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43 Years at the CPO

There are lots of memories and stories in a 43-year career with the Orchestra. Principal Violist John Thompson shared some of them with us when he reflected about his career with the CPO. John, originally [...]

By | 2017-09-26T09:18:03+00:00 May 27th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

37 Years at the CPO

CPO Violist Katerina Grigoriu retires this year after a 37-year career with Orchestra. We got the opportunity to ask her about how she began her journey as a professional musician, what brought her from Romania to Canada, and [...]

By | 2017-09-26T09:18:03+00:00 May 12th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Tom Mirhady Talks Mahler

From learning why Mahler was considered a "Master," to understanding what's involved in performing Mahler's 5th symphony, take a look at our Q&A with CPO cellist Tom Mirhady about our "Masters" concert (music from Mozart, [...]

By | 2017-09-26T09:18:04+00:00 May 5th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Four Days To Go!

The countdown is on! There's only four days left until our Season launch concert, Ode to Joy, on May 1! We got the chance to sit down with our Chorus Master Tim Shantz (also the [...]

By | 2017-09-26T09:18:04+00:00 April 24th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments