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The Music of David Bowie

When: Saturday, May 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Macky Auditorium, 17th St & University Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

The genius of David Bowie’s innovative range of musical styles influenced multiple generations of groundbreaking music. Now, hear his iconic music performed as it has never been before with the Boulder Phil featuring conductor Brent Havens, vocalist Tony Vincent from “The Voice,” and a full rock band as they take …

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The Dream of America

When: Saturday, April 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Macky Auditorium, 17th St & University Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Butterman, conductor DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, “From the New World” BOYER Ellis Island: The Dream of America with actors and projected images The hope of new beginnings and wide-open possibilities animates Peter Boyer’s Grammy-nominated Ellis Island, recently featured on PBS’ Great Performances series. Emerging from the …

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Pixar in Concert

When: Saturday, March 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Macky Auditorium, 17th St & University Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

  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 …

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Elgar & Beethoven with Astrid Schween, cello

When: Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Macky Auditorium, 17th St & University Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

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 …

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The Heavenly Life with Mary Wilson, soprano

When: Saturday, February 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Macky Auditorium, 17th St & University Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

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 …

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Ohlsson Plays Rachmaninoff at Pinnacle PAC

When: Sunday, January 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Pinnacle Performing Arts Complex, 1001 W 84th Ave, Denver, CO 80260, USA

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 …

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Ohlsson Plays Rachmaninoff at Macky

When: Saturday, January 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Macky Auditorium, 17th St & University Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

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 …

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Midori Plays Sibelius

When: Sunday, November 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Macky Auditorium, 17th St & University Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

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, …

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Infinite Space at Macky

When: Saturday, October 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Macky Auditorium, 17th St & University Ave, Boulder, CO 80302, USA

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 …

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Infinite Space at Pinnacle PAC

When: Sunday, October 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Pinnacle Performing Arts Complex, 1001 W 84th Ave, Denver, CO 80260, USA

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 …

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