The Sheepdogs with Boy Golden

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Everybody could use a trip away from 2020 and 2021. Maybe just a weekend on the lake…even if it’s just a trip of the mind. The Sheepdogs’ No Simple Thing has the wattage to take you to that mental cottage with six new songs so summer-y you’ll only need to pack your jean shorts and flip […]

Classic Albums Live: The Beatles: Abbey Road

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

the beatles / abbey road what an album! i spent years of my life just staring at the cover i thought i knew the album, then we started rehearsing it and it’s tough, i mean really tough the sound, the tone, the arrangements there’s no way to phone this album in you have to love […]

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The National Ballet of Canada: Romeo and Juliet

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Featuring the NAC Orchestra  Few of Shakespeare’s works have translated so well to the beautiful language of ballet as Romeo and Juliet. Choreographed by celebrated Russian choreographer Alexei Ratmansky, this particular version was commissioned to celebrate The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th anniversary in 2011. Deftly attuned to highlighting the narrative’s dramatic moments and the intimacy of […]

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The National Ballet of Canada: Romeo and Juliet

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Featuring the NAC Orchestra  Few of Shakespeare’s works have translated so well to the beautiful language of ballet as Romeo and Juliet. Choreographed by celebrated Russian choreographer Alexei Ratmansky, this particular version was commissioned to celebrate The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th anniversary in 2011. Deftly attuned to highlighting the narrative’s dramatic moments and the intimacy of […]

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The National Ballet of Canada: Romeo and Juliet

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Featuring the NAC Orchestra  Few of Shakespeare’s works have translated so well to the beautiful language of ballet as Romeo and Juliet. Choreographed by celebrated Russian choreographer Alexei Ratmansky, this particular version was commissioned to celebrate The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th anniversary in 2011. Deftly attuned to highlighting the narrative’s dramatic moments and the intimacy of […]

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Atwood, Heggie, & Brahms

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

WORLD PREMIERE Canadian baritone Joshua Hopkins performs Songs for Murdered Sisters, a deeply personal new song cycle that conveys the tragedy of lives needlessly lost, composed by Jake Heggie based on original poetry by Margaret Atwood. Bookending the concert are a new concerto grosso by Odawa First Nation composer Barbara Assiginaak (NACO commission, world premiere) and Brahms's furiously passionate Symphony No. 4. Co-commissioned by the National […]

Great Gatsby!

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Theatre Comedy  In-person event Event language English 1929. Chicago, USA. Prohibition. “Did you see who shot him?” Rachel Paul’s Great Gatsby! It’s Murder is a comedic play, set in a fantasy flapper era, filled with glitz, glamour, and murder. This absurd whodunnit will have you roaring in your seats and accusing your favorite characters of crimes. Set in a […]

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Atwood, Heggie, & Brahms

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

WORLD PREMIERE Canadian baritone Joshua Hopkins performs Songs for Murdered Sisters, a deeply personal new song cycle that conveys the tragedy of lives needlessly lost, composed by Jake Heggie based on original poetry by Margaret Atwood. Bookending the concert are a new concerto grosso by Odawa First Nation composer Barbara Assiginaak (NACO commission, world premiere) and Brahms's furiously passionate Symphony No. 4. Co-commissioned by the National […]

Toronto Symphony Orchestra & Gimeno 100th Anniversary Tour, feat. María Dueñas

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Any time the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) returns to Southam Hall is cause for celebration, and under the direction of new Music Director Gustavo Gimeno, this concert, in the TSO’s 100th year, is no exception. Acclaimed for his artistic dexterity and for the enormous energy he brings to the podium and draws from the orchestra, conductor Gimeno is rightly […]

Vance Joy with Jack Botts

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Music Vocal Pop Rock Folk  In-person event Multi-Platinum, Award Winning, Australian Singer-Songwriter Vance Joy, returns to North America. Bringing the ‘In Our Own Sweet Time’ tour to Canada February through March 2023. In celebration of the release of his third LP, ‘In Our Own Sweet Time’ out Friday June 10, Vance Joy announces a 6-week tour in theatres across […]