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2019/20 Season

Mozart Symphony No. 40

S E P T E M B E R

CLASSICS

NOV 8-10 FRI- SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Bobby McFerrin with the Colorado Symphony Chorus

SPOTLIGHT

SEP 7 SAT 7:30

Bobby McFerrin, vocalist Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director

Kristin Chenoweth in Concert with the Colorado Symphony

SPOTLIGHT

Douglas Boyd, conductor Jeffrey Kahane, piano BRAHMS Tragic Overture in D minor, Op. 81 MOZART Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major, K. 453 MOZART Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

Renée Fleming - SPOTLIGHT The Brightness of Light- Colorado Premiere NOV 15 & 17 FRI 7:30 n SUN 1:00

SEP 14 SAT 7:30

Kristin Chenoweth, vocalist

Rick Steves - A Symphonic Journey with the Colorado Symphony

SPOTLIGHT

SEP 15 SUN 2:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Renée Fleming, soprano Rod Gilfry, baritone SCHOENBERG Verklärte Nacht KEVIN PUTS The Brightness of Light

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Bertie Baigent, conductor Rick Steves, narrator

CLASSICS

NOV 22-24 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Angelo Xiang Yu, violin VERDI Overture to La forza del destino JENNIFER HIGDON Concerto for Orchestra TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

Home Alone in Concert

MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY

HalfNotes Brett Mitchell, conductor Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director MPAA Rating: PG

NOV 29 FRI 7:30

Opening Weekend: Mendelssohn CLASSICS Violin Concerto featuring Yumi Hwang-Williams SEP 20-22 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Yumi Hwang-Williams, violin ANNA CLYNE Masquerade MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 RACHMANINOFF Symphonic Dances, Op. 45

Latin Beats: Sonidos de las Américas SEPT 25 WED 7:00

FREE CONCERT

Bertie Baigent, conductor In partnership with the Mexican Cultural Center and Denver Arts & Venues SYMPHONY POPS Rhapsody & Rhythm: The Gershwin Concert Experience

SEPT 28 SAT 7:30

Christopher Dragon, conductor Michael Andrew, vocalist Natalie Cordone, vocalist Richard Glazier, piano

Aretha: A Tribute

SYMPHONY POPS

NOV 30 SAT 7:30

Christopher Dragon, conductor Capathia Jenkins and Ryan Shaw, vocalists

D E C E M B E R

Drums of the World

FAMILY

HalfNotes

DEC 1 SUN 2:30

Colorado Symphony Percussionists

O C T O B E R

Love Actually in Concert

MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY

DEC 6 FRI 7:30

Christopher Dragon, conductor MPAA Rating: PG13 Love Actually is a copyright of WT Venture LLC. Licensed by Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved

John Denver Holiday Celebration with the Colorado Symphony

HOLIDAY

DEC 7 SAT 7:30

Christopher Dragon, conductor Chris Nole, piano Mack Bailey, guitar Alan Deremo, bass Jon Conley, guitar + more Nate Barnes, drums

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 conducted by Brett Mitchell

CLASSICS

Celtic Woman: The Best of Christmas Tour

HOLIDAY

DEC 8 SUN 5:00

OCT 4-6 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Jason Shafer, clarinet LIBBY LARSEN Deep Summer Music COPLAND Clarinet Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

The Goonies in Concert

MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY

HalfNotes Christopher Dragon, conductor MPAA Rating: PG © 1985 Warner Bros. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

OCT 11 FRI 7:30

Music of Selena

ALTERNATIVE

OCT 12-13 SAT 7:30 n SUN 2:00 Christopher Dragon, conductor Isabel Marie Sánchez, vocalist

A Colorado Christmas

Dvořák Symphony No. 7

CLASSICS

OCT 18-20 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Alexander Shelley, conductor Cicely Parnas, cello TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture TCHAIKOVSKY Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33 DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

