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Spring at Stanley is sponsored by Productav

Product AV LogoProductav (pronounced “Productive”) is a Denver-owned and operated company that specializes in Live Event Production throughout Colorado. Having gone through the toughest year imaginable with the event industry completely shut down (outside of virtual events), we are so happy to be involved once again with one of our favorite clients: the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra. While we as a company specialize in large-scale corporate events and conventions, it was the love of music that got us started in this industry and working with the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra is always such a pleasure for us! We look forward to a brighter 2021 and, as music is played once again from stages, we are so honored to play a role in the live music experience!

May 26 & 27, 2021
Spring at Stanley

The Field at Stanley Marketplace
Aurora, Colorado · 7:00 pm

Presented by Productav
Lawrence Golan, conductor
Rebecca Moritzky, harp

Gioachino Rossini
The Barber of Seville Overture

Felix Mendelssohn
The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave)

Gabriela Lena Frank
Elegía Andina

Henson-Conant
Soñando en Español; 
3rd movement “Baroque Flamenco”
Featuring Rebecca Moritzky

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 7

  • Poco sostenuto – Vivace
  • Allegretto
  • Presto – Assai meno presto (trio)
  • Allegro con brio

This concert is presented without intermission.

Program Notes

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Gioachino Rossini

Overture to Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)

Gioachino Rossini composed more than 40 operas during his lifetime, but today he is best known for just one. The timeless comedy of The Barber of Seville, based on a…

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Felix Mendelssohn

The Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave), Op. 26

Few pieces of music evoke so perfectly the source of their inspiration as does the concert overture Felix Mendelssohn wrote while visiting the Hebrides, a series of small islands off…

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Gabriela Lena Frank

Elegía Andina

Gabriela Lena Frank has quickly become one of the foremost American composers of the 21st century. Currently serving as Composer-in-Residence with the Philadelphia Orchestra and included in the Washington Post’s…

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

Ludwig van Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony, like his Eroica (No. 3), is associated with Napoleon. Unlike the Eroica, however, which Beethoven originally conceived as a tribute to the French emperor, the…

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Our Conductors

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Lawrence Golan

Music Director

Acclaimed for his vibrant, inspired performances, imaginative programming and evocative command of different styles and composers, American conductor Lawrence Golan has developed a reputation as a dynamic, charismatic communicator. He…

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Taylor Gonzales

Associate Conductor

Taylor Gonzales returns to the Denver Philharmonic as the associate conductor for the 2020–21 season. He also serves as the assistant conductor for the Lamont School of Music Symphony Orchestra…

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Héctor H. Jardón

Associate Conductor

Héctor H. Jardón, born and raised in Toluca, Mexico., began musical training at the age of six. He is a  three-time recipient of the Sarah Metzner-Boal Award for Outstanding Student in…

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Tonight’s Musicians

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Rebecca Moritzky

Harp

Rebecca Moritzky has played harp for 22 years. She performs regularly across the Denver Metro and Colorado Front Range area. She obtained her Harp Performance degree from the Lamont School…

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First Violin

Katherine Thayer, concertmaster
AK Barnett-Hart, associate concertmaster
Ximena Calderon
Anthony Elias
Ellen Elias
Matt Grove
Beth Letendre
Ylana Padgett
Emmy Reid

Second Violin

Yiran Li, principal
Chris Costello
Christy Goode
Annie Laury
Callista Medland
Beth Remming
Anne Silvas

Viola

Annie Zagorski, acting prinicpal
Mary Alyce Groman
Lori Hanson
Kaylin Jarriel
Samantha Lichtin
Vince Vuong

Cello

Katie Burns, principal
Kierra Aiello
Nia Lepore
Dana Shin

Double Bass

Ryan Bell, principal
Lucy Bauer
Josh Filley
Taryn Galow
Kurt Henning

Flute

Whitney Kelley, principal
Joshua Hall

Oboe

Kimberly Brody, principal
Loren Meaux, asst. principal/ English horn

Clarinet

Kwami Barnett, principal
Claude Wilber

Bassoon

Ken Greenwald, principal
Sara Laupp

Horn

Kimberly George, acting principal
Kelli Hirsch

Trumpet

Ryan Spencer, principal
Ariel Van Dam

Timpani

Steve Bulota, principal

Percussion

Ross Coons, principal

Our Team

Board of Directors

Jon Olafson, President
Heather Moritz, Vice-President
Matt Meier, Secretary
Shelby Clymer, Treasurer
Dr. Robert Dallenbach
Sean Murphy
Tenley Oldak
Krista Picco
Esteban Romero
Mark Rossman

