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Young Artist Concerto Competition Auditions

When: January 13, 2019 all-day
Where: Atonement Lutheran Church, 685 Inca Pkwy, Boulder, CO 80303, USA

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, …

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Citizen Artist Talk with Midori

When: November 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Naropa University Performing Arts Center, 2130 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

Learn more about Midori’s inspiring international career and dedication to community at this one-hour presentation, a part of her week-long Boulder residency. Midori is a visionary artist, activist and educator whose unique career has transcended traditional boundaries through her relentless drive to explore and build connections between music and the …

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Community Play-Along with Midori

When: November 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Naropa University Performing Arts Center, 2130 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

ALL musicians are welcome to join violinist Midori to play repertoire from Twinkle, Twinkle to Bach’s Double Violin Concerto. Area teachers will lead read-throughs of common pieces. Bring your instrument and a music stand. Cellists and bassists, please bring an endpin holder. This event is now full!Continue Reading

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Midori Residency Kick-Off and Welcome

When: October 31, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Academy, 970 Aurora Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

The Academy Chapel, Boulder Free and open to the public, RSVP required RSVP here Join us as we welcome Midori to Boulder to celebrate the beginning of her week-long residency with the Boulder Philharmonic and Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras! This is a unique opportunity to hear from a visionary artist, activist …

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#nophilter Happy Hour: Boulder Marriott

When: November 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Boulder Marriott, 2660 Canyon Blvd, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

  Imagine pop, rock, and metal played by a virtuosic string quartet. Now meet Boulder Philharmonic musicians play music you definitely know in a way you have never heard before at this happy hour hosted at the Boulder Marriott bar. $10 tickets include one free drink and #nophilter performance. Music-themed …

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Mars and Life in the Universe

When: October 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Fiske Planetarium, 2414 Regent Dr, Boulder, CO 80309, USA

Inspired by Holst’s The Planets and other works on the upcoming Boulder Phil October “Infinite Space” concerts, Dr. David Brain from LASP and the CU Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences joins Michael Butterman at Fiske Planetarium for a special interdisciplinary event! Mars Attacks. John Carter. Total Recall. War of …

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The Music of David Bowie

When: May 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Macky Auditorum, 17th St & University Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

  Join the Boulder Phil with conductor Brent Havens, vocalist Tony Vincent and a full rock band on this symphonic odyssey by Windborne Music featuring David Bowie’s top hits: Space Oddity, Changes, Under Pressure, Heroes, China Girl, Fame, Let’s Dance and more!   NEW! 3-CONCERT POPS SERIES Choose all 3 …

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The Dream of America

When: April 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Macky Auditorum, 17th St & University Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, “From the New World” BOYER Ellis Island: The Dream of America with actors and projected images The hope of new beginnings and wide-open possibilities animates Peter Boyer’s Grammy-nominated Ellis Island, recently featured on PBS’ Great Performances series. Emerging from the …

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Pixar in Concert

When: March 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Macky Auditorum, 17th St & University Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Gary Lewis, conductor A visually stunning, multimedia concert with montages of clips and music from Toy Story, Finding Nemo, A Bug’s Life, The Incredibles, Brave & more. HB Woodsongs will offer an instrument petting zoo in the lobby. Fun for all ages! RANDY NEWMAN Toy Story, A Bug’s …

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Elgar & Beethoven with Astrid Schween, cello

When: March 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Macky Auditorum, 17th St & University Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor KUSTER Dune Acres ELGAR Cello Concerto Astrid Schween, cello BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 Beethoven’s energetic Symphony No. 4 anchors a program both familiar and fresh. The newest member of the famed Juilliard String Quartet, cellist Astrid Schween, joins us for Elgar’s dramatically intense Cello …

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