Can you use $5?

Posted on Jun 27, 2017 in Uncategorized
Can you use $5?

Happy Summer! Can you use five bucks? If you’re having trouble coming up with some things you could spend it on, here’s a list: A juicy bratwurst to enjoy while our Brass Quintet performs at the Biergarten Fest in Morrison on July 7 A few extra gallons in your Subaru to get up to a […]

Playing Out with Wei Luo

Posted on May 31, 2017 in Playing Out
Playing Out with Wei Luo

Eighteen-year-old concert pianist Wei Luo visited Colorado for the first time to perform Felix Mendelssohn’s first piano concerto at our season finale. We met the Chinese-American musician in the Romanesque colonnade in Civic Center Park to chat about music, life in high school, and moving to the States as a young girl to pursue her […]

Get to Know Pianist Wei Luo

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Behind the Stands
Get to Know Pianist Wei Luo

Equally intriguing were those moments when she took you so far inside the music that your ears left behind previous points of reference, partly because she immerses herself in the music with an intensity that borders on madness.” — Philadelphia Inquirer, October, 2015 Born in Shenzhen, China, Wei Luo began piano lessons at age 5, […]

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

Denver Philharmonic Nominated for Emmy Awards

Posted on May 19, 2017 in From Matt Meier, board member
Denver Philharmonic Nominated for Emmy Awards

OMG! We are incredibly thrilled to announce that our original webseries, Playing Out, has just been nominated for not one but TWO Emmy Awards! A few years ago, I was having dinner with solo soprano Elizabeth Baldwin. We chatted and laughed, and I knew that while she wowed audiences with her performance, they wouldn’t get a chance […]

Congratulations, Matt!

Posted on May 10, 2017 in From Jon Olafson, board president
Congratulations, Matt!

There is no way around it and there is no better way to say it — I’m proud!! To begin with, I’m proud to live in a community that values the arts and promotes its citizens to be leaders in the arts community. Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) spearheads incredible efforts to train […]

A Note from Wei

Posted on May 5, 2017 in A Note from
A Note from Wei

Dear Friends, I still remembered the first time I heard Felix Mendelssohn’s first piano concerto, I was entirely obsessed by the delightful and charming nature of the piece. Every time I listen to it, no matter how exhausted I am sometimes, I always feel super refreshed and inspired by the music! The concerto has brought […]

What Drink Goes With Dvořák?

Posted on Apr 26, 2017 in Classical Cocktail Pairings
What Drink Goes With Dvořák?

DPO Volunteer / cocktail advisor Katrina Niemisto created a new drink menu inspired by each piece on tonight’s DPO With a Twist Mixed Drink set list. Buy now for Mixed Drink!   Aram Il’yich Khachaturian: Trio Spring Trio Mile High Spirits’ Elevate Vodka, lemon juice, simple syrup, with crushed mint and topped with soda — A bright […]

Rainy-Day Classical

Posted on Apr 21, 2017 in From Matt Meier, board member
Rainy-Day Classical

Happy Friday! As much as I love 300 days of sunshine, I do enjoy the other 65 gray days like today. Somehow, they’re perfect for tuning into CPR Classical or turning up a classical playlist with a warm drink in hand. (Today, it’s Spotify and green tea.) The only thing better is experiencing that music live. […]

Final performances at DazzleJazz’s Lincoln Street lounge

Posted on Apr 14, 2017 in From Matt Meier, board member
Final performances at DazzleJazz’s Lincoln Street lounge

Hello! Our friends at DazzleJazz recently announced they will be relocating from their home at 9th & Lincoln to the heart of downtown’s theatre district in May. The finale of this season’s DPO With a Twist on April 26 will be one of the final performances at Dazzle’s Lincoln Street lounge before the big move. For […]