Mar 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN POSTPONED! 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 HE/CHEN Butterfly Lovers Concerto, Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance, Charles Wetherbee, violin RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Russian Easter ...
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
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm
Max Richter’s transformation of Vivaldi’s beloved The Seasons has all the flavor of the original, but with added spice that transforms the experience into something altogether new and exciting.  Concertmaster Charles Wetherbee stars in this all-strings program that also includes Britten’s energetic Simple Symphony and Jessie Montgomery’s bubbly and inventive ...
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm
Phil Artistic Partner and audience favorite, Simone Dinnerstein rocketed to international fame following the phenomenal success of her debut recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations. Bach never heard the modern piano, but one imagines that he would be delighted to hear his best-known works brought to life by Simone as she ...
Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ring in the holidays with the spirited sounds of the brass and percussion sections of the Boulder Phil! From “Deck the Halls” to music for Hanukkah, Gabrieli to “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” this colorful and wide-ranging program is sure to leave you in the holiday spirit. Program will ...
Jan 23 @ 7:30 pm – Feb 6 @ 11:59 pm
Grammy-winning cellist Zuill Bailey returns to Boulder for the first of two programs with the Phil. Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s new concerto, written for Zuill, is full of playful jazz and pop influences. We’re pleased to present the premiere of a chamber-sized revision of the concerto, mirroring the ...
Jan 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Online
Tune in to the Phil’s virtual venue for a captivating evening of music and conversation with pianist Simone Dinnerstein. As an international performer with 10 albums that have topped the Billboard classical charts, Ms. Dinnerstein is known for her “strikingly original ideas and irrefutable integrity.” Guests will hear more about ...
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm
Pianist Simone Dinnerstein conducts a string quintet orchestration of Mozart’s famous Piano Concerto No. 21, with the lovely second movement memorably used in the film, Elvira Madigan. The richly diverse evening opens with two sentimental beauties by American trailblazer, Scott Joplin, and concludes with the iconic Mendelssohn Octet. Simone Dinnerstein, ...
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Online
Join your Phil for an evening of performance and perspective with one of the most sought-after clarinetists of today. As principal clarinetist of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Saito Kinen Orchestra, and Mito Chamber Orchestra, Ricardo Morales performs and teaches around the world.  We are excited to welcome Mr. Morales, whose playing ...
Mar 13 @ 7:30 pm
Cello-bration! A night for cello lovers, featuring a unique double-cello work along with Schumann’s moving Cello Concerto reimagined for chamber forces as the composer had planned to do, but did not live to complete. The program also includes a charming triple-violin work by the Phil’s own Paul Trapkus and concludes ...
Mar 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Online
Multi award-winning violinist Francisco Fullana treats guests of the Philharmonic to an evening of innovative and interactive performance. Go behind the scenes with the Spanish-born artist and upcoming artist in residence of the Balearic Islands Symphony Orchestra. This “frighteningly awesome” performer is not to be missed.  Hosted by Michael Butterman ...
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm
Stravinsky reinvented his compositional approach in the aftermath of WWI and the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 – distilling the opulence and intricacy of his early works into an intimate, condensed style. L’Histoire du soldat (The Soldier’s Tale) is a theatrical work “to be read, played, and danced” and takes on ...
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm
George Walker’s Lyric for Strings is elegiac and consoling, the perfect music for our current moment. Also on the program, composer Korine Fujiwara’s story of a trailblazing and inspirational female artist, Camille Claudel, is brought to life by string orchestra with the extraordinary dancers at Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance! The ...
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Online
Enjoy an evening with soprano Angela Brown, whose “charming personality…unites opera, pops, and gospel in one sensational voice.” As a Metropolitan Opera star, a noted interpreter of African American spirituals, and a featured artist on the two-time Grammy Award winning recording, “Ask Your Mama,” Ms. Brown joins the Philharmonic and ...
May 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Online
Celebrate the Phil’s season conclusion with multi-talented Cuban pianist and composer Aldo López-Gavilán. Equally versed in both classical and jazz worlds as a recitalist, concerto soloist, chamber-music collaborator, and performer of his own electrifying jazz compositions, Mr. López-Gavilán is praised for his “dazzling technique and rhythmic fire” and joins us ...