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COLORADO SYMPHONY STAFF STAFF Jerome H. Kern Chief Executive Officer Evan Lasky Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Andrew Litton Music Director Anthony Pierce Vice President of Artistic Administration David Aeling Production and Stage Manager Obe Ariss Director of Development Laura Bond Director of Community and Media Relations Jeannene Bragg Director of Artistic Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives Larry Brezicka Orchestra Personnel Manager Lena Capra Senior Staff Accountant Aric Christensen Audio Engineer Christine Devereaux Office and Special Projects Manager Megan Dumont Manager of Patron Services Molly Epstein Group Sales Associate Joanne Goble Orchestra Librarian Deborah Guess Properties Master Philip Hiester Master Electrician Sarah J. Hom Director of Sales and Patron Services Eric Israelson Chorus Manager Christopher Kirkland Master Carpenter Matt Korona Manager of Digital Media Matt Krupa Applications Support Analyst Noelle Limbird Development Intern Ian MacIntyre Manager of Patron Services
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Beethoven, choral masterworks, American masters and plenty of surprises await in the Colorado Symphony’s 2014/15 season.
you’re reading this, chances are you’re seated in the audience at Boettcher Concert Hall, awaiting a performance by the Colorado Symphony, or perhaps browsing the program during intermission. Whether you’re a regular visitor to Boettcher, occupying a chair you’ve sat in dozens or hundreds of times, or just beginning a journey into the world of symphonic music, we’re very glad you’re here. And we’re confident that when you walk out of the doors, you’ll want to come back. The just-announced 2014/15 season provides plenty of reasons to do so. Created with guidance from Music Director Andrew Litton, the season includes a dazzling array of concerts from the world’s greatest soloists and conductors, performing works from a richly diverse spectrum of symphonic music. The programs vary in style, scope and sound, but all have one very important element in common: They’re anchored by your
Colorado Symphony, 80 men and women who represent the apex of excellence in live music. The full Colorado Symphony experience is more accessible, and affordable, than ever. Subscription packages for 2014/15 are tailored to fit diverse tastes, lifestyles and budgets, emphasizing flexibility and choice. Whether you sign up for just a handful of concerts or an entire season’s worth, subscriptions are the most affordable way to purchase tickets for Colorado Symphony concerts. As a subscriber, you enjoy discounts of up to 30% and priority seating; you also have a chance to purchase discounted tickets to individual concerts months before they go on sale to the general public. Love traditional classical music? Choose from two packages that combine the best of Masterworks, or enjoy all sixteen programs in the 2014/15 season. Interested in contemporary? Family? Choose Custom Design or a Flex Pass to mix and match all of the above.
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Whether you sign up for just a handful of concerts or an entire season’s worth, subscriptions are the most affordable way to purchase tickets for Colorado Symphony concerts. For full details on the benefits of subscribing, visit our new website at coloradosymphony. org. Current subscribers, check your mailbox: A complete brochure is on its way to you. Take advantage of the best deals of the season by subscribing by April 15. As a taste of what’s ahead, we’ve selected some highlights of the 2014/15 season, which includes appearances by some of symphonic music’s most revered artists, including conductors Marin Alsop and Pinchas Zukerman, violinists Gil Shaham and Nadja-Salerno Sonnenberg and pianists Olga Kern and Natasha Paremski. Reflecting the Colorado Symphony’s reputation for both excellence and creative innovation, the season features everything from Beethoven to electric bassist Victor Wooten, soaring, choral masterworks and even a second symphonic tribute to Comic Con.
“We continue to see world-class conductors and guests artists who want to come to Colorado to perform with our orchestra,” says Anthony Pierce, Vice President of Artistic Administraition. “Many of them have relationships with Andrew Litton; many of them have positive associations with our players and audiences. It’s a special year for us, because so many of the most skilled players from around the world will join us as we perform the most significant works ever written. We’re also offering new programming that will appeal to the eclectic, free-spirited nature of many Colorado music lovers.” Your feedback is invaluable now and throughout the season. Share your thoughts on the 2014/15 offerings via Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #csosounds. We look forward to seeing you at Boettcher Concert Hall next season!
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MASTERWORKS A BEVY OF BEETHOVEN The season begins with a bang, as Music Director Andrew Litton conducts Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor, September 18 and 19. Is Beethoven’s final symphony the greatest piece of music ever written? Many believe so. Listen for yourself in this bombastic program, which features the full Colorado Symphony Chorus. Whether you’re a veteran of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, or know it mainly from countless references in pop culture, film and television, there’s nothing like the power of Beethoven’s most famous work, beginning with four notes that changed the world. December 5 and 6, Jun Markl conducts an all-Beethoven program, which features Colorado favorite (and former Colorado Symphony Music Director) Jeffrey Kahane performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5. Beethoven’s music makes two more notable appearances this season: Colorado Symphony Concertmaster Yumi Hwang-Williams performs Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major April 17 and 18. And May 22-24, Yefim Bronfman performs Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major.
HEAR THE PEOPLE SING This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Colorado Symphony Chorus, an all-volunteer body widely regarded as the one of the finest choral ensembles in the country.
the chorus’ vocal mastery as well as the vision of director Duain Wolfe. November offers another opportunity to experience the power of the Colorado Symphony Chorus, with a sublime performance of Mozart’s Requiem led by conductor Pinchas Zukerman. A resident guest conductor at the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London, Zukerman is equally revered as a conductor and violinist. In the first half of this program, he’ll step away from the podium to perform two of Mozart’s works for violin and orchestra. F ebruary 13-15, the Colorado Symphony Chorus takes on an invigorating choral challenge with a semi-staged production of Puccini’s Tosca, one of the best-known operas ever written. Andrew Litton leads the audience through this great, tragic love story in a performance that places the orchestra, cast and chorus front and center.
n October 18, experience the 30th Anniversary O Chorus Gala, a one-night-only celebration of
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CSO MUSICIANS STEP FORWARD Your Colorado Symphony claims some of the finest performers in the country as principal players. Throughout the 2014/15 season, the orchestra’s resident musicians take solo turns that showcase their artistry. ith Andrew Litton on the podium November W 21-23, Principal Cello Silver Ainomäe makes his solo Masterworks debut with a performance of Dvořák’s beautiful Cello Concerto in B minor. Written in New York late in Dvořák’s career, this highly romantic concerto is considered by many to be the greatest work for cello in the classical repertoire. J an 16-17, 2015, Concertmaster Yumi HwangWilliams and Principal Flutist Brook Ferguson join pianist Simone Dinnerstein on Bach’s Baroque masterpiece, the Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major. Conducted by Mark Wigglesworth, the program traverses the history of the symphonic form culminating with Bruckner’s grand Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major, “Romantic.”
Leonard Bernstein March 27-28, 2015, Principal Oboe Peter Cooper returns to the solo spotlight on Down the River of Time, by American composer Eric Ewazen. David Lockington conducts this program, which also features the world premiere of The Raven, a symphonic tribute to Edgar Allan Poe’s masterpiece, composed by Colorado Symphony Principal Timpanist William Hill.
THE AMERICANS From Bernstein, Gershwin and Barber to more contemporary voices, this season’s American Festival showcases masters who have created, perfected and expanded the American idiom in symphonic music. All winners of the Pulitzer Prize, the composers featured in this mini-series represent the diversity and innovation that define the American character.
The American Festival kicks off February 28-March 1, 2015, with a Litton-conducted program that celebrates the work of living composer Kevin Puts as well as Bernstein’s iconic The Age of Anxiety, Symphony No. 2. March 13-15, 2015, Litton returns to lead Anne Akiko Meyers on Barber’s Violin Concerto; Gershwin’s Cuban Overture and Stephen Albert’s RiverRun round out the evening.
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BASS ODYSSEY A longtime member of Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Victor Wooten is widely regarded as one of the best players of the bass in the world — the electric bass, that is. A multipleGrammy® winner, songwriter and performer, Wooten breaks new ground with Concerto for Electric Bass, which he co-wrote with Conni Ellisor. May 9 and 10, the Colorado Symphony becomes one of a handful of American orchestras to premiere the work. Resident conductor Scott O’Neil leads this exciting Masterworks program, which also includes Joseph Schwatner’s New Morning for the World.
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POPS, FAMILY & HOLIDAY Fun, fabulous, family-friendly: The 2014/15 Pops, Family, Holiday and Spotlight series encompass of all of these descriptions and more. Visit coloradosymphony.org to explore the full season. Pops highlights include romantic, sensuous evenings (A Tribute to Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers, October 25), a sing-a-thon (Everything’s Coming Up Broadway! September 27), and programs to excite your inner geek (A Symphonic Tribute to Comic Con 2, November 15). Popular vocalist Jim Brickman returns February 21, 2015 for an evening of romantic classics with special guests. March 7 and 8 brings a special treat as the Colorado Symphony performs Leonard Bernstein’s classic West Side Story, the soundtrack
that set a new standard for film scoring. The entire film will be shown on giant screens in Boettcher Concert Hall. For families there’s the return of favorites (Halloween Spooktakular, October 26; Drums of the World, November 30), and beloved classics including Peter and the Wolf and The Story of Babar, January 31. Your holiday favorites return with Handel’s Messiah at Boettcher Concert Hall December 13-14 and the fun and funky version Too Hot To Handel December 27-28. We finish out the year with our traditional New Year’s Eve concert A Night in Vienna which will send you off to another great year of music in 2015.
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ANDREW LITTON, conductor Andrew Litton, Music Director of Norway’s Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Artistic Director of the Minnesota Orchestra’s Sommerfest, and Conductor Laureate of Britain’s Bournemouth Symphony, recently also became Music Director of the Colorado Symphony. He guest conducts the world’s leading orchestras and opera companies and has a discography of over 120 recordings with awards including America’s Grammy,® France’s Diapason d’Or, and many British and other honors. First appointed Bergen Philharmonic Music Director in 2003, Litton will celebrate the orchestra’s 250th Anniversary in 2015. It is one of the world’s longest established orchestras. In recognition of Litton’s achievements with the Bergen Philharmonic, Norway’s King Harald knighted Litton with the Royal Order of Merit. Under Litton the Bergen Philharmonic has taken numerous tours, including debuts at the London BBC Proms and Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, as well as appearances at Vienna’s Musikverein, Berlin’s Philharmonie, and New York’s Carnegie Hall - the capstone of its first American tour in 40 years. Litton and the Bergen Philharmonic record for the BIS and Hyperion labels, winning extraordinary critical acclaim for their Mendelssohn, Stravinsky, and Prokofiev series. Andrew Litton, a graduate of the Fieldston School, New York, received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Juilliard in piano and conducting. The youngest-ever winner of the BBC International Conductors Competition, he served as Assistant Conductor at Teatro alla Scala and Exxon/Arts Endowment Assistant Conductor for the National Symphony under Rostropovich. His many honors in addition to Norway’s Royal Order of Merit include an honorary Doctorate from the University of Bournemouth, Yale University’s Sanford Medal, and the Elgar Society Medal. For further information, visit www.andrewlitton.com.
