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Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex

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Part of Denver Arts & Venues, Boettcher Concert Hall is located in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Boettcher is the nation's first symphony hall in the round, designed to place the audience close to the actual performance - 80% of the seats are within 65 feet of the stage.

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Feb 18, 2019

The Flaming Lips return to perform with your Colorado Symphony, once more, this February for a one night only concert. The band will perform the entirety of The Soft Bulletin album with the Colorado Symphony featuring members of the...

The Flaming Lips with the Colorado Symphony <p>The Flaming Lips return to perform with your Colorado Symphony, once more, this February for a one night only concert. The band will perform the entirety of The Soft Bulletin album with the Colorado Symphony featuring members of the Colorado Symphony Chorus.</p> <p>In the spring of 2016, your Colorado Symphony joined legendary band The Flaming Lips to perform "One of the most anticipated concerts of Red Rock's 75th anniversary season"- JAMBASE.COM, and recorded the event live for a special release in 2019. If you missed the 2016 performance, this is your chance to relive the magic downtown Denver at the home of the Colorado Symphony!</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Christopher Dragon, conductor Gregory Porter, vocalist Gregory Porter makes his Colorado Symphony debut for an evening of soulful jazz honoring the legendary Nat King Cole and more. Two-time GRAMMY Award®—Winner for Best Jazz Vocal Album,...

Nat King Cole & Me — An Evening with Gregory Porter <p>Christopher Dragon, conductor<br />Gregory Porter, vocalist</p> <p>Gregory Porter makes his Colorado Symphony debut for an evening of soulful jazz honoring the legendary Nat King Cole and more. Two-time GRAMMY Award®—Winner for Best Jazz Vocal Album, Porter is a rising star and a dazzling live performer. For Porter, the influence of Nat King Cole on his life and music runs deep, a through-line that reaches back into some of his earliest childhood memories, and culminates in his stunning fifth studio album Nat King Cole &amp; Me, a heartfelt tribute to the legendary singer, pianist, and Capitol recording artist. Join us for an evening of soulful music that’ll leave you wanting more.</p> <p> </p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

DYAO Spectacular
Feb 24, 2019

Wes Kenney, Music Director and YAO Conductor Carment Wiest, String Ensemble Conductor Nicholas Gilmore, Conservatory Orchestra Conductor Denver Young Artists Orchestra HUMPERDINCK Prelude to Hansel and Gretel DVORAK Slavonic Dance no. 1...

DYAO Spectacular <p>Wes Kenney, Music Director and YAO Conductor<br />Carment Wiest, String Ensemble Conductor<br />Nicholas Gilmore, Conservatory Orchestra Conductor<br />Denver Young Artists Orchestra</p> <p>HUMPERDINCK Prelude to Hansel and Gretel<br />DVORAK Slavonic Dance no. 1<br />HINDEMITH Symphonic Metamorphosis<br />RAVEL Rapsodie Espagnole<br />STRAUSS Thunder/Lightning</p> <p>This concert brings together all musicians of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra (DYAO). Learn more about the Colorado Symphony and DYAO alliance at coloradosymphony.org/DYAO.</p> <p>This is a performance by the Denver Young Artists Orchestra and does not include members of your Colorado Symphony.</p> <p>Adult $20.00, Senior $15.00, Children and Students FREE.Adult $20.00, Senior $15.00, Children and Students FREE.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Tiny Tots gets children truly inside the orchestra by seating the audience on the floor and surrounding them with a 30+ piece orchestra. Designed for children six and under, this 45-minute program gives young ones the chance to interact...

Inside the Orchestra's Tiny Tots Concerts <p>Tiny Tots gets children truly inside the orchestra by seating the audience on the floor and surrounding them with a 30+ piece orchestra. Designed for children six and under, this 45-minute program gives young ones the chance to interact with the music and learn about the instruments in the process. Tiny Tots audiences receive an up-close-and-personal performance in a casual, fun environment. The experience is one-of-a-kind!</p> <p>Highlights of the Winter season: This winter, take a musical walk through the four seasons with the orchestra. You’ll get to stomp along like thunder with the big bass drum, grow and get taller like the rising sun with music that sounds like sunrise on autumn trees, and sing and dance along as the orchestra plays around you. Musical selections include orchestral classics, children’s singalong favorites, and modern pop songs. </p> 1000 14th St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Beethoven Symphony No. 7
Mar 1, 2019 - Mar 3, 2019

Brett Mitchell, conductor Mason Bates, electronica / composer Joshua Roman, cello MASON BATES Auditorium for Chamber Orchestra & Laptop MASON BATES Cello Concerto BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 Driving dance rhythms link...

