Popular Elusive Paradise: The Millennium Prize Exhibition Calls for Change in Programming
Ottawa, Canada - March 12, 2001
« La popularité de l'exposition Paradis insaisissables. Le prix du millénaire commande des changements
Following the large number of requests from visitors who wish to experience Janet Cardiff's Forty Part Motet sculpturally-conceived sound piece in the Elusive Paradise: The Millennium Prize exhibition, the National Gallery of Canada is pleased to announce that the work will now be accessible all day on Thursday, except 15 March and 10 May. Thanks to the cooperation of Radio-Canada, 9 of 11 previously scheduled concerts in the Radio-Canada Concerts aux beaux-arts series will move from the Rideau Chapel to the Auditorium.
Schedule of Concerts in the Auditorium at 6:30 pm (Admission: $6, Friends of the NGC $5.)
Thursday 8 March Dominique Cimon, soprano, and Jean Desmarais, piano
Thursday 22 March Guitar duo Fortin-Léveillé
Thursday 29 March Hélène Gagné, cello
Thursday 5 April Musica Antiqua Alleluia
Thursday 19 April Kevin James, alto baroque and Karen Holmes, harpsichord
Thursday 26 April The saxophone quartet, Saxart
Thursday 3 May Minna Re Shin, piano
Schedule of Concerts in the Rideau Chapel at 6:30 pm (Admission: $6, Friends of the NGC $5.)
Note: Janet Cardiff's installation will only be on view from 10 am to 4 pm on the following days.
Thursday 15 March Claude Régimbald, flute, and Claude Webster, piano
Thursday 10 May Tango Nuevo Ensemble, Norteno
Elusive Paradise: The Millennium Prize is on view until Sunday 13 May. The Concerts aux beaux-arts series continues in the Rideau Chapel every Thursday at 6:30 pm, from 17 May to 7 June. A special Klimt-inspired concert, in conjunction with the Gustav Klimt: Modernism in the Making exhibition, ends the series on 17 June at 2 pm. For information and to reserve tickets call (613) 988-8888.
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