. Interchanging Idioms: Colorado Symphony Announces Summer Concerts

Monday, May 7, 2012

Colorado Symphony Announces Summer Concerts


Symphony performs in and around the region including Red Rocks, Arvada Center, PACE, Lone Tree, Civic Center Park, Denver Botanic Gardens and Boettcher Concert Hall

This July, the Colorado Symphony, as part of its new direction of engaging and connecting with communities, will be appearing in several different venues throughout the region performing a wide variety of programming. The capability and diversity of the Colorado Symphony is clearly on display throughout the month as performances include a full repertoire of traditional patriotic music, along with tributes to American composer John Williams, Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops, Mozart and legendary rock and roll band Queen. The Symphony will also perform with Natalie Merchant as part of her world tour at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Tickets are on sale at many of the presenting venue box offices. Red Rocks and Boettcher Concert Hall tickets are available at the Colorado Symphony box office, by calling 303.623.7876 or online at www.coloradosymphony.org.

“The Colorado Symphony’s summer concert series demonstrates our commitment to remain the region’s only full-time professional orchestra and present performances that further advance the organization’s mission while playing for both old friends and new audiences across the Front Range. The enthusiastic response we’ve received from presenters who have invited the orchestra to the various venues is only matched by the enthusiasm of the musicians to bring the joy of music to the people throughout the region,” says Colorado Symphony president and CEO, Gene Sobczak.

COLORADO SYMPHONY SUMMER SCHEDULE


Independence Eve Celebration
Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 8:00pm
Civic Center Park
FREE concert
This is the third-annual free Independence Eve Celebration featuring the Colorado Symphony in concert, a light show and fireworks display. It all takes place downtown in Civic Center Park (Colfax and Broadway).

Colorado Symphony: Mixed Ensembles
Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 7:30pm
Parker Arts, Culture and Events Center (PACE)
An exciting program of mixed ensembles from the Colorado Symphony showing the great diversity of the musicians with a patriotic twist.
Tickets: www.PACEcenteronline.org or call 303.805.6800.

The Music of John Williams and the Movies
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 7:30pm
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
The Colorado Symphony celebrates the music of American composer, John Williams, featuring music from films such as Star Wars, Indiana Jones, E.T., Harry Potter and more, plus music from other iconic films and TV. An ideal concert for the entire family.
Tickets: www.coloradosymphony.org or call 303.623.7876.
Prices range from $22 to $52. Separate $8 per ticket fee applies to all sales.

A Tribute to Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops
Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 6:30pm
Lone Tree Arts Center – Terrace Theater
The Colorado Symphony pays homage to the great Arthur Fiedler, long-time conductor of the Boston Pops. This festive tribute features a new blend of light classics and popular hits, in the style that made Fiedler’s Boston Pops so accessible and popular for audiences.
Tickets: www.lonetreeartscenter.org or call 720.509.1000.

A Tribute to Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops
Friday, July 13, 2012 at 7:30pm
Arvada Center – Outdoor Amphitheater
The Colorado Symphony pays homage to the great Arthur Fiedler, long-time conductor of the Boston Pops. This festive tribute features a new blend of light classics and popular hits, in the style that made Fiedler’s Boston Pops so accessible and popular for audiences.
Tickets: www.arvadacenter.org or call 720.898.7200. Limited tickets are also available in person at the Colorado Symphony Box Office.

Great Western Classics
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 7:30pm
Boettcher Concert Hall
Venture into the Great Wild West in this concert that features a fusion of Pops and classical tunes that celebrate the region, featuring music from Blazing Saddles, Silverado, Magnificent 7, the Grand Canyon Suite and more. Wear your western duds for even more fun at this lively concert.
Tickets: www.coloradosymphony.org or call 303.623.7876.
Prices range from $19 to $52. Separate $8 per ticket fee applies when purchasing online or by phone.

Natalie Merchant with the Colorado Symphony
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 7:00pm
Denver Botanic Gardens – York Street
In conjunction with her next orchestral recording (release planned for this spring), singer, songwriter and musician, Natalie Merchant will undertake an extensive touring project performing with symphony orchestras throughout the world, including this stop in Denver to perform with the Colorado Symphony.
Tickets: SOLD OUT

Colorado Symphony: String Ensemble
Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 6:30pm
Clyfford Still Museum – Anschutz Foundation Atrium
Inspired by Clyfford Still’s passion for classical music, musicians from the Colorado Symphony’s string section present an evening of chamber music at the Clyfford Still Museum, including a performance of Schoenberg’s “Verklärte Nacht.”
Tickets: www.clyffordstillmuseum.org

Letters from Mozart
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 7:30pm
Lone Tree Arts Center
Colorado Symphony resident conductor, Scott O’Neil, leads the audience through Mozart’s incredible life while reading sparkling translations of letters he wrote to family and friends, accompanied by his most famous compositions. This journey of discovery is a must for anyone who has ever loved the work of Mozart.
Tickets: www.lonetreeartscenter.org or call 720.509.1000.

Mozart Under Moonlight
Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 7:30pm
Arvada Center – Outdoor Amphitheater
Colorado Symphony resident conductor, Scott O’Neil, leads the audience through Mozart’s incredible life while reading sparkling translations of letters he wrote to family and friends, accompanied by his most famous compositions. This journey of discovery is a must for anyone who has ever loved the work of Mozart.
Tickets: www.arvadacenter.org or call 720.898.7200. Limited tickets are also available in person at the Colorado Symphony Box Office.

Buckaroo Jamboree: Cherokee Style
Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 10:30am
Cherokee Ranch
Join us at Cherokee Ranch for an unforgettable afternoon with your family. Spurs optional! Gather up the young 'uns and head to Cherokee Ranch for an interactive musical adventure featuring Colorado Symphony's most popular Education Program, Buckaroo Jamboree.
Tickets: www.cherokeeranch.org

The Music of Queen
Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 7:30pm
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
The Colorado Symphony joins with cast members from London’s West End smash hit musical We Will Rock You in a rock spectacular paying homage to Freddie Mercury and Queen.
Tickets: www.coloradosymphony.org or call 303.623.7876.
Prices range from $25 to $59. Separate $8 per ticket fee applies to all sales.

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