The Nutcracker Ballet

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This Thanksgiving weekend, the curtain rises for America’s favorite ballet, brought to life by Boulder Ballet, the Boulder Phil and the Boulder Children’s Chorale. Catch the magic of this thrilling and heart-warming spectacle, all performed to Tchaikovsky’s masterful score. A holiday tradition with exciting choreography and a full, live orchestra!  details  |  video

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Event Calendar

Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
November 23, 2 PM November 24, 2 PM November 24, 7 PM November 25, 2 PM Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Boulder Ballet Boulder Children’s Chorale Gary Lewis, conductor TCHAIKOVSKY  The Nutcracker, Op. 71 This Thanksgiving weekend, the curtain rises for America’s favorite ballet, brought to life by Boulder Ballet, the Boulder ...
Macky Auditorum
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
November 23, 2 PM November 24, 2 PM November 24, 7 PM November 25, 2 PM Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Boulder Ballet Boulder Children’s Chorale Gary Lewis, conductor TCHAIKOVSKY  The Nutcracker, Op. 71 This Thanksgiving weekend, the curtain rises for America’s favorite ballet, brought to life by Boulder Ballet, the Boulder ...
Macky Auditorum
Nov 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
November 23, 2 PM November 24, 2 PM November 24, 7 PM November 25, 2 PM Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Boulder Ballet Boulder Children’s Chorale Gary Lewis, conductor TCHAIKOVSKY  The Nutcracker, Op. 71 This Thanksgiving weekend, the curtain rises for America’s favorite ballet, brought to life by Boulder Ballet, the Boulder ...
Macky Auditorum
Nov 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
November 23, 2 PM November 24, 2 PM November 24, 7 PM November 25, 2 PM Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Boulder Ballet Boulder Children’s Chorale Gary Lewis, conductor TCHAIKOVSKY  The Nutcracker, Op. 71 This Thanksgiving weekend, the curtain rises for America’s favorite ballet, brought to life by Boulder Ballet, the Boulder ...
Macky Auditorum
12:00 am
Continuing a long-standing tradition, the Boulder Philharmonic is resuming its Young Artist Concerto Competition! First prize winner will receive $1,000 as well as the opportunity to perform with the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra during our March 3, 2019 concert. The runner-up will receive $250. Auditions will take place on January 13, ...
Atonement Lutheran Church
7:00 pm
With a world-class career spanning four decades, Garrick Ohlsson has been described as “producing a sound so lush it glistens.” Experience one of the greats of our time in an exceptional, intimate setting.Continue Reading
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