Baroque Trumpets and Handel’s Messiah

Christmas is all about traditions. At the CPO, our Christmas tradition is bringing Handel's Messiah to Calgarians. This year, we have three performances - Friday, December 12, Saturday, December 13, and Sunday, December 14 (Sing-Along [...]

2014-12-12T17:16:05-06:00December 12th, 2014|CPO Blog|

Fun facts: Boléro and La Mer!

The CPO's J'aime Paris Festival kicks off tonight with Grand et Fort: Fauré’s Requiem and Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony and then continues on Saturday with Boléro! French Impressions With Jean Louis Steuerman on Saturday, November 22. The Boléro! concert celebrates [...]

2014-11-22T00:24:15-06:00November 22nd, 2014|CPO Blog|

Auditioning for the CPO

There are two new job openings in the Orchestra for a section first violin and section viola player. Ever wondered what it's like to audition for an orchestra? Our Assistant Principal Viola Player, Marcin Swoboda, gives [...]

2014-10-27T17:45:53-06:00October 27th, 2014|CPO Blog|

A Bass Story

CPO Bass Player Patricia Bereti-Reid told us the very cool back story behind her 1879 double bass. Montreal, Juilliard, and New York all played a part. In 1988, I had just finished school at Indiana [...]

2014-10-15T22:48:25-06:00October 15th, 2014|CPO Blog|