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THE MAGAZINE OF THE COLORADO SYMPHONY Volume 15 • Number 4 CONTENTS

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Colorado Symphony Musicians

12 Colorado Symphony Board of Trustees 13

Colorado Symphony Staff

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2018 Symphony Ball

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2018 Summer Season Announcement

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2018/19 Season Announcement

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Community Support

ANNOUNCING OUR 2018/19 SEASON

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C O L O R A D O SY M P H O N Y.O R G

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I’m equally delighted to share our 2018/19 Season schedule, which is positively overflowing with extraordinary talent. On October 13, Tony-Award® winner Leslie Odom, Jr. (the original Aaron Burr in the smash-hit musical Hamilton) will join us for an evening featuring songs from his chart-topping solo album. On January 10, we’ll welcome a living legend back to Boettcher Concert Hall as violinist Itzhak Perlman joins us for a special performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto. And that’s just the beginning, as we’ll be featuring fantastic soloists all season long. We’re thrilled to welcome violinist Pinchas Zukerman, cellist Joshua Roman, and pianists Stephen Hough and Joyce Yang, as well as our very own Concertmaster Yumi Hwang-Williams, Principal Oboe Peter Cooper, and Principal Horn Michael Thornton. But wait – there’s more! Here are a few of my personal highlights: Just before Veterans Day, we’ll perform Benjamin Britten’s masterpiece, War Requiem, featuring two orchestras, three vocal soloists, the Colorado Symphony Chorus, and the Colorado Children’s Chorale. Another program we’re particularly eager to share with you explores the history of the American experience, culminating with Dvořák’s landmark “New World” Symphony, which is prefaced by Aaron Copland’s tribute to President Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln Portrait, and Joseph Schwantner’s tribute to civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. in New Morning for the World (Daybreak of Freedom). You’ll find our complete 2018/19 in this program. The 2018/19 Season promises to be our most spectacular season yet, and we can’t wait to share this extraordinary music with you. See you in the hall! Sincerely,

Brett Mitchell Music Director, Colorado Symphony

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JANUARY 10, 2019 B O E T TC H E R CO N C E RT H A L L

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For this extra special evening, Brett Mitchell Society members will have first access to purchase seats. To receive presale access to Itzhak Perlman with the Colorado Symphony as a Brett Mitchell Society member: â?š Renew your 2018/19 Season subscription or subscribe for the first time and become an annual donor of $2,500 or more by April 16, 2018. Brett Mitchell Society members will be contacted in the order in which their membership/subscription is received to select their seats. These calls will take place from April 17, 2018 through May 31, 2018.

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Join us in June...

Summer Music Festival SUSAN GRACE, MUSIC DIRECTOR

June 3-23, 2018 Michael Kroth, horn

Susan Cahill, bass

2018 Festival Artists Concerts Packard Hall

Thursday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10 at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14 at 7:30 p.m. John Kinzie, percussion

Tuesday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m.

2018 Festival Orchestra Concerts Cornerstone Performing Arts Center Tuesday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14 at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m.

For concert and ticket information, please visit our website at www.coloradocollege.edu/musicfestival


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BRETT MITCHELL

ANDREW LITTON

MUSIC DIRECTOR

PRINCIPAL GUEST CONDUCTOR

The Bill Gossard Music Director Chair

VIOLIN

Yumi Hwang-Williams Concertmaster Claude Sim Associate Concertmaster Yi Zhao Assistant Concertmaster Paul Primus Principal Second Allegra Wermuth Assistant Principal Second Alessandra Jennings Flanagan Fixed 3rd Chair/Second Larisa Fesmire Thomas Hanulik Wyn Hart John Hilton Anne-Marie Hoffman Myroslava Ivanchenko-Bartels Dorian Kincaid Karen Kinzie Mark Lamprey Susan Paik Miroslaw Pastusiak Erik Peterson Megan Prokes * Adrienne Short * Robert Stoyanov Delcho Tenev Amy Tyson Bradley Watson Tena White Wenting Yuan

VIOLA

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CHRISTOPHER DRAGON

ANDRÉS LOPERA

ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR

DUAIN WOLFE CHORUS DIRECTOR

ASSOCIATE CONDUCTOR

Mary Cowell Acting Assistant Principal Charlyn Campbell Marsha Holmes Leah Kovach Helen McDermott Summer Rhodes * Kelly Shanafelt Phillip Stevens Catherine Beeson + Assistant Principal

CELLO

Judith McIntyre Acting Principal Austin Fisher Assistant Principal Susan Rockey Bowles Andrew Briggs * Danielle Guideri Thomas Heinrich Margaret Hoeppner Matthew Switzer Susan Yun

BASS

Steve Metcalf Principal Nicholas Recuber Assistant Principal John Arnesen Susan Cahill James Carroll Jeremy Kincaid Owen Levine

FLUTE

Catherine Peterson Acting Principal Michael Williams * Julie Duncan Thornton 3rd/Assistant Principal Brook Ferguson + Principal

PICCOLO

Julie Duncan Thornton

OBOE

Peter Cooper Principal

The Irene & David Abosch Principal Oboe Chair

Nicholas Tisherman 2nd/Assistant Principal Jason Lichtenwalter

ENGLISH HORN Jason Lichtenwalter

CLARINET

Jason Shafer Principal Abby Raymond 2nd/Assistant Principal Andrew Stevens

E-FLAT CLARINET Abby Raymond

BASS CLARINET Andrew Stevens

BASSOON

Chad Cognata Principal Tristan Rennie 2nd/Assistant Principal Roger Soren

CONTRABASSOON Roger Soren

HORN

Michael Thornton Principal Carolyn Kunicki Kolio Plachkov 3rd/Associate Principal David Brussel

TRUMPET

Justin Bartels Principal Philip Hembree 2nd/Assistant Principal Patrick Tillery Associate Principal

TROMBONE

John Sipher Principal 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

Steve Hearn Michael Van Wirt

ORCHESTRA LIBRARIAN

Joanne Goble Principal Jonathan Groszew Assistant * = One year replacement + = On leave

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BOARD OF TRU STEES HONORARY TRUSTEES OFFICERS Jerome H. Kern Co-Chair Mary Rossick Kern Co-Chair Stephanie Donner, Esq. Treasurer & Trustee Susan Bowles Secretary

TRUSTEES Anthony T. Accetta Dr. Paula P. Bernstein James D. Butler Susan Cahill* Young Cho Jim Copenhaver Zachary D. Detra, Esq. BJ Dyer Sandy Elliott Jack Finlaw Austin Fisher* Amy Harmon Diane S. Hill, Ph.D. Jessica Hobbs Margaret Hoeppner* Kathleen Johnson, Esq John Kinzie* Leah Kovach* Richard D. Krugman, MD

Governor John Hickenlooper Mayor Michael B. Hancock Christopher J. Ott, M.D.

Richard Kylberg P. Evan Lasky Jonathan Masoudi, M.D. Bill Myers Diane Nagler Joe Neguse, Esq Erik Peterson* Kolio Plachkov* Nick Recuber* Julie Rubsam L.T. Sandvik Jason Shafer* Eric Sondermann Brandon L. Thall

* Colorado Symphony Musician Trustee

REMIX ASSOCIATE BOARD Kelly Waltrip, Chair Marilyn Brock Heather Church Nicole Donnelly Andy Evans Caiti Glasgo Allison D'Angiolillo Chelsea Eversmann Mike Fredrigill Bridget Kennedy McNeil Leah Kovach William Kowalski David Kuwayama Steve Metcalf Samantha Nuechterlein Sarah Parmley Brooke Smith Jackson Stevens Chris Strom Alexandra Tilton Kip Wallen Rosie Williamson Rachel Yeates

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ADVANCEMENT John Burtness Sean Baker Caiti Glasgo Emily Spirk David Rosen

Chief Advancement Officer Senior Manager of Corporate Partnerships Manager of Annual Giving Advancement Coordinator Advancement Services Coordinator

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Director of Community Education Programs Education Coordinator

FINANCE Coreen Miller Chief Financial Officer Ben Boone Senior Finance Manager Annette Brown Staff Accountant Amber Sena Staff Accountant, Payroll & Benefits Manager

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Chief Marketing Officer Applications Support Manger Manager of Publicity and Community Relations Digital Media Coordinator

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Colorado Symphony: Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 MAY 31 THU 7:30 Brett Mitchell, conductor Natasha Paremski, piano Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre

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BRETT MITCHELL

SOCIETY

Brett Mitchell Society members are a group of highly engaged patrons and donors who share the Colorado Symphony’s passion for artistic excellence and innovation, subscribe to a series of at least four concerts, and contribute at least $2,500 annually as a donor. Benefits include a Masterclass with Brett Mitchell, “From the Podium” newsletter, and Advance Access to annual, one-night-only events with special guest artists like Itzhak Perlman with the Colorado Symphony! BECOME A MEMBER OF THE BRETT MITCHELL SOCIETY NOW!

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An Evening with Leslie Odom, Jr. OCT 13

SPECIAL

SAT 7:30

Multifaceted performer Leslie Odom, Jr., best known for originating the Tony®-Award winning role of Aaron Burr in the original cast of Broadway’s Hamilton and his role in the TV series Smash, joins your Colorado Symphony for an extraordinary evening performing hits from his debut solo album, which quickly rose to number one on the Billboard and iTunes Jazz charts, plus more.

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Brett Mitchell, conductor Leslie Odom, Jr., vocalist

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ANNOUNCING OUR 2018/19 SEASON! SEPTEMBER

2018

NOVEMBER 2018

Jake Shimabukuro In Concert

SPECIAL

SEPT 7 FRI 7:30 CLASSICS

COMMUNITY

SEPT 20 THU 7:00

NOV 16-18

SYMPHONY POPS

CLASSICS

FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Movie at the Symphony: Home Alone in Concert

Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra: Masters of American Song

MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY

NOV 23 FRI 7:30

Free Fallin’- A Tribute to the Music of Tom Petty

SEPT 22 SAT 7:30

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NOV 24 SAT 7:30

Gershwin Concerto in F Conducted by Brett Mitchell

CLASSICS

SEPT 28-30 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Drums of the World NOV 25 SUN 2:30

All Beethoven

2018

A Light in the Void

SPECIAL

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CLASSICS

NOV 30-DEC 2 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

FRI 7:30

Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration OCT 6

SPECIAL

SUN 2:30

Bruch Performed by Pinchas Zukerman

Latin Beats: Sonidos de las Américas

OCT 5

Vienna Boys Choir NOV 11

FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

OCTOBER

CLASSICS

NOV 2-4 FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Opening Weekend: Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2 Conducted by Brett Mitchell SEPT 14-16

Britten War Requiem

SYMPHONY POPS

SAT 7:30

An Evening with Leslie Odom, Jr.

SPECIAL

OCT 13 SAT 7:30

Schubert Unfinished Symphony OCT 19-21

Disney in Concert: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas OCT 24-25

CLASSICS

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Time Warp - The Music of The Rocky Horror Show

HalfNotes

SYMPHONY POPS

OCT 26-27 FRI-SAT 7:30

Halloween Spooktacular! OCT 28 SUN 2:30

FAMILY

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DECEMBER 2018

A Classical Christmas Conducted by Brett Mitchell Ten Tenors — Home for the Holidays with your Colorado Symphony DEC 9

HOLIDAY

SUN 6:30

A Colorado Christmas DEC 14-16

FRI 7:30 n SAT 2:30 & 6:00 n SUN 1:00

Celtic Woman: The Best of Christmas Tour

HOLIDAY

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DEC 17 MON 7:30

Holiday Brass

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DEC 19 WED 7:30

Too Hot to Handel DEC 21-22

HOLIDAY

FRI-SAT 7:30

A Night in Vienna DEC 31 MON 6:30

MUSIC ELEVATED.

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DEC 7-8 FRI-SAT 7:30

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JANUARY 2019

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert

MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY

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Itzhak Perlman with the Colorado Symphony

SPECIAL

JAN 10 THU 7:30

A Tribute to Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops JAN 12

SYMPHONY POPS

SAT 7:30 CLASSICS

FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Movie at the Symphony: Amadeus Live JAN 25-26

MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY

Mendelssohn Double Concerto featuring Yumi Hwang-Williams FRI 7:30

Sondheim & Lloyd Webber Showcase

CLASSICS

MAR 29-31

A Classical Romance

APRIL 2019

Women of Rock

SYMPHONY POPS

THU 7:30

Colorado Symphony Ball

FUNDRAISER

SAT 6:00

Brahms Symphony No. 4

CLASSICS

FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

SPECIAL

HalfNotes

SYMPHONY POPS

M AY 2 0 1 9

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta para la Familia MAY 5

SUN 2:30

Berlioz Symphonie fantastique MAY 10-12

CLASSICS

SPECIAL

FEB 23 SAT 7:30

CLASSICS

FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

MAY 2-3 THU-FRI 7:30

FEB 14, 16-17 THU, SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Nat King Cole & Me — An Evening with Gregory Porter

CLASSICS

FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY

SAT 7:30

Danny Elfman Violin Concerto featuring Sandy Cameron MAY 17-19

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FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00 CLASSICS

FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Carmina Burana Conducted by Brett Mitchell

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

MARCH 2019

Beethoven Symphony No. 7

Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition

APR 26-28

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

Symphonic Tribute to Comic Con — V

CLASSICS

FRI-SAT 7:30 n SUN 1:00

Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture & Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky

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FEB 8

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6

APR 6

FRI-SAT 7:30

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MAR 10 SUN 2:30

APR 4

Dvořák Symphony No. 9 JAN 18-20

Peter and the Wolf Featuring Magic Circle Mime Co.

