the magazine of the colorado symphony andrew litton, music director Volume 11 â€˘ Number 1
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The Road to the Chair
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hank you for joining us at Boettcher Concert Hall for this performance featuring your Colorado Symphony, a cultural gem that brings the transformative power of music to all citizens around our beautiful state. Hold on to your hats! From guest performances by renowned artists like Branford Marsalis to Broadway and Classic Rock tribute concerts (we dare you not to dance in the aisles), the 2013/14 season is diverse, exciting, collaborative, and downright entertaining. We never forget that there is business to be done: How do we provide exceptional performances while assuring a bright and prosperous future for our orchestra? Here’s how we’ll do it: • The Colorado Symphony will cultivate new audience members across Colorado, with accessible and affordable entertainment that appeals to all ethnicities, orientations and ages. • We will increase revenue by a minimum of 10% throughout our organization during the 2013/14 season, which will allow us to achieve a level of sustainability we have not experienced since before the great recession took hold. It’s important to remember that the Colorado Symphony can only exist with the support of its community. Ticket revenue alone covers just one half of our expenses, with your contributions providing the rest. For this reason, your support remains crucial in sustaining the finest and only full-time orchestra in Colorado and the region. Please visit our website to learn about the many ways you can engage with and support your Colorado Symphony. Finally (drum roll, please) .... we are thrilled to welcome Andrew Litton as our Music Director. Formerly our Artistic Advisor, Andrew is a team player who will rocket this orchestra to new levels of achievement, and we’ve grown to think of him as part of the family. Now, it’s official! We are excited to share this 2013/14 season with you – our dedicated supporters.
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VIOLIN Yumi Hwang-Williams Concertmaster The Mary Rossick Kern & Jerome H. Kern Concertmaster Chair Claude Sim Associate Concertmaster Boram Kang Fixed 4th Chair Paul Primus Principal Second Allegra Wermuth Assistant Principal Second Jerry Chiu Larisa Fesmire Thomas Hanulik Wyn Hart John Hilton Anne-Marie Hoffman Myroslava Ivanchenko-Bartels Dorian Kincaid Karen Kinzie Mark Lamprey Miroslaw Pastusiak Erik Peterson Felix Petit* Rachel Segal Robert Stoyanov Stirling Trent Amy Tyson Bradley Watson Tena White VIOLA Basil Vendryes Principal Catherine Beeson Assistant Principal Mary Cowell Fixed 3rd Chair Charlyn Campbell Marsha Holmes Danny Lai Helen McDermott
Kelly Shanafelt Phillip Stevens
ENGLISH HORN Jason Lichtenwalter
CELLO Silver Ainomäe Principal Matthew Switzer Assistant Principal Judith McIntyre Fixed 3rd Chair George Banks Susan Rockey Bowles Thomas Heinrich Margaret Hoeppner David Mullikin
CLARINET Jason Shafer* Principal Abby Raymond 2nd / Assistant Principal Andrew Stevens
BASS Karl Fenner Principal Nicholas Recuber Assistant Principal John Arnesen Susan Cahill James Carroll Jeremy Kincaid Mary Reed* FLUTE Brook Ellen Schoenwald Principal Catherine Peterson 2nd / Assistant Principal Julie Duncan Thornton PICCOLO Julie Duncan Thornton OBOE Peter Cooper Principal The Irene & David Abosch Principal Oboe Chair Monica Hanulik 2nd / Assistant Principal Jason Lichtenwalter
E-FLAT CLARINET Abby Raymond BASS CLARINET Andrew Stevens BASSOON Chad Cognata Principal Tristan Rennie 2nd / Assistant Principal Roger Soren CONTRA-BASSOON Roger Soren HORN Michael Thornton Principal Carolyn Kunicki Kolio Plachkov 3rd / Associate Principal David Brussel Cara Kizer* Assistant Horn TRUMPET Justin Bartels Principal Patrick Tillery Associate Principal Daniel Kuehn 2nd / Assistant Principal
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TROMBONE Paul Naslund 2nd / Associate Principal Gregory Harper BASS TROMBONE Gregory Harper TUBA Stephen Dombrowski Principal HARP Courtney Hershey Bress Principal TIMPANI William Hill Principal Steve Hearn Assistant Principal PERCUSSION John Kinzie Principal Chair Endowed by a Friend of the Colorado Symphony Terry Smith Steve Hearn ORCHESTRA LIBRARIAN Joanne Goble
* One year replacement
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gregory alan isakov november 8, 2013 • fri 7:30 Presented by Arrow Electronics Contemporary folk musician Gregory Alan Isakov is known for his masterful lyrics and lush arrangements. Isakov’s newest record, The Weatherman, released on his independent record label, Suitcase Town Music, is garnering critical acclaim. Westword proclaimed, “Bob Dylan once sang, ‘You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,’ and you don’t need to be a singersongwriter to realize that Isakov has created something truly stunning here.” This collaboration with the symphony will be recorded live and released as a live album.
december 7, 2013 • sat 7:30 Presented by Arrow Electronics Ozomatli’s last appearance with the Colorado Symphony ended a night of mind-blowing music with musicians and audience members dancing their way out of the concert hall and into the lobby! Don’t miss your chance to join the party!
