Live performances, interviews, masterclasses and more

With superb sound and stunning live camera views, Alexander’s latest series with the NAC Orchestra streams live and free-to-view from Southam Hall. Experience beautiful and compelling music, championing the next generation of Canadian artists, and showcasing exciting works by diverse and fascinating composers.

Explore videos of Alexander’s live performances from around the world, ranging from classics by Mendelssohn, Strauss, Gershwin and Wagner to modern masterpieces by B.A. Zimmermann, Jessie Montgomery, George Walker and Anna Clyne.

A series of live interviews with NAC Orchestra Music Director Alexander Shelley and star musical guests including James Ehnes, Gabriela Montero, Measha Brueggergosman, Jan Lisiecki, Daniel Hope and more…

From Beethoven’s deafness to Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro, from Brahms’s German Requiem to Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem, Alexander introduces and discusses great works and great composers.

Learn the basics of conducting technique with Alexander Shelley in this 6 part ‘Conducting 101’ workshop produced by Canada’s National Arts Centre.



Alexander shares his insights and expertise in masterclass with young conductors working on major symphonic repertoire, including Beethoven’s 4th, 5th and 7th symphonies.