Join the Instrumental Society of Calgary in our 2020/2021 season to hear the best local musicians in Calgary perform exceptional chamber music.

Our concerts are performed by the best of Calgary’s artists in one of the most welcoming and acoustically beautiful venues in our city, St. Stephen’s Anglican Church.

We hope to see you soon!


Cellissimo – The Cellists Are Coming!

Oct 4, 2020  – 3PM An all too rare gathering of amazing CPO cellists – not to be missed!   Peformers David Morrissey – cello Arnold Choi – cello Josué Valdepeñas [...]

Finding Your Voice

Nov 8, 2020  – 3PM A presentation of musical landscapes of composers whose mentors helped to shape the compositional voices we clearly know today. We are exploring and sharing the influence [...]

Whim & Fury – Going for Baroque!

Dec 6, 2020  – 3PM Early eighteenth-century Italy had two very eccentric virtuoso violinists making waves in its social and musical circles. Francesco Maria Veracini was said to have great [...]

Sticks & Bows

Jan 10, 2021  – 3PM Cello and marimba – an unusual combination of instruments on paper. In practice, however, they form an intuitive and unexpected sonic world of timbre, colour and [...]

Resonance & Resilience

Feb 28, 2021  – 3PM Join CPO flutist and musical wellness leadership coach Gwen Klassen, pianist Akiko Tominaga and Gwen’s daughters Jemma Jones and Brianna Jones for an interactive [...]

In Memory of a Great Artist

March 14, 2021  – 3PM Finding a harmonious balance between music and life is very important for a musician. It is a constant struggle between dreams and reality, hopes and frustrations, [...]

Top Brass

April 18, 2021  – 3PM This concert brings together the CPO’s “Top Brass” in a varied and compelling program that displays their remarkable virtuosity and sensitivity!   Peformers [...]


May 16, 2021  – 3PM Since the 17th century, composers from Schutz to Haydn to MacMillan have written classical choral treatments of the seven last sayings of Christ on the cross. The [...]

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