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BOARD OF TRUSTEES OFFICERS Jerome H. Kern , Co-Chair Mary Rossick Kern, Co-Chair Susan Bowles,* Secretary Dr. Christopher Ott, Treasurer
TRUSTEES Dr. Paula P. Bernstein Young Cho Jim Copenhaver Rebecca DeCook Walter F. DeHaven, Jr. BJ Dyer Sandy Elliott Susan Fakharzadeh Neda Ghaemi Donna Good Dr. Michael G. Gundzik John Hilton * Anne-Marie Hoffman* Yumi Hwang-Williams * Karen Kinzie * Richard Kylberg Peter S. Landgraff Paul Lopez
Patrick C. McKinstry Mike Pappas Dr. W. Gerald Rainer Julie Rubsam Brook Schoenwald * Rachel Segal * Jim Shpall Michael Thornton * Basil Vendryes * Wellington Webb * Colorado Symphony Musician Trustee EX-OFFICIO TRUSTEES Terry Biddinger Women of Note Jack Finlaw Andrew Litton Colorado Symphony Music Director Michael McMahon Associate Board Linda Rickard Colorado Symphony Guild
Ginger White City and County of Denver, Arts & Venues Wendy Wollert Associate Board
EMERITUS TRUSTEES William K. Coors John Low Lee Yeingst
HONORARY TRUSTEES Governor John W. Hickenlooper Mayor Michael Hancock and First Lady Mary Louise Lee
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As the 2013/14 season begins, the Colorado Symphony Board of Trustees honors six distinguished players for decades of service to music lovers, patrons and supporters in Colorado and beyond. To these fine players, we say THANK YOU. Your excellence has kept the art and legacy of symphonic music alive for generations. Please join the Colorado Symphony Board of Trustees for a special tribute to these musicians during the Masterworks program on Friday, October 4 at Boettcher Concert Hall.
Cellist GEORGE BANKS retiring on October 31 after 33 years.
Cellist ERIC BERTOLUZZI retired on March 31 after 42 years.
Violinist KEITH HOWARD retired on January 1 after 22 years.
Violinist GARY GOBLE retired on January 31 after 36 years.
Bassist CHET HAMPSON retired on January 31 after 38 years.
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Violist BOBBIE HILL retired June 9 after 40 years.
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 Special Projects Manager Jeannene Bragg Artistic Administrator Larry Brezicka Orchestra Personnel Manager Lena Capra Senior Staff Accountant Michael Chaney Staff Accountant Aric Christensen Audio Engineer Christine Devereaux Administrative Coordinator 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 Aggie Kelley Creative Marketing Director Christopher Kirkland Master Carpenter
Matt Korona Manager of Digital Media Matt Krupa Applications Support Analyst Sandy Lasky Senior Communications Advisor Ian MacIntyre Manager of Paton Services Scott Oâ€™Neil Resident Conductor Parker Owens Marketing and Sales Coordinator Barbara Porter Assistant Chorus Manager Nora Robinson Director of Education Suzanne Sarver Development Associate Emily Scott Artistic Planning Manager Jackson Stevens Individual Giving Associate Phillip Strom Artistic Intern Sue Stoveall Director of Marketing and Public Relations Norma Theisen Controller Shauntal Van Dreel Grant Writer and Communications Associate Elizabeth Ward Corporate Development Manager Doug Yost Information Services Director Patron Services Associates Rob Halgren Susan Kelly Steve Kilburn Jessica Moore Tim Murphy Shari Myers Robert Steiger, Senior Patron Services Associate George Ward
COLORADO SYMPHONY FOUNDATION John W. Low, President Mark Fulford, Vice President Suzanne Ryan, Secretary William W. (Peter) Grant Jerome H. Kern Gordon Parker Marcia D. Strickland COLORADO SYMPHONY GUILD OFFICERS Linda Rickard, president Sharon Reimer Susan Thomas Barbara Servis Pat Riegel Judy Inman Kay Lemons Janice Eckhardt Donna Connolly Susan Seitz Janet Weisheit Maureen Solomon Boettcher Concert Hall Denver Performing Arts Complex 1000 14th Street, #15 Denver, CO 80202 Phone: 303.292.5566 Fax: 303.293.2649 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Sherri Colgan House Manager Park Wm. Showalter House Manager Bob e Burnham Recording Engineer Darius Panahpour Photographer Mike Pappas New Media Center
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The Road Chair to the
This season, hundreds of musicians will compete for positions with the Colorado Symphony. It all begins with the audition, the toughest job interview in music.
By Laura Bond
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ustin Bartels has lost track of the number of times he’s been through it: Is it 45? 50? Since his first attempt at age 21, he’s boarded dozens of planes, perfected long lists of works, learned to steady his nerves and his attitude as he goes through a ritual familiar to all symphonic musicians: The Audition. “The audition is basically a microcosm of what the job is,” says Bartels. “The repertoire list you learn for the audition is a good indication of what you’ll play in the job. You’re expected to perform and execute, to listen and take direction, as if you already know everything.” Bartels won his current job as Principal Trumpet for the Colorado Symphony in 2008, after four attempts. The first time, as a young music student at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, he didn’t make it past the first round. During another try in 2003, his mind was
elsewhere – on his new fellowship with the New World Symphony Orchestra in Miami, where he’d met Myroslava Ivanchenko, the violin player who would become his wife. Back at Boettcher Concert Hall again in 2005, he advanced to the semi-finals but faced an unexpected obstacle: the dressing on a sub sandwich he’d had for lunch had irritated his mouth, a major handicap for a brass player. “I never realized the potential negative effect of eating an hour before my audition. But these are the kinds of things you learn,” he says. “I went through a cycle. At first I had this naïveté and basically no experience. The next time I was sort of apathetic. And the third time there was a physical factor. I learned that you have to be totally prepared – mentally, physically. You can’t do anything stupid. It’s something you have to take very seriously every time.”
