We’re dashing right along towards the holidays and there’s no time like the present to get outside and enjoy the sights and sounds! From holiday markets to Christmas lights to decorated window displays, there’s sure to be something to put you in a festive mood.
National Arts Centre Orchestra
Royal Winnipeg Ballet brings an immersive and elegant Nutcracker steeped in Canadiana with Mounted Police, Parliament Hill, and Hudson’s Bay merchandise. Its Canadian roots are evident and make for an ever more sincere experience.
We’re inching our way towards winter, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had in the city.
The program consists of Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain, and both Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 and Symphony No. 6 in B minor, “Pathetique.” The Orchestra will be lead by Finnish conductor Dalia Stasevska, in her North American Debut.
Susan Aglukark appeared to great acclaim in Ottawa accompanied by the NAC Orchestra.
The Calgary-born pianist, who recently accompanied the NAC Orchestra on their Crossings tour earlier this year, is joined by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra for a performance of pieces by both Jessie Montgomery and Felix Mendelssohn.
The National Arts Centre is holding their annual Gala to support the NAC and the National Youth and Education Trust. This year’s 50th Anniversary Golden Gala will feature a number of guest performances in a showcase of Theatre, Dance, and Music, with special guest Sarah McLachlan.
National Arts Centre Orchestra celebrates 50 years of music with concerts, free activities and a gala—09.30.19 to 10.05.19
To celebrate 50 years of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, there is a host of both concert events and free activities set to take place between September 30th and October 5th.
Patrick Watson returns to Ottawa as part of the NAC Presents new Sessions Series for a one-night only collaboration with the NAC Orchestra.
Here’s some great Canadian music to discover.
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.”