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NAC Orchestra’s Canada 150 adventure comes to an end

IQALUIT — The National Arts Centre orchestra wrapped up its Canada 150 cross-country tour with a swing across the Arctic that included Alexander Shelley’s first view of the Northern lights.

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NACO in the Arctic: Making music with Leela Gilday and Sylvia Cloutier

Alexander is on his first visit to Nunavut and he’s sampling local cuisine. He’s also participating with the educational outreach events that are part of every NACO tour.

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Artsfile: Building an arts centre for Nunavut with a little help from some new friends

Tuesday evening members of the National Arts Centre Orchestra will participate in a fundraising concert for a new and much-needed performing arts centre in Iqaluit. But the connections between the NAC and Iqaluit’s performing arts community goes much deeper than one concert.

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Amanda Todd one of four Canadian women celebrated in musical tribute

The National Arts Center Orchestra is commemorating four Canadian women including Coquitlam cyberbullying victim Amanda Todd.

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Life Reflected reviewed by BBC Music Magazine

Life Reflected is an artistic collaboration commissioned by Canada’s National Arts Centre.

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Vancouver composer translates Amanda Todd’s life into music

“She was so brave. It’s hard to imagine what it would be like to be a child who’s being attacked on all sides, and then have the courage to stand up and tell your own story.”

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