Ground-Breaking commission true north symphonic ballet airs live to the world

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GROUND-BREAKING COMMISSION TRUE NORTH SYMPHONIC BALLET AIRS LIVE TO THE WORLD
WORLD PREMIERE LIVE-STREAMS OCTOBER 28, 2017

Calgary, Alta., October 25, 2017 – With great honour, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) presents its most ambitious Canadian commission since 2012, Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation, which garnered international attention. True North: Symphonic Ballet brings together five-award winning Canadian composers from across the nation, a cultural advisor from the TSUU T’INA Nation in the Treaty 7 territory, and an acclaimed choreographer. The project embodies Canada’s multi-cultural identity and values in symphonic dance form. In partnership with the DeBoni New Works Programme, the CPO commissioned this piece to celebrate Canada 150 and is part of its five-week long True North Festival.

Audiences around the world can enjoy a fully immersive, real-time digital concert experience for no fee.
What: Live-broadcast of True North Symphonic Ballet – World Premiere

When: Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 8 p.m. (MST)
Link: calgaryphil.com/live-stream
Ticket Information: Tickets to this concert are available through the Calgary Philharmonic Box Office at 403.571.0849 or online at calgaryphil.com.

ABOUT THE CALGARY PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra is a cornerstone of Calgary’s multi-faceted arts community and since 1955, has grown to be one of North America’s finest and most versatile live music ensembles. A repertoire that is extensive and broad in scope consistently attracts acclaimed guest artists and conductors. The CPO offers an average of 80 concerts per Season designed to fit all musical tastes.
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Communications Manager, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
+1.403.571.0283
jturner@calgaryphil.com|calgaryphil.com
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The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra is a cornerstone of Calgary’s multi-faceted arts community and since 1955, has grown to be one of North America’s finest and most versatile live music ensembles. A repertoire that is extensive and broad in scope consistently attracts acclaimed guest artists and conductors. The CPO offers an average of 80 concerts per Season designed to fit all musical tastes.

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