Notes: May 25

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Program Notes, Uncategorized
Notes: May 25

May 25, 2017 • When In Rome Concert program notes by Betsy Schwarm Buy now for When in Rome

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Declares Denver and Bavarian Philharmonic Day

Posted on Apr 7, 2017 in Uncategorized
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Declares Denver and Bavarian Philharmonic Day

John W. Hickenlooper, Governor of the entire state of Colorado, proclaims, forever after, April 7, 2017 as Denver and Bavarian Philharmonic Day in honor of the inaugural concert of our trans-Atlantic partnership with Bayerische Philharmonie. Buy now for Prost!

Romeo & Juliet & Dance Fights

Posted on Mar 7, 2017 in Uncategorized
Romeo & Juliet & Dance Fights

Dear Friends, When I was 10, my mom checked out the 1961 film West Side Story from the high school library. Dad made popcorn, and we gathered to watch Tony & Maria’s romantic love story, elaborate dance-fights with Riff & Bernardo, and a soaring score by Leonard Bernstein. Now, I had no clue who Leonard Bernstein […]

Past Concert: September 30, 2016

Posted on Aug 7, 2016 in Uncategorized
Past Concert: September 30, 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016 Grand Opening of the Antonia Brico Stage

Playing Out with Sydney Harper

Posted on Dec 15, 2015 in Uncategorized
Playing Out with Sydney Harper

’Twas a twinkling night in downtown Denver — a perfect evening for soprano Sydney Harper to cozy up next to the piano at the Brown Palace to sing a few cherished carols including Baby, It’s Cold Outside, O Holy Night and Santa Baby. Saturday, December 19, Sydney will perform O Holy Night, I Know That […]

Coming Soon

Posted on Aug 27, 2015 in Uncategorized
Coming Soon

Our 2015–16 Season is loaded with dynamic and beautiful works, classic and modern. Save 50% with season tickets — on sale soon!

Notes: April 3

Posted on Mar 25, 2015 in Program Notes, Uncategorized
Notes: April 3

April 3 • Reformations Concert program notes by Leigh Townsend Toccata and Fugue in D Minor 1708 J.S. Bach/Leopold Stokowski   (1685–1750)   (1882–1977) Transcribing old music for modern instruments and modern audiences is essential for keeping classical music alive. From obscurity to Fantasia, the Toccata and Fugue in D minor is a splendid showpiece of orchestral potential. […]