Friends of The National Arts Centre

Embassy Chamber Music Concerts

Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra
is a volunteer organization
whose mission is to support and promote
the National Arts Centre Orchestra.

 They offer a unique series of Embassy Concerts.
Proceeds benefit music education programs
for young people.

Under the Distinguished Patronage of
His Excellency Luo Zhaohui
Ambassador of the People's Republic of China
and Doctor Jiang Yili
a Reception, Concert and Post-Concert Dessert
was Held September 8, 2015
at the Chinese Embassy.
This Event also Celebrated 45 Years of
Diplomatic Relations Between China and Canada.

Photo of Lois by Bill Blackstone

Event Photos
Photos by Lois Siegel

Kimball Sykes
Principal Clarinet National Arts Centre Orchestra
Silvie (Piano) and Bryan Cheng (Cello)

Frank McArdle, Husband of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin
Doctor Jiang Yili, wife of Chinese Ambassador Luo Zhaohui
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, Beverley McLachlin

Robert Lafleur, President of Friends of the
National Arts Centre Orchestra
His Excellency Luo Zhaohui, Ambassador

of the People’s Republic of China

Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin with her husband Frank McArdle

Andree Dubois, 
Patricia Woods, Wife of Jean-Guy  Dumoulin
Jean-Guy Dumoulin, Past President of
Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra

Philippe Roy and Mary McNamara-Roy
Magda and Robert Joubert

John Layton, Josie Finestone, Dennis Deskin

Silvie Cheng, Kimball Sykes, Bryan Cheng

Paul Schaub
Joan Forbes, Board Administrator, Friends of the NACO

"The First Emperor of China"

Co-Production China's Xi'an Film Studio and
The National Film Board of Canada

Tony Ianuzielo, Co-Director; Margaret Wong, Associate Producer and Interpreter; Savas Kalogeras, Cameraman
Liu Hao Xue, Co-Director
Behind the Lense Shade -  Per Ing Shei;  Barrie Howells, Producer
Shot in 1988, Released in 1989

Photographer Lois Siegel Worked at
The National Film Board of Canada and Knows the Filmmakers
Savas Kalogeras Was One of the Cameraman on her film
"Baseball Girls"

Albert Benoit, Paul Schaub, Gerard Lavelle

Robert and Joan Jones

Maureen Carpenter, Mary Lou Levisky
Lisa Taras,
Graham Carpenter

Bryan and Silvie Cheng

Louise Lafleur, Ayla Kayalioglu

Hermina Wang, Mother of Cheng2 Duo: Bryan and Silvie
Elizabeth Heatherington,
Jing Xu

Brian and Penny Kawasaki

David and Cynthia  Barnes

Jean-Guy Dumoulin, Diana Dzimbowski


Charles Robinson, Mary Lou Levisky
Josie and Dr. David Finestone

Colin Robertson, McKenna Long & Aldridge, Attorneys at Law
Maureen Boyd, Carleton University, Director
 Initiative for Parliamentary and Diplomatic Engagement

Sarah and Dr. Franois Mai

Jacques Shore, Beverley McLachlin, Frank McArdle

Michael Par, Suzanne Gumpert

Ottawa Rocks

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