STEPHEN HOUGH, piano/composer Stephen Hough is regarded as a renaissance man of his time. Over the course of his career he has distinguished himself as a true polymath, not only securing a reputation as a uniquely insightful concert pianist but also as a writer and composer. Hough is commended for his mastery of the instrument along with an individual and inquisitive mind which has earned him a multitude of prestigious awards and a long-standing international following. In 2001 Hough was the first classical performing artist to win a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. He was awarded the 2008 Northwestern University’s Jean Gimbel Lane Prize in Piano, won the Royal Philharmonic Society Instrumentalist Award in 2010 and in January 2014 was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth in the New Year’s Honors List. He has appeared with most of the major European and American orchestras and plays recitals regularly in major halls and concert series around the world. Highlights of the 2013-14 season include engagements in North America with the Philadelphia and Minnesota Orchestras and the Atlanta, Montreal, Pittsburgh and National symphonies; and recitals in Toronto, Portland OR, Santa Barbara, Phoenix, Calgary and at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. Hough resides in London and is a visiting professor at the Royal Academy of Music and holds the International Chair of Piano Studies at his alma mater, the Royal Northern College in Manchester. To find out more about Stephen Hough, please visit his website www.stephenhough.com or Facebook fan page. PROGRAM 2 SOUNDINGS 2013/14 | COLORADOSYMPHONY.ORG
MASTERWORKS BIOGRAPHIES SARAH FOX, soprano Born in Yorkshire, Sarah Fox was educated at Giggleswick School, London University and the Royal College of Music. She won the Kathleen Ferrier Award in 1997, the John Christie Award in 2000 and is an Honorary Fellow of Royal Holloway College, London University. Operatic highlights include Micaela/Carmen, Asteria/Tamerlano, Zerlina/Don Giovanni, and Woglinde/ Der Ring des Nibelungen for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Mimi/La Boheme for Opera North; Zerlina for Glyndebourne & Cincinnati; Susanna/Le Nozze di Figaro for Glyndebourne & The Royal Danish Opera; Ilia/Idomeneo with De Vlaamse Opera; and Asteria for Munich & Barcelona (opposite Domingo). Sarah has worked with many of the world’s leading orchestras including the Berlin Philharmonic, the San Francisco Symphony, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna Tonklunster, & the Halle with conductors including Rattle, Elder, Maazel, Mackerras, and Pappano. She has appeared several times at the Edinburgh Festival, the Three Choirs Festival & at the BBC Proms; performs regularly with the John Wilson Orchestra and recently did a series of concerts with Rufus Wainwright. She is also a regular guest with Classical Opera Company and at London’s Wigmore Hall. Future engagements include a series of Cole Porter recitals with the conductor, James Burton to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the composer’s death and concerts in Oslo, Amsterdam and at the Grafenegg Festival in Austria. Her discography includes Mahler’s 4th Symphony (Philharmonia/Mackerras) for Signum; two separate series of the complete Poulenc Songs for Signum Classics and Hyperion; and “That’s Entertainment” (John Wilson Orchestra/Wilson) for EMI classics.
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CHRISTOPHER MALTMAN, baritone Winner of the Lieder Prize at the 1997 Cardiff Singer of the World Competition Christopher Maltman studied singing at the Royal Academy of Music. Operatic appearances include Don Giovanni at the Salzburg Festival, in Berlin, Munich, and in Cologne; Papageno, Guglielmo, Forester, Marcello, and Ramiro at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Posa at the Netherlands Opera; Siskov at the Vienna State Opera; Il Conte at the Opéra National de Paris; and Papageno and Silvio at the Metropolitan Opera, New York. This season he sings Il Conte at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin. Eisentein at the Metropolitan Opera, New York; and returns to the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden as Lescaut. Future plans include returns to the Metropolitan Opera, New York; Bayerische Staatsoper, L.A Opera and Frankfurt Opera. His concert engagements have included the LSO with Rattle, Sir Colin Davis and Ticciati, Dresden Staatskapelle with Thielemann, Rotterdam Philharmonic with Nézet-Séguin, Filarmonica della Scala with Harding, Los Angeles Philharmonic with Salonen, New York Philharmonic Orchestra with Masur and the Boston Symphony Orchestra with Conlon and Davis. His recital appearances include the Aldeburgh, Edinburgh, Salzburg, Schwetzingen, and Schwarzenberg Festivals; the Vienna Konzerthaus, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Cologne Philharmonie, Alte Oper Frankfurt, and New York’s Carnegie Hall. He is a regular guest at the Wigmore Hall.
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COLORADO SYMPHONY CHORUS DUAIN WOLFE, Colorado Symphony Chorus director Recently awarded two Grammys® for Best Choral Performance and Best Classical Recording, Duain Wolfe is founder and director of the Colorado Symphony Chorus and music director of the Chicago Symphony Chorus. This year marks Wolfe’s 30th season heading the Colorado Symphony Chorus. The Chorus provides vital support for numerous performances and radio broadcasts with the Colorado Symphony each season, and has been featured at the Aspen Music Festival each summer for two decades. Wolfe, who is in his 20th season with the Chicago Symphony Chorus, America’s largest professional chorus, has collaborated with Daniel Barenboim, Pierre Boulez, Bernard Haitink, Riccardo Muti, and the late Sir George Solti on numerous recordings incuding Wagner’s Die Meistersinger, which won the 1998 Grammy® for Best Opera Recording. Wolfe’s extensive musical accomplishments have resulted in numerous awards, including an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from the University of Denver, the Bonfils Stanton Award in the Arts and Humanities, the Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, the Mayor’s Award for Excellence in an Artistic Discipline and the Michael Korn Award for the Development of the Professional Choral Art. Wolfe is also founder/director of the Colorado Children’s Chorale, from which he retired in 1999 after 25 years; celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. For 20 years, Wolfe also was active with the Central City Opera Festival as chorus director and conductor, founding and directing the company’s young artist residence program, as well as its education and outreach programs. Wolfe’s additional accomplishments include directing and preparing choruses for Chicago’s Ravinia Festival, Vail’s Bravo! Festival, the Berkshire Choral Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Grand Teton Music Festival. He has worked with Pinchas Zuckerman as Chorus Director for the Canadian National Arts Centre Orchestra for the past 12 years.
THE COLORADO SYMPHONY CHORUS The 2013-2014 Colorado Symphony concert season marks the 30th year for the Colorado Symphony Chorus. Founded in 1984 by Duain Wolfe at the request of Gaetano Delogu, then the Music Director of the Symphony, the chorus has grown over the past three decades into a nationally respected ensemble. This outstanding chorus of over 200 volunteers — including some 15 charter members — joins the Colorado Symphony for numerous performances (more than 25 this year alone), and radio and television broadcasts, to repeat critical acclaim. The Chorus has performed at noted music festivals in the Rocky Mountain region, including the Colorado Music Festival, the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival and the Grand Teton Music Festival, where it performed Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 under the direction of Zubin Mehta. For over two decades, the Chorus has been featured at the world-renowned Aspen Music Festival, performing such diverse repertoire as the Bernstein Mass, Mahler’s massive Symphony No. 8, Honegger’s unique Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher (Joan of Arc at the Stake), Britten’s Peter Grimes, the Berlioz Requiem, and the epic Schoenberg Gurre~Lieder, under the baton of notable conductors Lawrence Foster, James Levine, Murry Sidlin, Leonard Slatkin, Robert Spano and David Zinman. The Colorado Symphony Chorus has appeared at select public and special events, and has collaborated with many renowned Colorado arts ensembles, including the Colorado Children’s Chorale, Central City Opera, Opera Colorado and the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble. The chorus sang at the 1991 opening gala for the Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre; provided choral support for international opera star José Carreras; tenor Andrea Bocelli; and participated in PROGRAM 4 SOUNDINGS 2013/14 | COLORADOSYMPHONY.ORG
COLORADO SYMPHONY CHORUS the 1993 Papal Vigil when Pope John Paul II visited Denver. It has performed the works of a number of Colorado composers, including Samuel Lancaster and John Kuzma, and has had works written especially for it by Colorado Symphony composers-in-residence Jon Deak and Libby Larsen. The Colorado Symphony Chorus is featured on a recent NAXOS release of Roy Harris’ Symphony No. 4. In July 2009, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Chorus, Duain Wolfe led a three-country, two-week concert tour of Europe, presenting the Verdi Requiem in Budapest, Vienna, Litomysl and Prague, with a final presentation in Aspen. From Evergreen to Lochbuie, and Boulder to Castle Rock, singers travel each week to rehearsals and performances in Denver totaling about 80 each a year. The Colorado Symphony continues to be grateful for the excellence and dedication of this remarkable all-volunteer ensemble! For an audition appointment, call 303.308.2483. Duain Wolfe, Chorus Founder and Director; Mary Louise Burke, Associate Chorus Director; Eric Israelson, Chorus Manager; Barbara Porter, Assistant Chorus Manager; Laurie Kahler, Principal Accompanist SOPRANO I Brown, Jamie Campbell, Lindsay R. Causey, Denelda Choi, LeEtta H. Colbert, Gretchen Daniels, Kaylin E. Dirksen, Sarah Dukeshier, Laura Gile, Jenifer D. Gill, Lori C. Gordon, Kate A. Graber, Susan Harpel, Jennifer Hedrick, Elizabeth Hendee, Lauren Hinkley, Lynnae C. Joy, Shelley E. Kirschner, Mary E. Kushnir, Marina Look, Cathy Maupin, Anne Moraskie, Wendy L. Porter, Barbara A. Ropa, Lori A. Ross, Kelly G. Saddler, Nancy C. Sladovnik, Roberta A. Smith, Camille S. Solich, Stephanie A. Sowell, Kelly Stegink, Nicole J. Tate, Judy Travis, Stacey L. Wood, Linda K. SOPRANO II Benson, Claire E. Blum, Jude Bowen, Alex S. Brauchli, Margot L. Christus, Athanasia Coberly, Ruth A. Cote, Kerry H. Dakkouri, Claudia Eberl, Lacey Gross, Esther J. Harrold, Rebecca Hilgefort, Connie Hupp, Angela M. Kraft, Lisa D.
Nova, Ilene L. Nyholm, Christine M. O’Nan, Jeannette R. Rae, Donneve S. Rattray, Rebecca Rider, Shirley J. Snyer, Lynne M. Von Roedern, Susan K. Walker, Marcia L. Weinstein, Sherry L. Wells. Kirsten Woodrow, Sandy ALTO I Adams, Priscilla P. Berlin, Myrna G. Boothe, Kay A. Brady, Lois F. Branam, Emily M. Brown, Kimberly Buesing, Amy Conrad, Jayne M. Costain, Jane A. Dunkin, Aubri K. Earhart, Jamie L. Franz, Kirsten D. Gayley, Sharon R. Golden, Daniela Groom, Gabriella D. Guittar, Pat Holst, Melissa J. Hoopes, Kaia M. Horle, Carol E. Kolstad, Annie Kraft, Deanna McWaters, Susan Moore, Suzanne Murray, Cassandra M. Passoth, Ginny Thayer, Mary B. Virtue, Pat Wise, Sara Wood, Heather ALTO II Adkins, Marilyn B. Chatfield, Cass Cox, Martha E. Daniel, Sheri L. Deck, Barbara R. Dominguez, Joyce
Eslick, Carol A. Herold, Carole Hoskins, Hansi Isaac, Olivia Jackson, Brandy H. Janasko, Ellen D. London, Carole A. Maltzahn, Joanna K. Marchbank, Barbara J. Mendicello, Beverly D. Mieger, Marge A. Millar, Kelly T. Moore, Jane B. Nittoli, Leslie M. Norris, Deborah R. Ochsner, Sally W. Rust, Carol L. Scooros, Pamela R. Townsend, Lisa Trierweiler, Ginny TENOR I Banks, Andrew K. Dougan, Dustin Gewecke, Joel C. Gordon, Jr., Frank Guittar, Jr., Forrest Hassell, Christopher Hodel, David K. Moraskie, Richard A. Muesing, Garvis J. Nicholas, Timothy W. O’Donnell, William Reiley, William G. Snook, David Van Milligan, John P. Waller, Ryan Zimmerman, Kenneth A. TENOR II Babcock, Gary E. Bradley, Mac Davies, Dusty R. Dixon, Stephen C. Fiorino, Ted Fuehrer, Roger A. Gale, John H. Kolm, Kenneth E. Kostrzewski, Brett A. Martin, Taylor S. Mason, Brandt J.
Milligan, Tom A. Pettigrew, James L. Ruth, Ronald L. Sims, Jerry E. Wolf, Jeffrey P. BASS I Adams, John G. Branam, Travis D. Carlton, Grant H. Cowen, George Drickey, Robert E. Eickhoff, Benjamin Gray, Matthew Hesse, Douglas D. Hume, Donald Jirak, Thomas J. Mehta, Nalin J. Moore, Philippe Parce, Frank Y. Quarles, Kenneth Rutkowski, Trevor B. Thofson, Chad Williams, Benjamin M. Wood, Brian W. BASS II Bell, Perry W. Fletcher, Jonathan S. Friedlander, Bob Gallagher, John A. Gibbons, Dan Israelson, Eric W. Jackson, Terry L. Kent, Roy A. Korchevskiy, Andrey Kraft, Mike A. Millar, Jr., Robert F. Moncrieff, Kenneth Morrison, Greg A. Nelson, Chuck Nuccio, Eugene J. Phillips, John R. Skillings, Russell R. Swanson, Wil W. Virtue, Tom G.
