Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor Radiohead guitarist Johnny Greenwood and Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord explore the orchestral idiom, featuring the Phil’s own Principal Flutist Elizabeth Sadilek-Labenski, followed by Schubert’s beautiful fifth symphony. GREENWOOD Suite from There Will Be Blood LORD To Notice Such Things, Elizabeth Sadilek-Labenski, Flute SCHUBERT Symphony No. ...
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Pinnacle Performing Arts Center
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor Radiohead guitarist Johnny Greenwood and Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord explore the orchestral idiom, featuring the Phil’s own Principal Flutist Elizabeth Sadilek-Labenski, followed by Schubert’s beautiful fifth symphony. GREENWOOD Suite from There Will Be Blood LORD To Notice Such Things, Elizabeth Sadilek-Labenski, Flute SCHUBERT Symphony No. ...
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Macky Auditorium
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor A dazzling night of Latin music, as rising-star Cuban pianist Aldo López Gavilán performs his 2017 concerto. The breathtaking Boléro evokes the flavor of Spain.  PIAZZOLLA Tangazo Featuring Giselle Anne and Gustavo Naveira, dancers GAVILÁN Emporium, Aldo López Gavilán, piano GINASTERA Variaciones concertantes, Op. ...
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
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, ...
Feb 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
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 ...
Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
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 ...
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 ...
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online Event
Available for on-demand viewing through February 27 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 ...
Mar 13 @ 7:30 pm Online Event
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 15 @ 9:00 am – May 21 @ 11:00 pm Online Event
Boulder Phil’s 2021 Virtual Discovery Concert Cheers, Tears and Fears: Music and Emotion March 15 – May 21, 2021 The 2021 Discovery Concert is completely virtual this season, expanding our usual one-day field trip experience in Macky Auditorium to a month-long Discovery offering. In addition to our annual curriculum packet, ...
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Online Event
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 – 8:30 pm Online Event
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 ...