Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor Revel in fantastic music by America’s greatest living composer for film―the incomparable John Williams. From Star Wars, E.T., Jaws, Harry Potter and more, this concert promises to be a delight for all ages! Superman March Cowboys Overture Jaws Suite: The Shark Theme from Jurassic ...
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor MONTGOMERY Starburst STEPHENSON Celestial Suite HOLST The Planets We honor the 100th anniversary of the first performance of Holst’s epic suite, The Planets, with The New Live’s unique visual reimagining that explores the emotional context of a piece written during the depths of World ...
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Pinnacle Performing Arts Complex
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor MONTGOMERY Starburst STEPHENSON Celestial Suite HOLST The Planets We honor the 100th anniversary of the first performance of Holst’s epic suite, The Planets. Our Open Space season blasts off with Jessie Montgomery’s exuberant Starburst and continues with James Stephenson’s Celestial Suite, inspired by pioneering ...
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Macky Auditorium
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor DUN Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds* SIBELIUS Violin Concerto Midori, violin BRAHMS Symphony No. 3 Grab your smartphones and help us transform Macky Auditorium into an immersive aviary as we present Academy Award-winning composer Tan Dun’s Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds. Then, ...
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm – Nov 25 @ 4:00 pm Macky Auditorium
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Boulder Ballet Boulder Children’s Chorale Gary Lewis, conductor TCHAIKOVSKY  The Nutcracker, Op. 71 The curtain rises for America’s favorite ballet, brought to life by Boulder Ballet, the Boulder Phil and the Boulder Children’s Chorale. Catch the magic of this thrilling and heart-warming spectacle, all performed to Tchaikovsky’s ...
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
Note:  This concert will also be performed on Sunday, January 20, 2 PM at Pinnacle PAC  |  more info Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor BORODIN  In the Steppes of Central Asia RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1 Garrick Ohlsson, piano PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5 With a world-class career spanning four ...
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Pinnacle Performing Arts Complex
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor BORODIN  In the Steppes of Central Asia RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1 Garrick Ohlsson, piano PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5 With a world-class career spanning four decades, Garrick Ohlsson has been described as “producing a sound so lush it glistens.” We’re thrilled to welcome legendary ...
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor O’CONNOR Strings and Threads Charles Wetherbee, violin BARBER Knoxville, Summer of 1915 MAHLER Symphony No. 4 Mary Wilson, soprano The wonder and wisdom of childhood imbues both Barber’s nostalgic reverie and Mahler’s sublime evocation of Heaven. Fiddle virtuoso Mark O’Connor’s Strings and Threads connects ...
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Macky Auditorium
About Discovery Concert 2019 Music and architecture have many things in common – rhythm, texture, harmony, proportion, dynamics – and composers and architects throughout the ages have often approached their work in similar ways. Join us for the 2019 Discovery Concert as the Boulder Philharmonic and special guests explore the ...
Mar 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor KUSTER Dune Acres (Colorado premiere) ELGAR Cello Concerto Astrid Schween, cello BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 Beethoven’s energetic Symphony No. 4 anchors a program both familiar and fresh. The newest member of the famed Juilliard String Quartet, cellist Astrid Schween, joins us for Elgar’s dramatically ...
Mar 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Pinnacle Performing Arts Complex
Build It! takes families on a memorable tour of the orchestra in an fun, interactive format. Join Maestro Michael Butterman and the Boulder Phil for this free one-hour concert featuring music by Bach, Britten and more. Expand your musical horizons by exploring the many things that music and architecture have ...
Mar 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Macky Auditorium
  Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Gary Lewis, conductor A visually stunning, live orchestra, multimedia concert with your favorite moments from Toy Story, Coco, The Incredibles, Finding Nemo, A Bug’s Life & more! These great film scores have won 10 Grammys and 3 Academy Awards, and have received 10 Oscar nominations. “Two ...