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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

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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The Heavenly Life

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

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor O’CONNOR Strings and Threads BARBER Knoxville, Summer of 1915 MAHLER Symphony No. 4 Mary Wilson, soprano The wonder and wisdom of childhood imbues both Barber’s nostalgic reverie and Mahler’s sublime evocation of Heaven. Fiddle virtuoso Mark O’Connor’s Strings and Threads connects to Knoxville’s Appalachian …

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Ohlsson Plays Rachmaninoff at Pinnacle PAC

When: January 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Pinnacle Performing Arts Complex, 1001 W 84th Ave, Denver, CO 80260, USA

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor BORODIN  In the Steppes of Central Asia RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1 Garrick Ohlsson, piano PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5 We’re thrilled to welcome legendary pianist Garrick Ohlsson back to Boulder after many years to play Rachmaninoff’s exciting Piano Concerto No. 1. Living in the …

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Ohlsson Plays Rachmaninoff at Macky

When: January 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Macky Auditorum, 17th St & University Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor BORODIN  In the Steppes of Central Asia RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1 Garrick Ohlsson, piano PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5 We’re thrilled to welcome legendary pianist Garrick Ohlsson back to Boulder after many years to play Rachmaninoff’s exciting Piano Concerto No. 1. Living in the …

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Midori Plays Sibelius

When: November 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Macky Auditorum, 17th St & University Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

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, …

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The Nutcracker Ballet

When: November 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Macky Auditorum, 17th St & University Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

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 …

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