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The 2013/14 Masterworks season ends with Gershwin’s classic, in an original arrangement by Andrew Litton. Our maestro, a masterpiece: Who could ask for anything more?


Andrew Litton, Music Director

Andrew Litton and George Gershwin go way back. For starters, the Colorado Symphony Music Director and Gershwin, one of the most beloved American songwriters and composers, have a lot in common. Like the grandparents of George and his brother Ira, Litton’s grandparents were immigrants from Russia. And also like the Gershwins, Litton was raised a musical boy in New York City, a stone’s throw from the Gershwin family home. Gershwin has been one of the few constants in a life and career defined by change and diversity. In 1979, as a young pianist, Andrew was invited to perform Rhapsody in Blue in Moscow, conducted by Yevgeny Svetlanov. He returned

to Moscow in 1980, amid the chaos of the then-recent Russian invasion of Afghanistan. The unusual timing of a visit from an up-andcoming American artist amid the chaos of military conflict caught the attention of the international media. As conductor, performer and recording artist, Litton has carried his love of Gershwin with him to every podium. He’s recorded Gershwin’s music with the Bournemouth Symphony, the Bergen Philharmonic, the Royal Philharmonic and the Dallas Symphony. In May, Litton closes the Colorado Symphony’s 2013/14 season with a blockbuster rendition of the Porgy and Bess Suite, featuring baritone Gordon Hawkins in the role of Porgy. (Hawkins recently won audiences in the title role of Opera Colorado’s Rigoletto.) Litton invites you to Catfish Row


– and into the Porgy & Bess Concert Suite, his 1996 arrangement of Gershwin’s classic opera which includes beloved classics “Summertime,” “It Ain’t Necessarily So” and “I Loves You Porgy.” Here Andrew talks with Anthony Pierce, Colorado Symphony Vice President of Artistic Administration, about the joy of Porgy and the genius of Gershwin. For a podcast of the complete conversation, including Litton’s musings on Gustav Mahler, visit Anthony Pierce: We close with a huge program — Porgy and Bess, the iconic American opera, based on DuBose Heyward’s book. Tell me about your experience with Porgy. Andrew Litton: I fell in love with the music of Gershwin as a kid. As a pianist, I learned ‘Rhapsody in Blue,’ would play it even people didn’t ask, at every opportunity. In seventh grade, we did Girl Crazy, his famous 1930 musical, at my school. All those hits songs, one after the other, are in the original Girl Crazy, starting with ‘Embraceable You,’ one of the most beautiful love songs ever written. That musical was a turning point in history, the debut of Ethel Merman, who was such a whirlwind. She stopped the show every night, with ‘I Got Rhythm.’ What isn’t often talked about was who was in the pit. As musicians we all have to start somewhere. I, too, sat in the pit and played keyboard for ballet when I was 18, 19. Sitting in the pit for Girl Crazy was the original Benny Goodman Quartet, Benny Goodman, Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa and Lionel Hampton. It was amazing. So that was your introduction. The more I explored Gershwin and the world he lived in and the friends he had the people

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he consorted with, the more fascinating it became. I’m also a New Yorker! I basically grew up 100 yards from where he lived; he and Ira lived in two apartments on Riverside Drive for ten years. I became pretty much obsessed with Gershwin and got to know the opera fairly early on in my life. Later, like all assistant conductors — I was 22 at the time — I did the Russell Bennett suite, which comes up in Pops concerts all the time. But then I discovered that George Gershwin himself had written an orchestral suite called Catfish Row, much less often done, about 23 minutes of music, stitched together. My whole beef with the Bennett was that it really turned the opera into a Broadway show. That’s been an ongoing beef since 1935 when it was premiered: Is it an opera, or is it a Broadway show? That’s tough when the composer in question had only written Broadway shows up to that point. The controversy continued because the Gershwin brothers liked money, like we all do. When the option came to have it premiered at the Metropolitan Opera or on Broadway, well, the Met would have done it nine times, because that’s what opera houses do, where