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MASTERWORKS PROGRAM NOTES Stephen Hough: Missa Mirabilis The piece is scored for vocal soloists, SATB chorus, two flutes (both doubling piccolo), pairs of oboes, clarinets, and bassoons, four horns, three trumpets, three trombones, timpani, percussion, and strings. Duration is approximately 20 minutes. This is the first performance by the Colorado Symphony. Many of the greatest composers were also virtuoso performers. Think of Vivaldi and Paganini with their violins, or Chopin, Liszt, and Rachmaninoff (amongst many others) with their pianos. English composer Stephen Hough (b. 1961) also belongs on that list. Hough first built an international reputation as a pianist before his own compositions began to attract favorable attention. As one might expect, some of his works include prominent roles for piano. However, works of other genres have also arisen, sometimes as special requests. The music director of England’s Westminster Cathedral asked Hough for a mass setting for choir and organ. The resulting work premiered in London June 10, 2007 (Corpus Christi Day). A version with orchestral accompaniment followed when Hough decided the work would benefit from the varied timbres of orchestral participation. The title Missa Mirabilis was Hough’s own choice and arose from an experience he had while at work on the piece. As he tells the story, “A lorry moved into the middle [lane] where I was cruising along at around 80 mph… My car screeched out of control – swerving, spinning – then suddenly it was tumbling somersaults across the three lanes. As it turned over four or five times, many thoughts raced through my mind – one of which was that I would never get to hear the music I had written that week.” Whether by luck or divine intervention, Hough survived largely unscathed, as did his briefcase containing the mass-in-progress, which was immediately retrieved from the wrecked vehicle. He finished the final movements over the next several months, often composing in medical waiting rooms. The orchestral version premiered April 6, 2012, with the Indianapolis Symphony, where Hough had appeared as piano soloist while at work on the orchestration. Hough’s mass is rooted in the English cathedral tradition: largely Anglican, somewhat Catholic, and resolutely tonal and melodic. One can readily imagine it resounding through high vaults of Gothic architecture. Often, Hough sets up deft contrasts between higher and lower vocal lines, as if juxtaposing angels’ voices to those of mortals. As one hears the closing Agnus Dei fading away in its final bars, one might keep in mind that it was written after Hough’s accident. Thus, it could be heard as a musical statement of astonished relief. Even those who have never had such an experience personally should be able to sense that emotion in the music’s rapt use of tension and resolution. More than a setting of an ancient sacred text, Hough’s Missa Mirabilis is a musical expression of relief at being spared.
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MASTERWORKS PROGRAM NOTES Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 The piece is scored for solo piano, two flutes and piccolo, two oboes and English horn, two clarinets, two bassoons, four horns, two trumpets, three trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, harp, and strings. Duration is 24 minutes. Last performance by the Colorado Symphony was October 17 & 18, 2009 with Olga Kern as the soloist and Jeffrey Kahane conducting. Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) was Russian born. However, with the onset of Revolution, he departed for the West and never returned to his homeland. Therefore, some of his greatest works – including that on this program – had their premier performances far from his native land. As one of the greatest pianists of his – or any generation, Rachmaninoff frequently focused on this, his favorite instrument. His catalog includes four piano concerti by name; the work that concerns us at the moment would have been the fifth, had the composer not chosen instead a more colorful title. The Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, which was premiered by its composer in 1934 in Philadelphia, is a set of twenty-four variations upon a theme by that most gifted of violinists, Nicolo Paganini (1782-1840). Paganini’s theme is stated after a brief introduction to set the stage, and then set in ever new guises. It is not a concerto in the conventional sense, in that it comprises only one movement, rather than the usual three, but observant listeners will note that this single movement still follows the usual tempo pattern, beginning and ending briskly, with a contrasting center section at a slower pace. This middle portion builds toward the Rhapsody’s most famous variation, the lyrical 18th that uses a free inversion of the theme, that is, where the pitch formerly rose, it now falls, and where it fell, it now rises. Although the Paganini caprice serves as the Rhapsody’s foundation, a subsidiary melody is also featured at times, the plainchant Dies Irae from the Requiem Mass. This most familiar of all religious themes, conveying its whiff of fire and brimstone, has been used frequently by composers in various devilish contexts. Its appearance here may be a recollection of the old legend concerning Paganini’s fiendish skill deriving from a pact with the devil, or perhaps it is only due to the composer’s awareness that this theme and the caprice are similar in shape. Whatever his reason, Rachmaninoff’s use of these contrasting melodies brings an additional richness to the now much-beloved Rhapsody.
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MASTERWORKS PROGRAM NOTES Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem The piece is scored for soprano and baritone solos, SATB chorus, three flutes (3rd doubling piccolo), oboes and clarinets in pairs, two bassoons and contrabassoon, four horns, four trumpets, four trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, harp, organ, and strings. Duration is 37 minutes. This is the first performance by the Colorado Symphony. Premiering October 2, 1936, on the eve of world war, Dona Nobis Pacem (Grant Us Peace) was composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958), who had served as ambulance driver in the previous war and blends Biblical texts with others inspired by the Crimean War and the American Civil War. It was written for the centenary of England’s Huddlesfield Choral Society, starting with a Walt Whitman setting that Vaughan Williams had written a quarter century earlier and expanding from that point. That initial text, a moonlit memorial to a father and son who both died in battle in the Civil War, would become the fourth of the cantata’s five movements. It was not Vaughan Williams’ only approach to Whitman. His first symphony, A Sea Symphony of 1910, had set passages from Leaves of Grass. Yet Whitman’s masterful Civil War texts touched Vaughan Williams in a different way. Driving an ambulance at the front lines had left him with a perilously clear understanding of the American poet’s vision of war. That first approach to “Dirge for Two Veterans” was initially set aside. When he found himself needing something for Huddlesfield and with the specter of war beginning to raise its head again, Vaughan Williams revived that old piece. He added two more Whitman settings, a portion of an address by English orator John Bright given at Parliament in 1855 at the time of the Crimean War, verses from the Old and New Testaments, and the ancient prayer Agnus Dei, in which the closing lines are a plea for peace and the tension of the earlier movements fades into the distance. The Agnus Dei begins the cantata, the three Whitman texts occupy the three central movements, and the Bright oration (through “that he may spare and pass on”) precedes the various Biblical texts of the final movement. As a whole, the work is at times earth-shaking, at others consoling, sometimes intricately layered, at others blissfully simple. Composed amidst a specific time of global tension, it yet speaks to listeners today, serving as a musical bridge from one time to another. The wish expressed in its music is one that could be desired at any or every time.
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MASTERWORKS TEXT STEPHEN HOUGH: Missa Mirabilis Kyrie
Kyrie eleison. Christe eleison. Kyrie eleison.
Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us.
Gloria in excelsis Deo. Et in terra pax hominibus bonae voluntatis. Laudamus te, benedicimus te, adoramus te, glorificamus te. Gratias agimus tibi propter magnam gloriam tuam. Domine Deus, Rex coelestis, Deus Pater omnipotens. Domine Fili unigenite, Jesu Christe. Domine Deus, Agnus Dei, Filius Patris. Qui tollis peccata mundi, miserere nobis. Qui tollis peccata mundi, suscipe deprecationem nostram. Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris, miserere nobis. Quoniam tu solus Sanctus. Tu solus Dominus. Tu solus Altissimus, Jesu Christe. Cum Sancto Spiritu in gloria Dei Patris. Amen.
Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men of good will. We praise Thee, we bless Thee, We adore Thee, we glorify Thee. We give Thee thanks for Thy great glory. O Lord God, heavenly king, God the Father almighty. O Lord Jesus Christ, The only-begotten Son! O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father. Who takest away the sins of the world, Have mercy upon us. Who takest away the sins of the world, Receive our prayer. Who sittest At the right hand of the Father, have mercy upon us. For Thou alone art holy. Thou alone art Lord. Thou alone art most high, O Jesus Christ. Together with the Holy Ghost in the glory of God the Father. Amen.
Credo in unum Deum, Patrem omnipotentem, factorem coeli et terrae, visibilium omnium et invisibilium.
I believe in one God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible.
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MASTERWORKS TEXT Et in unum Dominum Jesum Christum, Filium Dei unigenitum. Et ex Patre natum ante omnia saecula. Deum de Deo, Lumen de lumine, Deum verum de Deo vero. Genitum non factum, consubstantialem Patri: per quem omnia facta sunt. Qui propter nos homines et propter nostram salutem descendit de coelis.
And in one Lord Jesus Christ, only-begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages; God of God, light of light, true God of True God; begotten, not made, consubstantial with the Father; by Whom all things were made. Who for us men, and for our salvation, came down from heaven;
Et incarnatus est de Spiritu Sancto ex Maria Virgine, et homo factus est. Crucifixus etiam pro nobis: sub Pontio Pilato passus et sepultus est. Et resurrexit tertia die, secundum Scripturas. Et ascended in coelum: sedet ad dexteram Patris. Et iterum venturus est cum gloria, judicare vivos et mortuos: cujus regni non erit finis. Et in Spiritum Sanctum, Dominum et vivificantem: Qui ex Patre Filioque procedit. Qui cum Patre et Filio simul adoratur et conglorificatur: qui locutus est per Prophetas. Et in unam sanctam catholicam et apostolicam Ecclesiam. Confiteor unum baptisma in remissionem peccatorum. Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum. Et vitam venturi saeculi. Amen.
and was incarnate by the Holy Ghost of the Virgin Mary; and was made man. He was crucified also for us, suffered under Pontius Pilate, and was buried. And the third day He rose again according to the Sctiptures; and ascended into heaven. He sitteth at the right hand of the Father; and He shall come again with glory to judge the living and the dead; and His kingdom shall have no end. And in the Holy Ghost, the Lord and giver of life, who proceedeth from the Father and the Son, who together with the Father and the Son is adored and glorified; who spoke by the Prophets. and in one, holy, catholic and apostolic church. I confess one baptism for the remission of sins. And I await the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.
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MASTERWORKS TEXT Sanctus
Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus, Dominus Deus Sabaoth. Pleni sunt coeli et terra Gloria tua. Hosanna in excelsis.
Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of hosts. Heaven and earth Are full of Thy glory. Hosanna in the highest.
Benedictus qui venit In nomine Domini. Hosanna in excelsis.
Blessed is He that cometh In the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, miserere nobis. Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, miserere nobis. Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, dona nobis pacem.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, have mercy on us. Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, have mercy on us. Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, grant us peace.
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MASTERWORKS TEXT VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Dona Nobis Pacem Agnus Dei qui tollis peccata mundi, dona nobis pacem. (Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, grant us peace.) II Beat! Beat! drums!—blow! bugles! blow! Through the windows—through the doors—burst like a ruthless force, Into the solemn church, and scatter the congregation, Into the school where the scholar is studying; Leave not the bridegroom quiet—no happiness must he have now with his bride, Nor the peaceful farmer any peace, ploughing his field, or gathering in his grain, So fierce you whirr and pound you drums—so shrill you bugles blow. Beat! Beat! drums!—blow! bugles! blow! Over the traffic of cities—over the rumble of wheels in the streets; Are beds prepared for the sleepers at night in the houses? No sleepers must sleep in those beds, No bargainers’ bargains by day—would they continue? Would the talkers be talking? would the singer attempt to sing? Then rattle quicker, heavier drums—you bugles wilder blow. Beat! Beat! drums!—blow! bugles! blow! Make no parley—stop for no expostulation, Mind not the timid—mind not the weeper or prayer, Mind not the old man beseeching the young man, Let not the child’s voice be heard, nor the mother’s entreaties, Make even the trestles to shake the dead where they lie awaiting the hearses, So strong you thump O terrible drums—so loud you bugles blow. Walt Whitman III. Reconciliation Word over all, beautiful as the sky, Beautiful that war and all its deeds of carnage must in time be utterly lost, That the hands of the sisters Death and Night incessantly, softly, wash again and ever again this soiled world; For my enemy is dead, a man divine as myself is dead, I look where he lies white-faced and still in the coffin—I draw near, Bend down and touch lightly with my lips the white face in the coffin. Walt Whitman
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MASTERWORKS TEXT IV. Dirge for Two Veterans The last sunbeam Lightly falls from the finished Sabbath, On the pavement here, and there beyond it is looking Down a new-made double grave. Lo, the moon ascending, Up from the east the silvery round moon, Beautiful over the house-tops, ghastly, phantom moon, Immense and silent moon. I see a sad procession, And I hear the sound of coming full-keyed bugles, All the channels of the city streets they’re flooding As with voices and with tears. I hear the great drums pounding, And the small drums steady whirring, And every blow of the great convulsive drums Strikes me through and through. For the son is brought with the father, In the foremost ranks of the fierce assault they fell, Two veterans, son and father, dropped together, And the double grave awaits them. Now nearer blow the bugles, And the drums strike more convulsive, And the daylight o’er the pavement quite has faded, And the strong dead-march enwraps me. In the eastern sky up-buoying, The sorrowful vast phantom moves illumined, ’Tis some mother’s large transparent face, In heaven brighter growing O strong dead-march you please me! O moon immense with your silvery face you soothe me! O my soldiers twain! O my veterans passing to burial! What I have I also give you. The moon gives you light, And the bugles and the drums give you music, And my heart, O my soldiers, my veterans, My heart gives you love.
