Wednesday, February 2, 2011

This Week's Top Ticket in Denver: Faun, Fleisher & Fantastique

Join the Colorado Symphony for piano great Leon Fleisher followed by the classic Symphonie fantastique.

MASTERWORKS SERIES
Faun, Fleisher & Fantastique
2/26 - 7:30 p.m
2/27 - 2:30 p.m.
Boettcher Concert Hall

Douglas Boyd, principal guest conductor
Leon Fleisher, piano

DEBUSSY / Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
RAVEL / Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
BERLIOZ / Symphonie fantastique

Principal Guest Conductor Douglas Boyd leads a program of sumptuous French works. The languid strains of Debussy are complemented perfectly by Ravel's jazzy Concerto for the Left Hand, featuring the legendary Leon Fleisher. The program concludes with Symphonie fantastique, complete with a "March to the Scaffold" and "Dreams of a Witches' Sabbath."

Come early Saturday or Sunday and enjoy a Prelude conversation to the performance, or stay after Saturday's for a Talkback session with Principal Guest Conductor Douglas Boyd.

Tickets available online at www.coloradosymphony.org or call the box office at 303.623.7876.

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