Fri Jul 22 19:00


Blending inspiring artistry and musical storytelling, the National Arts Centre Orchestra offers a unique conductorless concert experience led by concertmaster Yosuke Kawasaki. Savour Stravinsky’s chamber concerto “Dumbarton Oaks” and the “Pulcinella” Suite, Florence Price’s heartfelt Andante moderato, and Aaron Copeland’s “Quiet City,” featuring soloists Karen Donnelly (trumpet) and Anna Petersen (English horn).

Igor Stravinsky (1882 – 1971) | Concerto in E-flat Major for Chamber Orchestra “Dumbarton Oaks”

Aaron Copland (1900 – 1990) | Quiet City

Florence Price (1887 – 1953) | Andante moderato

Igor Stravinsky | Suite from Pulcinella

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First Violins

  • Yosuke Kawasaki (concertmaster)
  • Jessica Linnebach (associate concertmaster)
  • Noémi Racine Gaudreault (assistant concertmaster)
  • Marjolaine Lambert
  • Jeremy Mastrangelo
  • Manuela Milani
  • *Oleg Chelpanov
  • *Martine Dubé
  • *Renée London
  • *Erica Miller

Second Violins

  • Mintje van Lier (principal)
  • Winston Webber (associate principal)
  • Mark Friedman
  • Carissa Klopoushak
  • Leah Roseman
  • Karoly Sziladi
  • Emily Westell
  • *Marc Djokic
  • *Heather Schnarr
  • *Sarah Williams


  • Jethro Marks (principal)
  • David Marks (associate principal)
  • David Goldblatt (assistant principal)
  • Paul Casey
  • Ren Martin-Doike
  • David Thies-Thompson


  • Rachel Mercer (principal)
  • Julia MacLaine (assistant principal)
  • Timothy McCoy
  • Marc-André Riberdy
  • Leah Wyber
  • *Karen Kang

Double Basses

  • *Max Cardilli (guest principal)
  • Hilda Cowie (acting assistant principal)


  • Joanna G’froerer (principal)
  • Stephanie Morin


  • Anna Petersen
  • *Melissa Scott

English Horn

  • Anna Petersen


  • Kimball Sykes


  • *Darren Hicks (principal)
  • Vincent Parizeau


  • Lawrence Vine (principal)
  • Julie Fauteux (associate principal)
  • Elizabeth Simpson


  • Karen Donnelly (principal)


  • Colin Traquair

Principal Librarian

  • Nancy Elbeck

Assistant Librarian

  • Corey Rempel

Personnel Manager

  • Meiko Lydall

Assistant Personnel Manager

  • Laurie Shannon

*additional musicians

Non-titled members of the Orchestra are listed alphabetically.

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