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CPO in the Summer: Sara Hahn on the fulfilling nature of chamber music and revamping the woodwinds section

2018-07-11T13:00:08+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2017-18 season may have finished in June, but that doesn’t mean that the music stops! Follow along with our “CPO in the Summer” blog posts for more updates on what [...]

CPO in the Summer: Violinist Adriana Lebedovich on making her Stampede dream a reality

2018-07-05T14:58:13+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2017-18 season may have finished in June, but that doesn’t mean that the music stops! Follow along with our “CPO in the Summer” blog posts for more updates on what some [...]

Music director on ending with Beethoven and looking back on a season of new ideas

2018-06-15T08:22:32+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|

In June of 2017, Rune Bergmann conducted the CPO’s final classics show of the 2016-17 season. It was only his third time onstage alongside the Calgary musicians. Now, just over a year later, Bergmann [...]

Sharon Kam on pursuing a solo career and finding her voice with the clarinet

2018-06-06T15:03:12+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|

For many professional musicians, the instrument they play today is all they’ve ever known. However, for Sharon Kam, acclaimed Israeli clarinetist and this week’s guest soloist with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO), her path [...]

CPO Principal bassist on revisiting early music and making the orchestra accessible to everyone

2018-06-06T15:03:40+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Guest Blog, Written by Jill Girgulis|

What do you envision when someone mentions a symphony orchestra? Big concert hall, formal attire, musicians as far as the eye can see? While this certainly describes many of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO)’s [...]