NAC Orchestra stands with Ukraine, dedicating two powerful concerts lead by Ukrainian-Finnish Conductor Dalia Stasevska with music by anti-war Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich on March 9-10.
This gift guide is for your creative friends and family, whether they create or consume art, or enjoy doing both. Feel free to treat yourself to these awesome experiences and opportunities too. After all, when do we ever have too much art and culture in our lives?!
This particular rendition of the play is an all-Canadian version of the classic story where Clara is not only joined by the Prince, the Mouse King, and the Sugar Plum Fairy; there are also Mounties, hockey games with snowball fights, and of course, Filbert the Bear.
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We’ve another fine fall weekend in store for us and more exciting activities than one can cram into a single weekend. We’ll get you started by listing the highlights. Then you’ll have to decide what sounds like the most fun and schedule your time accordingly.
As we get into the swing of October, whether you’re a foodie, adventurer, clotheshorse, or all of the above, there is lots to do this long weekend!
These are delightful snippets of music to brighten your day!
November’s second summer is coming to an end and this weekend we will have returned to more seasonal temperatures. While we may have to put on our jackets and scarves before heading outside, there is plenty to enjoy if we do (as well as plenty to do if we don’t)!
With necessary safety precautions in place like social distancing on stage, matching black face masks, and extra plexiglass shields for the brass and woodwind players, the NACO delivered a phenomenal concert with content incredibly relevant to the times in the first of this series.
The National Arts Centre Orchestra is back! Granted, it’s via a new avenue—the NACO is set to perform their first livestream of the season this Saturday, October 31, at 8pm. This is a free livestream with a rich, wonderful program for the evening, featuring guest musicians Jonelle Sills and Christ Habib, who appear on CBC’s “Top 30 Classical Musicians Under 30” list this year.
Even if Halloween is mostly cancelled, there is still Halloween candy and scary movies to get us through the weekend!
If you have given up on dates and times, and are living purely based on feelings, join the club. Stay healthy, stay positive, and stay strong friends. We’re doing it.
In this liminal moment between Daylight Savings and the first day of spring we are presented with what looks like the perfect pre-spring weekend!
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We’re still enjoying the pretty part of winter, and slowing down a little in the process