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“I learned that you have to be totally prepared — mentally, physically. It’s something you have to take very seriously every time.” —Justin Bartels, Principal Trumpet Justin Bartels The stakes were higher when Bartels returned in 2008. The Columbus Symphony, where he recently won the position of Principal Trumpet, was cutting health benefits. His wife was seven months pregnant. This time, he had to nail it. “I didn’t know how badly I wanted it until I played the audition,” he says. But a few notes into an excerpt from Schumann’s Symphony No. 2, blowing from behind a screen that separated him from the small, expert audience, he realized he couldn’t breathe. “I hadn’t been to Colorado in a while. I wasn’t prepared for the altitude. I stopped deliberately, which I think was a surprise to the committee, but when I started again, it was fine,” he says. “The common thought among musicians is that you can’t make a mistake, but that isn’t true. They’re listening for all kinds of things: style, character, the quality of sound. Note perfection is just one part of it.” Two rounds and 48 hours later, Bartels was named Principal Trumpet for the Colorado Symphony. It was the kind of moment that propels professional musicians through years of intensive training, study, expense and sacrifice. Throughout the 2013/14 season, the Colorado Symphony will host dozens of players hoping to fill positions vacated by section changes and the retirement of a storied class of players, including cellists George Banks and Eric Bertoluzzi, violist Bobbie Hill, violinists Keith Howard and Gary Goble, and bassist Chet Hampson. On average, the Colorado Symphoy will field one hundred résumés for every opening, sent in
by professional musicians from around world. Of those, about sixty will fly to Denver, at their own expense, for the chance to perform for a panel of judges, including Music Director Andrew Litton, section leaders and senior members of the orchestra’s artistic committee. The audition process is purposely “blind” – players perform behind screens that conceal their appearance and identity; carpets on the floor obscure the sounds of players’ shoes on the stage, muting cues about gender, size and mobility. The question of who advances and who does not is answered in the ears, and minds, of the committee members. “The competition is the ultimate way we as an institution protect the artistic quality of our product, how we define and control the integrity of the people on our stage,” says Anthony Pierce, Vice President of Artistic Administration for the Colorado Symphony. “The judges are listening for a complete musician, someone who is rhythmically impeccable, with perfect intonation, who plays in a stylistic manner consistent with the aesthetic of the composer and the excerpt. They must have knowledge of the repertoire, and what else is happening in the orchestra. You can only know some of these things by experience. We’re looking for a candidate who can respond to any challenges -- or curveballs -- all skills required to fit into an ensemble.” Winning a spot in the Colorado Symphony is not unlike earning a spot on a major sports team, adds Pierce. Musicians spend years perfecting their craft, most beginning as children, then
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compete against the industry’s very best players. Success or failure is determined by one of the world’s fastest job interviews. Most last just ten minutes. Many musicians make dozens of attempts before landing the perfect position. Some never do. “There are more professional athletes in Denver than there are nationally auditioned professional musicians,” says Pierce. “The same people take our auditions as take the New York Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra. There are only so many jobs out there. It’s a very exciting process, because we have a chance to identify someone who is possibly going to become a new member of the family, and you never know who it’s going to be.” Karl Fenner was already a member of the Colorado Symphony family in June 2012, when he took the most important audition of his career so far. He’d served in the bass section since October 2007, his first major job since dreams of playing professionally hatched at age 14. Like hundreds of others, he’d seen the post in The International Musician, the official news arm of the American Federation of Musicians, announcing that the Colorado Symphony was auditioning for Principal Bass. “All of the years of practicing, auditioning and performing inspired me to set my artistry to a higher level,” says Fenner. “I was ready to put myself on the line, to see how I would fare when I set myself against a pool of candidates and a
Karl Fenner Principal Bass
level of competition I hadn’t yet experienced.” Fenner spent six weeks working through a longer and more complicated list of audition excerpts he would be expected to play to perfection for a committee that included musicians he worked and played with every week. As the date drew near, Fenner purposely did not engage orchestra members he knew were involved with the audition process.
“As important as auditions are, they’re just part of a larger process of growth and perseverance.” —Karl Fenner, Principal Bass
“The idea of going in and playing and advancing, without my colleagues knowing it was me, that was a major source of pride,” he says. “I wanted to go in and win completely on my own.” After two tension-filled days of competition against more than forty world-class players, Fenner won the job of Principal Bass. And the audition didn’t stop there: Like all new, nontenured members of the Colorado Symphony, Fenner faces a two-year, peer-led review process that will partly determine the shape of his career, and his future. “There’s an idea I repeat to myself and to my students: Never look at any audition as an endpoint,” Fenner says. “As important as auditions are, they’re just part of a larger process of growth and perseverance. I say, ‘I won Principal Bass of the Colorado Symphony on my 16th audition. But there were 14 I went to and didn’t win.’ Going to those improved the character of my playing. As you’re preparing for a career, a lot of emotional resilience is important. You have to be able to say that no matter what happens in those ten minutes, this is something you’re committed to until you’re successful.”