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

Face Vocal Band with the Colorado Symphony MAR 9 SAT 7:30

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Friday, May 25, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. Boettcher Concert Hall

BERNSTEIN

Overture to Candide

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CLASSICS BIOGRAPHIES BRETT MITCHELL, conductor Hailed for delivering compelling performances of innovative, eclectic programs, Brett Mitchell was named the fourth Music Director of the Colorado Symphony in September 2016. He served as the orchestra’s Music Director Designate during the 2016/17 season, and began his fouryear appointment in September 2017. Mr. Mitchell concluded his tenure as Associate Conductor of The Cleveland Orchestra in August 2017. He joined the orchestra as Assistant Conductor in 2013, and was promoted to Associate Conductor in 2015, becoming the first person to hold that title in over three decades and only the fifth in the orchestra’s hundred-year history. In this role, he led the orchestra in several dozen concerts each season at Severance Hall, Blossom Music Center, and on tour. Mr. Mitchell also served as Music Director of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra (COYO) from 2013 to 2017, which he led on a four-city tour of China in June 2015, marking the ensemble’s second international tour and its first to Asia. In addition to his work in Cleveland and Denver, Mr. Mitchell is in consistent demand as a guest conductor. Recent and upcoming guest engagements include his debuts at the Grant Park Music Festival in downtown Chicago, with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in Auckland and Wellington, and the San Antonio Symphony, as well as appearances with the Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, National, and Oregon symphonies, The Cleveland Orchestra, the Rochester Philharmonic, and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, among others. He has collaborated with such soloists as Yo-Yo Ma, Renée Fleming, Rudolf Buchbinder, James Ehnes, Augustin Hadelich, Leila Josefowicz, and Alisa Weilerstein. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Mitchell led over one hundred performances as Assistant Conductor of the Houston Symphony, to which he frequently returns as a guest conductor. He also held Assistant Conductor posts with the Orchestre National de France, where he worked under Kurt Masur from 2006 to 2009, and the Castleton Festival, where he worked under Lorin Maazel in 2009 and 2010. In 2015, Mr. Mitchell completed a highly successful five-year appointment as Music Director of the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, where an increased focus on locally relevant programming and community collaborations resulted in record attendance throughout his tenure. As an opera conductor, Mr. Mitchell has served as music director of nearly a dozen productions, principally at his former post as Music Director of the Moores Opera Center in Houston, where he led eight productions from 2010 to 2013. His repertoire spans the core works of Mozart (The Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute), Verdi (Rigoletto and Falstaff), and Stravinsky (The Rake’s Progress) to contemporary works by Adamo (Little Women), Aldridge (Elmer Gantry), Catán (Il Postino and Salsipuedes), and Hagen (Amelia). As a ballet conductor, Mr. Mitchell most recently led a production of The Nutcracker with the Pennsylvania Ballet in collaboration with The Cleveland Orchestra during the 2016-17 season.

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CLASSICS BIOGRAPHIES In addition to his work with professional orchestras, Mr. Mitchell is also well known for his affinity for working with and mentoring young musicians aspiring to be professional orchestral players. His work with COYO during his Cleveland Orchestra tenure was highly praised, and he is regularly invited to work with the highly talented musicians at the Cleveland Institute of Music and the orchestras at this country’s high level training programs, such as the National Repertory Orchestra, Texas Music Festival, and Sarasota Music Festival. Born in Seattle in 1979, Mr. Mitchell holds degrees in conducting from the University of Texas at Austin and composition from Western Washington University, which selected him as its Young Alumnus of the Year in 2014. He also studied at the National Conducting Institute, and was selected by Kurt Masur as a recipient of the inaugural American Friends of the Mendelssohn Foundation Scholarship. Mr. Mitchell was also one of five recipients of the League of American Orchestras’ American Conducting Fellowship from 2007 to 2010. For more information, please visit www.brettmitchellconductor.com