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My version is maybe two-thirds of the original. Porgy is very long. Part of the great tragedy of Gershwin, for me, is that there’s no doubt in my mind he would have learned, like the other natural songwriter, Giuseppe Verdi, that sometimes brevity is a good thing. Verdi it seemed could just breathe tunes, things just came out so natural. Maybe we had to work harder at it than it seemed; we don’t know. You can always go out of a Verdi opera singing the tunes. That’s the same thing with George Gershwin. He had this ability also. What Verdi was writing in his midGordon Hawkins reprises the role of Porgy with the Colorado 30s is not his best stuff; he grew; Symphony in May. what he was writing in his 40s, all the way up to his 80s, were his masterpieces. We are on Broadway you can do it for years. So deprived of knowing this about Gershwin George chopped it up and it became more of because he died tragically two years after a Broadway show. So Russell Bennett was not writing this opera. out of line when he made his suite into an even more popsy, jazzy treatment. And it’s accessible. You can afford to produce it, as an orchestra. In about 1990, I was moaning to [Litton friend and opera singer Willard White]. I said, ‘I’m just so sad there are no other options that are truer to the opera.’ And he said, ‘Well, Andrew. Why don’t you do a suite?’ It was like, when someone says, ‘When you’re in town, stop by.’ You don’t think seriously about it. Until I was like, ‘Well, yeah. I could do it.’ So I started working on it. Started using the original Catfish Row orchestral suite that George himself made as a kind of template. I wanted this to be able to be done by symphony orchestras. I wanted four singers — which is the same as Beethoven 9 or Verdi Requiem — and a big choral part, because of course, the chorus is Catfish Row. The whole point of the opera is this big community of people who live so closely together.

What’s so fantastic about this opera is he puts in every type of musical form he could have possibly ever encountered. There’s even a moment in the opera where Mariah sings, ‘I hate your struttin’ style.’ And it is completely early rap. It’s even spoken to a beat. So we’ve got rap, folk tunes, Broadway tunes, jazz and symphonic music, all wrapped up in one package. It’s just amazing how much he accomplishes in this one piece, and to think of what he would have written when he was fifty or sixty. It’s tragic when one thinks that way. The good news is, at least we have this. Andrew Litton conducts the Porgy and Bess Suite Friday, Mary 16 and Saturday, May 17 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, May 18 at 2:30 pm at Boettcher Concert Hall. This Masterworks program also features Beethoven’s Triple Concerto in C major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, featuring Andrew Litton on piano, Colorado Symphony Concertmaster Yumi HwangWilliams on violin and principal cellist Silver Ainomäe.


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SYMPHONY AT THE MOVIES BIOGRAPHIES SCOTT O’NEIL, resident conductor This is Scott O’Neil’s eighth season with the Colorado Symphony, and his third full season as resident conductor. O’Neil maintains a strong commitment to making music of the highest quality accessible to young audiences. He served as associate conductor for the Utah Symphony, which he joined in August 2000. O’Neil has guest conducted the Houston Symphony, Houston Youth Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, Annapolis Symphony, Florida Philharmonic, Tulsa Philharmonic, Portland Symphony (Maine), the Lubbock Symphony, the Boise Philharmonic, the Salt Lake Symphony and the Columbus Symphony in Ohio. O’Neil studied piano performance at the Oberlin College Conservatory, served as the assistant conductor of the Eastman School Symphony and Philharmonia Orchestras at the Eastman School of Music, and earned a master’s degree in orchestral conducting at Rice University, where he was the director of the Campanile Orchestra, a community/university orchestra. In 1999 he served as director of orchestras at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas. In the spring of 2003, O’Neil was selected by the League of American Orchestras (LAO) to conduct an orchestra comprised of members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and advanced students from the University of Southern California in Synergy, a program created to promote young, contemporary composers. Also in the spring of 2003, O’Neil was selected by LAO to appear on the Conductor Preview with the Jacksonville Symphony. O’Neil is prominently featured with the Colorado Symphony as conductor and creator of the Inside the Score series, in addition to appearances in the Masterworks, Family, Pops and Holiday Series.