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MASTERWORKS TEXT V The Angel of Death has been abroad throughout the land; you may almost hear the beating of his wings. There is no one as of old...to sprinkle with blood the lintel and the two sideposts of our doors, that he may spare and pass on. John Bright Dona nobis pacem. (Grant us peace.) We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of health, and behold trouble! The snorting of his horses was heard from Dan; the whole land trembled at the sound of the neighing of his strong ones; for they are come, and have devoured the land....and those that dwell therein.... The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and we are not saved.... Is there no balm in Gilead? is there no physician there? Why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered? Jeremiah 8:15-22 VI O man greatly beloved, fear not, peace be unto thee, be strong, yea be strong. Daniel 10:19 The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former....and in this place will I give peace. Haggai 2:9 â€˜Nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. And none shall make them afraid, neither shall the sword go through their land. Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other. Truth shall spring out of the earth, and righteousness shall look down from heaven. Open to me the gates of righteousness, I will go into them. Let all the nations be gathered together, and let the people be assembled; and let them hear, and say, it is the truth. And it shall come, that I will gather all nations and tongues. And they shall come and see my glory. And I will set a sign among them, and they shall declare my glory among the nations. For as the new heavens and the new earth, which I will make, shall remain before me, so shall your seed and your name remain for ever.â€™ Glory to God in the highest, and on earth, peace, good-will toward men. (Adapted from Micah 4:3; Leviticus 26:6; Psalms 85:10 and 118:19; Isaiah 43:9 and 66:18-22, and Luke 2:14) Dona nobis pacem. (Dona nobis pacem.)
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COMMUNITY SUPPORT These gracious donors and supporters make the music come to life. Colorado’s sole full-time orchestra entertains, enlightens and engages audiences only through the unanimous support of the community. Thank you to those who share in the music through all means of support: annual donations, gifts of stocks, the League, employer matching gifts, the Symphony Ball, vehicle donations, and The Colorado Symphony 5K Run/Walk. CORPORATIONS / FOUNDATIONS / GOVERNMENT GRANTS / SUPPORT GROUPS / INDIVIDUALS Gifts made to the Colorado Symphony from July 1, 2012 through December 30, 2013. If you have any questions or concerns regarding a donor listing, please contact the development office directly at 303.308.2464. Thank you for your support! DIAMOND CHAIRMAN’S SOCIETY ($100,000+) Corporations, Foundations, Government Grants, Support Groups Arrow Electronics, Inc. Avenir Foundation, Inc. Boettcher Foundation Bonfils-Stanton Foundation CBS4 Colorado Symphony Foundation Community First Foundation Gates Family Foundation The Citizens of the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District Sterne-Elder Memorial Fund Individuals Anonymous Erna Butler Ms. Maxine Johnson Mary Rossick Kern, Jerome H. Kern and Mikey Kern
PLATINUM CHAIRMAN’S SOCIETY ($50,000+) Corporations, Foundations, Government Grants, Support Groups Eide Bailly Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP Colorado Symphony Guild Inc. DaVita Helen K. and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation Liberty Global Schmitt Music Company Target 5280 Magazine Individuals Anonymous Mrs. Sandy Elliott GOLD CHAIRMAN’S SOCIETY ($25,000+) Corporations, Foundations, Government Grants, Support Groups Barnhart Communications Cablevision
FirstBank Holding Company of Colorado IAC Corporation The Kenneth King Foundation Liberty Media Corporation LionTree Advisors, LLC Lloyd J. King and Eleanor R. King Foundation Anna and John J. Sie Foundation St. Anthony Hospital United Airlines Corporate The Virginia Hill Foundation Individuals Young and Carolyn Cho Merle C. Chambers and Hugh A. Grant Ed and Jenni Haselden The Estate of Mr. Ralph M. Mayo Al and Ursula Powell CHAIRMAN’S SOCIETY ($10,000+) Corporations, Foundations, Government Grants, Support Groups The Bailey Company Baker Botts, L.L.P.
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COMMUNITY SUPPORT Bohemian Companies Helen Murray Charitable Trust The City of Lone Tree Colorado Creative Industries Colorado Real Estate Journal Deep Space Systems The Denver Foundation Discovery Communications, Inc. El Pomar Foundation Encore Electric Florence R. and Ralph L. Burgess Trust Lifestyles Catering Macy’s Foundation Marczyk Fine Foods Moye White LLP Northern Trust Company OfficeScapes Ogilvy & Mather Ralph L. and Florence R. Burgess Trust Reilly Pozner LLP Saunders Construction Inc. The Schramm Foundation Tiffany & Co. U.S. Bank and The Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank U.S. Bancorp Foundation Walter S. Rosenberry, III Trust Individuals Anonymous Col. Philip Beaver and Mrs. Kim Beaver Ed and Laurie Bock Mr. Stephen Brett and Ms. Linda Shoemaker Tom and Noel Congdon Keith and Kathie Finger Peter and Rhondda Grant Michael and Frances Gundzik Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Hagood Dr. H. Michael Hayes Jennifer Heglin Mr. and Mrs. Walter Isenberg The Estate of Mr. Geoffery Kuhn Carolyn L. Longmire Ms. Marie Maltz Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. McClintock Mrs. Rhea Miller Mr. Victor C. Neas Estate Dr. Christopher Ott and Mr. Jeremy Simons Fred and Connie Platt Rosemary and John Priester Dr. and Mrs. W. Gerald Rainer
Don and Ellen Scott Harvey and Maureen Solomon Dr. Laura Strom and Mr. Erik Strom Dick and Pat Tucker The Honorables Wellington and Wilma Webb Mr. and Mrs. Seth Weisberg Dr. Jack Wilson SILVER CONDUCTOR’S CIRCLE ($5,000+) Corporations, Foundations, Government Grants, Support Groups Aimco A.J. Markley Trust The AJL Charitable Foundation Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation Bouquets Brett Family Foundation Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP Cadre General Contractors Inc. The Chill Foundation Colorado State Bank and Trust Deloitte Delta Dental Plan of Colorado Denver Art Museum Denver Post Charities a McCormick Foundation Fund Dillard Foundation ECA Foundation Ernst & Young, LLP Equip Communication General Electric Foundation Great Big Color, Inc. Hunt Alternatives Fund Husch Blackwell IMA Financial Group, Inc. Jeanne Land Foundation in memory of Dean Gillespie and Walter Land JP Morgan Private Banking Karsh Hagan Kenneth and Myra Monfort Charitable Foundation, Inc. KPMG LLP Live Nation Magnolia Hotels Neusteter Colorado Company, Auer Family Fund PDC Energy Petunia Foundation The Ponzio Family Foundation
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Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP Schramm Foundation SM Energy Company Sprout Foundation UBS Financial Services Inc. University of Denver Volunteers of America Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley PC Xcel Energy Foundation Individuals Anonymous (2) Mr. and Mrs. Tony Accetta Ms. Cynthia Auer Bob and Cynthia Benson Roger and Susan Bowles Marc and Claudia Braunstein Dale and Marguerite Bussman Dr. and Mrs. David Campbell Jim and Janice Campbell Mr. and Mrs. Carleton Ronald E. Carlson Mr. Willis Carpenter Mr. Gene Child Sylvia Sosin Cohen Donna and Ted Connolly Mr. Edward B. Cordes Jane Costain and Gary Moore Drs. Richard J. and Jan Marie Crawford Dave and Pamela Duke Mark and Carla Ewing Thomas J. and Shirley C. Gibson Marshall and Jenifer Gile Donna and Stephen Good Mr. Paul Goodspeed Ms. Jean M. Gordon Robert S. Graham Mr. and Mrs. Ed Greene Celeste and Jack Grynberg Charles A. and Pat Hadley Mr. John Hill Mr. and Mrs. Del Hock Elizabeth and Steve Holtze Yumi Hwang-Williams Thomas J. Jirak and Susan Graber Mr. and Mrs. Peter Landgraff Donald and Marjorie Langmuir Steve and Pat Larson Sandy and Evan Lasky Carole Leight Frank and Ginny Leitz Andrew Litton Mr. Mike Long
COMMUNITY SUPPORT Ron and Jeri Loser Mr. and Mrs. J. Landis Martin Mr. and Mrs. Michael B. McBride Mr. Frank Y. Parce Daniel K. and Susan A. Paulien Jane Quinette Myra and Robert Rich Lt. Col. and Mrs. Robert W. Riegel Miriam C. Robins Mr. and Mrs. Richard Robinson Suzanne Barber Ryan Raymond and Suzanne Satter Rob and Jane Scofield David and Susan Seitz Roger Shapiro and Renee Peterson Phoebe Anne Smedley Mr. Clyde Eaton Smith Mr. Bobby G. Stevenson Normie and Paul Voillequé Alan and Judy Wigod Ms. Deloris R. Wright Paul and Patricia Zecchi Mrs. Joyce Zeff
CONDUCTOR’S CIRCLE ($2,000+) Corporations, Foundations, Government Grants, Support Groups Anonymous American Family Mutual Insurance Company AMG National Trust Bank Applejack Wine & Spirits Boss Architecture Boulder Wave Cherry Hills Cultural Associates CoBiz Financial EnCana Cares (USA) Foundation First American State Bank Fox Rothschild LLP Galen and Ada Belle Spencer Foundation Grand Hyatt Denver Frederick G. Fish Foundation The Friedlander Family - Great Lakes Marine Denver
Horejsi Charitable Foundation, Inc. The Humphreys Foundation Jeannette Eppler Charitable Trust Joseph R. Parker Foundation Kinder Morgan Foundation KUVO Public Radio Mile High United Way Nathan B. and Florence R. Burt Foundation Oppenheimer Funds, Inc. Ortho Colorado Hospital Rose Community Foundation Schwab Fund for Charitable Giving Shamos Family Foundation Glenn E. Shuster Trust Speaking of Dance Stephen McConahey Family Foundation The Stanley Works Western Energy Alliance
BOULDER PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
MICHAEL BUTTERMAN, MUSIC DIRECTOR
RHAPSODY IN BLUE
Saturday, March 22, 7:30 PM Macky Auditorium, CU-Boulder SIMONE DINNERSTEIN
STEVE HEITZEG PHILIP LASSER CLAUDE DEBUSSY GEORGE GERSHWIN
Ghosts of the Grasslands The Circle and the Child SIMONE DINNERSTEIN, PIANO
La Mer Rhapsody in Blue SIMONE DINNERSTEIN, PIANO
SEASON FINALE: THE PASTORAL SYMPHONY
Saturday, April 26, 7:30 PM Macky Auditorium, CU-Boulder
BEDRICH SMETANA JEFF MIDKIFF LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
The Moldau From the Blue Ridge (Mandolin Concerto)
JEFF MIDKIFF, MANDOLIN
Symphony No. 6 (“Pastoral”)
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COMMUNITY SUPPORT Individuals Anonymous (4) Mr. David Aeling Mr. Silver Ainomäe Michael Altenberg and Libby Bortz Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Dr. and Mrs. Obadiah Ariss John Arnesen Robert P. Austin Mr. Hartman Axley Nancy Ball George Banks Addie and Bob Barkley Justin and Myroslava Bartels James E. Barlett Ken and Zoe Barley Paul S. and Sara Jane Barru Ms. Catherine E. Beeson LaFawn Biddle J. Fern Black Mike and Julie Bock Nora Bostaph Ms. Jeannene Bragg Courtney Hershey Bress Larry Brezicka Mr. David Brussel Alice Silver and Tom Byrnes Susan Cahill Mr. and Mrs. K.W. Calkins Charlyn Campbell Dr. Bonnie W. Camp Gracie and William Carr James Carroll Miles Carson Professor Gerald W. Chapman Mr. Chad Cognata Drs. Marc Cohen and Kathryn Hobbs Bill and Nancy Cook Robert D. Coombe and Julanna V. Gilbert Dr. Lucinda W. Connelly Mr. and Mrs. Peter Cooper Jim and Julie Copenhaver Alix and John Corboy Mary Cowell Mr. Robert M. Cox, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Herschel Cravitz Mr. and Mrs. Richard Deane Mark and Kathrine Dickson Martin and Ellen Diesenhof Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Dombrowski Janice and Joe Dunbar Mr. Maxim Ehrlich Dr. and Mrs. Ted Eickhoff Drs. Ellen and Anthony Elias
