Midori Plays Sibelius

On Nov. 4, grab your smartphones and help us transform Macky into an immersive aviary as we present Academy Award-winning composer Tan Dun’s Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds. Then, superstar violinist Midori joins the Phil for her interpretation of the virtuosic Sibelius Violin Concerto. Brahms’ bittersweet masterpiece, his Symphony No. 3, brings this memorable evening to a heartfelt conclusion.  details  |  video  |  podcast

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The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra will collaborate with Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras and the Midori Orchestra Residencies Program (ORP) to bring the outstanding violinist and educator Midori to Boulder from Oct. 31-Nov. 5 for an immersive residency | read more

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Event Calendar

Oct 28 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
8:30 am
The Boulder Phil and the City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks (OSMP) have created an ongoing collaboration to connect community members with the natural world through music. This partnership includes guided musical hikes designed to complement specific works to be performed by the Boulder Phil. The hikes are free and open ...
East Boulder Community Center
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – Nov 5 @ 8:00 pm
10:00 am
The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra will collaborate with Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras and the Midori Orchestra Residencies Program (ORP) to bring the outstanding violinist and educator Midori to Boulder for a five-day immersive residency. Through a competitive selection process, the Boulder Phil and GBYO were chosen from a national pool of ...
Various locations around Boulder
8:30 am
The Boulder Phil and the City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks (OSMP) have created an ongoing collaboration to connect community members with the natural world through music. This partnership includes guided musical hikes designed to complement specific works to be performed by the Boulder Phil. The hikes are free and open ...
East Boulder Community Center
Nov 3 @ 5:30 pm
5:30 pm
We invite you to join the Boulder Philharmonic and Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras in a perfect evening of music, glamour, and optimism. Oh, Happy We! On November 3, we will transform a hangar at the Rocky Mountain Metro Airport into the Best of All Possible Worlds. Delight in delicious catering ...
Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor DUN Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds* SIBELIUS Violin Concerto Midori, violin BRAHMS Symphony No. 3 Grab your smartphones and help us transform Macky Auditorium into an immersive aviary as we present Academy Award-winning composer Tan Dun’s Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds. Then, ...
Macky Auditorum
Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
This free event is part of the Third Tuesday Lunchtime Concert Series at the Boulder Public Library’s Canyon Theater, generously sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation. Sharon Park, violin Paul Trapkus, violin Charles Lee, cello Stephanie Mientka, viola On November 20, the Boulder Phil’s #nophilter string quartet explores adventurous repertoire ...
Canyon Theater at the Boulder Public Library
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

Watch & Listen

Midori Plays Sibelius – NOV 4

 Podcast with Marilyn Cooley of Colorado Public Radio and Michael Butterman, providing insights into the Boulder Phil’s Nov. 4 concert with violinist Midori

Michael Butterman’s Spotify playlist with listening recommendations for the 2018-19 Season

Season Highlights Video

2018-19 Season Brochure