Daniel Szefer on stage with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Daniel Szefer, winner of the 2018 Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Concerto Competition | Photo: Citrus Photography

Concerto Competition

Student finalists to perform with Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

Amy Jo Espetveidt

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Want to hear some of the best young classical musicians Calgary has to offer? Then don’t miss the 2019 Concerto Competition as music students from the University of Calgary and Mount Royal University Conservatory perform with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

Joined by the full orchestra, hear UCalgary finalists Sara Far (violin) and Brianna Jones (soprano), and MRU Conservatory finalists Jan Gzella (piano) and Sua Kwoun (cello) perform classical concertos.

An annual competition, the winner gets the opportunity to be a soloist in additional performances with the Calgary Phil and receive mentorship opportunities with visiting conductors and soloists.

The performance takes place at 8:00pm on March 5, 2019 at the Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary (206 University Court NW).