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CPO Principal Cello Arnold Choi on playing cello in childhood and performing concertos with colleagues

2019-03-15T16:13:04+00:00March 15th, 2019|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|

For Arnold Choi, Principal Cello of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) and one of four children, family has always played an essential role in his musical career. Choi first picked up the cello [...]

CPO cellist Danny Poceta on merging tradition and innovation with Brahms V. Radiohead

2019-03-09T13:20:16+00:00March 9th, 2019|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|

If you’re a regular subscriber of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s (CPO) Discovery Series, then chances are you’re going to be surprised by the program for the upcoming concert on March 9th — Brahms [...]

CPO Assistant Principal Flute and Piccolo Gwen Klassen on the beauty of Brahms

2019-03-07T13:11:58+00:00March 7th, 2019|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|

The month of March might as well be subtitled “A Celebration of Brahms” if the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s (CPO) upcoming concert slate is any indication — the next four concerts offered by the [...]

Meet the Musician: Assistant Principal Bass Kyle Sanborn

2019-03-04T13:05:39+00:00March 4th, 2019|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis, Meet the Musician|

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra is welcoming ten new musicians this 2018/2019 Season. We’ll be introducing them to you with our “Meet the Musician” blog series. Follow along to get to know your CPO! [...]

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

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

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 [...]