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Yearly Archives: 2019

Anne-Marie MacIntosh on sharing her love of opera with CPO audiences

Classical music and opera are complementary art forms, as soprano Anne-Marie MacIntosh can certainly attest. She sang in children’ choirs and played violin at a young age, then started taking voice lessons when [...]

2019-09-24T09:49:29-06:00September 24th, 2019|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|0 Comments

Meet the Musician: Assistant Principal Horn Maxwell Stein

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra is welcoming new musicians this 2019/2020 Season. We’ll be introducing them to you with our “Meet the Musician” blog series. Follow along to get to know your CPO! [...]

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 [...]

2019-08-20T12:01:06-06:00August 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 [...]