NACOcast with Sean Rice

Interview with NAC Orchestra Principal Cellist Rachel Mercer

  Vidéo en anglais

An advocate for Canadian music, National Arts Centre Orchestra Principal Cellist Rachel Mercer speaks with Sean Rice about her activities in and beyond the NAC Orchestra, including recording, commissioning and playing world premieres. Recorded prior to Rachel's Casual Friday debut with NACO and Alexander Shelley of the world premiere of Canadian pianist and composer Stewart Goodyear's Cello Concerto.

Learn more about Our Strength, Our Song, Rachel Mercer's 2019 album with her sister, violinist Akemi Mercer-Niewoehner. The album features Canadian female composers Violet Archer, Jean Coulthard, Rebekah Cummings, Alice Ho, Barbara Monk Feldman and Jocelyn Morlock.