The “Stolen Margarita” (TOP SECRET)

Posted on Apr 10, 2018 in A Note from, Classical Cocktail Pairings, DPO Desk
The “Stolen Margarita” (TOP SECRET)

Amigos, ¡GOOOOAL! is a few days away! This Saturday, we hope you will join us to hear some incredible music from an assortment of outstanding composers from Mexico to Spain to Brazil and Argentina — all brought to you in the capable hands of guest conductor José Luis Castillo. Now if you find yourself more passionate about the sports bar […]

Are you ready for some fútbol?

Posted on Mar 22, 2018 in From Lawrence Golan, music director
Are you ready for some fútbol?

Dear Friends, As the 2018 World Cup approaches, we continue on our season-long world tour with ¡GOOOOAL!, April 14. This energetic and colorful program features music from Mexico, Spain, Brazil and Argentina and will feature guest conductor José Luis Castillo. Maestro Castillo brings his authentic perspective to the program; born and raised in Valencia, Spain, […]

Nurse your holiday hangover with us at Dazzle

Posted on Jan 3, 2018 in From Matt Meier, board member
Nurse your holiday hangover with us at Dazzle

Happy New Year! I hope your holiday season was safe, happy and full of family, friends, food and live music! 2018 is officially here, and we are excited to say there are seven performances left in our 70th Season. Up next is another dazzling performance of our intimate chamber series, DPO With a Twist. For a third season, we are […]

Don’t miss our beloved annual tradition — Holiday Cheer! 🎶🎄

Posted on Dec 11, 2017 in From Jon Olafson, board president
Don’t miss our beloved annual tradition — Holiday Cheer! 🎶🎄

Dear Friends, Thanksgiving has come and gone… Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year’s are just around the corner! This Friday & Saturday, get into the holiday spirit with cocoa, caroling, and cookies at our annual favorite — Holiday Cheer! presented by Trace3. Pre-concert, musicians from the Denver Young Artists Orchestra will set the mood and fill the air with holiday tunes as you enjoy […]

“Twist” is back — tonight at Dazzle! 🎶 🍸

Posted on Nov 8, 2017 in From Matt Meier, board member
“Twist” is back — tonight at Dazzle! 🎶 🍸

Hey there, While it’s the premiere of our third season of DPO With a Twist at the popular Dazzle nightclub, we’ve got a lot that’s new at Spritzer tonight! New lineup of DPO musicians! Along with familiar “With a Twist” faces, hear our principal harp and a trio featuring Music Director Lawrence Golan with two principal string players. New venue! Dazzle moved from their long-time […]

Lawrence’s Dazzle Debut! 

Posted on Nov 1, 2017 in DPO Desk
Lawrence’s Dazzle Debut! 

You’ve seen him conduct, and if you’re lucky, you’ve heard him play the violin on the Antonia Brico Stage. Next week Music Director Lawrence Golan will make his first appearance at DPO With a Twist hosted at Dazzle’s new downtown venue. Two years ago, we premiered our intimate chamber music series, DPO With a Twist, at the iconic Denver nightclub. November 8, our third […]

Denver Philharmonic Makes European Debut with Bavarian Partnership

Posted on Oct 20, 2017 in Announcements
Denver Philharmonic Makes European Debut with Bavarian Partnership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MUNICH (Oct. 20, 2017) — Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, nine members of the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO) will join the Bayerische Philharmonie (Bavarian Philharmonic) for a full-length concert in Herkulessaal (Hercules Hall) at Munich’s Royal Residenz. “We are so excited to present this concert in partnership with the Bavarian Philharmonic,” said Sarah […]

Out of the Office: #DPOinMunich

Posted on Oct 15, 2017 in From Matt Meier, board member
Out of the Office: #DPOinMunich

Here we go! Over the past year, we have been lucky to collaborate three times with our sister orchestra, Bayerische Philharmonic (Bavarian Philharmonic, or BayPhil) a premier European orchestra based in Munich, Germany. First, to kick off our 2016–17 season, BayPhil Music Director Mark Mast guest conducted Wagner’s Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at the Grand Opening […]

Middle School Band Dropouts

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 in DPO Desk
Middle School Band Dropouts

Ah, middle school. Those awkward formative years of growing (or not growing), trying to make friends, and being thrown into new experiences like band class. For some, this is a great experience — orchestra and band have opened doors for so many of our Denver Philharmonic musicians leading them on paths into music careers, or […]

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 […]