Monthly Archives: November 2014

CPO Board of Directors Member a “Top 40 Under 40”

Each year, Avenue Magazine announces its "Top 40 Under 40," a list of young Calgarians who are making a difference in the community. We were excited to see that two of the recipients were associated with [...]

By | November 27th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Fun facts: Boléro and La Mer!

The CPO's J'aime Paris Festival kicks off tonight with Grand et Fort: Fauré’s Requiem and Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony and then continues on Saturday with Boléro! French Impressions With Jean Louis Steuerman on Saturday, November 22. The Boléro! concert celebrates [...]

By | November 22nd, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Meet the Students Behind Turangalîla

On November 29, the CPO performs the Alberta premiere of Messiaen's Turangalîla as part of our J'aime Paris Festival. Turangalîla is a 75-minute music marathon, and reflects Messiaen fascination with the myth of Tristan and Isolde. To illustrate this [...]

By | November 17th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Parisian Stroll: George Gershwin’s An American in Paris

Our lovely receptionist Felicia is a fan of Classic movies - one being An American in Paris, the title piece composed by George Gershwin. We're performing jazz influenced classical music that originated from Paris in our An American in [...]

By | November 6th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments