the Tour Oct 22~31 2014

Edinburgh and Glasgow

October 23-24, 2014

The NAC Orchestra’s Performance and Education Tour of the UK began in Edinburgh with an evening of extraordinary music in Usher Hall, featuring Maestro Pinchas Zukerman in a performance of Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 and stellar music by Vaughan Williams, Beethoven, and Canadian composer John Estacio. Watch the video: A concert in memory of Canadian Cpl Nathan Cirillo

The NAC was the lead commissioner of a powerful tribute to the soldiers of the First World War called Song of the Poets by Canadian composer Abigail Richardson that was featured in pre-concert choral performances in most tour cities. Watch the video: Song of the Poets

Members of the NAC Orchestra’s String Trio and Horn Quintet also performed an enchanting chamber music concert at St. Giles' Cathedral in the historic City Church of Edinburgh. Watch the video: Music at St. Giles' Cathedral