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SYMPHONY AT THE MOVIES PROGRAM NOTES Disney’s Fantasia – Live in Concert (2012) Program notes by Alexander Rannie Copyright © 2012 by Alexander Rannie Fantasia (1940) and Fantasia 2000 (1999) In this age of 3D, HD, widescreen, 7.1 surround sound – and that’s just in your living room! – it can be hard to fathom how revolutionary Fantasia was upon its theatrical release in 1940. Neither symphony hall concertgoers nor families headed to the movies to catch the latest Disney cartoon were prepared for the breadth and depth of color and sound that poured forth from the screen. Walt Disney (1901-1966) and conductor Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977), in collaboration with the talents of 1,000-plus artists, musicians, and engineers at the Walt Disney Studio, the RCA Corporation, composer, author, and commentator Deems Taylor (1885-1966), dozens of dancers (including Marge Champion and members of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and Ballet Theatre), and the entire Philadelphia Orchestra, created a watershed cinematic experience that remains a visionary milestone to this day. Sadly, the expense of installing the Fantasound audio playback system in theaters, and the loss of the European market because of World War II, nixed Walt’s dream of an ongoing “Concert Feature,” wherein individual segments would be replaced by new ones. Though the Walt Disney Studio would utilize popular songs in several package films of the ’40s and ’50s, it would remain until 1999 and the release of Fantasia 2000, spearheaded by Walt’s nephew, Roy E. Disney, for a Disney-produced feature-length marriage of classical music and animation to once again reach the screen. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, op. 67, Allegro con brio (1804-08) To begin Fantasia 2000 with a bang, Disney artists chose the opening movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, its short-short-short-long musical motif immediately grabbing the listener’s ear. And it also slyly references the time period of the original Fantasia when this four-note motif, the same rhythm as Morse code for the letter V (“di-di-di-dah”), underscored the “V for Victory!” rallying cry of the Allies in World War II. Computer animation was combined with hand-drawn pastels to create the look of this segment, the abstractions of what might be butterflies and bats paying homage to the abstract animated films of Len Lye and Oskar Fischinger, who had earlier influenced the opening segment of the original Fantasia, Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor. Here, light battles dark to the repeated rhythm of “di-di-di-dah,” suggesting that victory can’t be far away. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major, op. 68 (“Pastoral”) Allegro, Allegro, Allegretto (1808) Conceived as an Art Deco interpretation of life in mythological Greece, Fantasia’s “Pastoral” segment was originally set to “The Entrance of the Little Fauns,” a brief episode from Gabriel Pierné’s ballet Cydalise et le Chèvre-pied. It soon became apparent that the story artists’ ideas were too great for such a trifle. In searching for a piece of music to support their vision, the Disney artists came across Beethoven’s program for his Sixth Symphony, in which he describes several pastoral episodes (scenes which take place in the country), including, “Happy gathering of country folk; Thunderstorm; Shepherds’ song; cheerful and thankful feelings after the storm.” Stokowski felt that Beethoven was ill-suited to Disney and Art Deco, but Fantasia’s onscreen commentator, composer Deems Taylor, was in favor of the match. Walt liked the idea that so many folks who’d never been exposed to classical music would have an opportunity to experience it as never before. As he put it, “Gee, this’ll make Beethoven!”

