A Note from Mark

Posted on Apr 5, 2017 in A Note from
A Note from Mark

Dear Friends! Almost half a lifetime ago, I first landed in Colorado to conduct more than a dozen concerts and it turned out to be the start of a lifetime love. From its mountains, cities, people and nature to its overall unique spirit of freedom and vastness, Colorado always inspires and opens new horizons for me. […]

A Note from Jeremy

Posted on Mar 30, 2017 in A Note from
A Note from Jeremy

Dear Friends, As it turns out, my very first CD as young kid contained the complete works for clarinet by Carl Maria von Weber. After studying and teaching his first concerto for decades, I’m so excited to finally perform it with the DPO at Prost! on April 7. This piece is in the blood of every […]

“Twist” is my favorite

Posted on Feb 28, 2017 in A Note from
“Twist” is my favorite

Dear Friends, We do a lot of fun things at the Denver Philharmonic. DPO With a Twist just might be my favorite. Why? The food! — If you haven’t had Dazzle’s mac-n-cheese, I’ll just say it: you haven’t lived The drinks! — One of the tough requirements of my job is cocktail tasting for DPO with […]

Who Do You Love? | Stop-Motion Photo Booth Video

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 in Features
Who Do You Love? | Stop-Motion Photo Booth Video

At Hopeless Romantics on February 10, 2017, patrons were asked to write what they love at the Stop-Motion Photo Booth. From “Bacon” to “Music! Music!! Music!!!,” our patrons opened up to show us the things and people near and dear to their hearts. 💙💛 Featuring a live recording of the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra performing Tchaikovsky’s […]

A Note from Matthew

Posted on Feb 3, 2017 in A Note from
A Note from Matthew

Dear Friends, One of my very first CDs I had as a child was the recording of Johannes Brahms’ Double Concerto for violin and cello. I’ve craved the opportunity to perform this piece for as long as I can remember, and I am thrilled that my first time on stage with the work will be […]

A Note from Lawrence

A Note from Lawrence

Dear Friends & Supporters, On Friday, February 10, we will continue our 16–17 Powerhouse Season with Hopeless Romantics. The Romantic Period was probably the richest era in terms of producing the most beloved, iconic and enduring masterpieces. Irrefutably, it’s the age that produced the most passionate music ever written. It all started with Beethoven revolutionizing […]

Playing Out with Christiana McMullen

Posted on Dec 16, 2016 in Playing Out
Playing Out with Christiana McMullen

Warm up with a cup of cheer! We visited soprano Christiana McMullen at the University of Denver where she is pursuing her Master’s Degree in Voice Performance. The Boston native is dreaming of a White Christmas at her new home in Denver with her family and shares with us those who inspired her to become […]

A Note From Marc

Posted on Dec 9, 2016 in A Note from
A Note From Marc

Dear Friends, It’s a great honor to be the guest conductor leading the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra in its annual Holiday Cheer! concert. It will be a pleasure to join you and soprano Christiana McMullen Friday, December 16. This concert will be full of sweetness, light and joy to fill our hearts, and the wonderful music you’ll hear […]

The Power of Community

Posted on Dec 6, 2016 in Features
The Power of Community

Dear Friends, There is a reason The Denver Post calls us “everyone’s favorite community orchestra.” It’s because we run on the power of community. We are a vibrant community, averaging 1,000 attendees per concert! Even so, ticket sales only account for 30% of our total budget. Today is Colorado Gives Day, and in the spirit […]

RE: Teens’ Concert Behavior

Posted on Nov 29, 2016 in Features
RE: Teens’ Concert Behavior

Dear Friends, The day after our most recent concert, we received an email from a patron named Karie concerning the behavior of the three teens she brought to the orchestra the night prior. She wrote: Much to my delight, you truly engaged these teenagers. You live-tweeted cool facts during the entire performance. The use of cell phones and […]