On Feb. 13 and 14, the Big Bang festival returns to the National Arts Centre for the third year. This time, however COVID rules
Ottawa Chamberfest is offering a gift of music to warm up this bleak winter. The second half of the 2020-21 concert series starts on Jan.
By Natasha Gauthier After weeks of exciting, inclusive truly diverse programming, NACO can be forgiven for presenting one ultra-traditional, all-Beethoven concert. Especially with the 250th
By Natasha Gauthier In her video introduction to her 2008 piece What Keeps Me Awake, Puerto Rican composer Angélica Negrón describes how the New York
By Natasha Gauthier I’m not going to lie: sitting in a concert hall for the first time in eight months was weird. Maybe not as
By Natasha Gauthier After a COVID-induced absence of almost eight months, the National Arts Centre Orchestra returned to Southam Hall Saturday night for the first