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National Bank, Proud Partner of the 2011-2012 Season of the Orchestre symphonique de Longueuil

Montreal, 27 September 2011 -

National Bank, a partner of the Orchestre symphonique de Longueuil (OSDL) since 2010, is pleased to present the Grands concerts series as part of the 2011-2012 season. The series will begin on October 27, 2011 with the Souvenirs de New York concert, featuring pianist David Jalbert, under the direction of Marc David.

The five Grands concerts presented by National Bank will accent the OSDL’s regular programming from October 2011 to April 2012. Souvenirs de New York, which will open the series, is a concert devoted to the works of American composers as well as an original composition commemorating the events of September 11, 2001.

“As a partner, National Bank is delighted to join the OSDL to make the symphony experience in the Montérégie accessible to all,” stated Louise Simard, Vice-President – Sales and Service, Commercial Banking for Montérégie and Central Quebec. The Grands concerts series will enchant music lovers with inspiring musical pieces. We are proud to join forces with the OSDL and help it achieve its mission in Longueuil and the surrounding area.”

Every year, through its donations and sponsorships program and the initiatives of its employees, National Bank helps support hundreds of organizations across Canada. It focuses primarily on four main areas of activity—health, education, arts and culture, and community outreach—with the goal of generating positive benefits for communities.

For more information on the many causes and projects National Bank supports as part of its commitment to the communities it serves, please consult our social responsibility report at www.nbc.ca/socialresponsibility.

About National Bank of Canada
National Bank of Canada is an integrated group that provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services to its clients elsewhere in the world.  National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, corporate and investment banking. It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. National Bank has over $153 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 19,217 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at www.nbc.ca. To access National Bank’s financial education portal, visit www.clearfacts.ca.

Information (The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives.):

Joan Beauchamp
Senior Advisor – Public Relations
National Bank
Tel.: 514-394-6500