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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

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

Education Concerts Spark Musical Passions in Students

Utilizing themes and scores from all periods of music history, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra education concerts provide entertainment for children and chaperones alike. Performers hold multiple concerts each year designed to educate children ranging in [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|CPO 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

The Benefits of Musical Camp for Kids

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 [...]

By | January 18th, 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

Stay Informed – Join Our Membership Program!

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! [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized, CPO Blog|0 Comments