SYMPHONY AT THE MOVIES PROGRAM NOTES Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite, op. 71a (1892) One of the striking features of Fantasia’s Nutcracker Suite is how memorable the characters are considering how short a time they’re on screen. With personality to spare, these often faceless anthropomorphized flora and fauna (and faeries) remain with us long after the last note of music has faded away. One in particular, Hop Low, the smallest of the mushrooms in the “Chinese Dance,” always elicits sympathetic laughter from the audience – even though he’s onscreen for only a minute! When animating the “Chinese Dance,” artist Art Babbitt kept a copy of the music on his desk to help navigate the play of musical counterpoint. He also admitted to being influenced by the antics of one of The Three Stooges. When asked if he received any assistance with the choreography of the mushrooms, Babbitt replied, “The only choreographic suggestion I ever got came from Walt Disney himself. I had animated the little mushroom taking his bow on the last note of music. Walt suggested he take the bow after. Both ways would have worked, depending on one’s translation of the little guy’s character.” Claude Debussy (orchestrated by Leopold Stokowski): “Clair de lune” from Suite bergamasque (1890/1905) “Clair de lune” was fully recorded, animated, and shot before being cut from Fantasia, ostensibly to shorten the overall running time of the film. The animation was later edited and released as part of the package film Make Mine Music (1946), accompanied by the popular song “Blue Bayou” (not to be confused with Roy Orbison’s “Blue Bayou”). Fortunately, a work print of the complete, unedited “Clair de lune,” as well as a copy of Stokowski’s original performance, survived and were reunited in a 1996 restoration. Walt saw “Clair de lune” as a segment to stand in contrast to the others around it, a moment of reflection and repose. Its sustained, evocative, slightly mysterious mood, enhanced by remarkably fluid camera work following two herons in flight in the moonlight, reveals the work of a studio at the top of its game. Igor Stravinsky: Firebird Suite (1919 Version) Igor Stravinsky’s ballet The Firebird was considered but rejected for use in the original Fantasia in favor of another of his ballets, The Rite of Spring. (Stravinsky was the only living composer to have heard his composition in Fantasia.) But the appeal of The Firebird’s music held fast to the artists at the Disney studio and over the years, when the idea of revisiting Fantasia was brought up, thoughts often returned to this early Stravinsky work. For Fantasia 2000, Disney artists crafted a story far removed from the original scenario of Stravinsky’s ballet: no longer a benevolent, if capricious being, the Firebird is now a frightening, fiery sprit of destruction who seeks to destroy the forest home of a Spring Sprite and her companion elk. The look of the segment taps into Anime sensibilities as well as the real-life eruption of Mount St. Helens, all to the purpose of illustrating nature’s circle of life, death, and rebirth. Paul Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (1896-97) Less than a decade after Mickey Mouse’s arrival on the silver screen, Walt Disney felt that the popularity of his alter ego was waning and decided to feature him in a retelling of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s poem, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, accompanied by Paul Dukas’s composition of the same name. A chance meeting between Walt and Leopold Stokowski led to the famed leader of the Philadelphia Orchestra agreeing to conduct at no cost. Disney envisioned a superior offering, with production values far above the usual Mickey Mouse or Silly Symphony cartoon. No expense was spared. Storyboards were done in full color. Mickey’s design was updated to allow for greater expression and, for the first time, his eyes had pupils. Animators studied live-action reference of a UCLA athlete jumping hurdles in order to accurately portray PROGRAM 4 SOUNDINGS 2013/14 | COLORADOSYMPHONY.ORG

SYMPHONY AT THE MOVIES PROGRAM NOTES Mickey’s struggles. Layout and color design were planned in great detail in order to convey in images what could not be said with words. By the time The Sorcerer’s Apprentice was completed, its budget was several times that of a normal Silly Symphony. Realizing he couldn’t get a return on his investment with a standalone cartoon, Walt decided to make The Sorcerer’s Apprentice the centerpiece of a “Concert Feature.” “When [Sorcerer] was almost finished,” Stokowski wrote, “Walt said to me: ‘Why don’t we make a bigger picture with all kinds of music?’ and that led to Fantasia.” The Sorcerer’s Apprentice remains not only the seed from which the great “Concert Feature” grew, but perhaps the greatest ten minutes of animated storytelling ever produced. Sir Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance (adapted by Peter Schickele from Pomp and Circumstance Military Marches, op. 39, nos. 1 [1901], 2 [1902], 3 [1904/05], and 4 [1907]) In looking for a piece of music for Fantasia 2000 that would be familiar to a wide-ranging audience, Disney artists hit upon the idea of using Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance March No.1, a mainstay at high school and college graduations in the United States, and familiar under various other guises worldwide. Numerous story ideas were considered and rejected, including one that featured a royal procession of Disney princes and princesses presenting their offspring to Donald Duck! After developing and discarding a concept that involved animating every Disney character ever created, it was decided that, since The Sorcerer’s Apprentice gives Mickey Mouse his moment in the spotlight, Donald should have a moment of hope and glory as well. A retelling of the story of Noah’s Ark, with Donald in the role of the Patriarch, provided plenty of opportunities for marching – two-by-two, of course – as well a variety of possibilities for the frustration-inducing, yet humorous incidents that are the bane of Donald’s existence. That Donald loses and regains his true love in such a grand tapestry only adds to the poignancy of this duck tale. Ottorino Respighi: Pines of Rome (1924) Respighi’s Pines of Rome was one of the earliest segments of Fantasia 2000 green-lit for production. And it was, according to Roy Disney, “the first musical selection I suggested.” Just as the artists working on the original Fantasia stretched the boundaries of available technology, artists working on Pines of Rome were eager to show what could be accomplished with the then still-new technology of computer animation. (This is in the days before Toy Story!) Inspired by Roy Disney’s tales of piloting through cumulus thunderhead cloud formations, Disney artists combined elements of traditional hand-drawn animation with computer generated characters and environments to create the plausible impossible – a pod of flying humpback whales! As to what happens to the whales, the artists suggest that it’s up to the interpretation of the individual viewer. Roy Disney said, “Certainly it is about hope and rebirth, but there’s also a mystical quality to it that seems to transcend all that.” Amilcare Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours from the opera La Gioconda (1876) Using such diverse touchstones as the animal caricatures of artists T. S. Sullivant and Heinrich Kley, and a George Balanchine ballet for the 1938 film The Goldwyn Follies (where ballerina Vera Zorina emerges effulgent from a reflecting pool), director T. Hee’s anthropomorphic marriage of high art and low in Dance of the Hours never fails to elicit gales of laughter. This loving parody of classical dance, “a pageant of the hours of the day,” begins with Ostrich Ballet: Morning, in which an ostrich corps de ballet is awakened by Mlle. Upanova (modeled on Ballet Theatre ballerina Irina Baronova). Next comes Hippo Ballet: Afternoon, where Hyacinth Hippo (modeled on stage, radio, and screen actress Hattie Noel, as well as live-action model for Snow White and the Blue Fairy, dancer Marge Champion) makes her first appearance. Elephant Ballet: Evening follows, SOUNDINGS 2013/14 | COLORADOSYMPHONY.ORG PROGRAM 5

