It takes around an hour for a c-train from Dalhousie to arrive at Chinook, and when you’re really rushing to get some Christmas shopping done, time stretches. It was 10am on a no school Friday and I was cranky, tired, and impatient to get things over with. I sat at the very end of the strangely crowded train and prayed [...]
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The annual Calgary Kiwanis Festival is in full swing for 2012. This is a music festival that features amateur musicians performing repertoire in their musical instrument, at all grade levels. Giving almost 9,500 musicians the chance to perform for their peers and receive adjudication from the most high-caliber professional musicians, thousands of youth involved in fine arts compete at this [...]
A little musical twist on the favourite internet poptart sensation. 3
I recently stumbled across an article about how much arts are truly appreciated in society. Though it was published in 2007, I found it extremely reflective on the state of things today.
Youth flocked to the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and took over this performance. Why? Because it was Tchaikovsky on the program!
Tchaikovsky, the beloved Russian composer and considered one of the greatest musicians of his time, was an extremely troubled man.
Possessed." Devilishly dressed personas with masked makeup roamed the Jack Singer's concert hall lobby, staring patrons into the depths of their eyes, a window to the soul.
I love music composed in Austria because it is usually known as warm, heartfelt and extremely moving. My favourite Austrian composer Beethoven was celebrated for his music that sensationally captured the spirit of Vienna. The Night in Vienna concert was performed by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) and incredible solo violinist Jonathan Crow, which created a truly unforgettable and magical [...]
James Ehnes is a violinist of extraordinary dynamism, serene lyricism and astonishing virtuosity. He has performed in over 30 countries on five continents, a guest of many of the world’s renowned orchestras and conductors, including, amongst others, the London Symphony, New York, BBC Philharmonic, and the DS Berlin Orchestras. An exciting and award winning discography, which includes his recording of [...]
The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) is the home to approximately 65 world class musicians, and Robert Penner is one of them. Penner fortunately happened to be the father of a very good friend, and having been overwhelmed by the grand majesty of the CPO like in the Wonder of Chopin concert and the Mozart and Salieri concert, I felt very [...]
The best violinist in the world Maxim Vengerov and Bassiona Amorosa, a born bassist, play Czardas. It’s amazing!!! 16
Is anyone interested in Japanese Animations or Music? Or have you seen it or listened to it? I found one Violinist who desires to make more and more music with his Violin. This Violinist is famous with teenagers especially in Japan. All we know about this man is that he is anonymous. We don’t even know his face. He always [...]