I never thought that performers truly burst onto stage but that is what Donnell Leahy and Natalie MacMaster did at their sold-out Christmas concert at the National Arts Centre.
Natalie MacMaster, Donnell Leahy and their children will be on stage at the NAC for a sold-out performance on December 21st.
The smash-hit musical Kinky Boots will be making its way to Ottawa’s National Arts Centre from December 27th to January 1st.
Casual Fridays are back at the National Arts Center, and the first of the 2016–2017 season will be taking place this Friday, December 16th.
On Wednesday morning, the National Arts Centre (NAC) invited their partners, stakeholders, Board Members and the media to its Theatre Salon, and revealed its 2017 performing arts lineup in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary.
Tanya Tagaq on her latest album Retribution, climate change, and music as a coping mechanism.
This is a milestone year for the Good Lovelies. The “harmony trio”, as they are often referred, are celebrating a decade together.
The founding member of Great Big Sea, performing at the NAC this weekend, on recovery, secrets, and moving to Ottawa.
Canada’s beloved national showcase for the performing arts, the National Arts Centre, is undergoing both an internal and external transformation, the first largest redevelopment of the building in its almost 50-year existence.
Concerts at the NAC are always special. Add to the fact that Hip lead singer Gord Downie is appearing, and spines start tingling.
What are the first things that come to mind when you think of popular classical music? Waltzes. Epic movie scores. Broadway show-tunes. Circus acts. Wait, what? That was kinda my reaction when I found out about Cirque de la Symphonie, which opened last night at the National Arts Centre. According to the website: “Gasp at […]
After a swinging first year, Petr Cancura’s Crossroads series returns to the NAC in the new season with a fresh slate of songwriters lined up for a journey into jazz. The three shows recently announced feature Kathleen Edwards, Lynne Hanson and Justin Rutledge, all fine storytellers with a rootsy bent. A fourth Ottawa singer-songwriter will […]
There are some things that simply cannot be explained, like why Montreal’s art-rock outfit The Dears remain a best-kept secret. They have the songs you want to hold close, the history and they put on an intense live show. Thanks to NAC Presents though, we have the chance to get in on the secret when […]
Apartment 613 spoke with conductor and Night at the Cotton Club co-creator Jeff Tyzik at his home in New York. With Night at the Cotton Club, Jeff Tyzik promises to take Ottawa back in time to a Harlem sparkling with the top entertainers of the 1920s and 30s. The gifted guest conductor will take the […]
Ottawa singer/songwriter Amanda Rheaume, is set to release her third studio album, Holding Patterns, with a CD release concert at NAC’s Fourth Stage on May 5, 2016, which will also kick off her Canadian tour. Joining her onstage will be the same 4 musicians featured on the album. They are Anders Drerup (guitar/vocals), Jim Bryson […]