Mrs. Susan Ellis and Mr. Izzy Abbass Ms. Gretchen Eppler Ms. Jacalyn D. Erickson and Mr. Edward Warner Clark and Martha Ewald Mr. Karl Fenner Ms. Brook E. Ferguson Roger and Larisa Fesmire Fran and Michael Fisher Joan and John French Mr. and Mrs. John E. Fuller Mrs. Sally S. Gart Mr. and Mrs. George C. Gibson Thomas J. and Shirley C. Gibson Monica Glickman and Craig Carver Tykal Goble Veronica Goodrich Thomas and Monica Hanulik Mr. Gregory Harper James Wyn Hart Steven Hearn Thomas Heinrich Philip Hiester and Deborah Reshotko Lorraine and Harley G. Higbie Diane S. Hill and Kevin E. Somerville William Hill John Hilton Margaret Hoeppner Marie Hoffman Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Holmes Marsha Holmes Sarah Hom Ms. Christine L. Honnen Mrs. Eileen HonnenMcDonald Renate and Joseph Hull Ms. Jeanne Iske Edeltraud Johnson Scott Kates Aggie Kelley Jeremy and Dorian Kincaid John and Karen Kinzie Donna C. Kornfeld Matt Korona Matthew and Leslie Krupa Daniel Kuehn Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kugeler Mark Lamprey Don Leach Judge and Mrs. John P. Leopold Mrs. Ann C. Levy Jason Lichtenwalter
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Robert and Patricia Lisensky Mrs. Pat Livingston M. Catherine and James R. Look John and Merry Low Marjorie E. MacLachlan Mr. Claude M. Maer, Jr. Mrs. Barbara Marchbank Mr. and Mrs. John S. Martin Steve and Kathy McConahey Helen McDermott Ms. Judith McIntyre Mr. and Mrs. Neil McLagan Michael and Leigh McMahon Dr. Jody Mathie and Mr. John F. Hoffman Mr. and Mrs. Michael Modiz Henry B. Mohr Ms. Janet Mordecai David Mullikin Carol A. Murphy Paul Naslund Mr. and Mrs. Ron Neel Elizabeth B. Neva Mr. Scott O’Neil Mr. Mike Pappas Mr. Donald Park II Miroslaw Pastusiak Sue and Edwin Peiker Bonnie C. Perkins Ms. Debra Perry and Mr. Jeff Baldwin Catherine Peterson Mr. Anthony Pierce Kolio Plachkov Kathleen M. Price Paul Primus Dr. Peter S. Quintero Abigail Raymond Mr. Nick Recuber Tristan Rennie Steven and Joan Ringel Mr. Daniel L. Ritchie Dr. Turpin H. Rose Dr. and Mrs. Paul R. Rosen Dr. Joanne Rudoff Elyse Tipton and Paul Ruttum Dr. and Mrs. Richard J. Sanders Henry R. Schmoll Mr. Robert E. Schueller and Mrs. Patricia Schueller Nancy and Robert Schulein William Schumacher Emily Scott Ms. Rachel Segal Ms. Kathleen Sgamma Kelly Shanafelt Mr. Claude Sim Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sisk
COMMUNITY SUPPORT Ms. Terri Slivka Terry Smith Roger Soren Mr. Gordon W. Stenger Harry and Vicki Sterling Mr. and Mrs. Andrew G. Stevens Phillip Stevens Mr. Bob Story and Ms. Kelly Shanafelt Mr. Robert Stoyanov Marcia D. Strickland Matthew Switzer Mrs. Beatrice Taplin Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Tashiro Norma Theisen Michael and Julie Thornton Patrick Tillery Thomas Trefz Marion Thurnauer and Alexander Trifunac Mr. and Mrs. John R. Trigg Mr. John B. Trueblood Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Tutzauer Lozano Tyson Dr. and Mrs. Ed Van Bramer Mr. and Mrs. Basil Vendryes Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Wagner Richard E. Wagner Mr. Larned Waterman, Jr. and Mr. Paul S. Mesard Bradley Watson Allegra Wermuth Malcolm and Donna Wheeler Ms. Tena White Drs. Richard and Jean Williams Michael and Sandra Wilson Stuart and Ellen Witkin Mr. Duain Wolfe Douglas Yost Mr. and Mrs. Wallace A. Zellmer Mr. Sandy Zisman and Mrs. Janis Frame SYMPHONY CONCERTMASTER ($1,000+) Corporations, Foundations, Government Grants, Support Groups American Endowment Foundation Eugene C. and Florence Armstrong Family Foundation AT&T Foundation Matching Gifts Program BeneFactor The Bliss Family Foundation
car2go Choquette and Hart LLP, Attorneys at Law The Chrysalis Fund Citi Private Bank CNA Foundation Colorado Restaurant Association Education Foundation Corporate GT Denver Broncos Football Club Denver Food and Wine Denver Public Schools Dobbins Foundation Barbara and Charlie Ferguson Foundation Four Seasons Hotel Denver G.G. Shaw, Inc. The Gilman Family Foundation Great-West Life and Annuity Insurance Company Robert and Marilyn Harris Charitable Foundation Henry E. Wurst Family Foundation Hollis Family Fund Hotel Jerome, an Auberge Resort Stuart and Janet Kritzer Family Foundation LIVE Urban Real Estate Inc. Louis and Harold Price Foundation MM Rhodes Fund Nelson Family Foundation Peine Family Fund The Publishing House Seidman Family Foundation Singer Family Foundation U.S. Engineering Co. Individuals Anonymous (6) Amelia Aaron Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Aaron Mr. and Mrs. Richard Akeroyd Charles and Joan Albi Ms. Eleanor Scott Annable Mr. Rick D. Bailey Michelle and Stephen Bailey Dr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Becky Ron and Martha Berge Mrs. Terry A. Biddinger Marcia D. Bishop Barbara Bohlman Laura Bond Margaret C. Bozarth Dr. and Mrs. B.L. Brennan William and Natalie Brenton
M. Peyton and Suzanne Bucy Don and Nita Burkhardt Ms. Patricia Butler Mr. and Mrs. Martin Cahill Mr. and Mrs. Richard Callahan Keith and Lindsay Campbell Lena Capra Mr. and Mrs. James Carroll Dr. and Mrs. James G. Chandler Michael Chaney Jerry Chiu Drs. Henry and Janet Claman David and Joan Clark Sheila M. Cleworth Mr. Brooks Clouser and Ms. Shirley Hamilton James and Toni Cohig John L. Coil Mr. and Mrs. Clark Colton Mr. Ronald Covey Mr. Jeff Cowman Angela Daneo and Patrick McKinstry Mr. Brian Deevy Mr. and Mrs. Bruce DiBiase George and Yonnie Dikeou Mrs. Mary Donlon Dorothy Dowden Michael P. Dowling Robert and Louise Dudley Mr. Garrettson Dulin Jr. Megan Dumont Mr. BJ Dyer and Mr. Guenther Vogt Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Eason Edward E. Ellis and Barbara Neal Mr. Bayard Ewing Jim and Jo Ferguson Dr. and Mrs. Richard Fieman Mr. Jack Finlaw Scott Fisher Mrs. Mary Lou Flater Mr. Roger Freeman Mr. David F. Fritz Ms. Martha S. Fulford Dr. and Mrs. John H. Gale Dr. Ben and Mrs. Jean Galloway Dr. and Mrs. David H. Garfield Dr. Burton and Lee Golub Jonathan and Julia Gordon Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Greenly Hugh and Nancy Grove Fred and Carol Grover Mr. and Mrs. Robert Harris Dr. and Mrs. Robert D. Harry Mrs. Joan Hazen
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COMMUNITY SUPPORT Mr. Nick Hazen Diane D. Henry Bobbie Hill Dr. Bradley O. Hofer Mike and Vicki Hoffman Marilyn Howard William C. Hubbard Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hucks, Jr. Scott and Ria Hudson Mrs. Eleanor L. Isbill Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Johnson Carole and Marv Johnson Richard and Mary Anne Johnston Glenn R. Jones Hannah Kahn and Arthur Best Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Kern Walter and Jean Koelbel Ruth and George Krauss Phyllis and James Kurtz-Phelan Warren and Nancy Lawrence Minnie B. Lindsey Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Lingenfelter Mr. and Mrs. Alan Lipner Mr. and Mrs. Neil Littlefield Karen I. and John E. Litz John and Mary Lohre Jerry and Lyla Malzahn Ms. Joan Manley Ms. Patricia Mason Mrs. Jan Mayer Dr. and Mrs. John G. McFee Mr. and Mrs. David McGaw Virginia and Bill McGehee Bill McKnab and Margaret Jurado Katherine McMurray Robert Meade Sharon L. Menard Mr. T. Craig Mills Gene and Dee Milstein Mr. Robert R. Montgomery Kirsten and David Morgan Mr. and Mrs. Frank Moritz Anne and David Necker James Neely Drs. Sarah and Harold Nelson Mr. and Mrs. W. Peterson Nelson Ms. Deborah R. Norris Mr. Stephen Norris Sheila O’Brien Mr. David Parce Dr. and Mrs. Bruce C. Paton Erik Peterson Mr. and Mrs. Mike Pokorny
Mary and Bernard Polak Mr. Paul G. Quinn Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Rakowich Mrs. Nijole Rasmussen Mrs. Dorothy M. Read Mr. Eli Reshotko and Mrs. Adina Reshotko Mr. Jeffrey T Riggs Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ris Ms. Margaret Roath Jim and Doreen Ryan Ruth Schoening Ron Shaffer Jo Shannon Ruth S. Silver Sam and Marty Sloven Mr. David C. Smith Mr. and Mrs. Don Smith Dr. and Mrs. Edwin R. Smith Marlis and Shirley Smith Mitch and Barbara Solich Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Stamp Robert Steiger Mr. Daniel Stenersen Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Stephenson Philip T. Stoffel Dr. Bill Strempel Marilyn and David Swan Margot K. Thomson Stirling Trent Mr. and Mrs. Howard Turetzky Joseph and Lana Turner Kyle and Bev Turner Mr. M. A. Vaida Dr. Phillip Vigoda Tom and Eleanor Vincent Richard and Sharon Voegtle Denise McCleary and Paul Von Behren Bruce Wald Mr. James B. Wallace Elizabeth Ward Loren E. Warner Mrs. Jean Watt Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Whitney Dr. John Willhardt Mr. Jerry Winter and Ms. Lois Keener Curtis Woitte Dr. and Mrs. Roy R. Wright Lee and Doris Yeingst Mr. Robert Yost Dick and Lorie Young Dr. Marty Yussman David and Diane Zile Ms. Linda Roberts Zinn
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SYMPHONY MUSICIAN ($500+) Corporations, Foundations, Government Grants, Support Groups Bank of America Barolo Grill The Broadmoor Caterpillar Foundation Matching Gifts Caulkins Family Foundation Club Cherry Creek Dais Family Foundation Dan Sharp Luxury Outerwear Earls Kitchen and Bar Ergün Tercan European Salon ExxonMobil Foundation Finkel Family Fund Grossman Plastic Surgery Henry Laird Smith Foundation Hilb Family Foundation IBM International Foundation Inn and Spa at Loretto Kemp Family Fund MHA Petroleum The Moe Family Charitable Fund Nelnet, Inc. Shanahan’s Steakhouse Sloss and Carpenter Orthodontics State Farm Companies Foundation Strear Family Foundation, Inc. Tipton Family Foundation Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa Individuals Anonymous Mr. Allan Auger David H. and Lornel A. Baker Mr. and Mrs. Larry Ballonoff Mr. James D. Balog Carlos Barradas Richard and Linda Bateman Mr. Richard Bartlett Mr. and Mrs. James Beall Dr. and Mrs. Henry J. Beckwitt Anne and Henry Beer George and Phee Belsey Dr. and Mrs. Robert N. Berg Sue and Bix Bicknell Marie and Howard Blaney Jude Blum Ms. Susan Bonfield Vince and Mary Jo Boryla James W. Boyd and Sue Ellen Charlton
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RIGOLETTO RIGOLETTO MAR. 15 | 18 | 21 | 23 2014 LEONARDO VORDONI, CONDUCTOR
SANDRA PIQUES EDDY
SANDRA PIQUES EDDY
CARMEN CARMEN MAY 3 | 6 | 9 | 11 2014 ROBERT WOOD, CONDUCTOR
“...POWERFUL SINGING OF THE BARITONE GORDON HAWKINS... MAR. 15STOLE | 18THE| 21 23EVENING.” 2014 WHO NEARLY SHOW| ALL
“MS. PIQUES EDDY, A SWAN-NECKED MEZZO WITH FINE TECHNIQUE, A MAY | 6 | 9TO |BRIGHT 11 2014 RANGE OF COLORS FROM3HONEYED AND CHARM TO BURN.”