Denver Philharmonic Foundation Board

Shelby Clymer
Keith Fisher
Roger Powell

Executive Director

Valerie Clausen

Personnel Manager

Annie Laury

Marketing

Matt Meier
David Sherman
Natalie Schiller, Embedded Reporter

Stage

Loren Meaux, Manager
Taryn Galow
Christy Good
Emmy Reid
Xander Scrima

Music Librarian

Callista Medland

Concert Program

Ligature Creative, design
Walker Burns, editing
Callista Medland, editing
Elizabeth Schwartz, program notes

Audio Tech

Productav
Joel Dallenbach
Jack Pelon
Madison Rogers

Concert Night Crew

Robert Bigsby
Jerry Brindisi
Julie Kang
Brian McGuire
Karen McGuire
Liza Potter
Sherry Richardson
Carrie Tremblatt

Our Supporters

We are grateful to each member of our ever-growing Denver Philharmonic donor family! These individuals, business and government partners improve our community through their support of the arts.

This list  reflects gifts received between December 1, 2019 & June 2, 2021.

Gifts of $10,000–$19,999

Valerie & Gil Clausen
The Keil Family, in memory of Maureen Keil

Gifts of $5,000–$9,999

Linda Lebsack & Hugh Pitcher
Don & Bonnie Walls

Gifts of $2,500–$4,999

AM91
Jon Olafson
Krista M. Picco MBA, CIMA, Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo

Gifts of $1,000–$2,499

Heather Moritz
Anonymous (1)
Brownstein Hyatt Farver Schreck, in honor of Tenley Oldack
Daniel Burns
Daniel R. Burns & Lorraine Diaz
Rich Casson & Liza Ranftle
Community First Foundation
Paula Elmers
Cecilia & Lawrence Golan
Nora Morgenstern & Michael Lyster
Lisa Peloso & Vik Patel
Maxine & Mark Rossman
James A. Stegman
Amanda Thall
Ben Vagher

Gifts of $500–$999

Barefoot Public Relations, in honor of Sarah Hogan
Charlie & Mary J Curlee
DoorDash
Eleanor Glover & Eugene Advincula
Sarah & Matt Hogan
Meredith Laitos & Douglas Carlson
Jack Moritz
Rand & Barb Moritzky
Tenley & Adam Mueller
M. Sean & Jocelyn Murphy
Sheila & Ole Peloso
Karin Tate
TATE+BURNS Architects LLC

Gifts of $300–$499

Keri Rose Agnes
Anonymous (2)
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Margo Blu
Stephen L & Donna Good
Great-West Financial
Lori Hanson
Kelli & Geoff Hirsch
Mary Hull
Allison Lausten
Callista & Patrick Medland
Matt Meier & David Sherman
Annie Zagorski

Gifts of $100–$299

Amazon Smile
JoAnn Alleman
Amy Anderson
Anonymous (8)
Patsy & Jim Aronstein
Tamara Arredondo
John Bardeen
Anna Barnett-Hart
Fred Beisser
Ronald Berg
Johanna E Bon
Phil Pearlman & Betty Bona
Ricardo Bracho
Jeanine Branting
Elise Brenninkmeyer
James & Kimberly Brody, in honor of Peggy Lemmon
Steve & Joey Buck, in memory of Manny Araujo
Raymonda Burgman
Janice Burley
Jessica Clark
Deborah Clendenning
Coral Cosway
Ann Roecker & Tim Cranston
Lauren O’Neill Crist-Fulk, in honor of Caryne Mesquita
Naomi Croghan
Lauren Edmonds
Kristin Erner
Koehler Family
Hanson Family
Cliff & Teresa Faurer
Alixandra Feeley
carol finley
Tally & Ryan Flint
James Gillman
Stephanie Gillman
Emily Gregory, in honor of Jon Olafson
Kent & Fredrika Groff
Rob & Celeste Habiger, in memory of Louise Habiger
Sara Hammond
HCA Healthcare
Bruce Heagstedt
Cathy Heine
Kurt Henning
Elizabeth Hepp
Michael Hoffman
Surilda Hudson
Thomas Jatko, in memory of Harry Heskett
Mr. Andy M. Kenney
Andy & Sherry Kenney
Barbara Laff
Ken Laff
Catherine Ricca Lanzano
Annie Laury, in memory of Alice Joy Lewis
Matt & Allison Lausten
Greg & Donna Lengyel, in honor of Nicholas Lengyel
Judy & Dan Lichtin
Judy Lichtin
Brian Lucius
Susan Lythgoe
Neighborhood Music & Theatre
Mike Marecak
Garrett Marsilio
Aeolian Music Club
Paula Elmers
Esmeralda Colfax
Thomas McWilliams Jr.
Michael Meaux
Gary & Carolyn Medland
Katherine Meier
Adam Mueller
Christine Murphy & Norman Mueller
M. Sean Murphy, in honor of Tenley Oldack
Kevin Gillies & Nancy Banks
Daniel & Ann O’Neill
Marianne Orkin
Pam Parker
Suzy Pino
Peter & Brenda Plowshay
Ani Powell
Ani & Roger Powell, in memory of Manny Araujo
Katharine Rainbolt
Nancy Rawls
Mark Rossman
Ann Schock, in memory of Kathleen Justice
Linda Slater & Gerald Veillette
Steven Smith
Wil Smith
Merriam Spurgeon
Rob & Margie Stanford
Kathryn Starnella
Cori & Tyler Streetman
The Sylman Family, in memory of Manny Araujo
The American Oline Giving Foundation
Mike & Amanda Tine
Annie Trunkle Smart
Steven W. Smith
Barbara Wells
Louise Westfall
Pam & Sonny Wiegand
Kristin Erner & David Yanoski
Linda & Jimmy Yip, in honor of Jon Olafson