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YUMI HWANG-WILLIAMS, violin Yumi Hwang-Williams made her debut at the age of fifteen as a soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, six years after emigrating from South Korea. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, she is known today both for her stylish performances of the classics and her commitment to the works of present-day composers. Strings magazine calls her "a modern Prometheus" who has "emerged as a fiery champion of contemporary classical music." Her interpretations of concertos by Thomas Adès, Aaron Jay Kernis, Michael Daugherty, and Christopher Rouse have earned critical acclaim as well as enthusiastic approval from the composers. Yumi is a frequent soloist with the Colorado Symphony and has soloed with other major orchestras both in the U.S. and abroad, including the Cincinnati Symphony , the Indianapolis Symphony, Sinfonieorchester Basel (Switzerland), and the Bruckner Orchester Linz (Austria), in collaboration with conductors Marin Alsop, Dennis Russell Davies, Hans Graf, Paavo Järvi, and Peter Oundjian. An avid chamber musician, she has performed with Gary Graffman, Ida Kavafian, Jeffrey Kahane, Christopher O’Riley, Jon Kimura Parker, and Andrew Litton. Since 2000 Yumi has been Concertmaster of the Colorado Symphony. She was Concertmaster of the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra for twelve years and Guest Concertmaster for the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Ottawa, at the invitation of Music Director Pinchas Zukerman. She’s a frequent guest first violinist with the Philadelphia Orchestra and a faculty member at Denver University’s Lamont School of Music.

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CLASSICS PROGRAM NOTES LEONARD BERNSTEIN (1918-1990): Overture to Candide Leonard Bernstein was born on August 25, 1918 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, and died on October 14, 1990 in New York City. Candide was composed in 1956 and first seen in a pre-Broadway tryout at Boston’s Colonial Theatre on October 29, 1956; it opened at the Martin Beck Theatre in New York City on December 1st. The score calls for piccolo, two flutes, two oboes, E-flat clarinet, two clarinets, bass clarinet, two bassoons, contrabassoon, four horns, two trumpets, three trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, harp and strings. Duration is about 4 minutes. The Overture was last performed on October 14-16, 2011, with Peter Oundjian conducting. François Marie Arouet de Voltaire (1694-1778) was the leading figure of the French Enlightenment and one of the 18th century’s most vitriolic intellectual iconoclasts. He railed throughout his long career against absolutism and persecution and dogmatism, extolling rationalism and skepticism as the proper foundations for human society. Among the best-known of his vast number of writings is the “philosophical novel” Candide of 1759, a swift and pointed satirical finger in the eye of unthinking convention that flattens the notion that “this” (whenever and wherever “this” is) is “the best of all possible worlds.” One such less-than-best world was created in the United States in the early 1950s by Senator Joseph McCarthy, whose ideological witch-hunt targeted some of the country’s most creative and independent personalities. Among those who became ensnared in McCarthy’s machinations was the writer Lillian Hellman, who had visited Russia in the 1930s and been involved with Communist activities during the following decade. In 1951, her lover, the mystery writer Dashiell Hammett, was called before the congressional committee, refused to answer its questions, and was sentenced to prison. Hellman was subpoenaed, wrote to the committee that she would testify about her politics but no one else’s, and was allowed to remain silent, though she was blacklisted for a time by Hollywood. She vented her rage in an anti-establishment adaptation of The Lark by Jean Anouilh, based on the story of Joan of Arc, for which the young composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein supplied the incidental music. Hellman’s next artistic reaction to her political harassment was a theatrical rendering of Voltaire’s Candide. Lillian Hellman conceived a contemporary stage version of Candide as early as 1950, but it was not until 1956 that the project materialized. She originally intended the piece to be a play with incidental music, which she asked Bernstein to compose, but his enthusiasm for the subject was so great after re-reading Voltaire’s novel that the venture swelled into a full-blown comic operetta; Tyrone Guthrie was enlisted as director and Richard Wilbur wrote most of the song lyrics (after that task had passed through several other hands). Candide was first seen in a pre-Broadway tryout at Boston’s Colonial Theatre on October 29, 1956 (just days after Bernstein’s appointment as co-music director of the New York Philharmonic had been announced for the following season), and opened at the Martin Beck Theatre in New York on December 1st. Reviews in both cities were mixed. All agreed that the production, designed by Oliver Smith, was opulent and attractive, but that the show itself was disjointed and clumsy. (“Three of the most talented people our Theatre possesses — Lillian Hellman, Leonard Bernstein and Tyrone Guthrie — have joined hands transforming Voltaire’s Candide into a really spectacular disaster,” wrote Walter Kerr in the New York Herald Tribune.) Bernstein’s music, however, received nothing but praise, which Guthrie neatly summarized in his autobiography: “Bernstein’s facility and virtuosity are so dazzling that you are almost blinded ... if ever I have seen it, the stuff of genius is here.” Though the show closed after just 73 performances, Godard Lieberson of Columbia Records produced a splendid original cast album that won for Candide, or at least for Bernstein’s score, an inextinguishable following. PROGRAM 4

