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
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
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. 

Mar
21
Sat
The Firebird + Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance @ Macky Auditorium
Mar 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Butterman, conductor

We welcome our Frequent Flyer friends for the Butterfly Lovers Concerto in a concert that explores a renewal – both spiritual and physical.

BATES Resurrexit
ZHANHAO/GANG Butterfly Lovers Concerto, Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance, Charles Weatherbee, violin
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Russian Easter Overture
STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite (1919)


Sponsors
Silver Circle Concert Sponsors
Nancy Clairmont and Bob Braudes
Stravinsky Firebird Suite
Marjorie & Bob Schaffner
Zhanhao/Gange Butterfly Lovers Concerto
Marti Oetzel

Mar
22
Sun
The Firebird + Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance at Pinnacle PAC @ Pinnacle Performing Arts Complex
Mar 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Butterman, conductor

A concert that explores a renewal – both spiritual and physical.

BATES Resurrexit
ZHANHAO/GANG Butterfly Lovers Concerto, Charles Weatherbee, violin
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Russian Easter Overture
STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite (1919)

Sponsors
Stravinsky Firebird Suite
Marjorie & Bob Schaffner