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, ...
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 “amazing talent” (Gustavo Dudamel) is not to be missed.  Program: Tárrega: Recuerdos ...
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 pm Online
Premiering at April 7 at 9 AM MT Playing both the oboe and English horn parts, Boulder Phil’s Principal Oboist, Sarah Bierhaus, performs the work of Augustin Pio Barrios, Prelude for Guitar, as part of our Living Room Concert Series. Continue Reading
Apr 12 @ 5:30 pm – Apr 14 @ 6:30 pm Online Event
April 12 & 14 at 5:30 PM MT An examination/analysis of the famed Enigma Variations along with some educated guesses as to the answer to his riddle. (2 sessions) Classes are offered via Zoom and will be available to watch on-demand for registered participants for 2 weeks after the streaming ...
May 3 @ 5:30 pm – May 8 @ 6:30 pm Online Event
May 3, 6 & 8 at 5:30 PM MT This course explores the influence of Shakespeare’s plays on composers in the 19th and 20th centuries, and an exploration of the role that music played during performances of Shakespeare’s plays during his lifetime. The guest speaker is Professor Ross Duffin of ...
May 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Online
*Note: this event has moved from April 28 to May 5* 5:15 PM – Gather on Zoom 5:30 PM – Event start 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 ...
May 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Online
5:15 PM – Gather on Zoom 5:30 PM – Event start 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 ...
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Mountain View United Methodist Church
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor SHOSTAKOVICH  Jazz Suite No. 1 MILHAUD  The Creation of the World, Op. 81a WEILL  Little Threepenny Music American jazz has made an impact worldwide, and many European classical composers have been drawn to its unique rhythms, harmonies and instruments.  From Milhaud’s Harlem-inspired ballet score ...
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor Marcus Roberts Trio—Marcus Roberts, piano; Rodney Jordan, bass; Jason Marsalis, drums GERSHWIN An American in Paris GERSHWIN Piano Concerto in F “Roberts first introduced his version of Concerto in F in a concert with the Berlin Philharmonic, and he owns it.” ~Third Coast Review ...
Jan 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Lone Tree Arts Center
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor Marcus Roberts Trio—Marcus Roberts, piano; Rodney Jordan, bass; Jason Marsalis, drums GERSHWIN An American in Paris GERSHWIN Piano Concerto in F “Roberts first introduced his version of Concerto in F in a concert with the Berlin Philharmonic, and he owns it.” ~Third Coast Review ...
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor Rachel Barton Pine, violin BILLY CHILDS Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (world premiere/co-commission) BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A Major “An exciting, boundary-defying performer—Pine displays a power and confidence that puts her in the top echelon.” ~The Washington Post Single tickets on sale December ...
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor Terrence Wilson, piano CINDY MCTEE  Circuits HOVHANESS Symphony No. 2, “Mysterious Mountain” RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3 “One of the biggest pianistic talents to have emerged in this country in the last 25 years…” ~Baltimore Sun Single tickets on sale December 8 Save 10-15% ...
Apr 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor Charles Wetherbee, violin Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance MASON BATES  Undistant HE ZHANHAO/CHEN GANG  The Butterfly Lovers’ Violin Concerto RIMSKY-KORSAKOV  Russian Easter Overture STRAVINSKY  Firebird Suite (1919) Single tickets on sale December 8 Save 10-15% with a 5- or 6- concert series package – on sale ...
May 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor Richard O’Neill, viola ANNA CLYNE  Sound and Fury WALTON  Viola Concerto ELGAR  Enigma Variations “Energetic and sassy…exceptional” ~Los Angeles Times Single tickets on sale December 8 Save 10-15% with a 5- or 6- concert series package – on sale now The Boulder Phil has developed ...
May 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor Jake Shimabukuro, ukulele Nolan Verner, bass Dave Preston, guitar Ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro has been declared a musical “hero” by Rolling Stone and has wowed audiences worldwide. As Jake says, “If everyone played the ukulele, the world would be a better place.” Single tickets ...