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

Nov
14
Sat
The Beauty of Bach with Simone Dinnerstein
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm

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
Christina Jennings, flute
J.S. BACH Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
J.S. BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Christina Jennings, flute
Charles Wetherbee, violin

 

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

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 – 4:00 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.

Program will include:
  • Carol of the Bells
  • A Celebration of Hanukkah
  • Christmas Day 
  • Deck the Halls
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  • Jubilate Deo 
  • Patapan/God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
  • Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
  • The Toymaker 
  • Wassail Song

 

Jan
23
Sat
Zuill and Zwilich Digital Concert
Jan 23 @ 7:30 pm – Feb 6 @ 11:59 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

Program will be available for on-demand viewing through February 6.  Cost is $40/household.




Program Notes  |  FAQs/Streaming Guide

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
1
Mon
Phil Learning Center: Secrets of the Score @ Online Event
Feb 1 @ 5:30 pm – Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm

February 1, 3 & 6 at 5:30 PM MT

Learn how to read, study and mark a conductor’s score. These sessions include observing some of Bernstein’s marked scores available through the NY Phil Digital Archives. (3 sessions)

Classes will be offered via Zoom and will be available to watch on-demand on Vimeo for registered participants for 2 weeks after the streaming date.

 

Feb
3
Wed
Living Room Concert: Joplin’s Reflection Rag @ Online Event
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am

February 3 at 9 AM MT

Welcome to the 2021 season of the Boulder Phil’s Living Room Concerts!

To kick off this year’s concerts, and in honor of Black History Month, we present BPO violinist Yenlik Weiss and hornist DeAunn Davis in a performance of Scott Joplin’s Reflection Rag.

 

Feb
13
Sat
Mozart & Mendelssohn Digital Concert @ Online Event
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Available for on-demand viewing through February 27

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
MENDELSSOHN Octet for Strings for E-flat Major, Op. 20

Boulder Phil will stream concert with pianist Simone Dinnerstein Saturday (SharpsandFlatirons.com, 2/11/21)

FAQs/Streaming Guide

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.

MENU
Angel Falls Herbal Iced Tea with Strawberry Lemon Twist

Individual Boxed Appetizers
Pepper Steak Canapé with Horseradish Cream Served on Cucumber Round
Apricot Deviled Eggs
Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Lemon Aioli
Mini Artichoke Pockets – Artichokes, Cheese, Herbs, Garlic, Baked in a Puff Pastry Purse

Lemon Bars & Brownie

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
1
Mon
Phil Learning Center: Location, Location, Location @ Online Event
Mar 1 @ 5:30 pm – Mar 6 @ 6:30 pm

March 1, 3 & 6 at 5:30 PM MT

This course explores the role of several cities – Venice, London, Paris and Vienna – in the development of musical style and practice. (3 sessions)

Classes will be offered via Zoom and will be available to watch on-demand on Vimeo for registered participants for 2 weeks after the streaming date.

Mar
13
Sat
A Celebration of Cello Digital Concert @ Online Event
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

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

Boulder Phil’s virtual concert with renowned cellist Zuill Bailey premieres Saturday: Pre-recorded performance took place inside a Boulder Municipal Airport hangar (Daily Camera, 3/11/21)

FAQs/Streaming Guide


Mar
31
Wed
Virtual Event of Note-Francisco Fullana @ Online
Mar 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Multi award-winning violinist Francisco Fullana treats guests of the Philharmonic to an evening of innovative and interactive performance. Go behind the scenes with the Spanish-born artist and upcoming artist in residence of the Balearic Islands Symphony Orchestra. This “amazing talent” (Gustavo Dudamel) is not to be missed. 

Program:
Tárrega: Recuerdos de la Alhambra
De Sarasate: Romanza Andaluza
Albéniz: Asturias
Kreisler: Schon Rosmarin
Kreisler: Recitativo & Scherzo

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

 

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. 

Apr
3
Sat
The Soldier’s Tale Digital Concert @ Online Event
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Stravinsky reinvented his compositional approach in the aftermath of WWI and the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 – distilling the opulence and intricacy of his early works into an intimate, condensed style. L’Histoire du soldat (The Soldier’s Tale) is a theatrical work “to be read, played, and danced” and takes on an intimacy that suits the moralizing message of the drama: greed leads to ruin. We’re delighted to collaborate with our friends in the CU Department of Theater and Boulder Ballet to present this unique program.

Michael Butterman, conductor
STRAVINSKY The Soldier’s Tale

Boulder Philharmonic continues exploring music for small orchestra: Streamed concert available April 3 will feature Stravinsky’s “Soldier’s Tale” (SharpsandFlatirons.com, 4/2/21)

FAQs/Streaming Guide

Apr
7
Wed
Living Room Concert: Sarah Bierhaus, Oboe & English Horn @ Online
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 pm

Premiering at April 7 at 9 AM MT

Playing both the oboe and English horn parts, Boulder Phil’s Principal Oboist, Sarah Bierhaus, performs the work of Augustin Pio Barrios, Prelude for Guitar, as part of our Living Room Concert Series.

