Monthly Archives: August 2014

Resident Composer Reflects on GlobalFest

A look back on GlobalFest with the Resident Composer…the CPO’s own Assistant Concertmaster, Donovan Seidle! This year, Donovan composed the required piece for all the international teams to use in their fireworks displays. He tells [...]

By | August 26th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Remembering CPO Super-Patron, Geoff Pressacco (1984-2014)

Blog courtesy of CPO Assistant Principal Bassoon, Michael Hope. I’ll never forget one day back in 2002.  We were in the concert hall and we had a particularly raucous audience of children. They seemed to [...]

By | August 13th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Classical Music Crash Course

We have something for every musical taste in our 2014/2015 Season – including classical concerts, such as our performance on October 3 and 4 with Calgary’s own Jan Lisiecki! Sometimes, classical music can seem intimidating [...]

By | August 12th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

New Season Matching Quiz!

The start to the CPO's 2014-2015 Season is just a few weeks away! To get you warmed up, take our matching quiz to learn cool facts about what's coming up! The answers are below...no cheating! [...]

By | August 8th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments