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 […]

Playing Out with Joseph Galema (ft. Wil Smith)

Posted on Nov 16, 2016 in Playing Out
Playing Out with Joseph Galema (ft. Wil Smith)

The walls will sing at Pulling Out All The Stops. The second concert in our powerhouse season showcases the beautiful and historic Reuter pipe organ at Central Presbyterian Church. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker David Sherman road-tripped down to Colorado Springs to visit organist Joseph Galema and the beautiful mid-century pipe organ at the U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet […]

Playing Out with Ryan Spencer

Posted on Sep 28, 2016 in Features, Playing Out
Playing Out with Ryan Spencer

Our powerhouse season debuts with the Grand Opening of the Antonia Brico Stage. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker David Sherman ventured north to explore LoHi, Highlands Bridge with DPO principal trumpet Ryan Spencer — and maybe get a frozen treat along the way. Ryan will solo on Johann Nepomuk Hummel’s Trumpet Concerto on Friday, September 30. The Grand […]

Playing Out with S. Mordecai Fuhrman (ft. Johan de Meij)

Posted on Apr 8, 2016 in Features, Playing Out
Playing Out with S. Mordecai Fuhrman (ft. Johan de Meij)

Last week at Tattered Cover, we sat down with our Associate Conductor S. Mordecai Fuhrman (or Sam, as we call him!) to chat about our upcoming concert The One Ring featuring The Lord of the Rings Symphony by Johan de Meij. Sam will conduct the orchestra on Friday, April 8. But how does a conductor prepare […]

Playing Out with Steven Lin

Posted on Feb 20, 2016 in Features, Playing Out
Playing Out with Steven Lin

We ventured into the heart of Cap Hill to flip through records at Wax Trax II and down to South Broadway to film concert pianist Steven Lin perform Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini at local Mutiny Information Cafe. Friday, February 19, Steven will perform the dynamic variations. Smash Hits! also features Mozart’s Symphony […]

Playing Out with Jay Campbell

Posted on Nov 18, 2015 in Features, Playing Out
Playing Out with Jay Campbell

On a crisp November afternoon, New York City-based concert cellist Jay Campbell explores the Mile High City with us. He takes a seat on 14th Street to perform Edward Elgar’s dramatic Cello Concerto written in the ashes of the First World War. Friday, November 20, Jay will perform Elgar’s emotional requiem with the Denver Philharmonic […]

Playing Out with Lawrence Golan

Posted on Sep 29, 2015 in Features, Playing Out
Playing Out with Lawrence Golan

Fall is in the air! Denver Philharmonic Music Director Lawrence Golan and his family joined us on an evening stroll through the Denver Botanic Gardens where he performed Vivaldi’s “Autumn” on violin. On Friday, October 2, the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra will kick off its 68th season with Lawrence at the helm as both conductor and […]

Playing Out with Fei-Fei Dong

Posted on May 23, 2015 in Playing Out
Playing Out with Fei-Fei Dong

We took New York-based concert pianist Fei-Fei Dong out on a rainy afternoon in downtown Denver to explore our iconic 16th Street Mall. She wowed passers-by as she dynamically performed George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue on one of the mall’s public pianos. Tonight, Fei-Fei will be the featured soloist playing the locomotive jazz number with our […]