A Note from Principal Cellist Katie Burns

Posted on Aug 9, 2017 in A Note from
A Note from Principal Cellist Katie Burns

Dear friends, Travel and music have always gone hand in hand for me. They have taken me to Boston, New York, France, Italy and Greece where I’ve been able to collaborate and build lasting relationships with musicians and composers from around the world. I’ve seen how making music on this level has not only benefited my […]

Raise your hand if you like free beer and wine! 🙌

Posted on Aug 4, 2017 in Extras
Raise your hand if you like free beer and wine! 🙌

Dear Friends, Complimentary craft beer, wine and appetizers. Music soaring over beautiful skyline views. Your DPO friends & family. Birthday cake!? What more could you ask for on a Saturday evening? Join us for an inside look at our upcoming SEVENTIETH season with Music Director Lawrence Golan. DPO musicians — including Smilin’ Isles soloist Dirk Mewes — will play snippets […]

New Board Members Elected

Posted on Jul 31, 2017 in Announcements, DPO Desk, News
New Board Members Elected

Denver Philharmonic Orchestra Announces New Treasurer and Board Members DENVER (July 31, 2017) —  The Denver Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO) elected four new members to its Board of Directors at its June 5, 2017 Annual General Meeting. The leadership position of Treasurer was filled by CPA Kate Lange, of Denver, Colo. Three additional Board positions were filled […]

2017 Season Teaser

Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Announcements
2017 Season Teaser

Saturday, August 12, 2017 5:30–7:30pm Season Teaser presented by Ursula Brewery and the University Club of Denver Get an inside look! Join us for the Season Teaser Party August 12 on the rooftop at the Museum Residences! Enjoy a sneak peek into our 17–18 Season with Music Director Lawrence Golan, 2017–18 Season guest artists and DPO musicians. Celebrate the kickoff of […]

Denver Philharmonic takes home two Emmy Awards!

Denver Philharmonic takes home two Emmy Awards!

Dear Friends, On Saturday night, we proudly took home two Heartland Emmy Awards for our webseries “Playing Out,” which takes musicians out of the concert hall and into the streets of Denver. The series redefines the way our community engages with our soloists — not as stuffy, unapproachable artists, but as a new friend with […]

DPO to Open Biergarten Fest!

Posted on Jul 1, 2017 in Past Concerts
DPO to Open Biergarten Fest!

Dear Friends, We here the DPO are enjoying our Colorado summers with sunshine, fireworks, hiking trails and all our beautiful state has to offer! We’re also gearing up for our 70th Season which kicks off September 29 with Oktoberfest. But who can wait ’til September for brass and biers? Friday, July 7, we are opening the […]

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