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Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra reveals Winter Concerts: holiday favourites, acclaimed artists, and world premieres
Date: 2 November 2021

Calgary Philharmonic’s Ad Astra capital campaign tops $6 million thanks to two large donations
Date: 20 October 2021

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra returns to the stage this Fall with an exciting lineup of live and virtual performances
Date: 3 August 2021

Calgary Philharmonic welcomes Marc Stevens as new President and CEO to lead the organization forward
Date: 20 July 2021

Calgary Philharmonic welcomes new Chorus Master
Date: 9 June 2021

City Spaces returns with new virtual concerts at local landmarks
Date: 4 May 2021

Calgary Philharmonic’s Spring fundraiser is a week of entertaining online events celebrating music, art, and wine
Date: 8 April 2021

Calgary Philharmonic’s Ad Astra capital campaign builds momentum with new donations
Date: 31 March 2021

Calgary Philharmonic’s new City Spaces concerts feature virtual solo and duet performances at local landmarks
Date: 9 March 2021

Calgary Philharmonic brings holiday favourites and a heartwarming collaboration to your home this December
Date: 17 November 2020

Calgary Philharmonic announces next fall concerts in free online series, and cancels remainder of 2020/2021 Season
Date: 27 October 2020

Calgary Philharmonic capital campaign to build a solid foundation kicks off with major donation
Date: 16 October 2020

Calgary Philharmonic returns to the stage with new fall series of online concerts that gradually increase in size
Date: 15 September 2020

Calgary Philharmonic’s President + CEO Paul Dornian to retire in August 2021
Date: 6 July 2020

Calgary Philharmonic cancels fall lineup, but plans to keep the music playing
Date: 25 June 2020

Calgary Philharmonic takes kids on an orchestra adventure with launch of new online series
Date: 13 May 2020

Cork and Canvas fundraising auction moves online
Date: 17 April 2020

Calgary Philharmonic reveals 2020/2021 Season
Date: 31 March 2020

MEDIA COVERAGE

NOVEMBER 2021

Feature | Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Announces Winter Concerts — Broadway World
Date: 2 November 2021

Feature | Calgary Philharmonic builds on early success with winter concerts — Calgary Herald
Date: 2 November 2021

OCTOBER 2021

Feature | Major donations give boost to Calgary Philharmonic — Calgary Herald
Date: 21 October 2021

Review: CPO rises to the challenge of difficult works — Calgary Herald
Date: 19 October 2021

SEPTEMBER 2021

Feature | THE ART OF CALGARY — Travel Alberta
Date: 28 September 2021

Interview | Q+A with Michael Hope — Arts Commons Spotlight
Date: 27 September 2021

Feature | The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra brings live music back to the Jack Singer — The Gauntlet
Date: 24 September 2021

Review: After long absence, orchestra and audience bask in good vibe of Beethoven | Calgary Herald
Date: 20 September 2021

Feature | The new CEO of the CPO: Live interview on The Homestretch with Marc Stevens  — CBC Radio One
Date: 1 September 2021

Feature | Calgary Philharmonic welcomes new President + CEO — Meet Marc Stevens — Arts Commons Spotlight + Blog
Date: 1 September 2021

AUGUST 2021

News | CPO returns to stage with live performances — Calgary Herald
Date: 4 August 2021 

Podcast | Paul Dornian and the ‘Raven Conspiracy’  — Culture Monster
Date: 9 August 2021 

News | Restarting Calgary’s arts scene a careful balancing act — CBC Calgary
Date: 11 August 2021 

JULY 2021

News | Marc Stevens named new CEO + President of the Calgary Philharmonic — Calgary Herald
Date: 20 July 2021 

JUNE 2021

Feature | Pink Flamingo is back with an intergenerational mural project — Afros in Tha City
Date: 2 June 2021 

News | CPO names new chorus master — Calgary Herald
Date: 10 June 2021 

MAY 2021

Podcast | When community and leadership are in sync — with Paul Dornian — Canadian Podcast
Date: 18 May 2021 

APRIL 2021

News | Armed with a new $80-million grant, Calgary’s Arts Commons aims to revitalize the city centre — The Globe and Mail
Date: 30 April 2021

Events | Welcome dinosaurs and musicians into your living room — Calgary Herald
Date: 28 April 2021

Events | Films, art and gardens: 10 things to do in Calgary, April 22-28 — Calgary Herald
Date: 22 April 2021

Feature | Donations, grants help keep the music playing at CPO — Calgary Herald
Date: 2 April 2021

Events | The CPO from an art gallery, Ricardo Larrivée and more: 5 things to do in Calgary, April 1-7 — Calgary Herald
Date: 1 April 2021

MARCH 2021

News | Calgary Philharmonic’s Ad Astra Capital Campaign Builds Momentum With New Donations — Broadway World
Date: 31 March 2021

Events | 13 Best Things to Do in Calgary This April — Avenue Calgary
Date: 25 March 2021

Events | Puppets, the CPO from the Bow and a trip to Mars: 10 things to do in Calgary, March 18-24 — Calgary Herald
Date: 18 March 2021

