Nov
29
Fri
The Nutcracker with Boulder Ballet @ Macky Auditorium
Nov 29 @ 2:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra 
Gary Lewis, conductor

Performances on:

Friday, November 29, 2:00 PM
Saturday, November 30, 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Sunday, December 1, 2:00 PM

A Boulder tradition for 30 years. A feast for the senses with professional dancers, beautiful sets, and your Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra.


Dec
22
Sun
Christmas with the Phil @ Mountain View United Methodist Church
Dec 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Gary Lewis, conductor

Join your Boulder Phil for a musical celebration of the holidays! Highlights include concertmaster Charles Wetherbee, violin, as soloist for sections of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah with soloists and choir, and other music of the season.

Soloists:
Bethany Smith-Jacobs, soprano
Anna Englander, alto
Javier Abreu, tenor
Ashraf Sewailam, bass

Jan
23
Thu
Event of Note: An Evening with Piano Duo Anderson & Roe @ Home of Susan Olenwine and Frank Palermo
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Event of Note: An Evening with Piano Duo Anderson & Roe @ Home of Susan Olenwine and Frank Palermo | Boulder | Colorado | United States

Enjoy an evening with “the most dynamic duo of this generation,” Anderson and Roe!
The pair has toured extensively and have five critically acclaimed albums, with the aim of making classical piano a relevant and powerful force around the world. You’ll get to spend the evening with Anderson and Roe as they perform an electrifying recital of revolutionary works.

Support your Phil and experience music in intimate settings through this unique series of fundraising events. Each Event of Note features a food and wine reception for a chance to mingle with artists.

Jan
25
Sat
Mozart & More! @ Macky Auditorium
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Butterman, conductor

“The most dynamic duo of this generation.” With Billboard chart-topping albums and extensive international touring, Anderson & Roe revolutionize the piano duo. Maestro Butterman joins the pair for Mozart’s unique Three Piano Concerto.

FAURÉ Masques et Bergamasques
MOZART Concerto for Three Pianos, K. 242, Greg Anderson, Elizabeth Joy Roe, and Michael Butterman, piano
MOZART/ANDERSON Ragtime alla Turca, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano
MOZART Symphony No. 35, Haffner
SAINT-SAËNS/ANDERSON Danse macabre bacchanale, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano

Sponsors
Guest Artists Anderson & Roe
Academy Senior Living
Christine Yoshinaga-Itano & Wayne Itano
Ruth and Carl Forsberg
Fauré Masques et Bergamasques
Constance Holden & T. K. Smith
Mozart/Anderson Ragtime alla Turca
Pat Read & Bill Shunk
Mozart Symphony No. 35, Haffner
Susan Litt
Saint-Saëns/Anderson Danse macabre bacchanale
Peggy Lemone and Peter Gilman

 

Feb
15
Sat
FACE Vocal Band @ Macky Auditorium
Feb 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Scott O’Neil, conductor

“A True American Heartland Sound,” FACE Vocal Band is an internationally acclaimed all-vocal rock ensemble native to Boulder, Colorado. FACE will sing with your Boulder Phil for an evening of infectious energy, stunning vocals, brilliant beat-boxing, classic tunes and complex harmonies.

Songs to include:

Sounds of Silence – Simon and Garfunkel
Happy Together – The Turtles
House of the Rising Sun – Traditional American Folk Song
Baba Yetu – Christopher Tin
No Roots – Alice Merton
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
The Parting Glass – Traditional Celtic Folk Song

and more!

Feb
20
Thu
Event of Note: An Evening with Cellist Zuill Bailey @ Home of Ewa Borowska and Christopher Usher
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Event of Note: An Evening with Cellist Zuill Bailey @ Home of Ewa Borowska and Christopher Usher | Boulder | Colorado | United States

Join us for a recital with internationally renowned cellist Zuill Bailey, celebrated for his technical skill and artistry as well as his engaging personality. Bailey has been described as “playing with a passion unparalleled to almost any performer.” Join this captivating cellist and enjoy a night of enchanting melodies and technical mastery.

Support your Phil and experience music in intimate settings through this unique series of fundraising events. Each Event of Note features a food and wine reception for a chance to mingle with artists.

Feb
22
Sat
Hemingway Portraits & Sibelius 2 @ Macky Auditorium
Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Butterman, conductor

A night of sumptuous melody and glorious musical stories. Cellist Zuill Bailey won two Grammys for his recording of Michael Daugherty’s Tales of Hemingway, four musical portraits based on works by Hemingway written for Bailey. Sibelius said of his work, “My second symphony is a confession of the soul.”

DAUGHERTY Tales of Hemingway, Zuill Bailey, cello 
SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2


Sponsors
Guest Artist Zuill Bailey
Joan and Harold Leinbach

Mar
15
Sun
Musical Hike: Nature + Music 3.15.20 @ Butterfly Pavilion
Mar 15 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Musical Hike: Nature + Music 3.15.20 @ Butterfly Pavilion

Partnership with City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks & Butterfly Pavilion

Through these unique hikes, Butterfly Pavilion & Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks seeks to bridge music and nature exploration, helping to evoke a feeling of wonder and awe of nature’s beauty and fragility. This will be a guided nature walk through Butterfly Pavilion’s Wings of the Tropics exhibit alongside the music recording of The Butterfly Lover’s Concerto. We hope you can join us on these hikes and spark your creative spirit.

Cost to attend is free, but space is limited.