Verdi Requiem – 35th Anniversary SPOTLIGHT Celebration – Colorado Symphony Chorus OCT 26-27 SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Amber Wagner, soprano, Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo Issachah Savage, tenor, Aleksey Bogdanov, baritone Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director VERDI Messa da requiem

HOLIDAY

HalfNotes DEC 13-15 FRI 7:30 n SAT 2:30 & 6:00 n SUN 1:00 Bertie Baigent, conductor Devin DeSantis, vocalist Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director Colorado Children’s Chorale, Deborah DeSantis, artistic director

All Beethoven – 250th Birthday Celebration

SPOTLIGHT

DEC 16 MON 7:30

Bertie Baigent, conductor Benjamin Randall, piano BEETHOVEN Overture from Egmont BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 “Emperor” (Mvmt. I) BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

Handel’s Messiah — Awakening

HOLIDAY

DEC 20-21 FRI-SAT 7:30

Taylor Martin, conductor Anna Christy, soprano, Corrie Stallings, mezzo-soprano Derek Chester, tenor, Andrew Garland, bass, Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director HANDEL Messiah

N O V E M B E R

Holiday Brass

HOLIDAY

DEC 22 SUN 1:00

Brian Buerkle, conductor Colorado Symphony Brass & Percussion

A Night in Vienna DEC 31 TUE 6:30

Brett Mitchell, conductor

Disney in Concert: MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas NOV 1-2 FRI-SAT 7:30

Christopher Dragon, conductor Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts. ©Disney. All rights reserved. MPAA Rating: PG

Halloween Spooktacular! NOV 3 SUN 2:30

Bertie Baigent, conductor

HalfNotes

FAMILY

HalfNotes

HalfNotes Please join us for family-friendly activities 1 hour before the concert. 

These performances include FULL SCREENING OF THE FEATURE FILM!

CO LO R A D OSY M P H O N Y.O R G

HOLIDAY


J A N U A R Y

M A R C H

Strauss A Hero’s Life conducted by Brett Mitchell

CLASSICS

MAR 6-8 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00 Brett Mitchell, conductor The Percussion Collective RAVEL CHRISTOPHER THEOFANIDIS R. STRAUSS

Boléro Drum Circles: Concerto for 7 Percussionists and Orchestra Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life)

Harry Potter and the MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY Deathly Hallows™ Part 1 in Concert JAN 3-5 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00 Bertie Baigent, conductor

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. WIZARDING WORLD trademark and logo © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s19)

Barber Piano Concerto performed by Olga Kern

CLASSICS

Carnival of the Animals

JAN 10-12 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Olga Kern, piano MISSY MAZZOLI Holy Roller BARBER Piano Concerto, Op. 38 SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78, “Organ Symphony”

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute JAN 14 TUE 7:30

FREE CONCERT

Bertie Baigent, conductor In partnership with the MLK, Jr. Holiday Commission, and Denver Arts & Venues.

Mandolin Orange with the Colorado Symphony

MAR 15 SUN 2:30

Bertie Baigent, conductor SAINT-SAËNS Carnival of the Animals

FAMILY

HalfNotes

Marin Alsop Conducts

CLASSICS

MAR 20-22 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Marin Alsop, conductor BARBER Essay No. 2, Op. 17 COPLAND Suite from Appalachian Spring PROKOFIEV Suite from Romeo and Juliet

Music and Art: A Symphonic Exploration ALTERNATIVE MAR 27 FRI 7:30

Brett Mitchell, conductor Clifford Still Museum ADAM SCHOENBERG Finding Rothko RACHMANINOFF Isle of the Dead BEETHOVEN Quartet for Strings No. 16 in F major, Op. 135 JAMES CLARKE World Premiere

JAN 17 FRI 7:30

Mandolin Orange Christopher Dragon, conductor

Disney’s Fantasia In Concert MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY

HalfNotes MAR 28-29 SAT 7:30 n SUN 2:30 Brett Mitchell, conductor Presentation licensed by Disney Concert Library ©Disney

