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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

Paul and 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 22nd, 2016|CPO Blog, Paul & Kathy's Picks|0 Comments

MORNINGSIDE MUSIC BRIDGE

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 [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Paul and 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 [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|CPO Blog, Paul & Kathy's Picks|0 Comments

Q&A: Calgary Philharmonic’s Matt Heller and Buenos Aires

Q&A: Calgary Philharmonic's Matt Heller on Buenos Aires and his bass. How old is your bass and where was it made? A good question -- it has a label which says [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Paul and Kathy’s Picks

Paul and Kathy's Picks: Yamandu Costa   Recommendations and insight from President & CEO Paul Dornian, and his wife Kathy Dornian. Evocative, colourful, spicy and pulsating are just a few of the many ways [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|CPO Blog, Paul & Kathy's Picks|0 Comments

School of Creative and Performing Arts Season Opening!

The University of Calgary's School of Creative and Performing Arts is excited to open its music season with And There a Rose, a Great Wind. This weekend the woodwind concert will be performed at the [...]

By | September 15th, 2016|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Playoff Fever Hits the CPO!

The Calgary Flames have made the playoffs for the first time since 2009 and not only is Calgary excited, but so is the CPO! "When the Flames are playing like this I think it raises [...]

By | April 14th, 2015|CPO Blog|Comments Off on Playoff Fever Hits the CPO!

The Trumpet and Symphony in Perfect Harmony

Blog post courtesy of Adam Zinatelli, CPO Principal Trumpet The late great Russian trumpet virtuoso Timofei Dokshizer said that his greatest regrets were not being pushier to Shostakovich and Prokofiev about writing proper trumpet concertos. It's [...]

By | April 7th, 2015|CPO Blog|0 Comments

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