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CLASSICS PROGRAM NOTES An occasional brave production was mounted during the following years, but it was not until director Harold Prince took the piece in hand in 1973, stripped it of Hellman’s proselytizing text and gave it a riotous new book by Hugh Wheeler based more faithfully on Voltaire’s novel (and with additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim) that Candide at last became a popular success, though at the expense of the loss or reshuffling of some of Bernstein’s music as well as the submerging of the dramatic structure and ethical core of the original work. In 1982, the brilliant and eclectic conductor John Mauceri, a Bernstein protégé, revised Candide for performance at the New York City Opera, restoring several cuts, enlarging the orchestration and reworking Wheeler’s book into the conventional two acts. For a Scottish Opera production in 1988, Mauceri prepared with John Wells yet another version of Candide, which included virtually all of the music that Bernstein had written for the show over the years and reassigned numbers to their original intended characters and situations. Bernstein used this Scottish Opera version, with a few additional revisions and restorations, for his London concert performances and his Deutsche Grammophon recording in 1989, just a year before his death. Candide, like its title character, had made a long journey before reaching its settled state. The Overture to Candide was taken almost immediately into the concert hall— Bernstein conducted it with the New York Philharmonic only six weeks after the play opened on Broadway — and it has remained one of the most popular curtain-raisers in the orchestral repertory. Its music, largely drawn from the show, captures perfectly the wit, brilliance and slapstick tumult of Voltaire’s novel. The group of first themes (the work is disposed, like many of Rossini’s overtures, in sonatina form) comprises a boisterous fanfare, a quicksilver galop, and a brass proclamation, used later in the show to accompany the destruction of Westphalia, the hero’s home. Lyrical contrast is provided by a broad melody from the duet of Candide and his beloved Cunegonde, Oh, Happy We. These musical events are recounted, and the Overture ends with a whirling strain from Cunegonde’s spectacular coloratura aria, Glitter and Be Gay.

LEONARD BERNSTEIN: Serenade (after Plato’s “Symposium”) for Solo Violin, String Orchestra, Harp and Percussion Bernstein composed Serenade in 1954 and conducted its premiere on September 12, 1954 at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice with Isaac Stern as soloist. The score calls for solo violin, timpani, percussion, and harp. Duration is about 33 minutes. Serenade was last performed on April 2 and 3, 2010, with Karen Gomyo playing the violin solo and Andrew Litton on the podium. By 1954, when the Serenade was written, Leonard Bernstein had firmly established himself on the American musical scene as both conductor and composer. He had served as assistant conductor of the New York Philharmonic, Music Director of the New York City Symphony and Musical Advisor to the Israel Philharmonic. As a composer, he had won the New York Music Critics Circle Award for his “Jeremiah” Symphony, and had completed his Second Symphony (The Age of Anxiety), the ballets Fancy Free and Facsimile, and the scores for two Broadway shows (On the Town and Wonderful Town). During the mid-1950s, he was on the staffs of Brandeis University and the Tanglewood Music Festival, and much in demand as a guest conductor in Europe and America, having created a sensation in December 1953 when he became the first American to conduct at La Scala. Bernstein’s Serenade, commissioned by the Koussevitzky Foundation, was dedicated “To SOUNDINGS

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CLASSICS PROGRAM NOTES the Beloved Memory of Serge and Natalie Koussevitzky.” On August 8, 1954, the day after he completed the score, Bernstein wrote the following description of its literary origin: “There is no literal program for this Serenade, despite the fact that it resulted from a rereading of Plato’s charming dialogue, The Symposium. The music, like the dialogue, is a series of related statements in praise of love, and generally follows the Platonic form through the succession of speakers at the banquet. The ‘relatedness’ of the movements does not depend on common thematic material, but rather on a system whereby each movement evolves out of elements in the preceding one. “I. Phaedrus — Pausanias (Lento — Allegro). Phaedrus opens the symposium with a lyrical oration in praise of Eros, the god of love. (Fugato, begun by the solo violin.) Pausanias continues by describing the duality of lover and beloved. This is expressed in a classical sonata form, based on material of the opening fugato. “II. Aristophanes (Allegretto). Aristophanes does not play the role of clown in this dialogue, but instead that of bedtime storyteller, invoking the fairytale mythology of love. “III. Eryximachus (Presto). The physician speaks of bodily harmony as a scientific model for the workings of love-patterns. This is an extremely short fugato scherzo, born of a blend of mystery and humor. “IV. Agathon (Adagio). Perhaps the most moving speech of the dialogue, Agathon’s panegyric embraces all aspects of love’s powers, charms and functions. This movement is a simple three-part song. “V. Socrates — Alcibiades (Molto tenuto — Allegro molto vivace). Socrates describes his visit to the seer Diotima, quoting her speech on the demonology of love. This is a slow introduction of greater weight than any of the preceding movements; and serves as a highly developed reprise of the middle section of the Agathon movement, thus suggesting a hidden sonata-form. The famous interruption by Alcibiades and his band of drunken revelers ushers in the Allegro, which is an extended Rondo ranging in spirit from agitation through jig-like dance music to joyful celebration. If there is a hint of jazz in the celebration, I hope it will not be taken as anachronistic Greek party-music, but rather the natural expression of a contemporary American composer imbued with the spirit of that timeless dinner-party.” The musical processes of the Serenade seem a bit abstruse in Bernstein’s above description, but are really a logical counterpart to the spoken conversation they represent. An initial theme is given out, just as an idea, spoken, opens a conversation. The first speaker pursues his thought until another converser puts forth his own idea engendered by what he has just heard. The conversation goes on, unwinding, fueled by the interchange and development of its basic ideas — in the case of Plato’s Symposium, the aspects of love. In Bernstein’s Serenade, one theme gives rise to another, to which the first may, for example, then become an accompaniment. Each musical idea, like each conversational statement, leads logically to another, related to it, yet different according to the thought and the speaker. Bernstein’s “conversational” composition is brought round full circle when the opening theme from the first movement reappears in the closing pages.