A P R I L

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4

CLASSICS

APR 3-5 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

A Tribute to Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops

SYMPHONY POPS

JAN 18 SAT 7:30

Christopher Dragon, conductor Stephen Dombrowski, tuba Roger Soren, contrabassoon

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3

Rune Bergmann, conductor Garrick Ohlsson, piano MOZART Overture to Don Giovanni, K. 527 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58 NIELSEN Symphony No. 4, Op. 29, “The Inextinguishable”

CLASSICS

JAN 24-26 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Lukáš Vondráček, piano Dancers from Ballet Colorado COPLAND Suite from Billy the Kid BERNSTEIN Facsimile RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30

Gilbert & Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance

SYMPHONY POPS

Holst The Planets

JAN 31-FEB 1 FRI-SAT 7:30

CLASSICS

APR 17-19 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Albert Bergeret, conductor The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director

Andrew Litton, conductor Natasha Paremski, piano Crown Imperial WALTON PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16 The Planets HOLST

F E B R U A R Y

Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 featuring Ingrid Fliter

CLASSICS

Colorado Symphony Ball 2020

FUNDRAISER

APR 25 SAT 6:00

FEB 7-9 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Mission Ballroom

Jun Märkl, conductor Ingrid Fliter, piano CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21 DEBUSSY La Mer La Valse RAVEL

A Symphonic Valentine

M AY

ALTERNATIVE

FEB 14 FRI 7:30

Bertie Baigent, conductor Laquita Mitchell, soprano

Mahler Symphony No. 9 conducted by Brett Mitchell

CLASSICS

MAY 1-3 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor MAHLER Symphony No. 9 in D major

Beethoven Violin Concerto conducted by Christopher Dragon MAY 8-10 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Legendary Women’s Voices: An Evening with Cynthia Erivo

SPOTLIGHT

FEB 15 SAT 7:30

Christopher Dragon, conductor Cynthia Erivo, vocalist

Denver Young Artists Orchestra Side By Side 2020 FEB 16 SUN 2:30

CLASSICS

FAMILY

HalfNotes

Christopher Dragon, conductor Simone Porter, violin BRAHMS Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80 BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 ELGAR Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, “Enigma Variations”

Jim James and Teddy Abrams with the Colorado Symphony

ALTERNATIVE

MAY 15 FRI 7:30

Bertie Baigent, conductor DYAO artists

Beethoven Missa Solemnis CLASSICS featuring the Colorado Symphony Chorus

Teddy Abrams, conductor Jim James, vocalist JAMES/ABRAMS The Order of Nature: A Song Cycle

FEB 21-23 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Jessica Rivera, soprano, Meg Bragle, alto John Tessier, tenor, Sidney Outlaw, baritone Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director BEETHOVEN Missa Solemnis, Op. 123

Big Band Classics conducted by Brett Mitchell

SYMPHONY POPS

MAY 16 SAT 7:30

Brett Mitchell, conductor Steve Wiest, trombone Lamont Jazz Orchestra

Star Wars Return of the Jedi in Concert

Beethoven Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” conducted by Brett Mitchell MAY 22-24 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY

FEB 27-29 THU-FRI 7:30 n SAT 2:00 Brett Mitchell, conductor

© 2019 & TM LUCASFILM LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © DISNEY. Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm Ltd. and Warner/Chappell Music

Brett Mitchell, conductor Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director SAINT-SAËNS “Bacchanale” from Samson et Dalila MASON BATES Children of Adam: Songs of Creation for Chorus and Orchestra BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55, “Eroica”

HalfNotes Please join us for family-friendly activities 1 hour before the concert. 

These performances include FULL SCREENING OF THE FEATURE FILM!