Apr
12
Mon
Phil Learning Center: Elgar’s Enigma @ Online Event
Apr 12 @ 5:30 pm – Apr 14 @ 6:30 pm

April 12 & 14 at 5:30 PM MT

An examination/analysis of the famed Enigma Variations along with some educated guesses as to the answer to his riddle. (2 sessions)

Classes are offered via Zoom and will be available to watch on-demand for registered participants for 2 weeks after the streaming date.

  • Cost is $25 per course (per household)
  • Silver and Gold Baton Members receive access for free 
  • Standard Members get 10% off
Apr
24
Sat
Beethoven Symphony No. 6 and Frequent Flyers Digital Concert @ Online Event
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

George Walker’s Lyric for Strings is elegiac and consoling, the perfect music for our current moment. Also on the program, composer Korine Fujiwara’s story of a trailblazing and inspirational female artist, Camille Claudel, is brought to life by string orchestra with the extraordinary dancers at Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance! The evening concludes with Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony, presented in a stunning version for string sextet by Beethoven’s contemporary, M.G. Fischer.

Michael Butterman, conductor
WALKER Lyric for Strings
FUJIWARA Suite from Claudel
Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance
BEETHOVEN/FISCHER Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68, Pastoral

Boulder Phil wraps virtual season with a collaborative piece featuring Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance: Saturday’s Vimeo show offers music inspired by spring, female sculptor Camille Claudel (Daily Camera, 4/21/21)

Boulder Phil concludes re-imagined season with all-strings program: Orchestra partners with Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance (SharpsandFlatirons.com, 4/22/21)

Gold Circle Concert Sponsor:
John Hedderich

FAQs/Streaming Guide

May
3
Mon
Phil Learning Center: Shakespeare and Music @ Online Event
May 3 @ 5:30 pm – May 8 @ 6:30 pm

May 3, 6 & 8 at 5:30 PM MT

This course explores the influence of Shakespeare’s plays on composers in the 19th and 20th centuries, and an exploration of the role that music played during performances of Shakespeare’s plays during his lifetime. The guest speaker is Professor Ross Duffin of Case Western Reserve University, a world-renowned Shakespeare expert. (3 sessions)

Classes will be offered via Zoom and will be available to watch on-demand for registered participants for 2 weeks after the streaming date.

  • Cost is $25 per course (per household)
  • Silver and Gold Baton Members receive access for free – see registration link below
  • Standard Members get 10% off

Purchase access through the PayPal links below.  You’ll receive a registration email containing Zoom link info shortly.

Register for the Shakespeare and Music Course here:


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ATTENTION Silver and Gold Baton Members – register here to attend this course for free.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing a Zoom link for accessing the course.

May
5
Wed
Virtual Event of Note-Soprano Angela Brown @ Online
May 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

*Note: this event has moved from April 28 to May 5*

5:15 PM – Gather on Zoom
5:30 PM – Event start

Enjoy an evening with soprano Angela Brown, whose “charming personality…unites opera, pops, and gospel in one sensational voice.” As a Metropolitan Opera star, a noted interpreter of African American spirituals, and a featured artist on the two-time Grammy Award winning recording, “Ask Your Mama,” Ms. Brown joins the Philharmonic and guests for a delightful evening of performance and conversation.

Opera…from a Sistah’s Point of View

Traveling the world as an international opera star, Angela Brown noticed something about audiences. “I would see very few people who looked like me,” says Brown. On the surface, it looked like a racial divide, but when Brown performed at schools and universities across the country, she realized the gap was bigger than race. This compelled her to create Opera…from a Sistah’s Point of View, a show that dispels the myths surrounding the sometimes-intimidating art form called opera.

Through her not-so-serious takes on the opera stories and by demonstrating the ethnic, geographic, and socio-economic diversity portrayed in opera characters, she helps people from all walks of life and races find themselves in and enjoy opera. She blows up the preconceived expectations of opera by mixing show-stopping arias, poignant art songs, and moving spirituals with tongue-in-cheek commentary from a Black perspective. The show breaks down barriers for audiences that wouldn’t necessarily include opera as a part of their entertainment options. Brown likes to say, “Opera is not about being a certain way, dressing a certain way, speaking a certain way. It’s about experiencing, and opera is for everyone!”

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.  Order must be submitted by Friday, April 30. 

Individual Boxed Appetizers
Zucchini Wrapped, Blue Cheese & Candied Walnut Stuffed Date (Vegetarian)
Apricot Deviled Eggs (Vegetarian)
Lemongrass Beef Skewer with sweet soy and chili dipping sauce
Smoked Colorado Trout Pate with crispy potato, dill creme, radish sprouts
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Russian Tea Cookies

Strawberry Lemonade

*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.

