National Arts Centre Orchestra
This electrifying dance showcase includes swing, jazz, 1950s bop, ‘Dirty Dancing,’ the waltz, cha-cha, tango, and much more. Incomparable performers, spectacular choreography and the NAC Orchestra: you’ll be dancing in the aisles! “Whenever Jeff Tyzik comes to town, you’re sure to have a fabulous show.” – review Vancouver — Notre florilège de danses éternellement populaires comprend le […]
Here’s some great Canadian music to discover.
SCHNITTKE Moz-Art à la Haydn HAYDN Cello Concerto in C major MOZART Symphony No. 39 Discover a long-lost musical treasure with Haydn’s Cello Concerto in C. Written in the 1760s for the private orchestra of Prince Eszterhazy of Austria, the concerto disappeared for 200 years — until a young musicologist found a hand-written copy in the Czech National Library in […]
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 12 BRUCKNER Symphony No. 8 (ed. Hawkshaw) Bruckner’s radiant eighth symphony unleashes the full power of the TSO and is sure to be a riveting performance, bringing the remarkable Peter Oundjian era to a close. — MOZART Concerto pour piano no 12 BRUCKNER Symphonie no 8 (éd. Hawkshaw) La radieuse Huitième symphonie de Bruckner met en évidence toute la puissance du TSO, et vient conclure […]
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1 RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2 MUSSORGSKY Prelude to Khovanshchina Thrill to the music of the last great romantic composer, in this evening dedicated to the works of Sergei Rachmaninoff. A son of imperial Russia, Rachmaninoff sought to express his country’s innermost soul, “with its overtones of suffering and unrest, its pastoral but tragic beauty, its ancient and […]
Jack Everly, the NAC Orchestra and the brightest Broadway stars perform the lush music arrangements of your favourite show tunes from Oklahoma!, My Fair Lady, Evita, Les Misérables, and more. It’s classic Jack! — Jack Everly, l’Orchestre du CNA et les plus brillantes vedettes de Broadway interprètent, dans de riches arrangements musicaux, vos airs favoris tirés d’Oklahoma!, […]
ROSSINI Overture to L’Italiana in Algeri MOZART Piano Concerto No. 24 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 “Ah, we shall never be able to do anything like that!” Beethoven told a friend, when he first heard Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24. Grandly orchestrated, moody, and tumultuous, Mozart’s greatest piano concerto has held audiences spellbound for more than 200 years. Savour the elegant […]
The 2018–19 season is an intriguing program of dance, theatre, and music, and will mark the National Arts Centre’s 50th anniversary.
On February 11, Michelle Gott and the Silflay Quartet performed as part of MacKay United Church’s Chamber Concert Series.
Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch has chosen Ottawa and NYC as the only cities on its North American tour
Fresh off a run of nine, sold out performances in New York City, Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch takes over the National Arts Centre’s Southam Hall for a trio of evenings starting tonight.
Terry Steeves: “Having found a little covered spot to write in the downpour, I realized that some of the best shows I’d ever seen were in the rain… this had definitely been another.”
Alex Binkley: “Trio Grand-Duc is a relative newcomer to [the scene] but if their performance at MacKay United Church is any indication of their potential, the three young musicians have a brilliant future ahead.”
We are giving away a pair of tickets to the Saturday, April 5, show of All That Jazz at the National Arts Centre. To enter, email email@example.com by 3 pm Tuesday, April 1, with the subject line “All That Jazz Contest”. We will randomly pick a winner after the 3 pm deadline. Composer John Kander and […]