303.623.7876 1000 14th St. No. 14, Denver, USA Boettcher Concert Hall Denver Performing Arts Complex Hours: mon-fri: 10 a.m.–6 p.m. | sat: 12 p.m.–6 p.m.

coloradosymphony.org

presenting sponsor

also supported by

CLASSICS


2019/20 Season

Mozart Symphony No. 40

S E P T E M B E R

CLASSICS

NOV 8-10 FRI- SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Bobby McFerrin with the Colorado Symphony Chorus

SPOTLIGHT

SEP 7 SAT 7:30

Bobby McFerrin, vocalist Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director

Kristin Chenoweth in Concert with the Colorado Symphony

SPOTLIGHT

Douglas Boyd, conductor Jeffrey Kahane, piano BRAHMS Tragic Overture in D minor, Op. 81 MOZART Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major, K. 453 MOZART Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

Renée Fleming - SPOTLIGHT The Brightness of Light- Colorado Premiere NOV 15 & 17 FRI 7:30 n SUN 1:00

SEP 14 SAT 7:30

Kristin Chenoweth, vocalist

Rick Steves - A Symphonic Journey with the Colorado Symphony

SPOTLIGHT

SEP 15 SUN 2:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Renée Fleming, soprano Rod Gilfry, baritone SCHOENBERG Verklärte Nacht KEVIN PUTS The Brightness of Light

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Bertie Baigent, conductor Rick Steves, narrator

CLASSICS

NOV 22-24 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Angelo Xiang Yu, violin VERDI Overture to La forza del destino JENNIFER HIGDON Concerto for Orchestra TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

Home Alone in Concert

MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY

HalfNotes Brett Mitchell, conductor Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director MPAA Rating: PG

NOV 29 FRI 7:30

Opening Weekend: Mendelssohn CLASSICS Violin Concerto featuring Yumi Hwang-Williams SEP 20-22 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Yumi Hwang-Williams, violin ANNA CLYNE Masquerade MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 RACHMANINOFF Symphonic Dances, Op. 45

Latin Beats: Sonidos de las Américas SEPT 25 WED 7:00

FREE CONCERT

Bertie Baigent, conductor In partnership with the Mexican Cultural Center and Denver Arts & Venues SYMPHONY POPS Rhapsody & Rhythm: The Gershwin Concert Experience

SEPT 28 SAT 7:30

Christopher Dragon, conductor Michael Andrew, vocalist Natalie Cordone, vocalist Richard Glazier, piano

Aretha: A Tribute

SYMPHONY POPS

NOV 30 SAT 7:30

Christopher Dragon, conductor Capathia Jenkins and Ryan Shaw, vocalists

D E C E M B E R

Drums of the World

FAMILY

HalfNotes

DEC 1 SUN 2:30

Colorado Symphony Percussionists

O C T O B E R

Love Actually in Concert

MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY

DEC 6 FRI 7:30

Christopher Dragon, conductor MPAA Rating: PG13 Love Actually is a copyright of WT Venture LLC. Licensed by Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved

John Denver Holiday Celebration with the Colorado Symphony

HOLIDAY

DEC 7 SAT 7:30

Christopher Dragon, conductor Chris Nole, piano Mack Bailey, guitar Alan Deremo, bass Jon Conley, guitar + more Nate Barnes, drums

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 conducted by Brett Mitchell

CLASSICS

Celtic Woman: The Best of Christmas Tour

HOLIDAY

DEC 8 SUN 5:00

OCT 4-6 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Jason Shafer, clarinet LIBBY LARSEN Deep Summer Music COPLAND Clarinet Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

The Goonies in Concert

MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY

HalfNotes Christopher Dragon, conductor MPAA Rating: PG © 1985 Warner Bros. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

OCT 11 FRI 7:30

Music of Selena

ALTERNATIVE

OCT 12-13 SAT 7:30 n SUN 2:00 Christopher Dragon, conductor Isabel Marie Sánchez, vocalist

A Colorado Christmas

Dvořák Symphony No. 7

CLASSICS

OCT 18-20 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Alexander Shelley, conductor Cicely Parnas, cello TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture TCHAIKOVSKY Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33 DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