May
26
Wed
Virtual Event of Note-Aldo López-Gavilán @ Online
May 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

5:15 PM – Gather on Zoom
5:30 PM – Event start


Celebrate the Phil’s season conclusion with multi-talented Cuban pianist and composer Aldo López-Gavilán. Equally versed in both classical and jazz worlds as a recitalist, concerto soloist, chamber-music collaborator, and performer of his own electrifying jazz compositions, Mr. López-Gavilán is praised for his “dazzling technique and rhythmic fire.” 

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. 

Sep
10
Fri
Boulder Phil – Live from the Hill @ The Hill Boulder
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This summer, spend your Friday nights on the Hill! Grab dinner to-go from one of the Hill’s many restaurants and head to the Hill Event Street where different local bands will be performing every week.

The Boulder Phil’s string quartet, #nophilter, will perform on Friday, September 10 from 6-8 PM (between The Sink and Cafe Aion). Imagine pop, rock and metal played by a virtuosic string quartet.

Seating is available at the adjacent restaurants’ outdoor patios, otherwise standing room. Attendees are encouraged to bring folding chairs or blankets to sit on if they like.

 

 

Sep
25
Sat
Musical Hike: Wings and Songs – Birdwatching & Music @ Sawhill Ponds
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

The Boulder Phil and the Boulder County Audubon Society partner to connect community members with the natural world through music, as Interpretive Naturalist Dave Sutherland leads music-themed nature hikes in Boulder’s beautiful outdoor spaces. The Audubon Society is one of the world’s oldest non-profit environmental organizations dedicated to the conservation of birds and their habitat. These hikes are free and open to the public.

On October 3, the Boulder Philharmonic will kick off its fall season with a “Together Again” concert featuring music of Haydn and Martin. Get warmed up for the concert with naturalist Dave Sutherland on a search for local birds during the fall migration; and with the aid of portable speakers, explore ways that birds have been captured in classical music. Beautiful musical selections and fall colors guaranteed. Meet at Sawhill Ponds for an easy stroll.

To sign-up, please email Dave Sutherland at dsutherland4747@gmail.com. Hikes are limited to 20 people.

Per the CDC and State of Colorado and Boulder County Public Health, most public health orders are now lifted. Face coverings are no longer required for fully vaccinated individuals on our field trips. Those who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a face covering. Those who are fully vaccinated may choose whether or not to wear a face covering.

Oct
3
Sun
Together Again Concert @ Mountain View United Methodist Church
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Butterman, conductor

HAYDN  Symphony No. 1 in D Major
HAYDN  Sinfonia concertante in B-flat Major
MARTIN  Petite symphonie concertante, Op. 54

With featured musicians:
Sarah Bierhaus, oboe
JJ Sechan, bassoon
Charles Wetherbee, violin
Charles Lee, cello
Kathleen Wychulis, harp
Jeremy Reger, harpsichord
Jennifer Hayghe, piano

Article: Boulder Phil “Together Again” for two short concerts in October |  SharpsandFlatirons.com

 

The Boulder Phil has developed protocols to ensure a safe environment for everyone. Given the recently updated Boulder County Health orders, our concerts will be fully vaccinated events with masks required. Please visit boulderphil.org/safety for the most up-to-date information. We thank you in advance for your understanding as we continue to ensure the health and safety of our musicians, staff and patrons. If any policy change makes you uncomfortable, or if you or someone in your party is exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms, please call our Box Office at 303.449.1343 to return your tickets for a refund or convert your tickets to a donation no later than 4 hours prior to the event.

 

Oct
8
Fri
Musical Hike: The Music of Landscapes – Creation of the World @ East Boulder Recreation Center
Oct 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Boulder Phil and the Boulder County Audubon Society partner to connect community members with the natural world through music, as Interpretive Naturalist Dave Sutherland leads music-themed nature hikes in Boulder’s beautiful outdoor spaces. The Audubon Society is one of the world’s oldest non-profit environmental organizations dedicated to the conservation of birds and their habitat. These 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? Join naturalist Dave Sutherland for a beautiful fall colors hike to sample music that invokes our sense of place, including works to be featured at future Boulder Philharmonic concerts this season. How would you express your memories of your favorite landscapes through music? Meet at the front of the East Boulder Recreation Center for an easy hike along South Boulder Creek.

To sign-up, please email Dave Sutherland at dsutherland4747@gmail.com. Hikes are limited to 20 people.

Per the CDC and State of Colorado and Boulder County Public Health, most public health orders are now lifted. Face coverings are no longer required for fully vaccinated individuals on our field trips. Those who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a face covering. Those who are fully vaccinated may choose whether or not to wear a face covering.

