Oct
6
Sun
Musical Hike: The Music of Landscapes: Gritty & Pretty @ Shanahan Ridge
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Musical Hike: The Music of Landscapes: Gritty & Pretty @ Shanahan Ridge | Boulder | Colorado | United States

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 to the public.

Rich with meaning and memories, our favorite landscapes speak to us in many ways: joy, beauty, nostalgia, awe, even dissonance. How do composers capture the essence of the land in music? At its next concert, the Boulder Philharmonic will explore both the gritty and the pretty nature of landscapes with works by Jon Lord and Jonny Greenwood. Join OSMP naturalist Dave Sutherland for a pre-concert hike to sample this and other music that invokes our sense of place.

Meet at the Lehigh Street entrance to Shanahan Ridge (map search 1903 Lehigh in Boulder, where Lehigh and Lafayette Streets intersect). This location is served by the southbound SKIP bus.

Oct
12
Sat
Musical Hike: The Music of Landscapes: Gritty & Pretty @ Shanahan Ridge
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Musical Hike: The Music of Landscapes: Gritty & Pretty @ Shanahan Ridge | Boulder | Colorado | United States

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 to the public.

Rich with meaning and memories, our favorite landscapes speak to us in many ways: joy, beauty, nostalgia, awe, even dissonance. How do composers capture the essence of the land in music? At its next concert, the Boulder Philharmonic will explore both the gritty and the pretty nature of landscapes with works by Jon Lord and Jonny Greenwood. Join OSMP naturalist Dave Sutherland for a pre-concert hike to sample this and other music that invokes our sense of place.

Meet at the Lehigh Street entrance to Shanahan Ridge (map search 1903 Lehigh in Boulder, where Lehigh and Lafayette Streets intersect). This location is served by the southbound SKIP bus.

Gritty/Pretty @ Macky Auditorium
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Butterman, conductor

Radiohead guitarist Johnny Greenwood and Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord explore the orchestral idiom, featuring the Phil’s own Principal Flutist Elizabeth Sadilek-Labenski, followed by Schubert’s beautiful fifth symphony.

GREENWOOD Suite from There Will Be Blood
LORD To Notice Such Things, Elizabeth Sadilek-Labenski, Flute
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 5

 

Oct
13
Sun
Gritty/Pretty at Pinnacle PAC @ Pinnacle Performing Arts Center
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Butterman, conductor

Radiohead guitarist Johnny Greenwood and Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord explore the orchestral idiom, featuring the Phil’s own Principal Flutist Elizabeth Sadilek-Labenski, followed by Schubert’s beautiful fifth symphony.

GREENWOOD Suite from There Will Be Blood
LORD To Notice Such Things, Elizabeth Sadilek-Labenski, Flute
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 5

 

Nov
3
Sun
Latin Fire & Boléro @ Macky Auditorium
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Butterman, conductor

A dazzling night of Latin music, as rising-star Cuban pianist Aldo López Gavilán performs his 2017 concerto. The breathtaking Boléro evokes the flavor of Spain.

PIAZZOLLA Tangazo
GAVILÁN Emporium, Aldo López Gavilán, piano
GINASTERA Variaciones concertantes, Op. 23
RAVEL Boléro


Sponsors
Concert
Al & Rebecca Bates
Piazzolla Tangazo
Ruth & Richard Irvin
Ravel Boléro
Suzanne & David Hoover
Francine & Bob Myers

Nov
29
Fri
The Nutcracker with Boulder Ballet @ Macky Auditorium
Nov 29 @ 2:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra 
Gary Lewis, conductor

Performances on:

Friday, November 29, 2:00 PM
Saturday, November 30, 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Sunday, December 1, 2:00 PM

A Boulder tradition for 30 years. A feast for the senses with professional dancers, beautiful sets, and your Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra.


Dec
22
Sun
Christmas with the Phil @ Mountain View United Methodist Church
Dec 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Gary Lewis, conductor

Join your Boulder Phil for a musical celebration of the holidays! Highlights include concertmaster Charles Wetherbee, violin, as soloist for sections of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah with soloists and choir, and other music of the season.

Soloists:
Bethany Smith-Jacobs, soprano
Anna Englander, alto
Javier Abreu, tenor
Ashraf Sewailam, bass

Jan
25
Sat
Anderson & Roe Return! @ Macky Auditorium
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Butterman, conductor

“The most dynamic duo of this generation.” With Billboard chart-topping albums and extensive international touring, Anderson & Roe revolutionize the piano duo. Maestro Butterman joins the pair for Mozart’s unique Three Piano Concerto.

FAURÉ Masques et Bergamasques
MOZART Concerto for Three Pianos, K. 242, Greg Anderson, Elizabeth Joy Roe, and Michael Butterman, piano
MOZART/ANDERSON Ragtime alla Turca, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano
MOZART Symphony No. 35, Haffner
SAINT-SAËNS/ANDERSON Danse macabre bacchanale, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano

Sponsors
Guest Artists Anderson & Roe
Christine Yoshinaga-Itano & Wayne Itano
Fauré Masques et Bergamasques
Constance Holden & T. K. Smith
Mozart/Anderson Ragtime alla Turca
Pat Read & Bill Shunk
Mozart Symphony No. 35, Haffner
Susan Litt
Saint-Saëns/Anderson Danse macabre bacchanale
Peggy Lemone and Peter Gilman