Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor Revel in fantastic music by America’s greatest living composer for film―the incomparable John Williams. From Star Wars, E.T., Jaws, Harry Potter and more, this concert promises to be a delight for all ages! Superman March Cowboys Overture Jaws Suite: The Shark Theme from Jurassic ...
Oct 9 @ 7:30 pm
Inspired by Holst’s The Planets and other works on the upcoming Boulder Phil October “Infinite Space” concerts, Dr. David Brain from LASP and the CU Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences joins Michael Butterman at Fiske Planetarium for a special interdisciplinary event! Mars Attacks. John Carter. Total Recall. War of ...
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor MONTGOMERY Starburst STEPHENSON Celestial Suite HOLST The Planets We honor the 100th anniversary of the first performance of Holst’s epic suite, The Planets, with The New Live’s unique visual reimagining that explores the emotional context of a piece written during the depths of World ...
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Enjoy an elegant brunch with Michael Butterman at this delightful event supporting the Phil’s education programs. Featuring performances by Boulder Phil musicians and lively conversation about education program goals, growth, and ongoing community impact. In addition to the brunch, the program will feature Boulder Phil cellist Greta Parks, violinist Yenlik ...
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor MONTGOMERY Starburst STEPHENSON Celestial Suite HOLST The Planets We honor the 100th anniversary of the first performance of Holst’s epic suite, The Planets. Our Open Space season blasts off with Jessie Montgomery’s exuberant Starburst and continues with James Stephenson’s Celestial Suite, inspired by pioneering ...
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This free event is part of the Third Tuesday Lunchtime Concert Series at the Boulder Public Library’s Canyon Theater, generously sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation. On October 16, the Boulder Phil Brass Quintet presents Dvořák, Albeniz and more in collaboration with Boulder Ballet. Continue Reading
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – Nov 5 @ 8:00 pm
The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra will collaborate with Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras and the Midori Orchestra Residencies Program (ORP) to bring the outstanding violinist and educator Midori to Boulder for a five-day immersive residency. Through a competitive selection process, the Boulder Phil and GBYO were chosen from a national pool of ...
Oct 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Academy Chapel, Boulder Free and open to the public, RSVP required RSVP here Join us as we welcome Midori to Boulder to celebrate the beginning of her week-long residency with the Boulder Philharmonic and Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras! This is a unique opportunity to hear from a visionary artist, activist ...
Nov 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Learn more about Midori’s inspiring international career and dedication to community at this one-hour presentation, a part of her week-long Boulder residency. Midori is a visionary artist, activist and educator whose unique career has transcended traditional boundaries through her relentless drive to explore and build connections between music and the ...
Nov 3 @ 5:30 pm
We invite you to join the Boulder Philharmonic and Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras in a perfect evening of music, glamour, and optimism. Oh, Happy We! On November 3, we will transform a hangar at the Rocky Mountain Metro Airport into the Best of All Possible Worlds. Delight in delicious catering ...
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
ALL musicians are welcome to join violinist Midori to play repertoire from Twinkle, Twinkle to Bach’s Double Violin Concerto. Area teachers will lead read-throughs of common pieces. Bring your instrument and a music stand. Cellists and bassists, please bring an endpin holder. This event is now full!Continue Reading
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor DUN Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds* SIBELIUS Violin Concerto Midori, violin BRAHMS Symphony No. 3 Grab your smartphones and help us transform Macky Auditorium into an immersive aviary as we present Academy Award-winning composer Tan Dun’s Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds. Then, ...
Nov 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Imagine pop, rock, and metal played by a virtuosic string quartet. Now meet Boulder Philharmonic musicians play music you definitely know in a way you have never heard before at this happy hour hosted at the Boulder Marriott bar. $10 tickets include one free drink and #nophilter performance. Music-themed ...
Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Boulder Phil’s new #nophilter chamber ensemble explores adventurous repertoire outside the classical tradition. This free event, which also features The Schiff Dance Collective, is part of the Third Tuesday Lunchtime Concert Series, generously sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation. Continue Reading
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm – Nov 25 @ 4:00 pm
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Boulder Ballet Boulder Children’s Chorale Gary Lewis, conductor TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker, Op. 71 The curtain rises for America’s favorite ballet, brought to life by Boulder Ballet, the Boulder Phil and the Boulder Children’s Chorale. Catch the magic of this thrilling and heart-warming spectacle, all performed to Tchaikovsky’s ...
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
With a world-class career spanning four decades, Garrick Ohlsson has been described as “producing a sound so lush it glistens.” Experience one of the greats of our time in an exceptional, intimate setting. “…Words like divine or timeless greatness came to mind…” ~San Francisco Classical Voice THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! ...
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Note: This concert will also be performed on Sunday, January 20, 2 PM at Pinnacle PAC | more info Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor BORODIN In the Steppes of Central Asia RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1 Garrick Ohlsson, piano PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5 With a world-class career spanning four ...
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor BORODIN In the Steppes of Central Asia RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1 Garrick Ohlsson, piano PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5 With a world-class career spanning four decades, Garrick Ohlsson has been described as “producing a sound so lush it glistens.” We’re thrilled to welcome legendary ...
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mary Wilson’s crystalline, coloratura soprano has been described as “ethereal and otherworldly.” This recital with piano will feature Mozart and Handel arias as well as songs by Bernstein, Schubert, Schumann, and more. Continue Reading
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor O’CONNOR Strings and Threads Charles Wetherbee, violin BARBER Knoxville, Summer of 1915 MAHLER Symphony No. 4 Mary Wilson, soprano The wonder and wisdom of childhood imbues both Barber’s nostalgic reverie and Mahler’s sublime evocation of Heaven. Fiddle virtuoso Mark O’Connor’s Strings and Threads connects ...
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A world-class performer, cellist Astrid Schween debuted as a soloist with the New York Philharmonic at age 16. She will perform solo works by Debussy, Bach, Cassado and more and talk about her experience as the newest member of the Juilliard String Quartet. This event is sold out! Continue Reading
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
About Discovery Concert 2019 Music and architecture have many things in common – rhythm, texture, harmony, proportion, dynamics – and composers and architects throughout the ages have often approached their work in similar ways. Join us for the 2019 Discovery Concert as the Boulder Philharmonic and special guests explore the ...
Mar 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join Boulder Philharmonic Music Director Michael Butterman for an inside look at the orchestra. In addition to exploring what happens inside the concert hall, we’ll also see how orchestral music used in movies can help drive the overall story and shape the way we feel about characters and events. From ...
Mar 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor KUSTER Dune Acres (Colorado premiere) ELGAR Cello Concerto Astrid Schween, cello BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 Beethoven’s energetic Symphony No. 4 anchors a program both familiar and fresh. The newest member of the famed Juilliard String Quartet, cellist Astrid Schween, joins us for Elgar’s dramatically ...
Mar 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Build It! takes families on a memorable tour of the orchestra in an fun, interactive format. Join Maestro Michael Butterman and the Boulder Phil for this free one-hour concert featuring music by Bach, Britten and more. Expand your musical horizons by exploring the many things that music and architecture have ...
Mar 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Imagine pop, rock, and metal played by a virtuosic string quartet. Now meet Boulder Philharmonic musicians play music you definitely know in a way you have never heard before. Upslope brewers will design a flight of their handcrafted beers to create a multi-sensory pairing with this #nophilter performance. $10/personContinue ...
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