Gifts up to $99

Victor Alcott
Amy Alleman
Erin Anderson
Anonymous (39)
Anonymous, in memory of Tylor Brown
Scotty Arnold
Geri Badler, in honor of Meredith Badler & Greg Boggs
Genie Bang
Thomas Baxter
Kristina Becker
Tomas Berl
Brent Berry, in memory of Tam Skinner
Sophia Briegleb
Jerry Brindisi
Elizabeth & Quinn Varnell
Mark Brunner
Suzanne Buchanan
Hazel Butler
Robyn Chauvin
Gregory Clark
Kristen Cordova
Kevin Corwin
Linda Crossett
Joan Dacres
Louis DeScala
Scott Dissel
Evgenia Dobrinskikh
Stepan Dyachkovskiy
Deborah Evans
Karen Farbman
Sabrina Foss-Stockwell
Donna Fouts
Allyson Fredeen
Ally Fredeen
Taryn Galow, braillist
Jody Gardiner
Genna Anonymous
Jo Anne Goering
Terri Gonzales
Karen Graham
Lauren Grosh
Robert Grossman
Kenneth Hoagland
Claudia Hoellerbauer
Carolyn Holmgren
Scott & Beth Huffman
Michele Huston
Sasha Hutchings, in honor of Matt Meier
Jon Icasas
Ezgi Icellioglu
Tom Baxter & Linda James
Marty & Stan Jewell
Gabe Johnson
Jeffrey Johnson
Quinn Johnson
Sherry Jones
Kail Family
Bob & Val Kluver
Roberna Knorr
Richard Koseff
Anna Kozlyuk
Kimberly Kronwall
David Kurth
Roger Lane
Marcia LaPorte
Alex Leith
Rebecca Lenzini
Brent Litchfield
Donald Lockett, in honor of Ray & Suzanne Satter
Ben Luey
Paul Maricle
Jeffrey Martinez
Joe & Robin McCaffery
Heather McCallin
Loren Meaux
Loren Meaux
Jay Mehta
Katie Meier
Ligature Creative
Joseph Meier
Marilyn Messersmith
R A Metz
Johnny Milani
Valerie Murray
Charlotte Namba
Suzi Neel, in honor of Jon Olafson
Elizabeth Neer
Jeffrey Neff
Virgie Nelson
David G Nereson
Faith Novotny
Edward Nunn
Alyssa O
Nancy & Paul Oberman
Brynn Oneil
Elizabeth Orr
Joshua Orr
Susan Osthoff
Kyla Pellouchoud
Matthew Peters
Lisa Phillips
Igor Pikayzen
Christy Pletcher
Richard Pollock
Collin Reeser
Bruce & Sharron Regenthal
The Reinprecht Family
Bruce Rengers
Laurie Rhoades
Sherry Richardson
David Rhodes
David Rogers
Judie Roman
Esteban Romero
Linda Rosales
Jeff & Sharon Rowe
Ida A Sansoucy, in honor of Taylor Gonzales
Jody & Lou Scalpati
Erin Sharp
David Sherman
Grace Note Studio
Celia Sladek
Edward Smith, in honor of Geralda Smith
Robert Stanford
Robert Starr
Dorothy A Swanson, in memory of Manny Araujo
David Tagieff
Manijeh Taherynia
Kathleen Taylor
Denise Taylor
Jane Templeton
Katherine Thayer
Jennifer Thompson
Julia Thompson
Julia Thompson
Barbara Thorngren
Annie Trunkle Smart, in honor of Anne Trunkle
Carmel Ulbrick
Kevin Van Vleet
John Vaughey
Holly Vause
Tamme Venard
Trevor Voeltz, in honor of Krista Picco
Kathleen Vorthman
Elizabeth Wall
Beverly Wallace
Shendi Wang
Linda Wheatlake
Don Wheatlake
Patricia White
Nicole Wilhelms
Evan Williams
Stephen Winiarski
Ben & Anne Wofford
Mary Campbell Zopf
Michael Zumwalt