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M U S I C D I R E C TO R “It became increasingly evident that the Colorado Symphony has what it takes to be one of America’s top orchestras. I want to be part of that winning team.” - Andrew Litton APPEARANCES THIS SEASON: OPENING NIGHT WITH BRANFORD MARSALIS SEPTEMBER 20-22, 2013 • FRI-SAT 7:30; SUN 2:30 Andrew Litton, conductor Branford Marsalis, saxophone BORODIN Overture to Prince Igor GLAZUNOV Saxophone Concerto in E-flat major WILLIAMS Escapades from Catch Me If You Can for Saxophone and Orchestra SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 10 ANDREW LITTON IN CONCERT in partnership with the Denver Art Museum NOVEMBER 22-24, 2013 • FRI-SAT 7:30; SUN 2:30 Andrew Litton, conductor/piano Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director RAVEL Rapsodie espagnole RAVEL Piano Concerto in G major RAVEL Daphnis et Chloé
LITTON CONDUCTS VAUGHAN WILLIAMS MARCH 28-30, 2014 • FRI-SAT 7:30; SUN 2:30 Andrew Litton, conductor Stephen Hough, piano/composer Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director HOUGH Missa Mirabilis RACHMANINOFF Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Dona Nobis Pacem LITTON CONDUCTS MAHLER MAY 2-4, 2014 • FRI-SAT 7:30; SUN 2:30 Andrew Litton, conductor / Vadim Gluzman, violin KORNGOLD Violin Concerto in D major MAHLER Symphony No. 7 PORGY AND BESS MAY 16-18, 2014 • FRI-SAT 7:30; SUN 2:30 Andrew Litton, conductor/ piano Yumi Hwang-Williams, violin / Silver Ainomäe, cello Janice Chandler Eteme, soprano (Bess) Karen Slack, soprano (Serena) Howard Haskin, tenor (Sportin’ Life) Gordon Hawkins, baritone (Porgy) Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director BEETHOVEN Concerto in C major for Piano, Violin, and Cello,“Triple Concerto” GERSHWIN/LITTON Suite from Porgy and Bess
WATKINS PLAYS ELGAR MARCH 14-16, 2014 • FRI-SAT 7:30; SUN 2:30 Andrew Litton, conductor / Paul Watkins, cello TCHAIKOVSKY Suite from The Sleeping Beauty ELGAR Cello Concerto in E minor PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 4
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MASTERWORKS • 2013/14 PASSPORT TO PARIS In Partnership with the Denver Art Museum
THE COLORADO SYMPHONY DOUGLAS BOYD, conductor BROOK FERGUSON, principal flute BASIL VENDRYES, principal viola This weekend’s concerts are gratefully dedicated to Bonfils-Stanton Foundation.
Friday, November 1, 2013 at 7:30 pm Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 7:30 pm Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 2:30 pm Boettcher Concert Hall MOZART Symphony No. 31 in D major, K. 297, “Paris” Allegro assai Andantino Allegro DEBUSSY
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MASTERWORKS BIOGRAPHIES DOUGLAS BOYD, conductor Douglas Boyd is currently Chief Conductor of the Musikkollegium Winterthur and Artistic Director of Garsington Opera. His international reputation as a conductor is on the rise. In ten seasons as Music Director of the Manchester Camerata, Boyd transformed the orchestra into one of England’s finest. His live recordings with the Camerata have received universal critical acclaim. Like so many of Boyd’s performances, his debut with the Camerata at London’s BBC Proms concerts was praised for clarity, vibrancy and musicality. Boyd and the Camerata returned to the Proms in 2009 with an acclaimed program of Haydn and MacMillan, one of the many living composers he champions. In 2009 Douglas Boyd joined The Musikkollegium Winterthur as its Principal Conductor. Each season he takes the orchestra on tour throughout Europe and has undertaken several ambitious recording projects in Winterthur including works of Strauss, Mendelssohn and Schubert. From 2003 through 2009, Boyd was Artistic Partner of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, with whom he performed, recorded and toured regularly, including acclaimed performances at Carnegie Hall in New York and the Ojai Festival in California. Boyd has also served as Principal Guest Conductor with the City of London Sinfonia and the Colorado Symphony. In addition to the above, North American conducting highlights include appearances with the Baltimore, Dallas, Detroit, Indianapolis, Seattle, and Toronto symphonies. Highlights around the globe feature appearances with the BBC, Bournemouth, Budapest Festival, Irish Chamber and Royal Scottish National orchestras, the Salzburg Mozarteum, Japan’s NHK Symphony, the Hong Kong Philharmonic and the Sydney and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras along with extended runs with the companies of Opera North and Glyndebourne.
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MASTERWORKS BIOGRAPHIES BROOK FERGUSON, principal flute Principal flutist of the Colorado Symphony, Brook Ferguson previously completed a fellowship with the New World Symphony, served as principal flutist of the Delaware Symphony Orchestra and acting principal flutist of the Knoxville Symphony. She has appeared as guest principal flutist with the Pittsburgh Symphony and as guest associate principal flutist with the Baltimore Symphony. Ferguson maintains an active commitment to the performance of solo and chamber music repertoire. First Prize winner of the 2009 National Flute Association Young Artist Competition, Ferguson has been a featured soloist in Moscow, performed at the Marina Piccinini International Master Classes in Zurich Switzerland, concertized in Brazil and Chile, appeared as a soloist and guest artist of the William S. Haynes Flute Company at the National Convention in Japan and has appeared as a concerto soloist with the New World Symphony performing Carl Nielsen’s Concerto for Flute under the baton of Alasdair Neale. Ferguson was a fellow with the Boston Symphony’s Tanglewood Music Center for four summers, culminating in two summers as a New Fromm Player at the Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music. Ferguson earned her Master of Music degree from Carnegie Mellon University, where she studied with Jeanne Baxtresser and Alberto Almarza. She holds undergraduate and performance degrees from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University where she studied with Marina Piccinini. Influential to Ferguson’s music making has been the mentorship of Michael Tilson Thomas, Doriot Anthony Dwyer, Mark Sparks and Toshiko Kohno.
