July 6, 2015 (Ottawa ON)-- The temperature is sure to rise, on Saturday July 11 at 10:00 p.m.,
when members of the NAC Orchestra heat things up in a performance of
sultry, electrifying music by acclaimed female composers from the UK,
Canada and New York’s indie classical scene for an unforgettable evening
at Mercury Lounge in the Byward Market.
The third and final WolfGANG Session of the season is co-presented by the Mercury Lounge, in partnership with the Arboretum Festival,
and will combine a mix of contemporary and indie classical music with
lively collaborations between NAC Orchestra musicians, video projection
artists and DJs. Together, this sizzling combination will push
classical music out of its comfort zone energizing Ottawa’s music scene.
repertoire will include an enticing array of works by Missy Mazzoli,
Sarah Kirkland Snider, Tansy Davies, Marie-Pierre Brasset and Jocelyn
Morlock. The mood of the evening is casual and attendees are encouraged
to share the experience on social media by using the hashtag
As Clarissa Klopoushak explains, the WolfGANG Sessions are a fun way
for people to enjoy an evening of exceptional music without the
traditional formalities surrounding an orchestral performance.
is not like Mozart who is fantastic. This is not like Brahms who is
amazing. It’s nothing like that. It’s less than an hour of music. It’s
not a commitment of time that you have to really concentrate. Enjoy your
drink, listen, and let the music wash over you. There’s no particular
advice, or guideline, or rule. Or anything like that. I think if you
like music, then this is a great concert to come to,” says NACO
violinist Clarissa Klopoushak.
Doors open at 9:00 p.m. and the evening kicks off at 10:00 p.m. Tickets are available in advance for $15 dollars or at the door for $20. Mercury Lounge is located at Located at 56 Byward Market.
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