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CLASSICS PROGRAM NOTES GUSTAV MAHLER (1860-1911): Symphony No. 1 in D major Gustav Mahler was born July 7, 1860 in Kalischt, Bohemia and died May 18, 1911 in Vienna. He composed the Symphony No. 1 between 1883 and 1888, and revised the orchestration in 1892 and 1893. He led the Orchestra of the Royal Opera of Budapest in the work’s premiere on November 20, 1889. The score calls for four flutes (second, third and fourth doubling piccolo), three oboes, English horn, E-flat clarinet, three clarinets, bass clarinet, three bassoons (third doubling contrabassoon), seven horns, four trumpets, three trombones, tuba, two timpani, percussion, harp and strings. Duration is about 60 minutes. Marin Alsop conducted the last performance by the orchestra on November 1 and 2, 2014. “To write a symphony means, to me, to construct a world with all the tools of the available technique,” wrote Gustav Mahler. The World in a Symphony — the experiences, qualities and meaning of life enfolded in tone. Mahler, the most ardent of the Romantics in his belief in the bond between human existence and music, spent his career pursuing this lofty aim. He once said, “My whole life is contained in them [i.e., the first two symphonies]: I have set down in them my experience and my suffering.... To anyone who knows how to listen, my whole life will become clear, for my creative works and my existence are so closely interwoven that, if my life flowed as peacefully as a stream through a meadow, I believe I would no longer be able to compose anything.” Mahler certainly had a full share of rocks and rapids in the stream of his life: deaths of loved ones, including a child, only weeks apart; a critical heart condition that precipitated his premature death at the age of fifty; severe bouts of depression that led him to seek the counsel of Sigmund Freud; and great difficulties in finding acceptance for his works. Though these experiences were still in the future when he wrote this First Symphony, Mahler nevertheless embodied profound thoughts and emotions in this early work. Written during his tenure as conducting assistant to the great Arthur Nikisch at Leipzig, the D major Symphony reflects Mahler’s concerns with romantic love, with establishing himself as a creative artist, and with finding a musical language proper to express his inner turmoil. Though he did not marry until 1902, Mahler had a healthy interest in the opposite sex, and at least three love affairs touch upon the First Symphony. In 1880, he conceived a short-lived but ferocious passion for Josephine Poisl, the daughter of the postmaster in his boyhood home of Iglau, and she inspired from him three songs and a cantata after Grimm (Das klagende Lied) that contributed thematic fragments to the Symphony. The second affair, which came early in 1884, was the spark that actually ignited the composition of the work. Johanne Richter possessed a numbing musical mediocrity alleviated by a pretty face, and it was because of an infatuation with this singer at the Cassel Opera, where Mahler was then conducting, that not only the First Symphony but also the Songs of the Wayfarer sprang to life. The third liaison, in 1887, came as the Symphony was nearing completion. Mahler revived and reworked an opera by Carl Maria von Weber called Die drei Pintos (“The Three Pintos,” two being impostors of the title character), and was aided in the venture by the grandson of that composer, also named Carl. During the almost daily contact with the Weber family necessitated by the preparation of the work, Mahler fell in love with Carl’s wife, Marion. Mahler was serious enough to propose that he and Marion run away together, but at the last minute she had a sudden change of heart and left Mahler standing, quite literally, at the train station. The emotional turbulence of all these encounters found its way into the First Symphony, especially the finale, but, looking back in 1896, Mahler put these experiences into a better perspective. “The Symphony,” he wrote, “begins where the love affair [with Johanne Richter] ends; it is based on the affair which preceded the Symphony SOUNDINGS