Beethoven Symphony No. 7 <p>Brett Mitchell, conductor<br />Mason Bates, electronica / composer<br />Joshua Roman, cello</p> <p>MASON BATES Auditorium for Chamber Orchestra &amp; Laptop<br />MASON BATES Cello Concerto<br />BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92</p> <p>Driving dance rhythms link this trio of works by Beethoven and Mason Bates. Brett Mitchell conducts Beethoven’s energetic Symphony No. 7, dubbed the ‘apotheosis of the dance’ by Wagner for the spinning, whirling motion at the heart of this constantly developing musical organism. The second movement &#8211; Allegretto &#8211; stands alone as a powerful, haunting piece of classical music and remains one of Beethoven’s most well known works. Joshua Roman makes his Colorado Symphony debut performing Mason Bates’ Cello Concerto written especially for Roman. Bates’ baroque thriller, Auditorium, haunts the orchestra with ghostly recordings of a baroque ensemble, making it essentially a work for two orchestras &#8211; one live, one dead.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

The award-winning Lamont Jazz Orchestra lights up the Gates Concert Hall stage continuing the excitement from their appearances at the 61st Monterey Jazz Festival. Concert – Lamont Jazz Orchestra Gates Concert Hall Free admission,...

DU Lamont Jazz Orchestra <p>The award-winning Lamont Jazz Orchestra lights up the Gates Concert Hall stage continuing the excitement from their appearances at the 61st Monterey Jazz Festival.</p> <p>Concert &#8211; Lamont Jazz Orchestra <br />Gates Concert Hall<br />Free admission, Complimentary parking</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Captivating audiences for over a decade, Face Vocal Band is an internationally acclaimed all-vocal rock ensemble from Boulder, CO. For their symphony debut, Face will be pulling out all of the stops to bring you a brand-new experience with...

Face Vocal Band with the Colorado Symphony <p>Captivating audiences for over a decade, Face Vocal Band is an internationally acclaimed all-vocal rock ensemble from Boulder, CO. For their symphony debut, Face will be pulling out all of the stops to bring you a brand-new experience with their infectious energy punctuated by an endearing love of performance. Join Face and your Colorado Symphony on a musical journey full of fun!</p> <p> </p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Christopher Dragon, conductor Magic Circle Mime Co. Family-favorite Peter and the Wolf is Prokofiev’s magical tale in which Peter and a myriad of unruly animals are brought to life by the instruments of the orchestra to tell a tale where...

Peter and the Wolf Featuring Magic Circle Mime Co. <p>Christopher Dragon, conductor<br />Magic Circle Mime Co.</p> <p>Family-favorite Peter and the Wolf is Prokofiev’s magical tale in which Peter and a myriad of unruly animals are brought to life by the instruments of the orchestra to tell a tale where good triumphs over evil. Featuring Magic Circle Mime Co., this Prokofiev classic is an exciting musical experience with live narration and surprises of all sorts! This performance is a great way to introduce the orchestra to your child and to those young at heart.</p> <p> </p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6
Mar 15, 2019 - Mar 17, 2019

Peter Oundjian, conductor Stephen Hough, piano JOAN TOWER Made in America SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 103, “Egyptian” TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, “Pathétique” In the Russian context, Pathétique...

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 <p>Peter Oundjian, conductor<br />Stephen Hough, piano</p> <p>JOAN TOWER Made in America<br />SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 103, “Egyptian”<br />TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, “Pathétique”</p> <p>In the Russian context, Pathétique suggests ‘impassioned suffering’, an eerily suitable description for the psychological drama Tchaikovsky’s final symphony depicts. His death only nine days after the world premiere gives added weight to a defining work of the Romantic period. Returning guest conductor Peter Oundjian joins masterful pianist Stephen Hough, who brings his inspired styling to Saint-Saëns exotic “Egyptian” Piano Concerto No. 5, while the familiar tune to “America the Beautiful” resurfaces throughout Joan Tower’s GRAMMY Award®—Winning Made in America.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition
Mar 29, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019

Brett Mitchell, conductor Augustin Hadelich, violin IVES Symphony No. 3, "The Camp Meeting" BARBER Violin Concerto, Op. 14 MUSSORGSKY/RAVEL Pictures at an Exhibition Take a stroll through an art exhibit with your Colorado Symphony as we...

Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition <p>Brett Mitchell, conductor<br />Augustin Hadelich, violin</p> <p>IVES Symphony No. 3, "The Camp Meeting"<br />BARBER Violin Concerto, Op. 14<br />MUSSORGSKY/RAVEL Pictures at an Exhibition</p> <p>Take a stroll through an art exhibit with your Colorado Symphony as we explore Mussorgsky’s crowning composition as orchestrated by Ravel. Featuring musical depictions of ten paintings by his late friend, Viktor Hartmann, Mussorgsky’s work highlights varied moods and is connected throughout with a brilliant ‘Promenade’ theme that gives the sense of an art lover sauntering from piece to piece through a museum. 2018 Musical America Instrumentalist of the Year and GRAMMY Award®—Winning violinist Augustin Hadelich returns to your Colorado Symphony, bringing his lyrical, singing style to Barber’s lush and virtuosic Violin Concerto, while Ives’ Symphony No. 3, “The Camp Meeting,” evokes memories from the composer’s childhood through music of the era.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Women of Rock
Apr 4, 2019

Christopher Dragon, conductor Tracksuit Wedding, band Erica Brown, vocalist From Aretha to Whitney, women have been a force to be reckoned with in the world of music. Denver music powerhouse Tracksuit Wedding, featuring special guest...

Women of Rock <p>Christopher Dragon, conductor<br />Tracksuit Wedding, band<br />Erica Brown, vocalist</p> <p>From Aretha to Whitney, women have been a force to be reckoned with in the world of music. Denver music powerhouse Tracksuit Wedding, featuring special guest vocalist Erica Brown, takes the stage with your Colorado Symphony to pay homage to female visionaries including: Adele, the Eurhythmics, Alecia Keys, Lady Gaga, Janis Joplin, Madonna, Cyndi Lauper, Stevie Nicks, Diana Ross, P!nk, and more. Don’t miss this night out with the girls that’ll have you shouting for R.E.S.P.E.C.T!</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Brahms Symphony No. 4
Apr 12, 2019 - Apr 14, 2019

Brett Mitchell, conductor Peter Cooper, oboe VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis KEVIN PUTS Oboe Concerto BRAHMS Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98 Brett Mitchell’s inaugural Brahms performance with your Colorado Symphony...

Brahms Symphony No. 4 <p>Brett Mitchell, conductor<br />Peter Cooper, oboe</p> <p>VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis<br />KEVIN PUTS Oboe Concerto<br />BRAHMS Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98</p> <p>Brett Mitchell’s inaugural Brahms performance with your Colorado Symphony features a musician favorite, Symphony No. 4. With autumnal coloring and heroic character, Brahms’ last symphony is a work erupting with passionate intensity. In contrast, Colorado Symphony Principal Oboist Peter Cooper brings his warm, singing sound to the Colorado premiere of Kevin Puts’ new Oboe Concerto, while Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, a lush, expansive work for strings, opens this must-see performance.</p> <p> </p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Celebrate with the Colorado Children's Chorale as they sing and dance in honor of their 45th Anniversary! Featuring all five choirs, Spring with the Children's Chorale will feature traditional favorites, as well as extra fun for the young...

Spring with the Children's Chorale <p>Celebrate with the Colorado Children's Chorale as they sing and dance in honor of their 45th Anniversary! Featuring all five choirs, Spring with the Children's Chorale will feature traditional favorites, as well as extra fun for the young and the young-at-heart. Plus, you don't want to miss the beautiful and enduring presentation of The Trail, composed by Chorale alumni Aron Accurso and Adam Overett. This performance celebration is not to be missed.</p> <p>Most appropriate for ages 4 and up.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Rossen Milanov, conductor Avery Amereau, mezzo-soprano Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director PROKOFIEV Alexander Nevsky RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Russian Easter Overture BORODIN "Polovtsian Dances" from Prince Igor TCHAIKOVSKY 1812,...

Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture & Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky <p>Rossen Milanov, conductor<br />Avery Amereau, mezzo-soprano<br />Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director</p> <p>PROKOFIEV Alexander Nevsky<br />RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Russian Easter Overture<br />BORODIN "Polovtsian Dances" from Prince Igor<br />TCHAIKOVSKY 1812, Overture solonelle, Op. 49</p> <p>Fire the cannons! Toll the bells! Tchaikovsky’s explosive 1812 Overture punctuates a performance featuring the music of prominent Russian composers, including Borodin’s “Polovtsian Dances,” Rimsky-Korsakov’s Russian Easter Overture, and Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky. The Colorado Symphony Chorus will shine in this Russian choral spectacular under the direction of guest conductor Rossen Milanov.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

DYAO Final Bow
Apr 28, 2019

The Denver Young Artists Orchestra presents their season finale, featuring Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony and the Concerto Competition winner. Learn more about the Colorado Symphony and DYAO alliance at coloradosymphony.org/DYAO. This is a...

