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Superheroes abound!

May 26, 2018

On Saturday 26th May at 1.30pm and 3.30pm, the NAC Orchestra and Ottawa Youth Orchestra combine forces to perform music celebrating the men and women who’ve inspired historical and fictional legends. The 140-strong orchestra, under the baton of Alexander Shelley, will provide an afternoon of movie and classical favourites, from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade to John Williams’s Superman.

Remember to come dressed up in your superhero costume to the concert!

Arrive 45 minutes early to participate in hands on pre-concert activities courtesy of the Friends of NAC Orchestra.  More than a concert it’s an interactive musical experience, guaranteed to thrill music lovers of all ages! TUNETOWN pre-concert activities will include a brass instrumental zoo and string performances with students from the Ottawa Youth Orchestra Academy, photo opportunity with the 501st Legion Stormtroopers and The League of Superheroes, a mask-making craft, interactive music activities with Music for Young Children and the Kiwanis Music Festival, a reading corner with the Ottawa Public Library and much more!