A Note from Lawrence

Posted on May 12, 2016 in DPO Desk, From Lawrence Golan, music director
A Note from Lawrence

Dear Friends of the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra, It is my pleasure to tell you about the final concert of our 2015–16 season, which will take place on June 3 at Central Presbyterian Church in Denver. The concert is called Eurotrip and features music that one might hear if they took a European summer vacation, traveling […]

Announcing LOTR Costume Contest!

Posted on Mar 28, 2016 in Announcements
Announcing LOTR Costume Contest!

Dig out your elf ears and wizard robes — we’re excited to announce our Lord of the Rings costume contest at The One Ring on April 8! Best adult costume wins two season tickets to our 2016–17 Season and best kid’s costume wins a Tattered Cover book store gift certificate. Our student intern Jordan first read […]

Doesn’t get better than live music & cocktails!

Posted on Feb 25, 2016 in From Matt Meier, board member
Doesn’t get better than live music & cocktails!

Dear Friends, Heads up! — You really don’t want to miss the second performance in our new fundraiser series DPO With a Twist. Next Wednesday, March 2, join me and the DPO for dinner, drinks and a small ensemble of big horns at the premier club, DazzleJazz. Featuring DPO musicians, the set includes everything from […]

Denver Philharmonic Orchestra to Build a New Stage Inside Central Presbyterian Church

Posted on Feb 19, 2016 in Announcements, Press
Denver Philharmonic Orchestra to Build a New Stage Inside Central Presbyterian Church

The Denver Philharmonic Orchestra (“DPO”) is pleased to announce it has reached agreement with Central Presbyterian Church (“CPC”) to build a large stage in the chancel area of the church. Construction of this custom performance space located at 1660 Sherman Street in downtown Denver will begin this summer. The grand opening of the Antonia Brico […]

Today’s the Day!

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in DPO Desk, From Jon Olafson, board president
Today’s the Day!

Dear Friends, Today is a very big day for the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra and for all nonprofits in the region. It’s Colorado Gives Day! Contribute Now Even with our hall packed full of smiling faces, ticket sales only account for one-third of our expenses. In order to provide a fantastic experience to so many, we […]

What’s Your Favorite Thing?

Posted on Dec 7, 2015 in DPO Desk
What’s Your Favorite Thing?

With Colorado Gives Day tomorrow, we asked our leadership what is their favorite thing about the DPO. Share yours in the comments section of your Colorado Gives Day donation! Schedule your Colorado Gives Day donation today   I love that the DPO performs classical music in a fun, casual and welcoming environment.” — Valerie Clausen, […]

Ten Bucks

Posted on Dec 1, 2015 in DPO Desk, From Matt Meier, board member
Ten Bucks

Dear Friends, December 8 is Colorado Gives Day, the biggest day for pretty much every nonprofit in the state. Last year, we raised $6,000 for the Denver Philharmonic with your help. This year, I think we can make it to $10,000. Contribute now Like most millennials living in Denver, I have student loans, high rent […]

The Rolling Stones and Classical Music

Posted on Nov 30, 2015 in DPO Desk
The Rolling Stones and Classical Music

How My Father Taught Me to Find Satisfaction in Music by Sarah Hogan, DPO Board Member One of my first musical memories is my father pounding his hands to the beat of the Rolling Stones on the steering wheel of our car. The music was loud, his voice was bad, and his rhythm was questionable […]

It’s Getting Hot in Here

Posted on Nov 20, 2015 in DPO Desk, From Matt Meier, board member
It’s Getting Hot in Here

Dear Friends, It’s going to be a chilly night — I hope you can join us and warm up at tonight’s concert Inextinguishable! And, hot off the press — The Denver Post did just name the DPO as one of 10 Colorado arts organizations that “get it right.” Arrive early for the Denver Fire Department’s chili cook-off — taste ’em all and […]

Philharmonic + Cocktails

Posted on Oct 15, 2015 in DPO Desk, From Matt Meier, board member
Philharmonic + Cocktails

Dear Friends, Chamber music is good. Chamber music in one of Denver’s premier jazz clubs with food and drink is even better! Our new fundraiser series DPO With a Twist debuts October 22 at DazzleJazz with its first concert, “Strings Straight Up.” The other day, we stopped by Dazzle to invent a new cocktail “with a twist” to serve […]