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NAC Orchestra poised for extensive Chinese tour

NAC Orchestra poised for extensive Chinese tour

April 15, 2013
National

"The National Arts Centre Orchestra has revealed details of its first-ever tour of China, including concerts in seven cities and pop-up performances at landmarks like the Forbidden City.

The NACO announced the ambitious tour slated for this fall — the first time it will travel to China in its 43-year history — in Ottawa today.

"Through presenting new Canadian orchestral music, and our pioneering work in technology and education, this tour promises to deepen the ties that bind Canada and China," NAC president Peter Herrndorf said in a statement.

As part of the landmark tour, which takes place Oct. 4-20, 70 NACO musicians will travel to seven cities across China for major concerts, musical showcases, workshops and educational events with Chinese music students and outreach activities..."

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