BASIL VENDRYES, principal viola Basil Vendryes has been Principal Violist of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra since 1993. He is a former member of the San Francisco Symphony, the New York Philharmonic and the Rochester Philharmonic orchestras. As violist with the Aurora String Quartet (1986-95) Mr. Vendryes performed extensively, including recitals in New York, London and Tokyo. He currently serves on the faculties of the Lamont School of Music of the University of Denver, the Quartet Program at SUNY Fredonia, New York and the Green Valley Music Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is also the founder/director of the Colorado Young Sinfonia, comprised of some of the best young talent in the Denver area. Basil Vendryes was born in 1961 to West Indian parents, and began his musical training in the public schools at the age of eleven. He received scholarships to the Manhattan School of Music and the Eastman School of Music, where he studied with Sally O’Reilly, Francis Tursi and Heidi Castleman. He has appeared as soloist with the Colorado, Aurora, Jefferson, Littleton, Lamont, Centennial, and Biola Symphonies, among others. Working with promising talent is one of his passions, and Basil has given classes in viola and chamber music throughout the United States. The 2013 schedule includes performances in Las Vegas, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, and a recording of chamber music by Ivan Sokolov. Basil Vendryes has recorded for Cadenza Music, Centaur, CRI and Naxos labels. Mr. Vendryes plays on a rare Italian viola made in 1887 by Carlo Cerruti. SOUNDINGS 2013/14 | COLORADOSYMPHONY.ORG PROGRAM 3
FROM PARIS TO BROADWAY STARRING LOUISE PITRE
NOV 9 | SAT 7:30 PM Tony Award®-winning Louise Pitre brings
the glamour of Paris and the excitement of Broadway to an evening with the Colorado Symphony. A versatile and expressive entertainer, Louise performs selections from her signature roles in Mamma Mia! (Donna Sheridan) and Les Misérables (Fantine), along with original songs and personal favorites including the classic songs of Edith Piaf.
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Part of Passport to Paris, the Colorado Symphony and Denver Art Museum collaboration exploring French music, influence and art.
MASTERWORKS PROGRAM NOTES MOZART: Symphony No. 31 in D major, K. 297, “Paris” Scored for flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns and trumpets in pairs, timpani, and strings. Duration is 19 minutes. Last performance by the Colorado Symphony was September 19-21, 2003, with Peter Oundjian conducting. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) wasn’t French, so why does one find a symphony in his catalog called “Paris”? It was written during a concert tour to Paris, one that began in hope and ended in tragedy. It was early in 1778, and Mozart, just 22 years old and chaperoned by his mother, had traveled to Paris seeking fame for himself and his music. However, Parisians proved largely immune to yet another composer in their midst. Regrettably, even one of his rare successes in Paris was tainted by tragedy. On June 18, 1778, the composer conducted the premiere of his Symphony no. 31 to frequent and extended applause from the rarely amenable Parisians. Indeed, so well received was the work that it earned more performances in future weeks. “I was so happy,” Mozart wrote to his father Leopold a few days later, “that as soon as the symphony was over, I went off to the Palais Royal, where I had a large ice, said the Rosary as I had vowed to do, and went home.” The prayer, however, was not in thanks for a successful premiere. Instead, it was offered for the composer’s mother, who at the time of the concert was suffering badly from a fever. By the time that Mozart managed to write the letter about the symphony and the Rosary, her illness had already proven fatal. Yet he wrote only of her sickness, not of her death, and even expressed a belief that she would soon recover. Perhaps he could not bring himself to write those fateful words, or he may have been attempting to gradually prepare his father for the worst of news. On the same day that he wrote with deceptive optimism to his father, Wolfgang also wrote to a Salzburg priest, telling the whole sad story, and asking that the priest gently break the news to Leopold. Before long, the young composer returned to Salzburg, defeated and bereft. It must have been peculiarly wrenching for him that this symphony, inextricably bound up in days of sorrow, would continue to be in popular demand throughout his life.
o DEBUSSY: Syrinx Scored for solo flute alone. Duration in 3 minutes. This is the first performance of the work on a subscription program. It is the tiniest bit of music, for flute alone with no accompaniment whatsoever. Claude Debussy (1862-1918) composed it in 1913 as stage music for a piece by Mourey. When the composer died of cancer in 1918, the work still lay on his desk unpublished. It was not until 1927 that it would come to print, and then with a title that may not have originated with Debussy himself. The published title refers to a young mortal woman of Greek mythology, chased much against her will by the god Pan, and rescued by water spirits who turn her—irrevocably—into water reeds. The god, cheated of his desire, makes do by crafting from those reeds a flute-like
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MASTERWORKS PROGRAM NOTES instrument that would ultimately come to be known as panpipes. A short piece barely two minutes in length, Syrinx is all flowing and rippling lines, rising and falling throughout the modern flute’s range, though with especial use of the lower pitches. Syrinx is a sore test to the player’s breath support, and to the player’s ability to maintain the purest of tones without benefit of accompaniment. It is music reminiscent of the opening of the Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, though there, the orchestra soon joins in. There is nowhere to hide; the flutist is all alone.
o Ibert: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra Scored for solo flute, flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons and horns in pairs, one trumpet, timpani, and strings. Duration is 20 minutes. This is the first performance by the Colorado Symphony. Parisian-born Jacques Ibert (1890-1962) first learned music from his mother, a talented pianist. Despite the protests of his financier father, Jacques then studied at the Paris Conservatoire until the outbreak of World War I, when naval service broke in on his education. He came home safely from the war and soon after his return, was granted the Conservatoire’s prestigious Prix de Rome for his cantata Le poète et la fée. With the prize came a period of study in Rome, with which Ibert combined travels throughout Italy, Spain, and Tunisia, the moods of which found their way into his orchestral suite Escales (Ports of Call). Ibert also composed three concerti, a handful of operas and ballets, as well as incidental music, many songs, orchestral works, much chamber music, and a variety of film music. Ibert’s Flute Concerto was written in 1934 for the internationally respected French flutist Marcel Moÿse. Moÿse himself premiered the work in Paris, and then, as professor of flute at the Paris Conservatoire, ensured that it would have many more performances by declaring that it would be the institution’s designated test piece for would-be graduates in flute. Each flute student, playing before a panel of judges, would need to navigate the score’s intricacies successfully before earning a diploma. Whether the students dreaded or relished this opportunity would have depended on individual personality, but indeed, the concerto so challenges a player’s technique that it would be a fair test of mastery. Like much of his music, Ibert’s Flute Concerto is bright, varied, and full of character, with much deft usage of the contrasting timbres of instruments. Although the piece follows the standard pattern of fast movement-slow-movement-fast movement, there are innovations to be found in the quick variety of playing techniques required, especially of the soloist. One also finds harmonies more progressive than those that Mozart or Brahms would have used, but still stopping well short of cutting edge 20th century ideas. Ibert was no radical, a fact that has likely added to the favorable reception of this concerto.
