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 […]

Transatlantic Partnership Announcement

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 in News
Transatlantic Partnership Announcement

Denver Philharmonic Orchestra and Munich’s Bayerische Philharmonie Announce International Partnership with Proclamation from Gov. John W. Hickenlooper Groundbreaking partnership will leverage social media, international patron engagement in addition to conductors, musician exchanges DENVER (April 12, 2017) — With a proclamation from Governor Hickenlooper in hand proclaiming the day “Denver and Bavarian Philharmonic Day,” the Denver […]

Celebrate! 🍻

Posted on Apr 7, 2017 in From Matt Meier, board member
Celebrate! 🍻

Dear Friends, At tonight’s concert Prost!, we have a lot to celebrate — we are kicking off our new trans-Atlantic partnership with the Bavarian Philharmonic Orchestra and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has declared today Denver and Bavarian Philharmonic Day! Guest conductor Mark Mast has flown in from Munich, Germany to lead our musicians in an all-German program featuring […]

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!

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 […]

What the Fugue is Gemütlichkeit?

Posted on Mar 27, 2017 in What the Fugue?
What the Fugue is Gemütlichkeit?

Spring has arrived!  Days are getting longer, the snow has melted, and flowers are blooming across the city (much to the chagrin of my poor Midwestern allergies). Across Metro Denver folks are sipping beer on patios and laying out blankets in parks — there’s a general sense of Gemütlichkeit that’s leaving everyone feeling warm and […]

A New Partnership

Posted on Mar 17, 2017 in From Jon Olafson, board president
A New Partnership

Dear Friends, There couldn’t be a more appropriate title for our April concert than Prost! ‘Prost’ is a celebratory German word, like our “Cheers!” The concert features an all-German musical selection, and we have some HUGE news to celebrate. We ask that you raise your glass to the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra and our new friends and partners at the […]