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Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

205 8 Avenue Southeast, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K9, Canada (Downtown)
403-571-0270
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Ranked #1 of 232 Attractions in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Symphonies
Owner description: Led by internationally renowned Music Director Roberto Minczuk, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra has been a cornerstone of Calgary’s multi-faceted... more » Owner description: Led by internationally renowned Music Director Roberto Minczuk, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra has been a cornerstone of Calgary’s multi-faceted arts community since 1955 and is one of North America’s finest and most versatile livemusic ensembles. A repertoire that is extensive and broad in scope consistently attracts acclaimed guest artists and conductors. From classical giants to rock and roll hits and family favourites, the CPO offers an average of 65 concerts per Season designed to fit all musical tastes. « less
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Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

CPO is just brilliant. Anytime i've seen them they have blown me away with their performance. I suggest people check them out, the show will be one you will never forget.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

The CPO delivers consistently great performances from the classics through modern and pop-classic music nights all the way up to truly pop music nights like when they had special events dedicated to The Doors or Queen. The musicians themselves are top notch, and often include world class soloists. The house (The Jack Singer) is spectacular and definitely adds to the... More

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Montreal Canada
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5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A great orchestra with fabulous music and a variety of different styles . Right in the heart beautiful downtown Calgary, a great evening out . Go early for easy parking though. We go for dinner first so have a full evening. Alway a super experience.

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra has become a sophisticated well-honed orchestra. There has not been one uncomfortable concert in the main series for two years. Completely enjoyable,

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Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
23 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The musical hall is convenient located in downtown core, so it is very easily accessible to many downtown office folks for after work shows, and students via C-Train. The sounds are always great, and the performance has been fantastic. Get one of their package deals which have themed performances with better value. Highly recommend!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

my favorite part of Fall is the new session from The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.. they are a very talented bunch

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Calgary, Canada
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21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This symphony is deep with talent, creative with musical diversity and blessed with a venue that showcases the depth of their musical magic. The Jack Singer hall is one the my favourite stages to attend and when CPO fills it with resonance , lightness and humour, how can you go wrong. The recent 50 yrs of "James Bond" was enjoyment... More

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I love the sound of a sympathy and this orchestra sounds heavenly.. i can't wait until the Fall session.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I can't wait for this year's events to start... it is always a great experience listening to the wonderful talent of these fine musicians.

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St. Marys, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The CPO was the highlight of my time in Calgary. A lovely venue and extremely talented orchestra. My favourite wasn't as classical as you would all think, it was the Bugs bunny one. :) Fantastic, and shows the CPO is so flexible, and has a good sense of humour.

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