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Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra UK Tour

Follow the Tour Oct 22~31 2014


October 25, 2014

The NAC Orchestra offered an evening of extraordinary music in Nottingham’s Royal Concert 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.

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

Following the main concert, the NAC Orchestra quintet were featured in an After Hours chamber music concert on stage in the Royal Concert Hall. The program included the exciting world premiere of NAC Award Composer John Estacio’s Wind Quintet and Emerge for Wind Quintet by Abigail Richardson. Watch the video: A new world premiere by composer John Estacio

NAC Orchestra ensembles also performed a chamber music concert of remembrance and reconciliation at the historical Nottingham Castle alongside the “Trent to Trenches” exhibition. Watch the video: The Maple Leaf Forever at Nottingham Castle