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Yearly Archives: 2019

Laurie Matiation on retiring from the horn section after 36 years with the CPO

In 1983, horn player Laurie Matiation found herself living every professional musician’s nightmare — abrupt unemployment. After five years of working with the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (ASO), an ensemble that she’d joined before [...]

2019-08-13T16:54:49-06:00August 13th, 2019|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|0 Comments

Meet the Musician: Season highlights from the strings

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) welcomed seven new musicians to the strings sections this 2018/2019 Season — four violinists, two cellists, and one bassist. Over the last few months, they’ve been introduced to Calgary [...]

Meet the Musician: Season highlights from the woodwinds

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra is welcoming 10 new musicians this 2018/2019 Season. We’ll be introducing them to you with our “Meet the Musician” blog series. Follow along to get to know your CPO! [...]

CPO Principal Clarinet Slavko Popovic wraps up his first year with a favourite classic

Slavko Popovic, Principal Clarinet of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO), has a number of reasons to be excited for Prokofiev + Mahler with Yefim Bronfman on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1. [...]