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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. [...]

CPO Assistant Principal Oboe David Sussman on playing Bach and the oboe d’amore

This week, David Sussman will get to perform on an instrument so uncommon, there are reportedly only half a dozen of them in the entire province. Sussman, the Assistant Principal Oboe of the [...]

Meet the Musician: Principal Bassoon Antoine St-Onge

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra is welcoming ten 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 Chorus Master Timothy Shantz on Mendelssohn’s Elijah and celebrating 10 years with the Chorus

Tim Shantz During his first Season as Chorus Master of the Calgary Philharmonic Chorus, Timothy Shantz performed Mendelssohn’s oratorio Elijah. This week, in his 10th season with the Chorus, the CPO [...]

2019-03-28T17:24:32-06:00March 28th, 2019|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|0 Comments

“I Love Rock N’ Roll” — Joan Jett’s anthem of empowerment

Mélanie LéonardPhoto by Westmount Photography - Robert Provencher This weekend, fabulous Maestra Mélanie Léonard returns to the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra stage! She was the Resident and then Associate Conductor of the CPO [...]

2019-04-02T11:04:59-06:00March 21st, 2019|Guest Blog, Written by Andrea Brussa|0 Comments