LEONARDO VORDONI, CONDUCTOR
THE NEW YORK TIMES
ROBERT WOOD, CONDUCTOR
“...POWERFUL SINGING OF THE BARITONE GORDON HAWKINS... ALSO STARRING WHO NEARLY STOLE THE SHOW ALL EVENING.”
“MS. PIQUES EDDY, A SWAN-NECKED MEZZO WITH FINE TECHNIQUE, A ALSO STARRING RANGE OF COLORS FROM HONEYED TO BRIGHT AND CHARM TO BURN.”
THE NEW YORK TIMES
THE NEW YORK TIMES
RACHELE GILMORE DANA BETH MILLER
©Tim Fuller/Arizona Opera
RENÉ BARBERA ©Tim Fuller/Arizona Opera
THE NEW YORK TIMES
JANAI BRUGGER JAY HUNTER MORRIS
©Don Sausser/Opera Coeur d’Alene
RACHELE GILMORE DANA BETH MILLER
JANAI BRUGGER JAY HUNTER MORRIS
©Don Sausser/Opera Coeur d’Alene
COMMUNITY SUPPORT Dr. and Mrs. Edward A. Brainard Wally and Suzanne Brauer Dr. and Mrs. David Brewer Ms. Barbara Brown Matthew Brown and Beth Montgomery Ms. Willa Brunkhorst Rogene and Sandy Buchholz Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Butz Mr. David Cahn Douglas and Constance Cain Shirley and Roland Calhoun Mr. Gustavus W. Center Mr. and Mrs. John B. Chafee Ms. Jodi A. Chambers Michelle Chapman Ms. Delores I. Clark Jim and Tomomi Clark Catherine Cole Sylvia Fergus and David Cooper Paul and Eileen Cooper Scott Coors and David Hurt Frances S. Corsello Ray and Kathleen Cravy Constance Crocker Anne M. Culver Lauren Curler Karen and William Curtis Mike and Bonnie Dalke Ms. Ruth Dalrymple Philip Dattilo and Barbara Melendez Susan E. Davies Mr. and Mrs. John D. De Leon Mr. and Mrs. Michael DeGroat Dr. T. M. Derloshon D.D.S. Christine Devereaux Mr. and Mrs. William Diss Mr. Robert P. Domaleski Mr. and Mrs. John R. Donnell Mr. and Mrs. Denis E. Donnelly Mr. and Mrs. William D. Doty Dorothy M. Dringman Mr. and Mrs. Gary Dudley Mr. Pat Durbin and Ms. Mary A. Schricker Lois N. Eckhoff Mrs. Nancy Eicher Dan and Lucy Ellerhorst Mary and Woody Emlen Mr. Richard M. Eslinger Ms. Judy Fahrenkrog and Mr. Larry King Warren E. Fair Michele Ferguson Paul Ferguson Ms. Gail Fisher
Mr. and Mrs. Gregg Flannery David and Debra Flitter Dr. Lauren Fraser and Ms. Rebecca Coughlin Dr. and Mrs. Robert Freedman Dick and Sigrid Freese Ms. JoAnne Friedman Rudi Fronk Mr. and Mrs. Max Furer Lucille Gallagher and Richard Stieg, M.D. Todd Gander and Terry Hsu-Gander B.J. and Grace George Linda Laird Giedl Dr. Burton and Lee Golub Ms. Mona Goodwin Mr. and Mrs. Alvin W. Haggerty Jerry Jean Hale Dr. and Mrs. John L. Hall Charles and Linda Hamlin Becky and Keith Hammond Mr. Chet K. Hampson and Ms. Susan Martin Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hanna Ken and Florence Hardesty Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Harris Mr. and Mrs. Leeon E. Hayden Mr. David J. Hayes Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hembre Karin D. Henszey Keith Herman Ann Herron Mr. and Mrs. Melvin L. Hess Jeffrey L. Hill Mr. and Mrs. William Hill Mr. Stephen Hindes Ms. Laura Hoffman Mr. Robert Homiak Ms. Sally Hopper Mr. Andrew E. Hornbrook Mrs. Isabella W. Horsky Keith Howard Duane and Katy Howell Mr. David Hubly Mr. Mark T. Hughes Mr. Francisco Huitron Michael E. Huotari and Jill R. Stewart Mr. Paul W. Husted Robert Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kauerz Michelle Keist Dr. and Mrs. M. Richard Kem Polly and Frank Kemp Mr. Allen Kemp Dr. E. Glenn Kindle Heidi and Randy Keogh Mel and Roberta Klein
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Kathy and Rob Klugman Ronald and Sharon Klusman Ms. Deniece Kohl Rich Kylberg and Jilliann Parker Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ladenburger Penny and Dick Leather Dr. and Mrs. Robert Lederer Pauline Langsley Eugene Lee Ms. Linda L. Lee Mr. and Mrs. Richard K. Lee David C. Leger Deanna Rose Leino Theodore Lichtmann Don and Ingrid Lindemann George and Roberta Lohr Patty Lorie-Kupetz George G. “Sandy” Lowe Ms. Hope Lowry Mrs. Jean Macferran Mr. and Mrs. Gordon R. MacRae Tish Maes Jean L. Marshall Harold P. Martin, M.D. Mr. and Mrs. Amos C. Mathews Donald and Purnee McCourt Frank McCurdy Michael E. McGoldrick Jan McNally Ms. Janet Melson Dr. Gary B. Melton Mr. and Mrs. Jay Miller Ron and Bonnie Milzer Mrs. Patty H. Moore Mr. and Mrs. Todd D. Munson Mr. and Mrs. Trygve Myhren Ms. Trish Nagel Mr. and Mrs. James Nalven Mr. Bob Neuman Hans E. and Margaret C. Neville Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Newberry Mr. and Mrs. Mark Newhouse Dr. and Mrs. John Odom Larry O’Donnell and Kermit Cain Ray O’Loughlin and James A. Henderson Mary and Art Otten Ms. Sue Pawlik Dr. and Mrs. David S. Pearlman Kerry Pearlman Mr. and Mrs. Jack Pfeiffer Patrick and Susan Pientka Mr. Kenneth R. Piner and Mrs. Karen L. Pierce Mr. Ryan Pollock
COMMUNITY SUPPORT Ed Post Ms. Pamela Pryor Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Quinby Terence T. Quirke Dick Ramsey Richard Replin and Elissa Stein Reid T. Reynolds Holli Riebel Hannelore Rimlinger Dr. Richard and Sandra Roark Eleanor Roberts Ms. Carol Robison Nancy K. Roeder Anthony C. and Patricia J. Romeo Sig and Lucille Rosefeld Ms. Elfie Rosin Ms. Julie B. Rubsam Mr. and Mrs. William E. Russell Cynthia L. and Paul D. Schauer Mr. John A. Schiff Dave Schmitz G.A. and W.B. Scholten Mr. Richard Schubel Mary Ann Schultz Betty and Maurice Serotta Boyce Sher Mr. and Mrs. Peter D. Shultz Ms. Marlena Siegel Dr. Arnold and Bonnie Silverman Ms. Victoria Simpson Mr. and Mrs. Catherine Skokan Drs. Robert H. Slover, II and Robin Slover Dr. and Mrs. Edwin R. Smith Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Smith Billie Busby and Sidney Smith William and Janice Smith Mr. Patrick Sola Mr. and Mrs. William H. Speaker Mr. and Mrs. Hanspeter Spuhler Mr. and Mrs. Fred K. Sternburg Mr. and Mrs. Russell Stewart Alena M. Stimack Julie and John Strain Mr. and Mrs. Michael Strear Mrs. Mary C. Symonton Lou and Katherine Svoboda Cedric and Carol Tarr Mr. Frank Thomson Mr. and Mrs. Carl J. Tillery Nan Timbel Mr. and Mrs. Warren Toltz David Tourtelot and Nikki Headlee Barbara J. Tramutt
Ms. Helen Tuttle Mr. and Mrs. Stanley D. Van Egmond Dr. and Mrs. Gary D. Vander Ark Ms. Betty Vean Harry and Terri Vogler Ed and Patty Wahtera The Sylvan Stool Family Mr. Peter J. Wall Ms. Grace Wanner Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Ward Ms. Shirley Ward Consul Emeritus and Mrs. Tor Westgaard Rosemary Whitaker Mr. Flint Whitlock and Dr. Mary Ann Watson Tim Wieland Chris Williams Dr. and Mrs. Roger A. Williams Ms. Ruth Williams Mr. Michael F. Winslow Mr. and Mrs. Herbert L. Wittow Jim and Marlene Wogsland Ms. Elizabeth A. Yoder Ms. Phyllis J. Young Mr. and Mrs. Jack Zelinger R.A. Zimmerman SYMPHONY PATRON ($250+) Corporations, Foundations, Government Grants, Support Groups The Amica Companies Foundation Ansco Invesment Company Ball Corporation Big Red F The Blues Jean Bar Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival Central City Opera Chase The Colorado Ballet Colorado Childrens Chorale Colorado Music Festival The Colorado State Music Teachers Association Colorado Trust Covenant Village Covidien Employee Matching Gift Program Daniels-Houlton Family Foundation Delish Demure Denver Area Music Teachers Association
Denver Film Society Denver Museum of Nature and Science Denver Plastic Surgery Associates Denver Zoo DIRECTV Matching Gift Center Dulin Charitable Trust First Bank Denver Tech Center Freeman Family Foundation Guitar Center Dr. Raymond P. Henkel Charitable Fund Jewish Community Foundation JW Marriott Denver at Cherry Creek Kate’s Real Food La Posada de Santa Fe Resort and Spa LibertyGives Foundation Littleton Drum Studio Network for Good Oceans Apart Inc Oracle Matching Gifts Program Park Avenue Oculo Plastic Surgeon Pat Hansen’s Studio Patterson Inn Pearl Dentistry Pinehurst Country Club Pink Fog Studio Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc Prost Brewing The Real Dill The Ritz-Carlton, Denver Rural Route Farms Ruth Stark Fund Sigma Alpha Iota Steele Street Bank and Trust United Way of Larimer County Valley Country Club Veda Salon and Spa YourCause, LLC Individuals Anonymous (9) Margaret and Norm Aarestad Lois Abbott Richard and Susan Abernethy Merrill and Frances Adams Jim and Lorraine Adams Carol J. Addington Mr. Robert M. Adelstein Mr. and Mrs. B.T. Allison III Donna Rae Altieri Mrs. Linda Amell Dr. and Mrs. Jules Amer
