2017-09-13 – 14:59 h

Itzhak Perlman, famous violinist winner of 15 Grammy Awards, 4 Emmy Awards and soloist in Oscar winner soundtrack Schindler’s List, will serenade the public with his favorite music from 50 years of cinematic history, in two concerts to be held today and tomorrow in Ottawa (Canada).

The concerts, performed by the NAC Orchestra and conducted by Alexander Shelley, will have selections from movies such as Schindler’s List or Casablanca (As Time Goes By), with arrangements by John Williams and mastered by Perlman’s hands in a 1714 Stradivarius violin.

A free pre-concert talk will be held both days at 7:00 p.m. with conductor Alexander Shelley and arts journalist Natasha Gauthier (read more: https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/17238).


The concert program is as follows:



Richard Strauss – Suite from Der Rosenkavalier

Ravel – La Valse



Hupfield / arr. John Williams – “As Time Goes By” from ‘Casablanca’

Ennio Morricone / arr. John Williams – Love Theme from ‘Cinema Paradiso’

John Williams – Theme from ‘Far and Away’

John Barry / arr. John Williams – Main Title from ‘Out of Africa’

Korngold / arr. John Williams – Love Theme from ‘The Adventures of Robin Hood’

John Williams – Main Theme from ‘Sabrina’

John Williams – Main Theme from ‘Schindler’s List’

Carlos Gabel / arr. John Williams – “Por una cabeza” (Tango) from ‘Scent of a Woman’



When: Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th of September 2017 at 8:00 p.m.

Where: National Arts Centre – Centre National des Arts (Ottawa, Canada)

Tickets: $ 25 – 119 – https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/15751


More information: http://naccnaca-eventfiles.s3.amazonaws.com/15751/ithak-perlman-cinema-serenade-web.pdf