DYAO Final Bow <p>The Denver Young Artists Orchestra presents their season finale, featuring Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony and the Concerto Competition winner. Learn more about the Colorado Symphony and DYAO alliance at coloradosymphony.org/DYAO.</p> <p>This is a performance by the Denver Young Artists Orchestra and does not include members of your Colorado Symphony.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

This specially designed program introduces the instruments of the orchestra to very young children in venues throughout the metro area. our 16-piece orchestra and narrator perform an interactive program which incorporates storytelling,...

Petite Musique: The Three Bears (Denver) <p>This specially designed program introduces the instruments of the orchestra to very young children in venues throughout the metro area. our 16-piece orchestra and narrator perform an interactive program which incorporates storytelling, singing, and movement with music. This year's program, The Three Bears will delight young children, teachers, and parents.</p> <p>Cost: $5 per child/adult. For groups of 20 or more, the coordinating teacher attends free.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY
May 2, 2019 - May 3, 2019

Arnie Roth, conductor Colorado Symphony Chorus This international concert phenomenon features Nobuo Uematsu’s stirring music from one of the most popular video game series of all time, FINAL FANTASY! Conducted by GRAMMY®-Award winner Arnie...

Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY <p>Arnie Roth, conductor<br />Colorado Symphony Chorus</p> <p>This international concert phenomenon features Nobuo Uematsu’s stirring music from one of the most popular video game series of all time, FINAL FANTASY! Conducted by GRAMMY®-Award winner Arnie Roth, your Colorado Symphony and Colorado Symphony Chorus play alongside breathtaking HD video direct from SQUARE ENIX. This show is a multimedia feast for the eyes and ears!</p> <p> </p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Christopher Dragon, conductor Join your Colorado Symphony and the Mexican Cultural Center on Cinco de Mayo as we celebrate the rich cultural heritage that makes our community so unique. It’s a family affair, with special activities for all...

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta para la Familia <p>Christopher Dragon, conductor</p> <p>Join your Colorado Symphony and the Mexican Cultural Center on Cinco de Mayo as we celebrate the rich cultural heritage that makes our community so unique. It’s a family affair, with special activities for all ages highlighting Mexican culture, music, and regional dancing. There’ll be special surprises and more in store for you at our first family Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!</p> <p>Presented in collaboration with the Mexican Cultural Center.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique
May 10, 2019 - May 12, 2019

Brett Mitchell, conductor Conrad Tao, piano MISSY MAZZOLI Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres) RAVEL Piano Concerto in G major BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 Brett Mitchell conducts your Colorado Symphony in a contrasting program of works...

Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique <p>Brett Mitchell, conductor<br />Conrad Tao, piano</p> <p>MISSY MAZZOLI Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres)<br />RAVEL Piano Concerto in G major<br />BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14</p> <p>Brett Mitchell conducts your Colorado Symphony in a contrasting program of works both old and new. Berlioz’s bombastic, boisterous Symphonie fantastique is one of the first to tell a complete story through pure orchestral music as he details his own personal pursuit of Harriet Smithson, the Shakespearean actress who later became his wife. Using a recurrent melodic theme to tie the five movements together, Berlioz foreshadows the Wagnerian Leitmotif in a programmatic work that shows the range of human emotions. Featured soloist Conrad Tao performs Ravel’s Piano Concerto, a colorful Gershwin-inspired work with American spirit and jazz flavors while Missy Mazzoli’s Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres) contains elements of Ravel’s impressionistic nature as it presents music in the shape of a solar system as a collection of rococo loops twist around each other within a larger orbit.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Sensory-Friendly Performance
Feb 2, 2019 - May 11, 2019

Your Colorado Symphony now presents a relaxed, sensory-friendly performance to ensure everyone has access to live, affordable entertainment. Join musicians of the Colorado Symphony for a fun interactive relaxed concert. Hear string...

Sensory-Friendly Performance <p>Your Colorado Symphony now presents a relaxed, sensory-friendly performance to ensure everyone has access to live, affordable entertainment.</p> <p>Join musicians of the Colorado Symphony for a fun interactive relaxed concert. Hear string instruments playing music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Aaron Copland, John Williams, Johann Pachelbel, and more. Move and dance to the music and get a chance to try conducting. Plus, after the concert, you'll have the opportunity to meet the musicians and try playing some instruments yourself!</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Christopher Dragon, conductor Sandy Cameron, violin HERRMANN Suite from Psycho RAVEL Mother Goose (complete ballet) DANNY ELFMAN Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, "Eleven Eleven" Associate conductor Christopher Dragon leads your Colorado...

