2013: A Year in Review

The CPO'S Year in Review With another year approaching, staff at the CPO thought it would be fun to take a look back at 2013. The Orchestra kept incredibly busy in the last year, and [...]

2013-12-23T18:40:29-06:00December 23rd, 2013|CPO Blog|

Five Famous Fifths at the CPO

This season at the CPO, you'll hear the fifth symphonies of famous composers. To learn more about it, we had a Q&A with our Artistic Director Heather Slater.  1. Why “Five Famous Fifths?” What are [...]

2013-11-26T22:13:46-06:00November 26th, 2013|CPO Blog|

Symphonic party pieces: A Countdown

Courtesy of our bass player Matt Heller The CPO's Italian Festival has a little something for everyone: film lovers, opera buffs, Vivaldi addicts... But the concert I'm most looking forward to is Saturday's performance [...]

2013-10-31T17:37:26-06:00October 31st, 2013|CPO Blog|

Zinatelli’s Special Sauce

Courtesy of our trumpet Player Adam Zinatelli In the spirit of the CPO's Festival Italiano, here's my recipe for a tomato sauce that would make my grandmother proud. All I can say about this [...]

2013-10-21T21:13:18-06:00October 21st, 2013|CPO Blog|

Italian Soup with our Clarinet Player

Courtesy of our clarinet player Jocelyn Colquhoun, here's an Italian soup recipe that'll get you energized (and warmed up) for our Festival Italiano! Zuppa di Lenticchie e Pomodori: Lentil and Tomato Soup. When the weather starts [...]

2013-10-21T21:11:35-06:00October 21st, 2013|CPO Blog|

This week, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra was saddened to hear that former CPO board chair, Jim Palmer, has passed away.  Mr. Palmer was a longtime supporter and committed patron of the Orchestra. The CPO expresses [...]

2013-08-30T17:14:28-06:00August 30th, 2013|CPO Blog|