Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Celebrate our connection with each other as 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. Renowned for her innate gift for emotional communication and her scholarly fascination with historical research, guests will be ...
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm Three Leaf Farms
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
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! Hosted by Maestro Michael Butterman, we are excited for this virtual encore. Make ...
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 ...