Presented by Ligature Creative
Our 75th Anniversary Season finale is a jubilant Throwback Thursday! Crown Jewel sparkles with three works from our premiere concert in May 1948. Along with Ludwig van Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture, the DPO dazzled its first audiences not only with En Saga by Jean Sibelius but a telegram from Finland’s foremost composer wishing the orchestra success. The celebration concludes with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s stunning Symphony No. 40.
Ludwig van Beethoven
En Saga (A Saga)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No. 40 in G Minor
Acclaimed for his imaginative programming, evocative command of distinctive styles and composers, and vibrant performances, American conductor Lawrence Golan has served as Music Director of the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra since…
More Than Music
Pre-Concert Chat 💬
6:30–7:00pm. Join us early for special stories and insight from Zina Richardson, the former DPO associate conductor from 1977-1989. What was it like to study under DPO founder, Dr. Antonia Brico? What did she learn? Zina will answer all those questions and more!
Live Reading 📖
Meet the author of In One Ear and Out the Other, Diane Worthey! Before the concert, she’ll be doing a live reading of her aforementioned children’s book, which was inspired by Dr. Antonia Brico and her trailblazing life.
Beer & Wine 🍻
Toast to our 75th with a can of cold, Colorado craft beer or a glass of red or white wine from Total Wine. Sorry kids, this More than Music event is 21+ only. $6.
Drinks with lids may be brought into the hall (we provide lids!). You may also bring your own water bottle into the hall.