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About Masha Scheele

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It’s Beethoven Week “dun-dun-dun-DAH!”

Although immortalized for the searing opening of his Fifth Symphony (“dun-dun-dun-DAH!”) and legendary brusque personality, Beethoven, this giant among composers, had a softer side, which the Calgary Philharmonic unearths this week at its Rush [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Warning: Earworms!

In 1954 the New York Herald Tribune ran a survey of its readers, asking them to name the compositions they found the most boring. The ‘Symphony in D Minor’ by César Franck came in at [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Musician Blog|0 Comments

WCHS Fundraising Concert

On Thursday, March 16, we partnered with Western Canada High School to bring our Orchestra to their school for a fundraising concert to ensure the continuation of the artist residency program. For the [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|CPO Blog|0 Comments

2017 Concerto Competition

Congratulations to Angela Ryu, the winner of the 2017 Annual Concerto Competition! Last night, music students from the University of Calgary and Mount Royal Conservatory performed as soloists with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|CPO Blog|0 Comments

The Road to the True North – Episode 1

The upcoming 2017/2018 Season features the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s extraordinary new commission for Canada’s 150th celebration. The True North is a choreographed Canadian symphony with a world premiere performance taking place on Saturday, 28 October, [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|CPO Blog|0 Comments

BARTÓK: Violin Concerto No. 1

We are calling the Brahms Requiem concert, "The Perfect Post-Valentine Date." The reason is because some of the performed pieces have twisted love stories attached to them. The main piece being performed February [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|Musician Blog|0 Comments

Heartstrings month

February is Heartstrings Month at the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Each year, your Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra donates over 600 free concert tickets to dozens of charities. In total, we have donated 6,366 tickets to [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Shostakovich’s Ninth Symphony

The Calgary Philharmonic's Classics Masterworks program on January 20/21 includes a performance of Dmitry Shostakovich's 9th Symphony. The symphony has many remarkable moments, including a significant, subtle, expressive bassoon solo that interrupts brash moments from [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Roberto Minczuk Named New Music Director

Read more about Sao Paulo’s municipal Symphony Orchestra Read more about Roberto Minczuk Read more about Theatro Municipal CONTACT Roberto Minczuk is represented for North America and Europe by Rivet Classical [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Uncategorized, CPO Blog|0 Comments

Low Brass session at the U of C

Ralph Sauer, retired Principal Trombone of the Los Angeles Philharmonic works with trombone students from the University of Calgary In October, the University of Calgary Music Department welcomed Ralph Sauer, the [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|CPO Blog|0 Comments