Attending Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Rehearsals

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Enjoy glorious live music and a behind-the-scenes look at the
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO)
.

The interactions between the conductor, the members of the orchestra, and the audience add to the fun!

This is the best deal in town. For only $10.00 you can experience the enjoyment of a wonderful concert by world class musicians from the best seats in the house.

The CPO designates a number of concert rehearsals throughout the year to which they invite an audience of senior and student groups.

As a participant in “Attending CPO Rehearsals”, you can expect to:

  • Enjoy a variety of between 6 to 8 concerts offered in Calgary’s excellent musical venue by Calgary’s best orchestral musicians, guest artists and conductors.
  • Develop a heightened appreciation of classical and orchestral works and their composers.
  • Pay a fraction of the price of attending an evening concert.
  • Choose to sit wherever you want in the concert hall.
  • Enjoy the interaction between conductor and musicians in a working rehearsal.
  • Have opportunities to socialize with other CALL members at intermission and after at an informal lunch nearby, usually at Capuccino’s.

As a member of the CALL “Attending CPO Rehearsals” group, you arrive at the Jack Singer Hall in the Arts Commons downtown at 9:30 am, identify yourself as a CALL member and pay the $10.00 concert fee directly to CPO staff.

The concert rehearsals promptly start at 10 am and finish at 12:30 pm, usually with a short intermission.

The 2017-2018 Senior Open Rehearsals calendar consists of the following 7 concerts:

1.    Friday, 13 October, New World Symphony & Kronos Quartet 
Conductor – Rune Bergmann; Guest Artists – Kronos Quartet 

2.    Thursday, 23 November, Blockbusters You Know and Love 
Conductor – Karl Hirzer; Guest Artist – Andrew Brownell piano        

3.    Friday, 26 January, From Russia with Love: Tchaikovsky 
Conductor -- Tania Miller; Guest Artist – Maciej Kutakowski cello

4.    Friday, 16 February, Romantic Rachmaninoff with Luca Buratto 
Conductor – Hans Graf; Guest Artist – Luca Buratto piano

5.     Friday, 2 March, Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninoff 
Conductor – Rune Bergmann; Guest Artist – Nina Feng violin

6.     Friday, 11 May, Mozart & Bruckner 
Conductor – Rune Bergmann; Guest Artist – Fei-Fei Dong piano

7.     Friday, 1 June, Take Flight: The Firebird & Cantus Arcticus 
Conductor – Rune Bergmann; Guest Artist – Sharon Kam clarinet

More information about the concert pieces can be found on the CPO website: http://calgaryphil.com

The facilitator for this group is W. (Bill) Barclay.

Registering for the group this year is not required.  *Before you participate in the group, you must be a member of CALL. 



**Image usage under Creative Commoms by ABC Informatica, “Orchestra of the 18th Century”

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