Boulder favorite Angela Cheng dazzles with Ravel’s jazzy Piano Concerto in G and Rachmaninoff’s ever-popular Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, the perfect conclusion to a program celebrating a composer that remains inspiring to classical fans the world over. Young Boulder native and 2022 Resound Boulder competition winner, Leigha Amick, premieres a new commission. Our season comes to a passionate close with Tchaikovsky’s emotional Romeo and Juliet.


Saturday, April 22, 7:00 PM
Doors open at 5:30 PM
Pre-Concert Talk at 6:00 PM


Macky Auditorium – Boulder, CO


This concert is dedicated in loving memory of Megan Edrington (1979-2023).
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Butterman
, conductor

Angela Cheng, piano
Gossamer Depths | Resound Boulder Commission
Piano Concerto in G
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Romeo and Juliet: Fantasy-Overture

For $10 Student/Youth Tickets and personalized assistance with your ticket order, call the Boulder Phil Box Office at 303.449.1343 or email chris@boulderphil.org.

Beyond the Performance

with Michael Butterman
and Leigha Amick
Saturday, April 22, 230PM
Main Boulder Public Library
Boulder Creek Room

Resound Boulder is a competition held by the Boulder Phil, recognizing two outstanding young composers for their exceptional orchestral and chamber works. In 2022, the first prize was awarded to Leigha Amick for her composition, Gossamer Depths. The Boulder Phil is honored to present the world premiere of this piece at our upcoming April concert.

Join Music Director Michael Butterman prior to the concert for an interview and Q & A with composer Leigha Amick at the Main Branch of the Boulder Public Library. Find out what it’s like to be a creative voice in the classical music world today!



About Angela Cheng

Consistently praised for her brilliant technique, tonal beauty, and superb musicianship, Canadian pianist Angela Cheng is one of her country’s national treasures. In addition to regular guest appearances with virtually every orchestra in Canada, she has performed with the symphonies of Alabama, Annapolis, Colorado, Flint, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Saint Louis, San Diego, Syracuse, and Utah…. READ MORE from The Cliburn

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