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Music to My Ears Series

5 November 2020

Once Upon a Time in the West

We are thrilled to partner with Sidewalk Citizen and the University of Calgary's Institute for the Humanities for two special evenings dedicated to the sublime cinematic music of Ennio Morricone. The legendary Italian composer created some of the most memorable music in recent history. He worked on film genres ranging from Spaghetti Westerns and horrors, to comedies and dramas, and teamed up with some of cinema's greatest auteurs, including Sergio Leone, Tornatore, De Palma, Pasolini, and Tarantino.

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23 June 2020

Beethoven's Symphony No. 7

Six of our string musicians come together onstage for the first time since concerts were cancelled to share a special musical presentation focusing on Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 — a work best known for the haunting second movement, Allegretto, featured in many dramatic film scores.

26 May 2020

Beethoven's Symphony No. 6

Karl Hirzer, Associate Conductor, takes you through Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 (Pastoral). This work, which is considered one of the milestones in orchestra repertoire, will be presented as part of our upcoming Season.

24 April 2020

Pictures at an Exhibition

Gwen Klassen, Assistant Principal Flute, and Alex Klein, Principal Oboe, take you through Mussorgsky’s masterpiece Pictures at an Exhibition, admirably orchestrated by Maurice Ravel.


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