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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra bids farewell to Pops in the Park after 20 years

Barbeque and world-class music came together one last time on Thursday night to celebrate the arrival of summer and the longest day of the year. For a minute or two, it appeared as though [...]

2018-06-25T11:50:04+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|0 Comments

Music director on ending with Beethoven and looking back on a season of new ideas

In June of 2017, Rune Bergmann conducted the CPO’s final classics show of the 2016-17 season. It was only his third time onstage alongside the Calgary musicians. Now, just over a year later, Bergmann [...]

2018-06-15T08:22:32+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|0 Comments

Sharon Kam on pursuing a solo career and finding her voice with the clarinet

For many professional musicians, the instrument they play today is all they’ve ever known. However, for Sharon Kam, acclaimed Israeli clarinetist and this week’s guest soloist with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO), her path [...]

2018-06-06T15:03:12+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|0 Comments