Danny Elfman Violin Concerto featuring Sandy Cameron <p>Christopher Dragon, conductor<br />Sandy Cameron, violin</p> <p>HERRMANN Suite from Psycho<br />RAVEL Mother Goose (complete ballet)<br />DANNY ELFMAN Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, "Eleven Eleven"</p> <p>Associate conductor Christopher Dragon leads your Colorado Symphony in a weekend celebration of film score composers and those who influenced them. Herrmann’s ingenious use of strings conveys a “black and white sound” on his suite from Psycho, which mirrors the black and white images of Hitchcock’s haunting cinematic thriller. Ravel, who heavily influenced future generations of film composers, originally wrote Mother Goose as a piano duet but later revised and expanded the original work into an orchestrated piece. The program is capped by the legendary Danny Elfman, who composed the scores for treasured films such as Batman, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Good Will Hunting. Brilliant soloist Sandy Cameron performs the Colorado premiere of Elfman’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, “Eleven Eleven,” a piece she helped debut in 2017.</p> <p> </p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Carmina Burana
May 24, 2019 - May 26, 2019

Brett Mitchell, conductor Mary Wilson, soprano Christopher Pfund, tenor Elliot Madore, baritone Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director Colorado Children's Chorale, Deborah DeSantis, Artistic Director ADAM SCHOENBERG American...

Carmina Burana <p>Brett Mitchell, conductor<br />Mary Wilson, soprano<br />Christopher Pfund, tenor<br />Elliot Madore, baritone<br />Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director<br />Colorado Children's Chorale, Deborah DeSantis, Artistic Director</p> <p>ADAM SCHOENBERG American Symphony<br />ORFF Carmina Burana</p> <p>Brett Mitchell and your Colorado Symphony close out the season with Carl Orff’s powerhouse Carmina Burana, a symphonic exploration of love, lust, and the perils of earthly pleasures. Featuring the Colorado Symphony Chorus, Colorado Children’s Chorale, and a cast of soloists, Carmina Burana is a true spectacle and one of the most well known pieces of the 20th century, combining powerful rhythms and robust vocals in a dynamic conclusion to an unforgettable season. Adam Schoenberg’s American Symphony begins the program with a piece reminiscent of Copland and Bernstein as it reflects the hope of America’s potential.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Brahms v Radiohead
Jun 1, 2019

Steve Hackman, conductor Vocalists, TBD NOTE: Radiohead does not perform. Radiohead’s landmark OK Computer goes even deeper when eight tracks—including “Paranoid Android,” “Karma Police,” “No Surprises,” and “Let Down”—are seamlessly...

Brahms v Radiohead <p>Steve Hackman, conductor<br />Vocalists, TBD</p> <p>NOTE: Radiohead does not perform.</p> <p>Radiohead’s landmark OK Computer goes even deeper when eight tracks—including “Paranoid Android,” “Karma Police,” “No Surprises,” and “Let Down”—are seamlessly interwoven with Brahms’ lush First Symphony. Your Colorado Symphony is joined by vocalists and arranger/conductor Steve Hackman in this not-to-be-missed exploration of what happens when two masterpieces from two different centuries are fused together.</p> <p> </p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Feb 18, 2019

Superstar soprano, Renée Fleming, returns to the Colorado Symphony for an exciting Colorado premiere of The Brightness of Light conducted by Music Director, Brett Mitchell. The letters of iconic American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her...

The Brightness of Light featuring Renee Fleming <p>Superstar soprano, Renée Fleming, returns to the Colorado Symphony for an exciting Colorado premiere of The Brightness of Light conducted by Music Director, Brett Mitchell.</p> <p>The letters of iconic American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, the photographer and curator Alfred Stieglitz, are full of poetry, humor, passion, pain, and longing. Written over the many months and years they lived apart, these letters chronicle their initial flirtations—when Georgia was a young, aspiring artist—to Alfred's death in 1946. Written in three parts, with orchestral interludes composed by Kevin Puts and accompanied by a film by Wendall Harrington, The Brightness of Light tells the story of a great artist who ultimately turns from a painful marriage to embrace her work and the desert land she loves.</p> <p>Note: This performance includes visual accompaniment with three large screens suspended in the concert hall. Limited seating.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

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