Jan
23
Sat
Zuill and Zwilich Digital Concert
Jan 23 @ 7:30 pm

Grammy-winning cellist Zuill Bailey returns to Boulder for the first of two programs with the Phil. Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s new concerto, written for Zuill, is full of playful jazz and pop influences. We’re pleased to present the premiere of a chamber-sized revision of the concerto, mirroring the instrumentation of one of the great chamber works in the repertoire, Schubert’s Trout Quintet.

RACHMANINOFF Vocalise, for cello and piano
Zuill Bailey, cello
Michael Butterman, piano
ZWILICH Cello Concerto (chamber version)
Zuill Bailey, cello
SCHUBERT Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667, “Trout”
with guests Zuill Bailey, cello and Jennifer Hayghe, piano

A pre-concert discussion with Michael Butterman, Zuill Bailey and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich will be held via Zoom at 7 PM.  Program will be available for on-demand viewing through February 6. 

Cost is $40/household, or purchase a digital membership to receive access to 5 concerts for $130!

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Jan
27
Wed
Virtual Event of Note-Simone Dinnerstein @ Online
Jan 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Tune in to the Phil’s virtual venue for a captivating evening of music and conversation with pianist Simone Dinnerstein. As an international performer with 10 albums that have topped the Billboard classical charts, Ms. Dinnerstein is known for her “strikingly original ideas and irrefutable integrity.” Guests will hear more about Ms. Dinnerstein’s commitment to broad musical interests and giving concerts in non-traditional venues.

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.

Delivered Hors d’Oeuvres Menu

Smoked Colorado Trout Pate
crispy potato, dill creme, radish sprouts

Zucchini Wrapped, Blue Cheese & Candied Walnut Stuffed Date

Beef Carpaccio Roulade
with arugula, shaved grana

Russian Tea Cookies

Chocolate Raspberry Teacakes
with chocolate ganache and a fresh raspberry garnish

Strawberry Lemonade
mixes 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.

Feb
13
Sat
Mozart & Mendelssohn Digital Concert
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm

Pianist Simone Dinnerstein conducts a string quintet orchestration of Mozart’s famous Piano Concerto No. 21, with the lovely second movement memorably used in the film, Elvira Madigan. The richly diverse evening opens with two sentimental beauties by American trailblazer, Scott Joplin, and concludes with the iconic Mendelssohn Octet.

Simone Dinnerstein, piano

JOPLIN Solace
JOPLIN Bethena
MOZART/LACHNER Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
MENDELSSOHN Octet for Strings for E-flat Major, Op. 20

A pre-concert discussion will be held via Zoom at 7 PM. 

This event premieres on February 13 and will be available for on-demand viewing until February 27. 

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Feb
24
Wed
Virtual Event of Note-Ricardo Morales @ Online
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Join your Phil for an evening of performance and perspective with one of the most sought-after clarinetists of today. As principal clarinetist of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Saito Kinen Orchestra, and Mito Chamber Orchestra, Ricardo Morales performs and teaches around the world.  We are excited to welcome Mr. Morales, whose playing has been described as “exquisite” and having “the lyricism and breath control of a fine opera singer.” 

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.

*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.

Mar
13
Sat
A Celebration of Cello Digital Concert
Mar 13 @ 7:30 pm

Cello-bration! A night for cello lovers, featuring a unique double-cello work along with Schumann’s moving Cello Concerto reimagined for chamber forces as the composer had planned to do, but did not live to complete. The program also includes a charming triple-violin work by the Phil’s own Paul Trapkus and concludes with Wagner’s sublime Siegfried Idyll – a musical love letter to his wife, Cosima

Michael Butterman, conductor
Zuill Bailey, cello

DEBUSSY/SCHOENBERG Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
SCHUMANN/LASSER Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129
Zuill Bailey, cello
TRAPKUS Trio for 3 Violins
SOLLIMA Violencelles, Vibrez!
Zuill Bailey, cello
Charles Lee, cello
WAGNER Siegfried Idyll

A pre-concert discussion will be held via Zoom at 7 PM. 

This event premieres on March 13 and will be available for on-demand viewing until March 27. 

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