Oct
10
Sun
Musical Hike: The Music of Landscapes – Creation of the World
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Boulder Phil and the Boulder County Audubon Society partner to connect community members with the natural world through music, as Interpretive Naturalist Dave Sutherland leads music-themed nature hikes in Boulder’s beautiful outdoor spaces. The Audubon Society is one of the world’s oldest non-profit environmental organizations dedicated to the conservation of birds and their habitat. These 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? Join naturalist Dave Sutherland for a beautiful fall colors hike to sample music that invokes our sense of place, including works to be featured at future Boulder Philharmonic concerts this season. How would you express your memories of your favorite landscapes through music? Meet at the front of the East Boulder Recreation Center for an easy hike along South Boulder Creek.

To sign-up, please email Dave Sutherland at dsutherland4747@gmail.com. Hikes are limited to 20 people.

Per the CDC and State of Colorado and Boulder County Public Health, most public health orders are now lifted. Face coverings are no longer required for fully vaccinated individuals on our field trips. Those who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a face covering. Those who are fully vaccinated may choose whether or not to wear a face covering.

Oct
30
Sat
The Art of Jazz Concert @ Mountain View United Methodist Church
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Butterman, conductor

SHOSTAKOVICH  Jazz Suite No. 1
MILHAUD  The Creation of the World, Op. 81a
WEILL  Little Threepenny Music

American jazz has made an impact worldwide, and many European classical composers have been drawn to its unique rhythms, harmonies and instruments.  From Milhaud’s Harlem-inspired ballet score to Weill’s cabaret-style opera (think “Mack the Knife”), you’ll hear what it sounds like when composers let their hair down.

Article: Boulder Phil “Together Again” for two short concerts in October |  SharpsandFlatirons.com

$40 for single tickets
Save $5 with a 5- or 6- concert subscription – order online

 

 



The Boulder Phil has developed protocols to ensure a safe environment for everyone. Given the recently updated Boulder County Health orders, our concerts will be fully vaccinated events with masks required. Please visit boulderphil.org/safety for the most up-to-date information. We thank you in advance for your understanding as we continue to ensure the health and safety of our musicians, staff and patrons.
If any policy change makes you uncomfortable, or if you or someone in your party is exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms, please call our Box Office at 303.449.1343 to return your tickets for a refund or convert your tickets to a donation no later than 4 hours prior to the event.

 

Nov
11
Thu
Musical Hike: Enchanted Lakes – Music and Pond Ecology @ Sawhill Ponds
Nov 11 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

The Boulder Phil and the Boulder County Audubon Society partner to connect community members with the natural world through music, as Interpretive Naturalist Dave Sutherland leads music-themed nature hikes in Boulder’s beautiful outdoor spaces. The Audubon Society is one of the world’s oldest non-profit environmental organizations dedicated to the conservation of birds and their habitat. These hikes are free and open to the public.

“If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.”
– Loren Eiseley

The magic of water inspires scientists and musicians alike. Explore beautiful classical music on a nature hike to visit the vibrant and enchanted community of plants and animals that make their homes in and around the water – fish, turtles, dragon flies and migrating waterfowl – and listen to classical music selections inspired by our love affair with water. Meet naturalist Dave Sutherland at Sawhill Ponds for an easy walk.  

Reservation required: Email dsutherland4747@gmail.com to reserve your spot. Hikes are limited to 20 people.

Per the CDC and State of Colorado and Boulder County Public Health, most public health orders are now lifted. Face coverings are no longer required for fully vaccinated individuals on our field trips. Those who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a face covering. Those who are fully vaccinated may choose whether or not to wear a face covering.

Nov
13
Sat
Musical Hike: Enchanted Lakes – Music and Pond Ecology @ Sawhill Ponds
Nov 13 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

The Boulder Phil and the Boulder County Audubon Society partner to connect community members with the natural world through music, as Interpretive Naturalist Dave Sutherland leads music-themed nature hikes in Boulder’s beautiful outdoor spaces. The Audubon Society is one of the world’s oldest non-profit environmental organizations dedicated to the conservation of birds and their habitat. These hikes are free and open to the public.

“If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.”
– Loren Eiseley

The magic of water inspires scientists and musicians alike. Explore beautiful classical music on a nature hike to visit the vibrant and enchanted community of plants and animals that make their homes in and around the water – fish, turtles, dragon flies and migrating waterfowl – and listen to classical music selections inspired by our love affair with water. Meet naturalist Dave Sutherland at Sawhill Ponds for an easy walk.  

Reservation required: Email dsutherland4747@gmail.com to reserve your spot. Hikes are limited to 20 people.

Per the CDC and State of Colorado and Boulder County Public Health, most public health orders are now lifted. Face coverings are no longer required for fully vaccinated individuals on our field trips. Those who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a face covering. Those who are fully vaccinated may choose whether or not to wear a face covering.