Events | A Zoom mystery, augmented reality in Inglewood and virtual readings: 10 things to do in Calgary, March 11-17 — Calgary Herald
Date: 10 March 2021

Feature | Landmark performances by Calgary Philharmonic to be showcased online — CTV News
Date: 10 March 2021

News | ‘A tiny step’: Calgary businesses react to Alberta easing COVID-19 restrictions — Global News
Date: 9 March 2021

Events | CRITIC’S PICKS | Classical And Opera Streams You Absolutely Need To See This Week: March 8 – 14 — Ludwig van Toronto
Date: 8 March 2021

FEBRUARY 2021

News | Arts Commons project another renovation plan for Calgary’s east end — CTV News
Date: 4 February 2021

JANUARY 2021

Feature | Virtual experiences aren’t going anywhere in 2021 — CTV News Calgary
Date: 1 January 2021

Feature | COVID-19 and the arts: 2020 was a year of struggle and innovation — Calgary Herald
Date: 31 December 2020

DECEMBER 2020

Feature | Singer Ellen Doty and Monogram Coffee’s annual giveback campaign kicks off today — Eat North blog
Date: 1 December 2020

NOVEMBER 2020

Feature | Episode 11: Living a Creative Life [featuring Maxwell Stein] — Calgary Arts Development artist web series
Date: 24 November 2020

Feature | How the show is going on in Calgary’s arts scene — CTV Calgary News
Date: 5 November 2020

Events | Five holiday productions you can watch virtually in December — Avenue Calgary
Date: 1 November 2020

OCTOBER 2020

News | CPO cancels in-person concerts slated for rest of the season — Calgary Herald
Date: 28 October 2020

Feature | Bill Brooks society column: Longtime patron kickstarts CPO fundraiser — Calgary Herald
Date: 24 October 2020

Events | CPO changes program for upcoming concert (Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale) — Calgary Herald
Date: 21 October 2020

Review | Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra debuts free online fall series (Trio + Quartet) — U of C Gauntlet
Date: 17 October 2020

News | Calgary Philharmonic kicks off multimillion-dollar fundraising campaign — Calgary Herald
Date: 16 October 2020

News | David Parker local business column: Capital Campaign launch — Calgary Herald
Date: 15 October 2020

Feature | Lockdown Listening: Let the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Come to You — UCalgary Alumni News
Date: 13 October 2020

Feature | VC Young Artist: Yesong Sophie Lee, 17 (features Calgary Phil performance) — Violin Channel
Date: 12 October 2020

Feature | 5 Good Things that Happened in Calgary: $10,000 raised for Calgary Philharmonic — Avenue Magazine Calgary
Date: 2 October 2020

Feature | Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra to launch online fall concert series — CTV Calgary News (online)
Date: 1 October 2020

SEPTEMBER 2020

Feature | Starting with a solo, CPO works toward crescendo with concerts — Calgary Herald
Date: 15 September 2020

JULY 2020

Feature | Recitals showcase young musicians online after training program cancelled — Calgary Herald

Feature | Recitals and competitions go online for students of Morningside’s summer music program — Globe and Mail

JUNE 2020

News | Calgary’s big three arts groups grounded for the season — Calgary Herald

MAY 2020

APRIL 2020

Canada’s classical musicians are making amazing virtual videos. Here are our favourites so far: — CBC Music

Bittersweet symphony: the best lockdown orchestras and choirs online  — The Guardian

Calgary Philharmonic Launches 65th Season — CKUA Radio (morning show broadcast)

News | Pandemic shutdowns create a ‘triple whammy’ for Western Canada’s arts community – Globe and Mail

The Scoop: Calgary Philharmonic Announces 2020-21 Season and Recalls Orchestra and Staff – Ludwig Van (Toronto)

MARCH 2020

Bernadette Peters, Joshua Bell, Buffy Sainte-Marie team up with CPO for ambitious 2020/2021 season – Calgary Herald

Calgary Philharmonic musicians record YouTube video – CBC Radio One Calgary (The Homestretch broadcast)

Calgary Philharmonic Concerts are Streaming for Free Right Now – Avenue Calgary

FEBRUARY 2020

MARCH 2019

CPO Review: Brahms Double Concerto with Cohen and Choi — Calgary Herald

FEBRUARY 2019

Review: CPO and soloist a perfect pairing for romantic interlude — Calgary Herald

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra conducts Soul Legends concert — The Gauntlet

JANUARY 2019

DECEMBER 2018

Don’t fret: A night out in Calgary can be a casual affair — Calgary Herald

CPO violinist Lorna Tsai has her bow stirring many pots — Calgary Herald

NOVEMBER 2018

Review: Verdi Requiem best the city may have ever heard — Calgary Herald

High Performance Rodeo announced its 2019 lineup —  CBC News

Review  In rare occurrence, a female conductor leads all Spanish concert with CPO — Calgary Herald

OCTOBER 2018

Review: CPO Discovery Series highlights young talent — Calgary Herald

Letters: Calgarians luck to have world-class arts — Calgary Herald

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