Verdi Requiem – 35th Anniversary SPOTLIGHT Celebration – Colorado Symphony Chorus OCT 26-27 SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Amber Wagner, soprano, Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo Issachah Savage, tenor, Aleksey Bogdanov, baritone Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director VERDI Messa da requiem

HOLIDAY

HalfNotes DEC 13-15 FRI 7:30 n SAT 2:30 & 6:00 n SUN 1:00 Bertie Baigent, conductor Devin DeSantis, vocalist Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director Colorado Children’s Chorale, Deborah DeSantis, artistic director

All Beethoven – 250th Birthday Celebration

SPOTLIGHT

DEC 16 MON 7:30

Bertie Baigent, conductor Benjamin Randall, piano BEETHOVEN Overture from Egmont BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 “Emperor” (Mvmt. I) BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

Handel’s Messiah — Awakening

HOLIDAY

DEC 20-21 FRI-SAT 7:30

Taylor Martin, conductor Anna Christy, soprano, Corrie Stallings, mezzo-soprano Derek Chester, tenor, Andrew Garland, bass, Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director HANDEL Messiah

N O V E M B E R

Holiday Brass

HOLIDAY

DEC 22 SUN 1:00

Brian Buerkle, conductor Colorado Symphony Brass & Percussion

A Night in Vienna DEC 31 TUE 6:30

Brett Mitchell, conductor

Disney in Concert: MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas NOV 1-2 FRI-SAT 7:30

Christopher Dragon, conductor Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts. ©Disney. All rights reserved. MPAA Rating: PG

Halloween Spooktacular! NOV 3 SUN 2:30

Bertie Baigent, conductor

HalfNotes

FAMILY

HalfNotes

HalfNotes Please join us for family-friendly activities 1 hour before the concert. 

These performances include FULL SCREENING OF THE FEATURE FILM!

CO LO R A D OSY M P H O N Y.O R G

HOLIDAY


J A N U A R Y

M A R C H

Strauss A Hero’s Life conducted by Brett Mitchell

CLASSICS

MAR 6-8 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00 Brett Mitchell, conductor The Percussion Collective RAVEL CHRISTOPHER THEOFANIDIS R. STRAUSS

Boléro Drum Circles: Concerto for 7 Percussionists and Orchestra Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life)

Harry Potter and the MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY Deathly Hallows™ Part 1 in Concert JAN 3-5 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00 Bertie Baigent, conductor

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. WIZARDING WORLD trademark and logo © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s19)

Barber Piano Concerto performed by Olga Kern

CLASSICS

Carnival of the Animals

JAN 10-12 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Olga Kern, piano MISSY MAZZOLI Holy Roller BARBER Piano Concerto, Op. 38 SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78, “Organ Symphony”

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute JAN 14 TUE 7:30

FREE CONCERT

Bertie Baigent, conductor In partnership with the MLK, Jr. Holiday Commission, and Denver Arts & Venues.

Mandolin Orange with the Colorado Symphony

MAR 15 SUN 2:30

Bertie Baigent, conductor SAINT-SAËNS Carnival of the Animals

FAMILY

HalfNotes

Marin Alsop Conducts

CLASSICS

MAR 20-22 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Marin Alsop, conductor BARBER Essay No. 2, Op. 17 COPLAND Suite from Appalachian Spring PROKOFIEV Suite from Romeo and Juliet

Music and Art: A Symphonic Exploration ALTERNATIVE MAR 27 FRI 7:30

Brett Mitchell, conductor Clifford Still Museum ADAM SCHOENBERG Finding Rothko RACHMANINOFF Isle of the Dead BEETHOVEN Quartet for Strings No. 16 in F major, Op. 135 JAMES CLARKE World Premiere

JAN 17 FRI 7:30

Mandolin Orange Christopher Dragon, conductor

Disney’s Fantasia In Concert MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY

HalfNotes MAR 28-29 SAT 7:30 n SUN 2:30 Brett Mitchell, conductor Presentation licensed by Disney Concert Library ©Disney

