The start to the CPO’s 2014-2015 Season is just a few weeks away! To get you warmed up, take our matching quiz to learn cool facts about what’s coming up! The answers are below…no cheating!
|Jan Lisiecki||A. It’s the first time this piece will be performed in Alberta, and is part of our J’aime Paris Festival. It will also feature a special commissioned visual installation created by ACAD instructors.|
|Turangalîla||B. He’s originally from Calgary, and graduated from Western Canada High School in 2011.|
|Carthy Organ||C. This will be the world premiere of this piece by the CPO. The work is based on Canadian author Dennis Lee’s award-winning collection of children’s poetry.|
|Carmina Burana||D. We’re performing a tribute to this iconic band, who will release their new album, The Endless River, in October 2014.|
|Alligator Pie||E. This instrument has 6040 pipes, and will be featured in our concerts on November 20 and November 21.|
|Pink Floyd||F. Latin for “Songs from Beuern,” this musical work is a manuscript of poems and dramatic texts from the 11th or 12th century. It has been featured in numerous movies and ads – including a Guinness commercial.
|Nikki Chooi||G. This violinist joins the Orchestra for Heavenly Voices: Beethoven’s Mass in C Major on March 13 and 14, and performs on a violin that’s worth over $5 million.|