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Written by Jill Girgulis

CPO Principal Timpani Alex Cohen on Developing a New Generation of Music Lovers

Alex Cohen, Principal Timpani of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO), has been listening to music his entire life — literally. Cohen says he and his sister Diana Cohen, Concertmaster of the CPO, were [...]

2018-10-17T14:59:39+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|0 Comments

Meet the Musician: Violinist Alicia Venables

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes eight new musicians for the 2018/2019 Season. Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce them to you with our “Meet the Musician” blog series. Follow along to get to [...]

CPO Principal Trombone James Scott on bringing the brass into the spotlight

Classical music concerts usually have a common structure: a shorter piece, a concerto, and a symphony. Most orchestras will likely select one of the many violin or piano concertos that exist in the [...]

Meet the Musician: Principal Clarinet Slavko Popovic

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes eight new musicians for the 2018/2019 Season. Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce them to you with our “Meet the Musician” blog series. Follow along to get to [...]

Meet the Musician: Cellist Kathleen de Caen

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes eight new musicians for the 2018/2019 Season. Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce them to you with our “Meet the Musician” blog series. Follow along to get to [...]