BARTÓK: Violin Concerto No. 1

By | February 17th, 2017|CPO Blog|

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 [...]

Heartstrings month

By | February 16th, 2017|CPO Blog|

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 [...]

Shostakovich’s Ninth Symphony

By | January 20th, 2017|CPO Blog|

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 [...]

The Benefits of Musical Camp for Kids

By | January 18th, 2017|CPO Blog|

Spending the summer at musical camp, children can learn about music in a creative and hands-on setting. Music camp offers children a chance to see and play instruments and develop social skills. The Benefits of [...]

Roberto Minczuk Named New Music Director

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

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 [...]

Stay Informed – Join Our Membership Program!

By | January 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized, CPO Blog|

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra offers exciting, exclusive events and concerts via its three membership programs. Enroll in our Mozart, Club Wolfgang, or Amadeus patron program and join others who share a love for the symphony! [...]

Low Brass session at the U of C

By | December 2nd, 2016|CPO Blog|

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 [...]

Paul and Kathy’s Picks

By | November 22nd, 2016|CPO Blog, Paul & Kathy's Picks|

Paul and Kathy's Picks: Neil Cockburn Recommendations and insight from President & CEO Paul Dornian, and his wife Kathy Dornian. Since my last blog in which I mentioned that cello and oboe count among my [...]


By | November 17th, 2016|CPO Blog|

CALGARY PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH MORNINGSIDE MUSIC BRIDGE This strategic and collaborative relationship facilitates a world-class program bridging the global classical music community. The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) and the Morningside Music Bridge [...]

Paul and Kathy’s Picks

By | November 8th, 2016|CPO Blog, Paul & Kathy's Picks|

Paul and Kathy's Picks: Mozart Requiem   Recommendations and insight from President & CEO Paul Dornian, and his wife Kathy Dornian. Some of my friends mistakenly think that as a pianist, I gravitate towards listening to [...]