Celebrate the works of ABBA with this performance by ARRIVAL from Sweden and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO). The evening will be packed with recreations from throughout ABBA's discography, featuring hits like Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia and Waterloo. With orchestral scores crafted under the supervision of original ABBA member Rutger Gunnarsson, ARRIVAL from Sweden have performed with close to 80 symphony orchestras around the globe, bringing their musical time warp to sold-out shows in over 60 countries. Photograph courtesy of…Find out more »
Get a crash course in opera history with this no-holds-barred performance of selections from some of the greatest operas of all time. This one-hour concert will span the past three centuries, making it the perfect place to dive in and take the first steps towards becoming an opera aficionado. The performance is part of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra's "Rush Hour" series, which includes a happy hour in the lobby prior to the performance and commentary delivered via Twitter throughout the…Find out more »
Experience highlights of operatic excellence from the past three centuries in this celebration of the art form. This concert will feature award-winning soprano Anne-Marie MacIntosh and tenor Charles Sy as they perform arias and duets by George Frideric Handel, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Giuseppe Verdi and more alongside the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO). The evening's festivities will be conducted by Jayce Ogren and will also feature the Calgary Philharmonic Chorus. Photograph courtesy of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.Find out more »
Explore the works of cutting-edge composers through the masterful playing of violinist Arabella Steinbacher and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO). The concert's program will consist of works by composers Benjamin Britten, Arvo Pärt and Jean Sibelius, all of which will showcase the world renowned talent of Steinbacher. Noted for her "breathtaking virtuosity," Steinbacher has performed with some of the top orchestras in the world, lending her talents to performances with the London Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Chicago Philharmonic and…Find out more »
Welcome back Grammy Award-winner and music director laureate of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) Hans Graf as he makes his conducting return with this showcase of three trailblazing composers. Central to the program will be a performance of Canadian composer Malcolm Forsyth's "Electra Rising," performed by his daughter, renowned cellist Amanda Forsyth, who the cello concerto was written for and about. Rounding out the evening will be compositions by Paul Hindemith and Johannes Brahms. Photograph courtesy of the Calgary Philharmonic…Find out more »
The latest installment in the Ghostbusters series is filming in Calgary now, and while the release date for that film is TBA, you can enjoy the original film with a live score performance by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra just in time for Halloween. They will be performing both the original score by Elmer Bernstein and the eponymous hit song by Ray Parker Jr.Find out more »
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