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COMMUNITY SUPPORT Ms. Catherine H. Anderson DeAnn Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Daniel W. Andrews Mr. and Mrs. John Andrews Larry and Gloria Angus Ron and Shalah Arlian Bill and Phyllis Ashton Lew and Judy Babcock Ms. Darthelia Baker Ms. Marian J. Bakken Mr. and Mrs. Dennis E. Baldwin Louis Baptist Mr. and Mrs. Frank Barrett Ms. Jennifer N. Bater Mr. Roger Bates and Ms. Debra Brew Ms. Linda Battan Nancy Battan Irene Becker Chris and Agnieszka Behounek Robert A. Behrman Mr. Edgardo L. Belen Fr. Mark Berge Ms. Margaret Bass Berglund Neal and Myrna Berlin Mr. and Mrs. William F. Blanning Irma Furbeck Boltman David and Rachel Bondelevitch Mr. Kermit J. Boothroyd Mr. and Mrs. Peter D. Bowes Ms. Mary A. Boyle Mr. and Mrs. Michael Boyle Carey D. Bozovich Elizabeth Bradley Ms. Susan Bradley Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Brauchli Ms. Peggy Brody Mr. and Mrs. Hal Brooks Ms. Joanne Broten Ms. Coralie Brown Mr. John M. Brown Mr. and Mrs. Trevor S. Brown Dr. Vaughn Browne Mr. and Mrs. James E. Bruner Jr Mr. and Mrs. Rick Bruno Mr. and Mrs. Peter K. Bryan Cameron Burke Neil Burris and Sandy Mazarakis John Burt Karen Cage Bill and Jo Calhoun Lois M. Calvert Rusty and Ellen Campos Ms. Barbara Carpenter Ms. Nicolette Cavallaro Mr. and Mrs. Tod Cavey
Roger and Barbara Chamberlain Ms. Marilyn Chappell Ms. Leticia Church Dr. David Claassen and Mrs. Delores Claassen Ms. Deborah Clendenning Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Clifford Ms. Pam Cocker Mr. and Mrs. Harold Cohen Ms. Jo E. Cohen Mr. and Mrs. Robert I. Cohen Dr. and Mrs. S. Phillip Cohen Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Collins Rabbi and Mrs. Julian I. Cook Ben and Ann Cooper Dr. John A. and Ms. Jane H. Coppola Mr. and Mrs. Tom E. Costner Kerry and Walter Cole Mrs. Anita Cox Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cox Dr. James W. Craft Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Craft Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Creighton Mr. Edward Cronin Margaret Cunningham Mr. Barry Curtiss-Lusher Mary Ann Cushing Chuck and Kay Darling Ronald L. Deal Michael Demers Mr. and Mrs. Rus Dewitt Mr. David DiGiacomo Mr. and Mrs. Josiah B. Dodds Ms. Ann Marie Doerhoff Leland and Margaret Dong Peter and Marian Downs Dr. Paul and Paulette Dragul Ms. Marina Dubrova Ms. Donna Duhadway Gerald S. Dunbar Mr. and Mrs. Phillippe Dunoyer Roger and Carol Dutton Ms. Janice G. Eckhardt Gretchen and Bill Edwards Christina Ellis Mr. and Mrs. Roger Emblen M. Stephen and Sydney M. Enders Ms. Gislinde G. Engelmann Bede and Burt Epstein Richard and Mary Fanyo Mrs. Ann B. Fawcett John and Joan Feek Ms. Elizabeth J. Feitner Ms. Janice E. Ferguson Vince and Dorothy Fesmire Bud and Mimi Figel
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Larry L. Fike and Karen M. Helm Dr. and Mrs. M.V. Filippone Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Fisch Mr. Dan Fishman Mr. and Mrs. James W. Fleet Mr. Robert Fleming Nancy Follett Mr. Graeme Forbes Ms. Marcia Forman Mr. Richard Forseberg Mr. William Fortune Mr. Richard Foster John and Lorna Fox Mr. Chris Frampton Ms. Elizabeth Frank Ms. Kirsten D. Franz Mr. and Mrs. David Freedman Mr. David Friedman Ellen and Sheldon Friedman Carol Friend Deborah Froeb Norbert and Linda Frueh Caleb and Sidney Gates Mr. and Mrs. Greg Fulton Deborah B Gaensbauer Lukasz Galecki Mr. and Mrs. John A. Gallagher Dr. and Mrs. Richard V. Gander Dr. and Mrs. Arthur D. Garfein Lester and Joan Garrison Ms. Jane C. Gilbert Ms. Kathleen Gill Dr. and Mrs. Stanley H. Ginsburg Dr. Gerry and Karen Glancy Mr. Robert Gleser Mr. and Mrs. Gary Goble Mr. Joseph Goldhammer and Mrs. Elizabeth Block Mr. Barry J. Goldstein and Mrs. Thorey Goldstein Ms. Phyllis Goodman Miyuki Mabel Googins Dr. and Mrs. Stephen A. Gorden Mr. and Mrs. James B. Grange Ms. Ellen D. Graves Mrs. Ellie Greenberg Mr. Robert Greene Dr. and Mrs. Daniel J. Greenholz Ms. Carol A. Greenwald Nancy and Russ Gregory Mr. Scott Greiner Ms. Eileen H. Griffith Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Griffiths Mr. and Mrs. Peter Griffiths Martha and Jim Groebe Catherine Caton Groene
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COMMUNITY SUPPORT Mr. and Mrs. Michael D. Groshek Martin C. Gross Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Russell W. Haas Gen. and Mrs. Gerald E. Hahn Arthur E. Hall, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Haller Ms. Grace M. Halmi Mr. and Mrs. Homer Hancock Ms. Ellen Hanes Mary Hanewell Arthur and Lilly Hardin Ms. Darlene K. Harmon Col. A. Lee Harrell and Madeline Homler Mr. Billy Harris and Ms. Linda Purcell Mr. Carroll R. Harr Ms. Lisa Harris Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Harvey Rev. and Mrs. Stuart C. Haskins Charles and Luanne Hazelrigg Mr. and Mrs. George Hearne Dr. Thomas Heinrich Mrs. Joann D. Helm Ms. Elizabeth W. Hepp Owen and Deborah Herman Mr. Douglas Hesse and Ms. Becky Bradway Cynthia Hinds Daniel S. and Vicky L. Hinds Sarah C. Hite Ms. Mary L. Hobson Ms. Jean A. Hoerl Ruth and George Hopfenbeck Ms. Mary J. Hopkins Bob Horecky Rev. and Mrs. G.L. Horle Ken and Sue Hovland Ms. Surilda J. Hudson Mr. and Mrs. Brian Hunter Mr. Edward Hurry and Dr. Roberta Shaklee Chuck Husted Mr. and Mrs. Frank Isenhart Mr. Tom James Jennifer Janezic Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jeffery William C. Jensen Craig N. Johnson and Alicia J. McCommons Margie Lee Johnson Ms. Michelle Johnson Dr. Doug Jones, MD Dr. and Mrs. Everette Jones Mr. Jeffrey C. Jones Stanley and Barbara Jones
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Judd Bill Juraschek Thomas and Veronika Kalan Ms. Margaret T. Kaluk Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kane Donald and Susan Kany Dr. Chris and Mrs. Janice Karras Mrs. Diana Kasson Mr. Ross Kazer Mr. J. K. Kelly David Kendall Ms. Judy H. Kessenich Mr. and Mrs. Jonas Kiken John C. Kinnamon Ms. Julie Kinney Mrs. Margie A. Kinslow Eileen and Walter Kintsch Mrs. Oza Klanjsek Mr. and Mrs. Stanley W. Kleinsteiber Stephen and Nancy Kneipple Mr. Finn B. Knudsen Elmer and Doris Koneman Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Koski Ms. Robin Kovachy Ms. Sylvia Kreider Mr. Dennis G. Kruger Mr. Jack Kullman Mr. Dan LaChance C. Daryl and Lori W. Lamb Charlotte and Maurice Larue Keith P. Lautenbach Richard S. Leaman Dr. Hanna Lee Ms. Carol J. Lens Thomas and Joan Leonard Phyllis Lerud Sidney and Renae Levin David and Peggy Lindstrom Mrs. Seymour Liss Ms. Marilyn Litman Nancy Livingston Charles and Gretchen Lobitz Dr. and Mrs. Ron Long John Loveridge Mr. and Mrs. William C. Loyd Greg Lucas Fred and Bonnie Luhman Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lynch Ms. Donna R. Lynch Ms. Jeanne Maher Janika and Paul Mahon Mr. and Mrs. Paul Marcus Mr. Jackie L. Markey Mr. and Mrs. David Marks Elizabeth Marr and John Price Mr. and Mrs. Gerard Martins
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Mr. James L. Marvin Wendell Matt Mrs. Dorothy B. Mauk Mr. and Mrs. Robert McClelland Dr. Jerrald McCollum Rex and Nina McGehee Carla E. McKennett Mrs. Bridget McNeil Mr. and Mrs. Harold “Bud” Meadows Mrs. Ethel and Mr. Lee Mendel, and Mrs. Barbara Mendel Curtis H.P. Menefee and Kathryn A. House Virginia Messick Mr. and Mrs. Charles Metzger Ms. Ronnie Mitzner Mr. and Mrs. Robert Monks Ms. Cheryl Montanio Cheryl L. Moody Mr. Douglas G. and Dr. Laura B. Moran J. Gregory Morrell Ms. Rossann Mosher James and Karin Mote Sharon and Kurt Muenchow Mr. David Mullikin Kenneth and Gloria Mundell William and Rosemarie Murane Mr. and Mrs. James W. Mytton Mr. and Mrs. Ron Nadel Mrs. Cynthia F. Nagel Bill and Barbara Nash Mr. Robert Nauman and Ms. Liz Goodman Ms. June P. Nay Katherine Nazzaro Mary Neidig Mr. Harry G. Newman and Mrs. Elizabeth Frank Paul and Barbara Nicholas Ms. Tricia Nichols Mr. and Mrs. Carl J. Nicoulin Richard L. Nielsen Mr. Charles Niemczura and Ms. Decker Swann Mr. and Mrs. Alan F. Nies Ms. Sally Ochsner Schubert M. Ogden Dr. Bonnie M. Orkow, Ph.D. Mr. Steven Otsuki Mr. John Parfrey Kelly Parker Susan S. Parkhurst Ginny Passoth Ms. Joyce Paul
COMMUNITY SUPPORT Mr. Howard L. Paynter Mr. and Mrs. Neil Peck Mr. Tom Persing Marge Petersen Ms. Marie M. Pfister Mr. and Mrs. George C. Pickering Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Pierce Tom Pierce and Lu Ann Dillon Ms. Sally G. Plummer Dr. Barbara Pollack Ms. Nadine Popham Ms. Barbara Powell Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Praetorius Dr. Richard Presnell Libby Printz Robert and Sarah Przekwas Mr. Michael L. Raggio Mr. and Mrs. Ted E. Rains Dr. and Mrs. Pablo Ramos Richard M. Randall Sandra Rapley Ralph and Ingeborg Ratcliff Ms. Joan Ratz Melinda H. Reed Mr. and Mrs. David Reinecke
Mr. Robert B. Renfro Russell Reynolds Mr. Kent Rice Nancy and Gene Richards Dr. Susan B. Rifkin Mr. and Mrs. William H. Roberts Phil Rock and Pamela Page Michael Rodel Mr. Bernie Rogoff and Ms. Jean Greenberg Bernard and Beverly Rosen Ms. Mary Ann Ross Molly O. Ross Mr. Robert Ross Ms. Jennifer Rowe Paul D. Rubner and Vicki D. Jensen Ms. Clarice Ruckhaus Mr. Stanley Rudeen Ms. Carol L. Rust Judy and Ron Ruth James and Carol Salbenblatt Stanley and Karen Saliman Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Sandt Dr. Donald W. Schiff, M.D.
