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 ...
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 ...