Thursday, May 24, 2018
Springtime at the Winter Palace.
Charm yourself in the grandeur of Russ-Keys, our 70th Season’s finale on May 24. Returning to the DPO, pianist Fei-Fei Dong (Planes, Trains & Automobiles, 2015) warms things up with one of the greatest and most beloved works in the piano repertoire, Sergei Rachmaninoff’s enchanting Piano Concerto No. 2. Closing the season, Dmitri Shostakovich’s triumphant and ever-popular Symphony No. 5 will leave you breathless and on your feet.
Single ticket pricing: Adults: $25 • Senior (65+): $17 • Student: $12 • 12 and under FREE
Lawrence Golan, conductor
Fei-Fei Dong, piano
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
7:30–9:30pm (with intermission), doors open at 5:30pm
Antonia Brico Stage at Central Presbyterian Church (1660 Sherman St.)
More Than Music
We host activities before, during and after each concert. More Than Music events are free to attend for all ticket holders. Participants may save their concert hall seats by displaying the “Save The Seat” message printed on the back cover of our concert programs. Here’s what we have lined up for this concert:
Pre-concert Chat, starting at 6:30pm
Join us for a free, informal pre-concert chat about the music you’ll be hearing. What should you listen for? What is the music’s historic and cultural context? Associate Conductor Hisham Bravo Groover will give you insights into the music and music-makers you’ll be listening to.
Wine and Craft Beer, starting at 6:15pm
Clink a glass of wine, or Oktave Oktoberfest-style beer, the official DPO craft beer from Ursula Brewery! Sorry kids, this More than Music event is 21+ only. $5. 🍷🍺
Complimentary Coffee, starting at 6:15pm
Our friends at Purple Door Coffee will be brewing java for you to enjoy.
#DPOTweets, during the concert
During the concert, we live-tweet photos, facts and tidbits about the music you’re listening to. Follow along, share and interact with us and other concert-goers on Twitter. @denverphilorch
Say hello! Join us in the lobby after the concert for refreshments, meet the musicians, buy a t-shirt — and have fun!