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

Climbing Musical Heights: Mahler’s Eighth

The 60th Anniversary Season concludes this weekend with Symphony of a Thousand: Mahler Eight. Calgary Philharmonic Bassist Matthew Heller shares his thoughts on this monumental work penned by an epic composer. Calgarians love mountains, and [...]

By | June 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Choral Collaboration: A Q&A with Tim Shantz

On Thursday, February 4, Calgary Phil Presents: Rachmaninoff Vespers – Luminous Voices & Pro Coro Canada will bring together two professional Albertan choirs for the first time. The concert is unaccompanied, letting the vocal work [...]

By | February 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Handel’s Messiah: Q&A with Conductor Ivars Taurins

Conductor Ivars Taurins will lead the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra during Handel's Messiah on December 11 and 12. On Sunday, December 13, Taurins will become Handel himself for the annual Sing-Along Messiah. Here's a Q&A with [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Greatest Classical Hits: Q&A with Adam Johnson

On November 28, Associate Conductor Adam Johnson takes the stage to conduct some of the biggest blockbusters in classical music. Greatest Classical Hits covers favourites from Debussy’s "Clair de lune" to Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. [...]

By | November 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Facts for Rush Hour

On Thursday, November 12th the Calgary Philharmonic presents the first Rush Hour of our 2015/2016 Season. Here are some facts you might not know about the performance: Rush Hour is short We’re presenting [...]

By | November 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Calgary Phil Doubleheader

By Matthew Heller, Bass "It's a great day for baseball. Let's play two!" That phrase was made famous by Ernie Banks, a Chicago Cubs infielder and apparently one of baseball's great keeners. Orchestras rarely play doubleheaders, [...]

By | September 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My National Youth Orchestra Experience: The Gift of a Lifetime

by Michael Hope Over the course of my career as a professional classical musician, I have been so lucky to enjoy the marvelous sense of community that comes with being part of a symphony orchestra. [...]

By | August 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments


The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s 60th Anniversary Season begins in 60 days. Our Diamond Jubliee is an opportunity to celebrate the past, present, and future of our organization. To prepare for the year to [...]

By | July 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments