Aug
26
Wed
Event of Note with Violinist Rachel Barton Pine – Virtual
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Music brings us together! Renowned for her innate gift for emotional communication and her scholarly fascination with historical research, violinist Rachel Barton Pine joins us for an evening of insight and intimate communication about her latest discography and projects, including Music by Black Composers. Guests will join in the discussion and will be treated to a performance by Ms. Pine.

Make It A Party!
Our catering sponsor, Three Leaf Concepts, can deliver* hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail mixer to your home in time for the event.

Phyllo Cups with Brie (Vegetarian)
Seasonal Chutney, Toasted walnuts, & Honey

Speck Crostini
Shaved Speck, Fontina, Tomato Jam Served on a Crostini

Szechuan Eggplant Sushi (Vegan)
Toasted Sesame Seed, Scallion

Zucchini Wrapped, Blue Cheese and Candied Walnut Stuffed Dates (Gluten Free)

Mini Fruit Tartlets

Vegan Carrot Teacakes
with Soy Icing and Candied Ginger Garnish

Hibiscus Cooler
Sweetened Hibiscus Tea, Soda Water, Orange, Lime & Mint
Mixes with Vodka, Whiskey, Tequila, and Rum

Note: all packaging is compostable

*Delivery to Boulder, Louisville, and Lafayette residents only.
Others may pick up at Zucca, 808 Main Street, in Louisville.

Support your Phil and experience music in an intimate virtual setting through this unique series of fundraising events. Each Event of Note features a short recital by one of our exhilarating guest artists and an interactive discussion moderated by Michael Butterman. You may choose to add a delightful assortment of hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail mixer delivered to your home.


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Aug
27
Thu
Phil at the Farm 8/27 and 8/29 @ Three Leaf Farms
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm
Phil at the Farm 8/27 and 8/29 @ Three Leaf Farms | Lafayette | Colorado | United States

SOLD OUT AUGUST 27! ADDITIONAL DATE ADDED ON AUGUST 29!

Experience an evening like no other with members of your Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra as you are guided through a multi-sensory pairing of music, food, drink, and nature. The Phil’s string quartet will elevate each dinner course with a performance inspired by the chef’s offerings, deepening the perception of all the senses.

The farm-to-table experience with Three Leaf Farm includes a tour of their small organic farm, visits with the farm animals, and a self-guided walk on their medicine trail.

Tables of up to eight will be seated together, so we encourage you to gather your friends and attend as a group!

Due to Colorado liquor licensing laws, Three Leaf Farms partners with local wineries to provide delicious, Colorado wines for our dinners. Three Leaf is honored to partner with Settembre Cellars of Boulder. We recommend pre-purchasing wine directly from their website, which will be delivered and ready for you at the farm when you arrive. Please visit their website HERE

Three Leaf Farm’s COVID-19 RESPONSE

Three Leaf Farms will be implementing the following at all events:

  • Guests will be required to wear a mask unless there is at least 8 feet between each guest.
  • Social Distancing will be promoted where appropriate.
  • We will have hand sanitizing stations for both washing hands and utilizing hand sanitizer.
  • During Farm Dinners, there will be individual tables that seat no more than 8 guests per table, and are spaced far from other tables.
  • Surfaces and frequently touched items will be sanitized often throughout each event.
  • Servers will set tables of sanitized flatware, glassware, and dishes using gloves.
  • All staff will wear masks, and will be required to wash hands every 30 minutes.
  • All staff will be monitored for any signs of illness or exposure and will be asked a series of health questions before the event.

Please feel free to email Three Leaf Farm if you have questions.

Please click here for more information about the details of Three Leaf Farm Events.

Cancellation Policy: Reservations are fully refundable up until two weeks before the event. Cancellations within the two weeks prior to the event may be refundable if we are able to fill your spot. Cancellations within 48 hours of the event are Non-refundable.

No tickets will be mailed. Your receipt is your ticket. When you arrive, check in at the welcome table.
PLEASE NOTE: Guests will NOT be able to bring their own wine or beer to this dinner. Wine is available for purchase on site, offered by Settembre Cellars.

Three Leaf Farm is located at the corner of Hwy 287 and S. Public Rd in Lafayette.

Aug
29
Sat
Phil at the Farm 8/27 and 8/29 @ Three Leaf Farms
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm
Phil at the Farm 8/27 and 8/29 @ Three Leaf Farms | Lafayette | Colorado | United States

SOLD OUT AUGUST 27! ADDITIONAL DATE ADDED ON AUGUST 29!

Experience an evening like no other with members of your Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra as you are guided through a multi-sensory pairing of music, food, drink, and nature. The Phil’s string quartet will elevate each dinner course with a performance inspired by the chef’s offerings, deepening the perception of all the senses.

The farm-to-table experience with Three Leaf Farm includes a tour of their small organic farm, visits with the farm animals, and a self-guided walk on their medicine trail.

Tables of up to eight will be seated together, so we encourage you to gather your friends and attend as a group!

Due to Colorado liquor licensing laws, Three Leaf Farms partners with local wineries to provide delicious, Colorado wines for our dinners. Three Leaf is honored to partner with Settembre Cellars of Boulder. We recommend pre-purchasing wine directly from their website, which will be delivered and ready for you at the farm when you arrive. Please visit their website HERE

Three Leaf Farm’s COVID-19 RESPONSE

Three Leaf Farms will be implementing the following at all events:

  • Guests will be required to wear a mask unless there is at least 8 feet between each guest.
  • Social Distancing will be promoted where appropriate.
  • We will have hand sanitizing stations for both washing hands and utilizing hand sanitizer.
  • During Farm Dinners, there will be individual tables that seat no more than 8 guests per table, and are spaced far from other tables.
  • Surfaces and frequently touched items will be sanitized often throughout each event.
  • Servers will set tables of sanitized flatware, glassware, and dishes using gloves.
  • All staff will wear masks, and will be required to wash hands every 30 minutes.
  • All staff will be monitored for any signs of illness or exposure and will be asked a series of health questions before the event.

Please feel free to email Three Leaf Farm if you have questions.

Please click here for more information about the details of Three Leaf Farm Events.

Cancellation Policy: Reservations are fully refundable up until two weeks before the event. Cancellations within the two weeks prior to the event may be refundable if we are able to fill your spot. Cancellations within 48 hours of the event are Non-refundable.

No tickets will be mailed. Your receipt is your ticket. When you arrive, check in at the welcome table.
PLEASE NOTE: Guests will NOT be able to bring their own wine or beer to this dinner. Wine is available for purchase on site, offered by Settembre Cellars.

Three Leaf Farm is located at the corner of Hwy 287 and S. Public Rd in Lafayette.

Sep
30
Wed
Event of Note with Cellist Zuill Bailey – Virtual
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The Philharmonic is delighted to welcome back Grammy-award winning cellist Zuill Bailey for a personal evening of performance! Considered one of the world’s premiere cellists, his musical talents are only matched by his possessing demeanor. Spend an evening engaging in conversation and captivating performance.

Make It A Party!
Our catering sponsor, Three Leaf Concepts, can deliver* hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail mixer to your home in time for the event.

Delivered Hors d’Oeuvres Menu

Charcuterie Platter
with Shaved Speck, Fontina, Grapes & Crackers

Fresh Ahi Tuna Poke Sushi
Served with Pickled Ginger & Wasabi

Caramelized Onion & Gorgonzola Tart
with Tomato Jam

Vegan Truffles (Gluten-Free)
Coconut, Date, Chocolate

Almond Teacake
with Mascarpone Cream & Ginger Peach Compote

Cocktail Mixer
Strawberry Lemonade
Mix with vodka, gin or whiskey

Note: all packaging is compostable

*Delivery to Boulder, Louisville, and Lafayette residents only.
Others may pick up at Zucca, 808 Main Street, in Louisville.

Support your Phil and experience music in an intimate virtual setting through this unique series of fundraising events. Each Event of Note features a short recital by one of our exhilarating guest artists and an interactive discussion moderated by Michael Butterman. You may choose to add a delightful assortment of hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail mixer delivered to your home.


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Oct
10
Sat
Come As You Are Virtual Gala
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm
Come As You Are Virtual Gala

Thank you to everyone who supported our Come As You Are Virtual Gala!

If you missed it you can watch it here:

Come As You Are!

Back in 1964 you may have received a phone call inviting you to a party – but there was a catch – you had to wear exactly what you had on at that moment! Come As You Are harkens back to a time when showing up to a party in your pajamas or gardening hat was out of the ordinary, but it certainly added a dose of levity to the evening!

On October 10, 2020, at 6:30 pm the Boulder Philharmonic invites you to Come As You Are for a lighthearted, imaginative evening featuring virtual performances by members of the Boulder Philharmonic and guest artists, a silent auction, and a delicious gourmet dinner by Three Leaf Concepts delivered to your home!

Free to Attend, Suggested Donation $100
Three-Course Delivered Meal $50

Dress Code: Exactly what you are wearing when you receive your registration confirmation phone call from us!

Come As You Are
Susan Olenwine, chair

Silver Star Sponsors

Pamela Dennis and Jim Semborski
Jayne and Steve Miller
Margaret and Rodolfo Perez
Nicky Wolman and David Fulker

Preferred Sponsors

Margot and Chris Brauchli
Marla and Jerry Meehl
Susan Olenwine and Frank Palermo
Eleanor and Harry Poehlmann

Oct
17
Sat
Vivaldi Recomposed
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm
Vivaldi Recomposed

Max Richter’s transformation of Vivaldi’s beloved The Seasons has all the flavor of the original, but with added spice that transforms the experience into something altogether new and exciting.  Concertmaster Charles Wetherbee stars in this all-strings program that also includes Britten’s energetic Simple Symphony and Jessie Montgomery’s bubbly and inventive Strum – a piece that The Washington Post describes as, “turbulent, wildly colorful and exploding with life.”

Michael Butterman, Conductor
Charles Wetherbee, Violin

MONTGOMERY Strum
BRITTEN Simple Symphony, Op. 4
RICHTER Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi, The Four Seasons
Charles Wetherbee, Violin

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Digital Program Notes for this concert begin on Page 14 below

Oct
21
Wed
Event of Note with Violinist Philippe Quint – Virtual
Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Discover violinist Philippe Quint’s unparalleled talents and deep catalog in this virtual night of fun and entertainment! Described as “a memorably expressive” musician with “bounding energy,” Mr. Quint joins our host, Maestro Butterman, for an intimate night of performance and conversation.

Make It A Party!
Our catering sponsor, Three Leaf Concepts, can deliver* hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail mixer to your home in time for the event.

Delivered Hors d’Oeuvres Menu

Seared Sesame Tuna
with Avocado Wasabi on a Wonton

Spanikopita Cigars
Spinach, Feta, Herbs, Garlic & Filo

Pepper Steak Canapé
with Horseradish Cream Served on a Cucumber Round

Russian Tea Cookies

German Chocolate Teacakes

Mint Lemonade Cocktail Mixer
Mix with vodka, gin or whiskey

*Delivery to Boulder, Louisville, and Lafayette residents only.
Others may pick up at Zucca, 808 Main Street, in Louisville.

Support your Phil and experience music in an intimate virtual setting through this unique series of fundraising events. Each Event of Note features a short recital by one of our exhilarating guest artists and an interactive discussion moderated by Michael Butterman. You may choose to add a delightful assortment of hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail mixer delivered to your home.


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Nov
14
Sat
The Beauty of Bach with Simone Dinnerstein
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm
The Beauty of Bach with Simone Dinnerstein

Phil Artistic Partner and audience favorite, Simone Dinnerstein rocketed to international fame following the phenomenal success of her debut recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations. Bach never heard the modern piano, but one imagines that he would be delighted to hear his best-known works brought to life by Simone as she leads this extraordinary evening. Flutist Christina Jennings joins Simone for two of the composer’s best-known works.

Simone Dinnerstein, Pianist and Conductor

J.S. BACH/LASSER Erbarm’ Dich
J.S. BACH Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor
J.S. BACH Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor
Simone Dinnerstein, Piano
Christina Jennings, Flute
J.S. BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Simone Dinnerstein, Piano
Christina Jennings, Flute
Charles Wetherbee, Violin

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Nov
18
Wed
Event of Note with Cellist Astrid Schween – Virtual
Nov 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Event of Note with Cellist Astrid Schween - Virtual

Welcome back Juilliard String Quartet cellist Astrid Schween for an evening of performance and conversation. Ms. Schween entranced us with her performance of the Elgar Cello Concerto last year, and we leapt to our feet in applause! We are excited for this virtual encore.

Hosted by Michael Butterman
Zoom login information will be shared with ticket purchasers

Make It A Party!
Our catering sponsor, Three Leaf Concepts, can deliver* hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail mixer to your home in time for the event.

Holiday Phyllo Cups
Brie, Cranberry, Walnuts & Caramelized Onions

Smoked Colorado Trout Pate
Crispy Potato, Dill Creme, Radish Sprouts

Ponzu Beef Canapé
Wasabi Sour Cream
Served on Endive

Caramel Apple Fruit Tartlets

Chocolate Raspberry Teacakes
with Chocolate Ganache and a Fresh Raspberry Garnish

*Delivery to Boulder, Louisville, and Lafayette residents only.
Others may pick up at Zucca, 808 Main Street, in Louisville.

Support your Phil and experience music in an intimate virtual setting through this unique series of fundraising events. Each Event of Note features a short recital by one of our exhilarating guest artists and an interactive discussion moderated by Michael Butterman. You may choose to add a delightful assortment of hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail mixer delivered to your home.

Dec
13
Sun
Happy Holidays from the Phil!
Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm

Ring in the holidays with the spirited sounds of the brass and percussion sections of the Boulder Phil! From “Deck the Halls” to music for Hanukkah, Gabrieli to “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” this colorful and wide-ranging program is sure to leave you in the holiday spirit.

*The Phil is offering this extra concert to the community and all are welcome to attend.

Program will include:
“Carol of the Bells” (Ukrainian Folk Carol, arr. Hanson)
A Celebration of Hanukkah (Traditional, arr. Pascuzzi)
“Christmas Day” (Holst, arr. Allen)
Deck the Halls (Traditional/Rutter, arr. Buerkle)
“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” (Martin & Blane, arr. Henderson & Dedrick)
Jubilate Deo (Gabrielli, arr. Buerkle)
Patapan/God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Traditional, arr. Buerkle)
“Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day” (Gardner, arr. Buerkle)
The Toymaker (DiLorenzo)
“Wassail Song” (Traditional/Vaughan Williams, arr. Allen)