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     © Une photo prise par Jeanne Tétreault. Interprètes  (gauche à droite) Rebecca Margolick, Gabrielle Kachan, Jontae McCrory, Frédérique Rodier, François Richard
qui posent devant les images d'Edward Burtynsky.

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    Andrea Peña, Edward Burtynsky, & Alexander Shelley

    Juxtaposed with the breathtaking images of Edward Burtynsky, a multidisciplinary, multisensory NAC Dance and NACO commission.  

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    World premiere staging of her work with music interwoven and performed by the NAC Orchestra.

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     © Renée Fleming

    Joining Teave and Ramnath is GRAMMY Award-winner and American soprano Renée Fleming, who brings her album Voice of Nature: The Anthropocene to life on the NAC stage. 

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     © Norm Lewis

    Celebrated baritone Norm Lewis brings a slice of Broadway to Southam Hall to perform widely recognized hits from top shows 

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     © Jonathan Biss

    Powerhouse conductor Jessica Cottis inspires orchestras to new heights with her magnetism and energy and has led some of the finest orchestras in the world  

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     © Chris Lee

    A perfect way to spend your Sunday afternoon! This edition will be curated by Chris Lee, Principal Tuba of the NAC orchestra 

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     © Hilary Hahn

    Get ready for an unforgettable night with Hilary Hahn, the three-time Grammy award-winning star violin soloist

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    Audiences rise to their feet, dancing to the rhythms of Latin America in Platypus Theatre’s most interactive show to date. Presto, Mambo! gives young audiences the unique opportunity to experience the NAC Orchestra thrumming…

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     © Karen Donnelly

    Experience a captivating musical journey from the windswept shores of Scotland with Felix Mendelssohn's "The Hebrides" to the world-class trumpet artistry of NACO's Karen Donnelly in John Estacio's concerto, all guided by the rising star conductor Anna Sułkowska-Migoń.…

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     © Barbara Hannigan

    Hannigan and Chamayou are individual powerhouses but together, they are a tour de force. 

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    A holiday classic, Handel’s Messiah is a highlight for many during the festive season  

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    With sell out performances and rave reviews across the globe, Final Symphony offers a new kind of orchestral concert experience  

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     © Randall Goosby

    Two Black musicians make their mark on the classical canon when guest violinist Randall Goosby fills Southam Hall with the music of Florence Price.

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     © Branford Marsalis

    American saxophonist Branford Marsalis is known the world over for delivering boundary-pushing performances

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    Experience all the feels as Principal Youth Conductor and Creative Partner Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser leads the NAC Orchestra in a program designed to showcase how a range of emotions can be expressed — and experienced —…

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     © Marc-André Hamelin
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     © Clara-Jumi Kang

    Kang is a fearless performer who interprets and delivers the deepest, brightest colours of music in every concert.

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    Take a musical journey to Trinidad and Tobago, the heart and homeland of calypso music, with the NAC Orchestra 

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     © Karen Gomyo

    Our Playlist Series features a “mix tape” of love letters to the music beloved by your favourite classical artists. 

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     © Karen Gomyo
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     © Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

    Any time the VSO is in town, it is surely a must-see performance.  

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     © Angela Hewitt
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     © Nobuyuki Tsujii
    Presented by the Janice & Earle O’Born Fund for Artistic Excellence

    Nobu Nobu Nobu

    in recital 

    Japanese pianist Nobu brought down the house with his 2023 NAC debut. Blind since birth, he learns every piece of music strictly by ear. 

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     ©  A.M.P.A.S.®

    Director Steven Spielberg's heartwarming masterpiece is one of the brightest stars in motion picture history. 

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     © Lina Gonzalez-Granados

    This evening performance will combine a contemporary piece with traditional classics, led by masterful guest conductor Lina Gonzalez-Granados.

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     © L’Orchestre du CNA

    The NAC Orchestra’s own Principal Bass Trombonist Zachary Bond will craft tonight’s playlist adventure.

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    A swingin’ evening inspired by Harlem’s heyday at famed musical hot spots like the legendary Cotton Club and The Savoy.

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     © Gabriela Montero

    Gabriela Montero’s supernatural musical instinct and dexterity has made her a worldwide phenomenon.  

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    Superheroes abound in an afternoon of movie and classical favourites, with a super-sized 120-member orchestra. The NAC Orchestra and Ottawa Youth Symphony Orchestra combine forces, performing music celebrating the men and women…

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     © Yeol Eum Son

    Music Director and Maestro Alexander Shelley leads global phenom Yeol Eum Son and the NAC Orchestra in an interpretation of classical and contemporary pieces by Richard Strauss, Maurice Ravel, and Kevin Lau. 

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     © Alexander Shelley and the NAC Orchestra

    This is a night for mysteries and magic. Some of the classical world’s most otherworldly music from both traditional and contemporary composers. Rite of Spring creates a cathartic, unruly, and beautiful musical world that will viscerally pull you in and…

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     © Alexander Shelley and the NAC Orchestra

    The first section of this opus was famously used in 2001: A Space Odyssey and most recently in the very first trailer for the blockbuster film Barbie.

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