Christmas is all about traditions. At the CPO, our Christmas tradition is bringing Handel’s Messiah to Calgarians. This year, we have three performances – Friday, December 12, Saturday, December 13, and Sunday, December 14 (Sing-Along Messiah).
While there are many interesting things about Messiah, here’s a fun fact – it features the baroque trumpet, which can be challenging instrument to play. CPO Principal Trumpet Adam Zinatelli explains more! (post courtesy of adamzinatelli.com)
“It’s Messiah season, and this time around we’re going to be doing it a bit differently. The orchestra is split between two programmes this week (Messiah and A Traditional Christmas), so Rich Scholz