SYMPHONY AT THE MOVIES PROGRAM NOTES wherein the corps executes an elaborate bubble dance. (Walt suggested that the “elephants’ trunks can come up and spray like the Beverly Hills fountain.”) Next comes Alligator Ballet: Night. Here, Ben Ali Gator (modeled on Ballet Russe dancer David Lichine) and Hyacinth Hippo (additionally modeled on Lichine’s wife, Tatiana Riabouchinska) dance a pas de deux unrivalled in the history of ballet. A grand finale brings down the house. Literally! Walt continually added gags to Dance of the Hours, but never at the expense of the ballet. “The whole incongruity of the thing,” he said, “is the elephants and hippos doing what graceful people do. Of course, they can use natural props like their trunks.” Camille Saint-Saëns: Finale from Le carnaval des animaux (“Carnival of the Animals”) (1886) Joe Grant, a story director on the original Fantasia who had returned to the Disney Studio in the ’80s and inspired a new generation of filmmakers, first proposed the Finale from Carnival of the Animals as an encore piece to Dance of the Hours featuring Mlle. Upanova and her ostrich corps de ballets. The story evolved into the tale of a single heroic flamingo (who just happens to have amazing yo-yo skills) humorously battling the conformity of his fellow flamingos. Just as the original Fantasia’s concept art demanded the development of new ink and paint techniques to capture the subtleties of pastel drawings, Carnival’s story sketches inspired new technologies to capture the nuances of the watercolor originals. Cleaned-up pencil animation was transferred onto watercolor paper and hand-painted before being digitally composited with watercolor backgrounds. The backgrounds themselves reveal who has the upper hand, the hero flamingo or his compatriots. If the sky is a harsh yellow, the stand of flamingos is in control. But if the sky is a mellow green, Our Hero is triumphant. Fantasia 2000 producer Roy Disney loved the Carnival of the Animals segment as it solved for him “the ancient riddle of what happens when a flock of flamingos encounters a yo-yo.” Alexander Rannie is a composer and historian whose original scores include “The Ren & Stimpy Show,” Walt Disney’s “Alice Comedies,” and Screen Novelties’ Monster Safari. He’s worked for Walt Disney Feature Animation (where he assisted in the restoration of Fantasia), Roy E. Disney and Shamrock Holdings, and Diane Disney Miller and The Walt Disney Family Foundation. In May of 2011 the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra gave the world premiere of Rannie’s score for Walt Disney’s Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon Trolley Troubles (1927).




