Denver Philharmonic Orchestra and Denver Art Museum announce collaborative concert in advance of world-class Claude Monet exhibition
The Denver Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO) announced their collaborative event with the Denver Art Museum (DAM): First Impressions: Music & Monet will be on Friday, October 4, 2019, at 7:30 pm at the Antonia Brico Stage at Central Presbyterian Church, 1660 Sherman Street.
Impressionist works by the famed painter Claude Monet coupled with inspired works of art submitted by local students will be projected on a screen during the performance. Pre-concert, DAM staff members from the Learning & Engagement department at the museum will lead a Monet-themed artmaking activity where concertgoers can create and take home their own paper flowers.
On this October night, step into the lush French musical landscape inspired by Monet’s luminous artistic style and celebrate the music of the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra featuring pianist Stephanie Cheng. Individual tickets to the event start at $25 for adults, seniors are $17, and student tickets are $12. Kids 12 and under are free to attend! Wine and beer will be available for purchase on concert night.
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Image: Claude Monet, Waterlilies or The Water Lily Pond, 1904. Oil on canvas; 34 ¾ x 36 in. (87.95 x 91.44 cm). Funds from Helen Dill bequest, 1935.14
October 4 • First Impressions: Music & Monet
A special collaboration with the Denver Art Museum
Lawrence Golan, conductor
Stephanie Cheng, piano
Boulanger: D’un matin de Printemps (One Spring Morning)
Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Major
Debussy: La Mer
Opening October 21 • “Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature”
Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature will be on view at the Denver Art Museum October 21, 2019 through February 2, 2020. Co-organized by the DAM and the Museum Barberini in Potsdam, Germany, Denver will be the sole U.S. venue for this presentation of over 120 paintings spanning Monet’s entire career.
Denver Philharmonic Orchestra
The Denver Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO) is a nonprofit symphony orchestra founded in 1948 by Dr. Antonia Brico, the first woman to conduct the New York Philharmonic orchestra. DPO concerts are accompanied by “More Than Music” events designed to fulfill the orchestra’s mission to continually redefine the way our community engages with classical music. Metro Denver citizens support DPO through the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), a unique funding source serving hundreds of metro Denver arts, culture and scientific organizations. More information is available by calling 720-440-0818 or online at www.denverphilharmonic.org.
Denver Art Museum
The Denver Art Museum is an educational, nonprofit resource that sparks creative thinking and expression through transformative experiences with art. Its holdings reflect the city and region—and provide invaluable ways for the community to learn about cultures from around the world. Denver metro citizens support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), a unique funding source serving hundreds of metro Denver arts, culture and scientific organizations. For museum information, call 720-865-5000 or visit https://denverartmuseum.org/