Mar 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Pinnacle Performing Arts Complex
THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN POSTPONED! Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor A concert that explores a renewal – both spiritual and physical. BATES Resurrexit HE/CHEN Butterfly Lovers Concerto, Charles Wetherbee, violin RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Russian Easter Overture STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite (1919) Sponsors: Stravinsky Firebird Suite Marjorie & Bob SchaffnerContinue Reading
Apr 3 all-day Online
Boulder Philharmonic’s Music Director, Michael Butterman, leads a short discussion about the experience of performing at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. The Boulder Phil joined Aerial Dance troupe Frequent Flyers to perform Copland’s “Appalachian Spring” LIVE at The Kennedy Center as part of “SHIFT: A Festival of American Orchestras.”Continue ...
Apr 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! NO TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE Violinist Jennifer Koh presents a commanding recital of works delivered with dazzling virtuosity and stunning musicianship. Koh has been celebrated for her “commitment to the music that makes for an exceptional musical event.” She is renowned for her exploration ...
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
CHAPLIN Smile (from the film Modern Times) KORNGOLD Violin Concerto BRAHMS Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68 Grammy-nominated violinist Philippe Quint plays Charlie Chaplin’s best-known musical composition along with the cinematic concerto by Hollywood pioneer (and Vienna native) Ernst Korngold. After intermission, the first symphony of one of ...
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Macky Auditorium
POULENC Suite française WEILL Suite from The Threepenny Opera GOUNOD Petite Symphonie HANDEL Music for the Royal Fireworks Spotlighting our winds, brass and percussion, Handel’s rousing musical fireworks top off a program that also includes Kurt Weill’s cabaret-infused music from The Threepenny Opera (think “Mack the Knife”).Continue Reading
Nov 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Macky Auditorium
A Boulder tradition for over 30 years! Gary Lewis, conductor  Continue Reading
Nov 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Macky Auditorium
A Boulder tradition for over 30 years! Gary Lewis, conductor  Continue Reading
Nov 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Macky Auditorium
A Boulder tradition for over 30 years! Gary Lewis, conductor  Continue Reading
Jan 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
MOZART/SHAFFER Amadeus with orchestra Celebrate Mozart’s birthday with an adaptation of Peter Shaffer’s brilliant drama, Amadeus. Many of Mozart’s best-loved works are featured in this unique collaboration between the Phil and the CU Department of Theater and Dance, and the Boulder Chamber Chorale.Continue Reading
Feb 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
Special Engagement! JAKE SHIMABUKURO, ukulele DON MCKINNEY, conductor “One of the hottest axemen of the past few years [who] doesn’t actually play guitar.” –Rolling StoneContinue Reading
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
RACHMANINOFF Vocalise CHILDS Concerto for Violin and Orchestra RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27 Grammy Award-winning jazz legend Billy Childs is the first of our two co-commissioned composers next season, with a Violin Concerto for acclaimed violinist Rachel Barton Pine. Co-commissioned by the Boulder Philharmonic. Rachmaninoff’s lush ...
Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
STRAUSS Don Juan HEMENGER Ozymandias: To Sell a Planet WAGNER The Symphonic Ring From legendary Don Juan to Wagner’s epic tale of power and greed, three brilliant orchestral showpieces remind us that actions have consequences. Phil co-commission, Ozymandias, spotlights climate change with a stirring call to action. Vocals by Met ...
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Macky Auditorium
ANDRIESSEN The Nine Symphonies of Beethoven WALTON Viola Concerto BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Eroica We welcome Richard O’Neill, the newest member of the legendary Takács Quartet, for a performance of the magisterial Viola Concerto by William Walton. Andriessen’s whimsical compilation of Beethoven’s symphonies opens a program anchored ...