Playing the Hits

No orchestra season would be complete without revisiting some of the great chestnuts of the repertoire. This week the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) will be playing just such a concert, and while the repertoire is [...]

2020-03-10T21:05:33-06:00November 21st, 2017|Musician Blog|

Brahms & Mahler

This week at the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO), we perform two epic works from one of the greatest moments in Western Music. Brahms Piano Concerto Number 1, and Mahler’s 1st Symphony, both [...]

2020-03-10T21:06:07-06:00September 26th, 2017|Musician Blog|

Warning: Earworms!

In 1954 the New York Herald Tribune ran a survey of its readers, asking them to name the compositions they found the most boring. The ‘Symphony in D Minor’ by César Franck came in at [...]

2020-03-10T21:08:01-06:00May 3rd, 2017|Musician Blog|