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Overture to Candide


Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront — INTERMISSION —


Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 Allegro moderato Adagio di molto Allegro, ma non tanto


SPOTLIGHT BIOGRAPHIES SCOTT O’NEIL, resident conductor This is Scott O’Neil’s eighth season with the Colorado Symphony, and his third full season as resident conductor. O’Neil maintains a strong commitment to making music of the highest quality accessible to young audiences. He served as associate conductor for the Utah Symphony, which he joined in August 2000. O’Neil has guest conducted the Houston Symphony, Houston Youth Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, Annapolis Symphony, Florida Philharmonic, Tulsa Philharmonic, Portland Symphony (Maine), the Lubbock Symphony, the Boise Philharmonic, the Salt Lake Symphony and the Columbus Symphony in Ohio. O’Neil studied piano performance at the Oberlin College Conservatory, served as the assistant conductor of the Eastman School Symphony and Philharmonia Orchestras at the Eastman School of Music, and earned a master’s degree in orchestral conducting at Rice University, where he was the director of the Campanile Orchestra, a community/university orchestra. In 1999 he served as director of orchestras at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas. In the spring of 2003, O’Neil was selected by the League of American Orchestras (LAO) to conduct an orchestra comprised of members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and advanced students from the University of Southern California in Synergy, a program created to promote young, contemporary composers. Also in the spring of 2003, O’Neil was selected by LAO to appear on the Conductor Preview with the Jacksonville Symphony. O’Neil is prominently featured with the Colorado Symphony as conductor and creator of the Inside the Score series, in addition to appearances in the Masterworks, Family, Pops and Holiday Series.


JOSHUA BELL, violin Often referred to as the “poet of the violin,” Joshua Bell’s stunning virtuosity, beautiful tone and charismatic stage presence have brought him universal acclaim. An Avery Fisher Prize recipient, Bell recently received the New York Recording Academy Honors. As the first person appointed Music Director of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields (ASMF) since Sir Neville Marriner formed the orchestra in 1958, their first CD under Bell’s leadership of Beethoven’s 4th and 7th symphonies debuted at #1 on the Billboard Classical chart. Season highlights include a European and U.S. tour with Academy St. Martin of the Fields, performances with the Vienna Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, and with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Bell’s 2007 incognito subway station performance resulted in a provocative Washington Post Pulitzer Prize-winning story examining art and context. The conversation continues with the new Annick Press illustrated children’s book, The Man With the Violin. As a soloist, chamber musician, and conductor, Bell has recorded more than 40 CDs garnering Grammy,® Mercury, Gramophone and Echo Klassik awards. Recent releases include French Impressions with pianist Jeremy Denk, At Home With Friends, Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, and Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with the Berlin Philharmonic. His discography encompasses the major violin repertoire in addition to John Corigliano’s Oscar-winning soundtrack, The Red Violin. Bell plays the 1713 Huberman Stradivarius. PROGRAM 8 SOUNDINGS 2013/14 | COLORADOSYMPHONY.ORG

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COMMUNITY SUPPORT 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 Keith and Lindsay Campbell Lena Capra Mr. and Mrs. James Carroll Mr. Randy Carter 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 Anne M. Culver Angelica 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 and Mr. Greg Moresian Scott Fisher Mrs. Mary Lou Flater Dr. and Mrs. Robert Freedman Mr. Roger Freeman Elizabeth Frels 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 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 Donald and Henny Kaufmann Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Kern Walter and Jean Koelbel Don and Mary Lou Kortz Ruth and George Krauss Mr. Dennis G. Kruger 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 Michael E. McGoldrick Bill McKnab and Margaret Jurado Katherine McMurray Robert Meade Sharon L. Menard 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 Ed Onderko 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. 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 Loren E. Warner Mrs. Jean Watt Timothy White 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

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COMMUNITY SUPPORT Dr. Marty Yussman David and Diane Zile Ms. Linda Roberts Zinn 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 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 Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Craft Ray and Kathleen Cravy Constance Crocker 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 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 Mr. and Mrs. John A. Gallagher 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 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

COMMUNITY SUPPORT David C. Leger Deanna Rose Leino Theodore Lichtmann Don and Ingrid Lindemann Mr. and Mrs. Harold Logan 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 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 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 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 Terri and Jay Rolls 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

MeMorial day weekend 2o14

May 23–25

Fri 4–8pm | Sat 11–8pm | Sun 11–5pm denver Performing arts Complex Fine art and Fine Craft exhibition Showcasing Colorado and national artists


COMMUNITY SUPPORT 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 Judy and Rob Tate 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 Werner Winkler 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 MGive Foundation 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 Zuber Law P.C. 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 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 Bruce Avery 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 Ms. Rose A. Blaschke 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

