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August 9, 2021 59 min

Episode 15: Paul Dornian and spectacle of the Olympics

 

As he exits his role at the Calgary Philharmonic, Paul Dornian chats with me about his life and career. Also 

 

LINKS

“Rhapsody in Blue” from the 1984 Olympic opening ceremony

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylUF32pwvtI

Premiere of John Williams “Olympic Fanfare and theme”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MF0fEAFBOoM&t=168s

Lighting the 1984 Olympic Cauldron, featuring music by Philip Glass

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbbVk3AGVhE

 

“The Raven Conspiracy” by Carmen Braden, performed by members of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iphtKI_Mg6M&t=135s

 

The Edmonton Symphony returns to perform in Symphony under the sky

https://www.winspearcentre.com/more/visit/symphony-under-the-sky/

 

Paul Dornian has been CEO of the Calgary Philharmonic since 2015

https://calgaryphil.com

In August 2021, the Calgary Philharmonic announced March Stevens would be its new CEO

https://calgaryphil.com/portfolio-items/marc-stevens/

 

Carmen Braden is an award-winning composer/performer from Yellowknife, NWT

https://www.carmenbraden.com

 

Paul Dornian mentioned the CalgaryPhil Project “an Orchestra Adventure with Maestro Karl and friends”

https://calgaryphil.com/kids-project/

 

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