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Yearly Archives: 2018

The Audience Angle: Jennifer Bone on Making Time for Live Music

As a young child, Jennifer Bone, our featured audience member, received her first introduction to classical music through her grandmother and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) itself. “My grandmother, who had fled Soviet Russia [...]

2018-12-10T12:32:33+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Written by Jill Girgulis|0 Comments

CPO Assistant Principal Trumpet Miranda Canonico on showcasing trumpet in Verdi’s Requiem

This Remembrance Day weekend, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) will perform Verdi’s Messa da Requiem, the colossal liturgical work for chorus and orchestra. The nearly 90-minute piece will occupy the entire program on [...]

2018-11-07T12:00:16+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|0 Comments

CPO Principal Timpani Alex Cohen on Developing a New Generation of Music Lovers

Alex Cohen, Principal Timpani of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO), has been listening to music his entire life — literally. Cohen says he and his sister Diana Cohen, Concertmaster of the CPO, were [...]

2018-10-17T14:59:39+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|1 Comment

Meet the Musician: Violinist Alicia Venables

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes eight new musicians for the 2018/2019 Season. Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce them to you with our “Meet the Musician” blog series. Follow along to get to [...]