COMMUNITY SUPPORT 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 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

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COMMUNITY SUPPORT 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 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 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. Jerrold Hauptman 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

Kat and Stuart 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. Norman L. Kautsky 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. 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 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

COMMUNITY SUPPORT 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 Richard Nirk 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 John and Mary Parfrey

Ms. Joyce Paul 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. Ms. Astrid Schmidbauer Ms. Ann Schmidt Mr. Gary Schneider

Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880-1910

June7 - August 17, 2014

Celebrate Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and 94 avant-garde artists in the Parisian artistic and cultural scene. Discover over 180 objects that will delight you including paintings, watercolors, drawings, rare zinc shadow puppet silhouettes, and famous Chat Noir cabaret illustrations. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901), Jane Avril (detail), 1893, color lithograph, 48 ¾ x 36 inches, Musée d’Ixelles, Brussels.

This exhibition is organized and circulated by Art Services International, Alexandria, Virginia.

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COMMUNITY SUPPORT 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 James Steed Mr. and Mrs. Tim Stegink Jackie Stevens Mary L. Stewart Dr. and Mrs. Richard H. Stienmier 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 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 Mr. and Mrs. Terrance Weinburger 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 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. 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

COMMUNITY SUPPORT 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 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 Margaret “Peggy” Brown given by: Mr. Steve Erke Ms. Alma Haycraft K. H. and M. E. Schlichtemeier David R. Wilson 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 Mrs. Zylpha Clinton given by: Esther A. Spachner In memory of Mr. Stephen Connor given by: Mr. and Mrs. Max Buckman In memory of Betty Damerau given by: Carroll Barnes Franklin and Edna Churchill Ralph and Alice Damerau Robert Damerau Carol Dasse Susan Hess Vicky Mateev Patrice Oliver Shirley Satterlund Ramon and Sandra Villarreal Richard and Marsha Wagner Mr. and Mrs. Gary L. Winkelbauer 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 Manny Greenberg given by: Ellie Greenberg and Family The Sylvan Stool Family In memory of Mr. Bryon E. Graber given by: Victoria Aguilar


Mary Louise Burke Mr. Keith Corrette Vishnu and Jane Devkar Mr. Robert A. Graber Jeff Holliday David House Brenda Lechuga Ms. Penny May Mitch McKee Ms. Nancy N. Morehead Mrs. Jo B. Shannon In memory of Kenny Harper given by: Mr. Chet Hampson and Ms. Susan Martin In memory of Louise Hadley Hill given by: Mr. George Heisel In memory of Jeannine D. Hiester given by: Phillip C. Hiester 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 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

COMMUNITY SUPPORT Mark and Mary Schreiber Wilson Wampler In memory of Tracy M. Smith given by: Eaton Smith 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 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 Mr. Floyd Ingalls Richard and Pricilla Roberts Susan Sheridan Mr. Robert Turner Laura and Alan Zeigel In memory of Mr. Harry W. Vogler given by: Mrs. Teresa Vogler In memory of Mr. Robert “Bob” Wick given by: Mr. and Mrs. Carl Chenoweth Mrs. Patricia Redifer In memory of Lisa Gayle Wigod given by: Alan and Judy Wigod

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In memory of Mr. Galen Nelson given by: Mr. and Mrs. Mark Murphy In memory of Barbara Ridgeway given by: Kathryn Taylor In memory of Mr. Harry Safstrom given by: Mr. Chet Hampson and Ms. Susan Martin In memory of Lyn Sabichi given by: Eileen Price In memory of Mr. Robert Schulein given by: The Nancy and Robert Schulein Fund 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


COMMUNITY SUPPORT In memory of Mr. Jack “John” Wyatt given by: Mr. Frank Y. Parce


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 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 Susan Martin In honor of Mrs. Maryanne Harry’s birthday given by: Ms. Jeanne Maher In honor of Philip C. Heister, Master Electrican of the CSO given by: Mr. and Mrs. Eli Reshotko In honor of Fred and Margaret Hoeppner given by: Dr. and Mrs. David Flitter 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 Andrew Litton given by: Mary Spillane In honor of CSO organist Ken Mervine given by: Ms. Sallie D. Suby-Long In honor of Lois Moll given by: Judith Ellis 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


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