A P R I L

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4

CLASSICS

APR 3-5 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

A Tribute to Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops

SYMPHONY POPS

JAN 18 SAT 7:30

Christopher Dragon, conductor Stephen Dombrowski, tuba Roger Soren, contrabassoon

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3

Rune Bergmann, conductor Garrick Ohlsson, piano MOZART Overture to Don Giovanni, K. 527 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58 NIELSEN Symphony No. 4, Op. 29, “The Inextinguishable”

CLASSICS

JAN 24-26 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Lukáš Vondráček, piano Dancers from Ballet Colorado COPLAND Suite from Billy the Kid BERNSTEIN Facsimile RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30

Gilbert & Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance

SYMPHONY POPS

Holst The Planets

JAN 31-FEB 1 FRI-SAT 7:30

CLASSICS

APR 17-19 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Albert Bergeret, conductor The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director

Andrew Litton, conductor Natasha Paremski, piano Crown Imperial WALTON PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16 The Planets HOLST

F E B R U A R Y

Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 featuring Ingrid Fliter

CLASSICS

Colorado Symphony Ball 2020

FUNDRAISER

APR 25 SAT 6:00

FEB 7-9 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Mission Ballroom

Jun Märkl, conductor Ingrid Fliter, piano CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21 DEBUSSY La Mer La Valse RAVEL

A Symphonic Valentine

M AY

ALTERNATIVE

FEB 14 FRI 7:30

Bertie Baigent, conductor Laquita Mitchell, soprano

Mahler Symphony No. 9 conducted by Brett Mitchell

CLASSICS

MAY 1-3 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor MAHLER Symphony No. 9 in D major

Beethoven Violin Concerto conducted by Christopher Dragon MAY 8-10 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Legendary Women’s Voices: An Evening with Cynthia Erivo

SPOTLIGHT

FEB 15 SAT 7:30

Christopher Dragon, conductor Cynthia Erivo, vocalist

Denver Young Artists Orchestra Side By Side 2020 FEB 16 SUN 2:30

CLASSICS

FAMILY

HalfNotes

Christopher Dragon, conductor Simone Porter, violin BRAHMS Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80 BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 ELGAR Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, “Enigma Variations”

Jim James and Teddy Abrams with the Colorado Symphony

ALTERNATIVE

MAY 15 FRI 7:30

Bertie Baigent, conductor DYAO artists

Beethoven Missa Solemnis CLASSICS featuring the Colorado Symphony Chorus

Teddy Abrams, conductor Jim James, vocalist JAMES/ABRAMS The Order of Nature: A Song Cycle

FEB 21-23 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Brett Mitchell, conductor Jessica Rivera, soprano, Meg Bragle, alto John Tessier, tenor, Sidney Outlaw, baritone Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director BEETHOVEN Missa Solemnis, Op. 123

Big Band Classics conducted by Brett Mitchell

SYMPHONY POPS

MAY 16 SAT 7:30

Brett Mitchell, conductor Steve Wiest, trombone Lamont Jazz Orchestra

Star Wars Return of the Jedi in Concert

Beethoven Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” conducted by Brett Mitchell MAY 22-24 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY

FEB 27-29 THU-FRI 7:30 n SAT 2:00 Brett Mitchell, conductor

© 2019 & TM LUCASFILM LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © DISNEY. Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm Ltd. and Warner/Chappell Music

Brett Mitchell, conductor Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director SAINT-SAËNS “Bacchanale” from Samson et Dalila MASON BATES Children of Adam: Songs of Creation for Chorus and Orchestra BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55, “Eroica”

HalfNotes Please join us for family-friendly activities 1 hour before the concert. 

These performances include FULL SCREENING OF THE FEATURE FILM!

303.623.7876 1000 14th St. No. 14, Denver, USA Boettcher Concert Hall Denver Performing Arts Complex Hours: mon-fri: 10 a.m.–6 p.m. | sat: 12 p.m.–6 p.m.

coloradosymphony.org

presenting sponsor

also supported by

CLASSICS

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