I feel very fortunate to be living where I am. Our city has a lot to offer, parks, beaches, landmarks, festivals and more! Now… how is this related to music?
Well, we have the National Arts Centre here, and I wanted to share with you a couple of their free entertainment programs.
This Sunday at 1:30pm (11am in French), you can see a couple of musicians go on a journey looking at Ludwig van Beethoven.
Family entertainment: Ludwig van Cranky Pants at the NAC
Theatre meets concert in this quirky, comical performance featuring the much-loved dynamic duo, Marjo².
For something a little less comical, there are several talks about Beethoven where you can gain insight into Beethoven’s life. These free shows are at 7pm. More info is on the NAC website.
Thursday September 13, 2018, Opening Night with Beethoven
Music Director Alexander Shelley dives right in on opening night by sharing his point of view and the concept of the Beethoven Series.
Wednesday September 19, 2018, Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony
Meet the author of acclaimed biography “Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph”, Jan Swafford. .
Thursday September 20, 2018, Beethoven Symphony No. 7
Meet the author of acclaimed biography “Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph”, Jan Swafford.
Saturday September 22, 2018, Beethoven’s Ninth
Expert Listening: Music and Deafness – with Jessica A. Holmes. Please note that this talk is in English only.