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 ...
Nov 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Macky Auditorium
A Boulder tradition for over 30 years! Gary Lewis, conductor  Continue Reading
Nov 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Macky Auditorium
A Boulder tradition for over 30 years! Gary Lewis, conductor  Continue Reading
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 ...
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am Online Event
February 16 at 9 AM MT In honor of Black History Month, the Boulder Phil presents a digital reading of Nighttime Symphony by Timbaland & Christopher Myers. Art by Christopher Myers Read by Kristen Pierri Continue Reading
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 ...
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Hill Boulder
This summer, spend your Friday nights on the Hill! Grab dinner to-go from one of the Hill’s many restaurants and head to the Hill Event Street where different local bands will be performing every week. The Boulder Phil’s string quartet, #nophilter, will perform on Friday, September 10 from 6-8 PM ...
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mountain View United Methodist Church
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor HAYDN  Symphony No. 1 in D Major HAYDN  Sinfonia concertante in B-flat Major MARTIN  Petite symphonie concertante, Op. 54 With featured musicians: Sarah Bierhaus, oboe JJ Sechan, bassoon Charles Wetherbee, violin Charles Lee, cello Kathleen Wychulis, harp Jeremy Reger, harpsichord Jennifer Hayghe, piano Article: ...
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Waneka Lake Open Space
The Boulder Phil and the Boulder County Audubon Society partner to connect community members with the natural world through music, as Interpretive Naturalist Dave Sutherland leads music-themed nature hikes in Boulder’s beautiful outdoor spaces. The Audubon Society is one of the world’s oldest non-profit environmental organizations dedicated to the conservation of ...