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MASTERWORKS PROGRAM NOTES BERLIOZ: Harold in Italy, Op. 16 Scored for solo viola, two flutes and piccolo, two oboes and English horn, two clarinets, four bassoons, four horns, two trumpets, two cornets, three trombones, tuba, timpani, cymbal, triangle, percussion, harp, and strings. Duration is 38 minutes. Last performance by the Colorado Symphony was on May 6 & 8, 1982, with Robert Vernon playing the solo viola part and Gaetano Delogu conducting. Harold in Italy is the product of a musical partnership between two of the most startling personalities of the 19th century, or indeed, of almost any century: Hector Berlioz (1803-1868), a young and radical composer who had scandalized Paris with his opium-inspired Symphonie fantastique, and Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840), an astoundingly talented violinist whose career took flight on rumors that he had sold his soul to the devil. Neither artist cared much for propriety; both viewed music as an avenue for deep emotional expression. In Harold in Italy, those shared concerns are perpetuated. In 1833, after hearing a performance of Symphonie fantastique, Paganini asked Berlioz to compose a viola concerto. The great violinist had recently acquired a Stradivarius viola, and wanted a new work to perform on the instrument. Years later, in his memoirs, Berlioz asserted that his concept for the piece was of a melancholy wanderer, like Childe Harold in the Byron poem; the “Italy” was due to Berlioz imagining that forlorn Harold is trekking south of the Alps. The composition that resulted had less to do with Byron than with Berlioz himself, and very little to do with Paganini, who apparently had envisioned a showpiece for his virtuosity. Harold in Italy he dismissed as having “too many rests” for the soloist, and never did perform it, though he confessed to bearing it admiration and paid the promised fee. After hearing another violist perform it, he offered his sincere appreciation to Berlioz. Harold in Italy is structured in four spacious movements. The first, titled “Harold in the Mountains,” carries the subtitle “scenes of sadness, happiness and joy.” It is an introspective introduction to our protagonist whose subtle theme, first played by the solo viola, echoes throughout the work. The second movement, “The March of the Pilgrims Singing Their Evening Prayer,” contrasts Harold’s lush romantic perspective with the pilgrim’s gentle religious fervor. The “Serenade” of the third movement depicts a mountaineer of the rugged Abruzzi region singing to his beloved. Here, Berlioz lets the English horn serve as the voice of the singer, yet Harold is there, too, in the solo viola, observing the intimate scene. For the final movement, Berlioz turns to a more animated episode, “The Orgy of the Brigands,” but even amidst the tumultuous action, he recalls the earlier scenes, with musical echoes of the pilgrim’s march, the serenade, and Harold’s theme.
All program notes © Betsy Schwarm, author of “Classical Music Insights”
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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 Mr. Mark T. Hughes Mr. Francisco Huitron Michael E. Huotari and Jill R. Stewart Mr. Paul W. Husted Robert Johnson Richard and Mary Anne Johnston Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kauerz Michelle Keist Dr. and Mrs. M. Richard Kem Polly and Frank Kemp Mr. Allen Kemp Dr. E. Glenn Kindle 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 Lee and Burt Golub Family Fund 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
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Dr. and Mrs. John G. McFee Michael J. Meacher Ms. Janet Melson Dr. Gary B. Melton Mr. and Mrs. Jay P. Miller Ron and Bonnie Milzer Ms. Elizabeth Montgomery Mrs. Patty H. Moore Mr. and Mrs. Todd D. Munson Mr. and Mrs. Trygve Myhren Mr. Bob Neuman Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Newberry Mr. and Mrs. Mark Newhouse Shane Orr 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 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 Anthony C. and Patricia J. Romeo Sig and Lucille Rosefeld 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 Ms. Kathleen Sgamma Boyce Sher Mr. and Mrs. Peter D. Shultz Ms. Victoria Simpson
COMMUNITY SUPPORT Mr. and Mrs. Catherine Skokan Drs. Robert H. Slover, II and Robin Slover 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 Mr. and Mrs. Michael Strear Mrs. Mary C. Symonton Cedric and Carol Tarr Mr. Frank Thomson Nan Timbel Mr. and Mrs. Warren Toltz 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. and Mrs. Herbert L. Wittow Jim and Marlene Wogsland 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 Chase The Colorado Ballet Colorado Music Festival The Colorado State Music Teachers Association Covenant Village Covidien Employee Matching Gift Program Daniels-Houlton Family Foundation Delish Demure Denver Area Music Teachers Association Denver Film Society Denver Plastic Surgery Associates Denver Zoo DIRECTV Matching Gift Center Dulin Charitable Trust First Bank Denver Tech Center Freeman Family Foundation Guitar Center Jewish Community Foundation JW Marriott Denver at Cherry Creek La Posada de Santa Fe Resort and Spa LibertyGives Foundation Network for Good Oceans Apart Inc Park Avenue Oculo Plastic Surgeon Pat Hansenâ€™s Studio Patterson Inn Pinehurst Country Club Pink Fog Studio Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc Prost Brewing
