Denver Philharmonic Gears Up For A 14-City Tour Of China

Posted on May 31, 2016 in News
Denver Philharmonic Gears Up For A 14-City Tour Of China
By Brad Turner, Colorado Public Radio

golan-300-sqConductor Lawrence Golan, the music director of the Denver Philharmonic, recently received an unusual offer from a company that owns and manages concert halls in China.

They asked him to do a 24-day concert tour of the country. And to bring an orchestra.

Golan said yes. Then he had to organize it.

A 24-day international tour is a huge feat for any orchestra. It’s an especially big feat for the Denver Phil, a group of mostly unpaid musicians that puts on just six concerts a year.

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