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Ideas of North Festival – Opening Night
October 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
NAC Orchestra presents Ideas of North Festival.
Morning to night, explore perspectives on the North through music, architecture, digital installations and the culinary arts. Enjoy both free and paid events in this immersive festival in celebration of Canada’s 150th and Finland’s 100th birthdays. Make yourself at home in Canada’s living room.
5 PM: Festival opening. Speeches by music director Alexander Shelley, Orchestra manager Christopher Deacon, new NAC Chef Kenton Leier. Nordic food tasting and music.
7:30 PM Pre-concert chat with Alexander Shelley on the music of Sibellius
8 PM Concert
9:30 PM DJ night in the City Room with Queen AGA