National Arts Centre
The 22nd Ottawa Fringe Festival runs from June 13–24, 2018 at multiple downtown venues including Arts Court Theatre, ODD Box, La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins and the University of Ottawa.
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 […]
Colin Noden: “It’s a disorienting but fun experience, and necessary to immerse the audience in the Irish culture nestled in those French hills. Don’t worry. Just go along for the ride. Everything gets tied up neatly in the end.”
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 […]
Jane’s Walk is a festival of free walking tours happening Ottawa-Gatineau on May 5 and 6, 2018
Claudia Salguero is set to perform, alongside a number of notable local musicians, for a new Latin jazz show titled MADRE TIERRA at the National Arts Centre on May 5 and 6, 2018. This show promises to be a passionate and powerful take on the subject of Mother Earth and what it means to Claudia Salguero musically, and includes original compositions.
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!, […]
Canadian roots and blues artist Suzie Vinnick played the National Arts Centre Fourth Stage on Thursday evening and spoke with NAC Presents Executive Director Heather Gibson for the first live “We Love Canadian Music” podcast.
Shay Kuebler/Radical System Art performs Telemetry, a one-hour marvel that combines the fast footwork and partnering of forms like swing, with the full-body movements of b-boy and contemporary dance, at the National Arts Centre from April 26 – 28.
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 […]
Slovenian-Croatian duo 2CELLOS brought style and class to the National Arts Centre’s Southam Hall, at the same time delivering rock-inspired arrangements from a variety of sources.
Musically, Sal Capone is a triumph. Sal Capone is a powerful play tackling the important issue of police violence against people of colour in Canada, delivered in a the form of an epic, 90-minute hip hop theatre production.