Monthly Archives: March 2015

Macaron Master: Cork & Canvas High Tea

Our Cork & Canvas High Tea at The Fairmont Palliser is tomorrow! To get into the spirit, we asked David Rousseau, owner of Calgary-based Ollia Macarons, what it takes to make this pastry perfect, and what [...]

By | March 20th, 2015|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Composing a “Crippling” Emotion – The Rapture

What goes into composing a piece of music about an extreme onset of emotion? We asked Patrick Harlin, composer of Rapture, which receives its Canadian premiere at our March 27 and 28 Beethoven and Shostakovich concerts. The "rapture" [...]

By | March 17th, 2015|CPO Blog|0 Comments

A random encounter with a CPO legend

Blog post courtesy of Michael Hope, CPO Assistant Principal Bassoon The other day Matthew Heller (CPO Double Bassist)  and I played a short concert for the residents at Silvera For Seniors, Confederation Park. Matt and [...]

By | March 12th, 2015|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Cork & Canvas Spotlight: Live Painting

At our Cork & Canvas Winemaker's Dinner and Art Auction on March 14 (one of six fundraising events held in March) you'll see a live painting! Calgary artist Doug Levitt will paint our Assistant Principal [...]

By | March 4th, 2015|CPO Blog|0 Comments