The Real Dill Rural Route Farms Ruth Stark Fund Sigma Alpha Iota United Way of Larimer County Valley Country Club Veda Salon and Spa YourCause, LLC. Individuals Anonymous (6) 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 Mrs. Linda Amell Dr. and Mrs. Jules Amer 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 Ms. Darthelia Baker Ms. Marian J. Bakken Mr. and Mrs. Dennis E. Baldwin Carlos Barradas Mr. and Mrs. Frank Barrett Richard and Linda Bateman 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 Sue and Bix Bicknell Mr. and Mrs. William F. Blanning Irma Furbeck Boltman Laura Bond
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COMMUNITY SUPPORT Mr. Kermit J. Boothroyd Mr. and Mrs. Peter D. Bowes Ms. Mary A. Boyle Mr. and Mrs. Michael Boyle Carey D. Bozovich Elizabeth Bradley Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Brauchli Mr. David Brewer Ms. Peggy Brody 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 Karen Cage Bill and Jo Calhoun Rusty and Ellen Campos Ms. Barbara Carpenter Ms. Nicolette Cavallaro Mr. and Mrs. Tod Cavey Ms. Marilyn Chappell Ms. Leticia Church Ms. Deborah Clendenning 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 Benjamin 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 Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Craft Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Creighton Mr. Edward Cronin Margaret H. 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
Ms. Ann Marie Doerhoff Leland and Margaret Dong Peter and Marian Downs Dr. Raymond P. Henkel Charitable Fund Dr. Paul and Paulette Dragul Ms. Marina Dubrova Ms. Donna Duhadway Gerald S. Dunbar Mr. and Mrs. Phillippe Dunoyer Roger and Carol Dutton 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 Mr. Bayard Ewing Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fanyo Mrs. Ann B. Fawcett John and Joan Feek Ms. Elizabeth J. Feitner Ms. Janice E. Ferguson Jim and Jo Ferguson Vince and Dorothy Fesmire Mini and Bud Figel 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 Littleton Drum Studio 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. David Friedman Ellen and Sheldon Friedman Carol Friend Deborah Froeb Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Frueh Mr. and Mrs. Greg Fulton Deborah B Gaensbauer Lukasz Galecki
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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 Mr. Robert Gleser Mr. and Mrs. Gary Goble 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 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 Mr. and Mrs. Michael D. Groshek Mr. and Mrs. Russell W. Haas Gen. and Mrs. Gerald E. Hahn Arthur E. Hall, Jr. Becky and Keith Hammond Mr. and Mrs. Homer Hancock Mary Hanewell Ms. Darlene K. Harmon Col. A. Lee Harrell and Madeline Homler Mr. Billy Harris and Ms. Linda Purcell Ms. Lisa Harris Rev. and Mrs. Stuart C. Haskins Charles and Luanne Hazelrigg Mr. and Mrs. George Hearne Mr. Thomas Heinrich Mrs. Joann D. Helm Dr. Raymond Henkel Ms. Elizabeth W. Hepp
COMMUNITY SUPPORT Mr. Douglas Hesse and Ms. Becky Bradway Cynthia Kelley 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 Mr. David Hubly Mr. and Mrs. Brian Hunter Dr. Roberta Shaklee and Mr. Edward Hurry 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. Maxine Johnson Ms. Michelle Johnson Dr. Doug Jones, MD. Dr. and Mrs. Everette Jones Mr. Jeffrey C. Jones Stanley C. and Barbara Jones Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Judd Bill Juraschek Ms. Margaret T. Kaluk Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kane Donald and Susan Kany Mr. Ross Kazer Mr. J. K. Kelly David Kendall Mr. and Mrs. Jonas Kiken John C. Kinnamon Ms. Julie Kinney Mrs. Margie A. Kinslow Eileen and Walter Kintsch David and Margaret Knowlton 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 Mrs. Seymour Liss Ms. Marilyn Litman Nancy Livingston Charles and Gretchen Lobitz Dr. and Mrs. Ron Long Mr. and Mrs. William C. Loyd Fred and Bonnie Luhman Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lynch Ms. Donna R. Lynch Ms. Jeanne Maher Janika and Paul Mahon Mr. Jackie L. Markey Mr. and Mrs. David Marks
St. Martin’s Chamber Choir Timothy J. Krueger, Artistic Director
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COMMUNITY SUPPORT Mr. and Mrs. Gerard Martins Mr. James L. Marvin Wendell Matt Mr. and Mrs. Robert McClelland Dr. Jerrald McCollum Rex and Nina Mcgehee Virginia and Bill McGehee Carla E. McKennett Mrs. Bridget McNeil Mr. and Mrs. Harold “Bud” Meadows Mrs. Ethel and Mr. Lee Mendel, and Mrs. Barbara Mendel 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 Mr. David Mullikin Kenneth and Gloria Mundell William and Rosemarie Murane Mr. and Mrs. James W. Mytton Mr. and Mrs. Ron Nadel Mr. and Mrs. James Nalven Bill and Barbara Nash Mr. Robert Nauman and Ms. Liz Goodman Ms. June P. Nay Katherine Nazzaro Mary Neidig and Ms. Janet West Hans E. and Margaret C. Neville Mr. Paul Nicholas Ms. Tricia Nichols Mr. and Mrs. Carl J. Nicoulin Richard L. Nielsen Ms. Decker Swann and Mr. Charles Niemczura Ms. Sally Ochsner Jamie Henderson and Ray O’Loughlin Bonnie M. Orkow, Ph.D. Mr. Steven Otsuki Mary and Art Otten
Mr. John Parfrey Kelly Parker Susan S. Parkhurst Ginny Passoth Ms. Joyce Paul Mr. Howard L. Paynter Mr. and Mrs. Neil Peck Mr. Tom Persing Marjorie 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 Ed Post Ms. Barbara Powell Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Praetorius 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 Ratcliff Ms. Joan Ratz Melinda H. Reed Mr. and Mrs. David Reinecke Mr. Robert B. Renfro Mr. Kent Rice Nancy and Gene Richards Dr. Susan B. Rifkin The Ritz-Carlton, Denver Mr. and Mrs. William H. Roberts Michael Rodel Mr. Bernie Rogoff and Ms. Jean Greenberg Bernard and Beverly Rosen Ms. Mary Ann Ross Ms. Molly O. Ross Ms. Jennifer Rowe Paul D. Rubner and Vicki D. Jensen Mr. Stanley Rudeen Ms. Carol L. Rust Judy and Ron Ruth James and Carol Salbenblatt Stanley and Karen Saliman Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Sandt
