Attending Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Rehearsals
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Enjoy glorious live music and a behind-the-scenes look at the
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:
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.
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
Facilitator: 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.