“Twist” is back — tonight at Dazzle! 🎶 🍸

Posted on Nov 8, 2017 in From Matt Meier, board member
“Twist” is back — tonight at Dazzle! 🎶 🍸

Hey there, While it’s the premiere of our third season of DPO With a Twist at the popular Dazzle nightclub, we’ve got a lot that’s new at Spritzer tonight! New lineup of DPO musicians! Along with familiar “With a Twist” faces, hear our principal harp and a trio featuring Music Director Lawrence Golan with two principal string players. New venue! Dazzle moved from their long-time […]

Denver Philharmonic Makes European Debut with Bavarian Partnership

Posted on Oct 20, 2017 in Announcements
Denver Philharmonic Makes European Debut with Bavarian Partnership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MUNICH (Oct. 20, 2017) — Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, nine members of the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO) will join the Bayerische Philharmonie (Bavarian Philharmonic) for a full-length concert in Herkulessaal (Hercules Hall) at Munich’s Royal Residenz. “We are so excited to present this concert in partnership with the Bavarian Philharmonic,” said Sarah […]

Out of the Office: #DPOinMunich

Posted on Oct 15, 2017 in From Matt Meier, board member
Out of the Office: #DPOinMunich

Here we go! Over the past year, we have been lucky to collaborate three times with our sister orchestra, Bayerische Philharmonic (Bavarian Philharmonic, or BayPhil) a premier European orchestra based in Munich, Germany. First, to kick off our 2016–17 season, BayPhil Music Director Mark Mast guest conducted Wagner’s Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at the Grand Opening […]

Middle School Band Dropouts

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 in DPO Desk
Middle School Band Dropouts

Ah, middle school. Those awkward formative years of growing (or not growing), trying to make friends, and being thrown into new experiences like band class. For some, this is a great experience — orchestra and band have opened doors for so many of our Denver Philharmonic musicians leading them on paths into music careers, or […]

New Board Members Elected

Posted on Jul 31, 2017 in Announcements, DPO Desk, News
New Board Members Elected

Denver Philharmonic Orchestra Announces New Treasurer and Board Members DENVER (July 31, 2017) —  The Denver Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO) elected four new members to its Board of Directors at its June 5, 2017 Annual General Meeting. The leadership position of Treasurer was filled by CPA Kate Lange, of Denver, Colo. Three additional Board positions were filled […]

2017 Season Teaser

Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Announcements
2017 Season Teaser

Saturday, August 12, 2017 5:30–7:30pm Season Teaser presented by Ursula Brewery and the University Club of Denver Get an inside look! Join us for the Season Teaser Party August 12 on the rooftop at the Museum Residences! Enjoy a sneak peek into our 17–18 Season with Music Director Lawrence Golan, 2017–18 Season guest artists and DPO musicians. Celebrate the kickoff of […]

Denver Philharmonic takes home two Emmy Awards!

Denver Philharmonic takes home two Emmy Awards!

Dear Friends, On Saturday night, we proudly took home two Heartland Emmy Awards for our webseries “Playing Out,” which takes musicians out of the concert hall and into the streets of Denver. The series redefines the way our community engages with our soloists — not as stuffy, unapproachable artists, but as a new friend with […]

Denver Philharmonic Nominated for Emmy Awards

Posted on May 19, 2017 in From Matt Meier, board member
Denver Philharmonic Nominated for Emmy Awards

OMG! We are incredibly thrilled to announce that our original webseries, Playing Out, has just been nominated for not one but TWO Emmy Awards! A few years ago, I was having dinner with solo soprano Elizabeth Baldwin. We chatted and laughed, and I knew that while she wowed audiences with her performance, they wouldn’t get a chance […]

Congratulations, Matt!

Posted on May 10, 2017 in From Jon Olafson, board president
Congratulations, Matt!

There is no way around it and there is no better way to say it — I’m proud!! To begin with, I’m proud to live in a community that values the arts and promotes its citizens to be leaders in the arts community. Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) spearheads incredible efforts to train […]

Rainy-Day Classical

Posted on Apr 21, 2017 in From Matt Meier, board member
Rainy-Day Classical

Happy Friday! As much as I love 300 days of sunshine, I do enjoy the other 65 gray days like today. Somehow, they’re perfect for tuning into CPR Classical or turning up a classical playlist with a warm drink in hand. (Today, it’s Spotify and green tea.) The only thing better is experiencing that music live. […]