Written by Jill Girgulis

CPO Principal Flute Sara Hahn-Scinocco on Mozart and Motherhood

Sara Hahn-Scinocco, Principal Flute of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO), hasn’t been playing much music recently — and for good reason. Just three months ago, shortly after beginning her 13th Season with the [...]

2019-01-23T12:44:39+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|0 Comments

CPO Assistant Principal Trumpet Miranda Canonico on showcasing trumpet in Verdi’s Requiem

This Remembrance Day weekend, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) will perform Verdi’s Messa da Requiem, the colossal liturgical work for chorus and orchestra. The nearly 90-minute piece will occupy the entire program on [...]

2018-11-07T12:00:16+00:00November 7th, 2018|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|0 Comments

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+00:00October 17th, 2018|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|1 Comment

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 [...]