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Dr. Donald W. Schiff, M.D. Ms. Astrid Schmidbauer Ms. Ann Schmidt Mr. Gary Schneider Ms. Shirley A. Scott Mr. and Mrs. Karl O. Seller Charles and Shirley Anne Sheets Patsy Skrabanek Mr. Daniel Sloan Mr. David Sloan John and Kathleen Sloan Mr. and Mrs. Jack L. Smith Jackie Solis Poli Soong Mrs. Susan Spangler Mr. and Mrs. Paul C. Stanko Ms. Ruth M. Stark Mr. and Mrs. Tim Stegink Mr. Jackson T. Stevens Mary L. Stewart Dr. and Mrs. Richard H. Stienmier Mrs. Donna Stiles Mr. Herbert Stoeger Arthur and Stephanie Strasburger Mr. Stephen D. Straub 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 Mr. Tom Teske Dr. Marsha Tharakan Ms. Barbara Thorngren 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 Mr. and Mrs. Roberto J. Valdez Tim van Binsbergen Ms. Phyllis Vandehaar Mr. and Mrs. John C. Vaughey Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Virtue
COMMUNITY SUPPORT Mr. and Mrs. James M. Voorhees Laurence Wagley Gary and Mary Lou Waldman Julie and Bob Wallace John R. and Kristine E. Wallack Ms. Tina Walls Ms. Polly Warner Carley J. Warren Walter and Susanna Weart Mr. Jerome Webster Hedy and Michael Weinberg Ms. Marilyn Wheeler Sidney J. and Shirley B. White John Whitehill Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Whitney Mr. Alan Wigod 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 Ms. Marylou Witaschek Mr. Hunter Wolcott Dr. and Mrs. Robert R. Wolfe Mr. and Mrs. John D. Wright Dr. and Mrs. M. Robert Yakely Mr. and Mrs. Vladimir M. Zolotoochin 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 Conductor’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
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.
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COMMUNITY SUPPORT 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 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
John R. and Kristine E. Wallack Phyllis J. Young
In memory of Dr. Joyce S. Freeman given by: Freeman Family Foundation
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 Ms. Ellie Campbell given by: Ms. Marilyn Johnston Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kueler Mr. George Peak
In memory of Ms. Callae B. Gilman given by: The Gilman Family Foundation
In memory of Mr. Charles Ansbacher given by: Swanee Hunt Family Foundation In memory of Ms. Lynne 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 Mrs. Dorothy Mauk given by: Mr. Frank Y. Parce In memory of Mr. Leo M. Eisel given by: Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Serotta In memory of Merrill Adams given by: Ms. Pamela Lewis Mr. Frank Y. Parce
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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 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 Louise Hadley Hill given by: Mr. George Heisel In memory of Dr. and Mrs. James Hill given by: Mr. John Hill 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
COMMUNITY SUPPORT In memory of Mr. William “Bill” Houlton given by: Colorado Permanente Medical Group Katharine Morgan Mr. and Mrs. Trygve Myhren Lynn Nelson Mr. and Mrs. James M. Woodward In memory of Wilson LeChat given by: Dr. Mary Ann Watson In memory of Mrs. Elaine C. Lenicheck given by: Ms. Kate Bermingham In memory of Mr. Galen Nelson given by: Mr. and Mrs. Mark Murphy 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 Merriline Crawford Mr. Bruce Evans Mr. and Mrs. Frank Isenhart Mr. and Mrs. William C. McGehee Ms. Gwendolyn A. Parker Dee Perry Van Gilder Insurance Corporation 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. Jack “John” Wyatt given by: Mr. Frank Y. Parce 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 honor of Mr. Michael Altenberg’s birthday given by: The Striker Foundation In honor of Bill and Jo Calhoun’s wedding anniversary given by: Mr. and Mrs. Mark Calhoun In honor of Ms. Courtney H. Bress given by: Mr. Doug Hershey and Ms. Bronwyn Bateman In honor of Dick and Sigrid Freese given by: Ms. Margaret Roath In honor of Frank Y. Parce given by: Mr. David Parce In honor of Fred and Margaret Hoeppner given by: Dr. and Mrs. David Flitter In honor of Mr. and Mrs. Gene H. Sobczak given by: Mr. Richard Replin In honor of Ms. Donna S. Gerich given by: Ms. Grace E. Johnston In honor of Lee and Margaret Tipton given by: Tipton Family Foundation
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In honor of Mary Rossick Kern and Jerry Kern given by: Ms. Linda Dee In honor of the birth of Margo Allon Choen, daughter of Drs. Joel and Jodie Cohen given by: Mrs. Nancy Livingston In honor of CSO organist Ken Mervine given by: Ms. Sallie D. Suby-Long In honor of Deanna Leino given by: Mr. Frank Y. Parce In honor of Philip C. Heister, Master Electrican of the CSO given by: Mr. and Mrs. Eli Reshotko In honor of Ms. Eleanor Roberts given by: Mr. Frank Y. Parce In honor of Mrs. Lois and Dr. Gerald Rainer given by: Mr. Stephen A. Edmonds In honor of Mrs. Maryanne Harry’s birthday given by: Ms. Jeanne Maher MATCHING DONATIONS Thank you to those companies who match current and retired employee contributions to the Colorado Symphony and to our donors who apply for these matching gifts. Please check with your Human Resources department to see if your contribution can double through the generosity of your company. To contact the Colorado Symphony’s Development Department directly, please contact Jackson Stevens at 303.308.2475.
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