National Arts Centre
1, rue Elgin, Ottawa, (Ontario), K1P 5W1
On International Women’s Day, the NAC Orchestra shines a light on four remarkable Canadian women, through its signature new creation, Life Reflected, a richly emotional and immersive orchestral experience. Four Canadian composers created compelling musical portraits of four exceptional Canadian women. Roberta Bondar, Rita Joe, Alice Munro, and Amanda Todd are the inspiration behind Life Reflected, a unique symphonic and multi-media celebration of youth, promise, and courage. The National Arts Centre Orchestra commissioned four works by Zosha Di Castri, Jocelyn Morlock, Nicole Lizée, and John Estacio to create its largest production ever. The staging includes stunning projections, which immerse the audience in sound, motion picture, photography, and graphic design. - Zosha Di Castri: Dear Life, based on the short story by Alice Munro (adapted by Merilyn Simonds) - Jocelyn Morlock: My Name is Amanda Todd - Nicole Lizée: Bondarsphere - John Estacio: I Lost My Talk, based on the p...