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Calgary Wind Symphony
Welcome to our 2013-2014 Season! Join us on December 15 for our second concert of this season, Carmina Burana. Tickets on sale now!
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University of Calgary University Chorus, Colleen Whidden - director.
This Christmas don’t miss the University of Calgary Chorus joining forces with the Calgary Wind Symphony to perform Carl Orf’s fabulous Carmina Burana. The ever popular Carmina Burana is a “scenic cantata” composed by Orf in 1935 and 1936 and has been enjoyed by audiences worldwide ever since. With other fabulous music such as Peter and the Wolf and Russian Christmas Music by Alfred Reed, this concert is not to be missed!
Soloist: Allen Vizzutti, trumpet
On Sunday March 9, 2014, the Calgary Wind Symphony welcomes one of the world’s leading trumpet players, Allen Vizzutti! Equally at home in a multitude of musical idioms, Allen has visited 40 countries to perform with a rainbow of artists and ensembles including Chick Corea, ‘Doc’ Severinsen, the NBC Tonight Show Band, the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and many, many more. This will be an incredible opportunity to see, and hear Allen up close and personal, performing in a wonderful facility that provides an opportunity to see one of the world’s best in an incredibly intimate setting. Don’t miss out!
Sodbusters, Skyscrapers and Swing
Eric Allison, saxophone Cheryl Fisher, voice and Calgary Wind Symphony “Jazz Orchestra”
The fnal concert of the 2014 season is sure to be an eclectic mix of world class music, composers and performers. For this concert, The Calgary Wind Symphony will feature Eric Allison, saxophone, and Cheryl Fisher, voice, to perform with the Calgary Wind Symphony “Jazz Orchestra” playing some of the great jazz classics. As well, the CWS will feature Canada’s own Elizabeth Raum by performing her rousing, prairie pioneer inspired, Sodbusters. If that’s not enough, other composers featured include Percy Grainger, Claude Debussy and Morley Calvert. Come help us close out this fabulous, guest artist flled season with a great musical mix sure to please.