Nature + Music

Like ephemeral pieces of light, butterflies flit through our lives, inspiring us to joy.  On Saturday, April 30, the Boulder Philharmonic will perform the gorgeous Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto by Chinese composers He Zhanhao and Chen Gang. Join naturalist Dave Sutherland for a pre-concert stroll in the Butterfly Pavilion’s tropical conservatory, sampling music inspired by insects while surrounded by the delicate beauty of butterflies. The cost to attend is free, but space is limited. For more information and to reserve tickets for the Boulder Philharmonic’s Nature + Music event, please visit the Butterfly Pavilion website: REGISTER HERE.

Boulder Phil & Naturalist David Sutherland
at the Butterfly Pavillion
Friday, April 23, 2022: 5-6PM
Saturday, April 24, 2022: 8-9PM


Musical Hikes

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 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 birds and their habitat. These hikes are free and open to the public.

To sign-up, please email Dave Sutherland at Hikes are limited to 20 people.

Per the CDC and State of Colorado and Boulder County Public Health, most public health orders are now lifted. Face coverings are no longer required for fully vaccinated individuals on our field trips. Those who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a face covering. Those who are fully vaccinated may choose whether or not to wear a face covering.