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Ms. Astrid Schmidbauer Ms. Ann Schmidt Mr. Gary Schneider Mr. James B. Schoedler Ms. Shirley A. Scott Mr. and Mrs. Karl O. Seller Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shaklee Dr. David Shander Charles and Shirley Anne Sheets Mr. Daniel Sloan Mr. David Sloan John and Kathleen Sloan Mr. and Mrs. Jack L. Smith Jackie Solis Poli Soong Dr. Norman Spivy Mrs. Susan Spangler Mr. and Mrs. Paul C. Stanko Ms. Ruth M. Stark Dr. and Mrs. Byron St. Clair Mr. and Mrs. Tim Stegink Jackie Stevens Mary L. Stewart Dr. and Mrs. Richard H. Stienmier
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COMMUNITY SUPPORT Mrs. Donna Stiles Mr. Herbert Stoeger Mr. Samuel Stott Bill and Shirley Stout Arthur and Stephanie Strasburger Mr. Stephen D. Straub Mr. and Mrs. William E. Sweet, III Ms. Cle C. Symons Vincent and Gay Tagliavore Dr. and Mrs. Richard W. Talley Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tate Dr. and Mrs. John Taubman Erik and Frances Taylor Mr. James Taylor Mr. Larry Taylor Walt and Sally Tejan Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Tellis Mr. Tom Teske Dr. Marsha Tharakan Ms. Barbara Thorngren Thomas and Wendy Thorpe Skip Thurman Mr. Roger Tinklenberg Ms. Martha Tracey Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Trask Robert and Kelli Tregemba Donald and Mary Tucker Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Turner Ms. Janet Velazquez Mr. and Mrs. Roberto J. Valdez Tim van Binsbergen Ms. Phyllis Vandehaar Mr. and Mrs. John C. Vaughey Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Virtue Mr. and Mrs. James M. Voorhees Dr. and Mrs. Bolko von Roedern Laurence Wagley Gary and Mary Lou Waldman Mr. and Mrs. Winston G. Walker Julie and Bob Wallace John R. and Kristine E. Wallack Ms. Tina Walls Rev. Donald N. Warner Ms. Polly Warner Carley J. Warren Ms. Hanna Warren Walter and Susanna Weart Jay P. Webster Hedy and Michael Weinberg Ms. Marilyn Wheeler Thomas and Theresa Wheeler Norman and Marcia Whitcomb Sidney J. and Shirley B. White John Whitehill
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Whitney Dr. Norman E. Wikner and Dr. Lela A. Lee Daniel Williams Ms. Janet Williams Dr. John S. Williams, M.D. Mrs. Astrida Wilson Kent Wilson Ms. Marion Wilson Mr. and Mrs. Daniel T. Winston Ms. Marylou Witaschek Mr. Ian Witter George and Beth Wood Mr. Hunter Wolcott Dr. and Mrs. Robert R. Wolfe Ms. Jacquelyn Wonder Mr. and Mrs. Lester R. Woodward Mr. and Mrs. John D. Wright Dr. and Mrs. M. Robert Yakely Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Young Joan and David Zapiler Mr. and Mrs. Vladimir M. Zolotoochin Mr. Richard Zuber Loren Zweig ENDOWMENTS The following members of the Symphony family have established special funds to perpetuate the work of the Colorado Symphony for future generations. These endowed funds are gifts from individuals who have loved, believed in and supported the orchestra; to these individuals the Colorado Symphony extends unending gratitude. The Bill Gossard Music Director Chair The Charles S. Sterne Conductorâ€™s Podium The Dave and Pam Duke Families Guest Artist and Guest Conductor Fund The Mary Rossick Kern and Jerome H. Kern Concertmaster Chair The Principle Percussion Chair, Endowed by a Friend of the Colorado Symphony
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THE HORACE TUREMAN SOCIETY Named for the first conductor of the Denver Civic Orchestra, the Horace Tureman Society honors an exceptional group of people who have pledged future support for the Symphony through an estate gift. The Tureman Society recognizes in perpetuity those making estate gifts through wills, living trusts, annuities, IRAs, retirement plans, charitable trusts, life insurance designations or other legacy giving vehicles. Richard and Susan Abernethy Mr. and Mrs. David M. Budd Mr. Jim Caputo Mr. Gene Child Anne M. Culver Ms. Janice G. Eckhardt Jennifer Guess Donna E. Hamilton Johannes Heim Cathey A. Herren Janice E. Hesser Senta G. Holtzmann Mr. and Mrs. Gopal Iyengar Ms. Gloria E. Johnston Mr. Geoffrey Kuhn Sandy and Evan Lasky Deanna Rose Leino Virginia and Frank Leitz Ms. Ann C. Levy John and Merry Low Evi and Evan Makovsky Mrs. Sue McFarlane Steve G. Morton Mr. Thomas Murray Mr. and Mrs. Ron Neel Judith Nichols William Oliver Gordon R. and Pam Parker Barbara J. Powell James Robert Pratt Dr. and Mrs. W. Gerald Rainer Mr. Neil F. Roberts Audrey D. and Harvey D. Rothenberg Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Runice Suzanne Ryan Richard and JoAnne Sanders Ms. Floy L. Senior James and Jenene Stookesberry Mr. Richard Thackrey James D. and Judy Vaughn
COMMUNITY SUPPORT John R. and Kristine E. Wallack Phyllis J. Young IN MEMORIAM GIFTS The following gifts were made to the Colorado Symphony in memory of a family member, friend, or supporter of the symphony. These tributes hold an honored place with the Colorado Symphony, and we are pleased to recognize them. In memory of Merrill Adams given by: Ms. Pamela Lewis Mr. Frank Y. Parce In memory of Donald L. Ambler given by: Mr. Frank Y. Parce Mr. Chet Hampson and Ms. Susan Martin In memory of Mr. Charles Ansbacher given by: Swanee Hunt Family Foundation In memory of Ms. Ellie Campbell given by: Ms. Marilyn Johnston Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kueler Mr. George Peak In memory of Mr. and Mrs. John Caton given by: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Perkaus In memory of Mrs. Lucille Center given by: Ms. Willa Brunkhorst Ms. Ruth Moss Mrs. Frances B. Smith In memory of Blair Chotzinoff given by: Mr. Chet Hampson and Ms. Susan Martin Nancy and Robert Schulein Fund In memory of Mr. Stephen Connor given by: Mr. and Mrs. Max Buckman
In memory of Mr. George Decurnou given by: His friends in Healthcare Policy and Financing In memory of Dr. Louis Duman given by: Sylvia Sosin Cohen In memory of Mr. Leo M. Eisel given by: Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Serotta In memory of Dr. Joyce S. Freeman given by: Freeman Family Foundation In memory of Jerry Friedman given by: JoAnne Friedman In memory of Ms. Callae B. Gilman given by: The Gilman Family Foundation In memory of Ms. Hermina Goldfarb given by: Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Newman In memory of Mrs. Pamela Gordon given by: Ms. Jo Anne Meinert Karen Rownd In memory of Mr. Manny Greenberg given by: Mrs. Ellie Greenberg The Sylvan Stool Family
In memory of Ms. Vesta “Dott” Hutchison given by: Ms. Sherri Colgan Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Grigg Mrs. Joan Laubhan Mr. George Peak Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Whitney Ms. Phyllis Wrenick In memory of Mr. William “Bill” Houlton given by: Colorado Permanente Medical Group Ms. Karin Henszey Katharine Morgan Mr. and Mrs. Trygve Myhren Lynn Nelson Mr. and Mrs. James M. Woodward In memory of Glenn Johnson given by: Anonymous In memory of Wilson LeChat given by: Dr. Mary Ann Watson In memory of Mrs. Elaine C. Lenicheck given by: Ms. Kate Bermingham Mr. Chet Hampson and Ms. Susan Martin In memory of Mr. Dallas Mauk given by: Mr. Frank Y. Parce In memory of Mr. Galen Nelson given by: Mr. and Mrs. Mark Murphy
In memory of Kenny Harper given by: Mr. Chet Hampson and Ms. Susan Martin
In memory of Barbara Ridgeway given by: Kathryn Taylor
In memory of Louise Hadley Hill given by: Mr. George Heisel
In memory of Mr. Harry Safstrom given by: Mr. Chet Hampson and Ms. Susan Martin
In memory of Dr. and Mrs. James Hill given by: Mr. John Hill
In memory of Mr. Robert Schulein given by: The Nancy and Robert Schulein Fund
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COMMUNITY SUPPORT In memory of Mrs. Janice A. Smith given by: Emily and Michael Bocko Robert R and Shirley Gallagher David and Joyce Guyton Dave and Barbara Lohr Barbara S. Miller Jim and Winnie Moss Jean C. Parchen Mark and Mary Schreiber Wilson Wampler
In memory of Mr. Robert “Bob” Wick given by: Mr. and Mrs. Carl Chenoweth Mrs. Patricia Redifer
In memory of Mr. John M. Sommer given by: The Bailey Company Charles and Jerry Boutin Frederick and Mary Brower Mr. and Mrs. William Max Buckman Mr. Scott Contine Merriline Crawford Mr. Bruce Evans Mr. and Mrs. Gary Harris Mr. and Mrs. Frank Isenhart Mr. and Mrs. William C. McGehee Nancy Orcutt Ms. Gwendolyn A. Parker Dee Perry Van Gilder Insurance Corporation
IN HONOR GIFTS The following gifts were made to the Colorado Symphony in honor of a family member, friend, or special occasion. These tributes hold an honored place with the Colorado Symphony, and we are pleased to recognize them.
In memory of Mr. and Mrs. John and Marie Straub given by: Mr. Stephen D. Straub In memory of Mr. Albie Urban given by: Mr. and Mrs. David McGaw In memory of Mr. Guenther Vogt given by: Drs. Paula and William Bernstein Merle Chambers and Hugh Grant Al and Terri Fisher Richard and Pricilla Roberts Susan Sheridan Laura and Alan Zeigel In memory of Mr. Harry W. Vogler given by: Mrs. Teresa Vogler
In honor of Mrs. Maryanne Harry’s birthday given by: Ms. Jeanne Maher
In memory of Lisa Gayle Wigod given by: Alan and Judy Wigod
In honor of Philip C. Heister, Master Electrican of the CSO given by: Mr. and Mrs. Eli Reshotko
In memory of Mr. Jack “John” Wyatt given by: Mr. Frank Y. Parce
In honor of Fred and Margaret Hoeppner given by: Dr. and Mrs. David Flitter
In honor of Mr. Michael Altenberg’s birthday given by: The Striker Foundation In honor of Ms. Courtney H. Bress given by: Mr. Doug Hershey and Ms. Bronwyn Bateman In honor of Bill and Jo Calhoun’s wedding anniversary given by: Mr. and Mrs. Mark Calhoun In honor of the birth of Margo Allon Choen, daughter of Drs. Joel and Jodie Cohen given by: Mrs. Nancy Livingston In honor of Dick and Sigrid Freese given by: Ms. Margaret Roath In honor of Mr. Mike Fries Anna and John J. Sie Foundation In honor of Ms. Donna S. Gerich given by: Ms. Grace E. Johnston In honor of Chet Hampson given by: Mrs. Leslie Cady
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In honor of Steve and Elizabeth Holtze Mr. and Mrs. Carl Eklund In honor of Ms. Beth Johnston given by: Ms. Donna Gerich In honor of Mary Rossick Kern and Jerry Kern given by: Ms. Linda Dee In honor of Deanna Leino given by: Mr. Frank Y. Parce In honor of CSO organist Ken Mervine given by: Ms. Sallie D. Suby-Long In honor of Frank Y. Parce given by: Mr. David Parce In honor of Mrs. Lois and Dr. Gerald Rainer given by: Mr. Stephen A. Edmonds In honor of Ms. Eleanor Roberts given by: Mr. Frank Y. Parce In honor of Julie Rubsam given by: Anonymous In honor of Judge Raymond Satter and Mrs. Suzanne Satter given by: Mr. Donald Lockett In honor of Mr. and Mrs. Gene H. Sobczak given by: Mr. Richard Replin In honor of Lee and Margaret Tipton given by: Tipton Family Foundation
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