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CLASSICS PROGRAM NOTES in the emotional life of the composer. But the extrinsic experience became the occasion, not the message of the work.” The “message” of this work, and of all Mahler’s symphonies, is that life comprises a countless number of feelings and sensations, a ceaseless ebb and flow of sentiments gliding together, combining, then disappearing in the marvelous complex of the emotional life of the individual. In each of his symphonies, this world of experience is mirrored in a wide spectrum of musical styles, from child-like simplicity to transcendent profundity — folksong beside fugue, parody beside pathos, tempest beside tranquility. Mahler spread wide the boundaries of the symphony as a form, as had Beethoven a century earlier, to include an unprecedented wealth of emotion within a single work. Of his initial foray into the genre, he wrote, “My First Symphony will be something of which the world has never heard the like before.” The Symphony begins with an evocation of a verdant springtime filled with the natural call of the cuckoo (solo clarinet) and the man-made calls of the hunt (clarinets, then trumpets). The main theme, which enters softly in the cellos after the wonderfully descriptive introduction, is based on the second of the Songs of a Wayfarer, Ging heut’ Morgen übers Feld (“I Crossed the Meadow this Morn”). This engaging, folk-like melody, with its characteristic interval of a descending fourth, runs through much of the Symphony to provide an aural link among its movements. The first movement is given over to this theme combined with the spring sounds of the introduction in a cheerful display of ebullient spirits into which creeps an occasional shudder of doubt. The second movement, in sturdy triple meter, is a dressed-up version of the Austrian peasant dance known as the Ländler, a type and style that finds its way into most of Mahler’s symphonies. The simple tonic-dominant accompaniment of the basses recalls the falling fourth of the opening movement, while the tune in the woodwinds resembles the Wayfarer song. (Note particularly the little run up the scale.) The gentle trio, ushered in by solo horn, makes use of the string glissandos that were so integral a part of Mahler’s orchestral technique. The third movement begins and ends with a lugubrious, minor-mode transformation of the European folk song known most widely by its French title, Frére Jacques. It is heard initially in an eerie solo for muted string bass in its highest register, played above the tread of the timpani intoning the falling-fourth motive from the preceding movements. The middle of the movement contains a melody marked “Mit Parodie” (played “col legno” by the strings, i.e., tapping with the wood rather than the hair of the bow), and a simple, tender theme based on another melody from the Wayfarer songs, Die zwei blauen Augen (“The Two Blue Eyes”). The mock funeral march of this movement was inspired by a woodcut of Moritz von Schwind titled How the Animals Bury the Hunter from his Munich Picture Book for Children. The finale, according to Bruno Walter, protégé and friend of the composer and himself a master conductor, is filled with “raging vehemence.” The stormy character of the beginning is maintained for much of the movement. Throughout, themes from earlier movements are heard again, with the hunting calls of the opening introduction given special prominence. The tempest is finally blown away by a great blast from the horns (“Bells in the air!” entreats Mahler) to usher in the triumphant ending of the work, a grand affirmation of joyous celebration. “The Symphony has the typically unique power,” summarized Bruno Walter, “which the youthful work of genius is able to exert by means of its superabundance of emotions, by the unconditional and unconscious courage to use new ways of expression, and by the wealth of invention. It is alive with musical ideas and the pulse beat of fervent passion.” ©2018 Dr. Richard E. Rodda PROGRAM 8

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Donna C. Kornfeld Mr. George Kruger Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kugeler Sandy and Evan Lasky Warren and Nancy Lawrence Don Leach Judge and Mrs. John P. Leopold Mrs. Ann C. Levy Robert and Patricia Lisensky M. Catherine and James R. Look Marty Lord Mrs. Jeri Loser John and Merry Low Evi and Evan Makovsky Ms. Joan Manley Mr. Robert and Mrs. Barbara Marchbank Steve and Kathy McConahey Mr. and Mrs. Neil McLagan Sharon L. Menard Ms. Anne B. Mills Brett and Angela Mitchell Henry B. Mohr Adam Moore Mr. Douglas G. and Dr. Laura B. Moran Kirsten and David Morgan Robert and Carol Murphy Judie and Ron Neel Ms. Mary Neidig Ben and Pattie Nelson Elizabeth and Heather Neva Mr. Stephen Norris Dr. Bonnie M. Orkow, Ph.D. Mr. David Parce Mr. Gary and Mrs. Joyce Pashel Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Payne Sue and Edwin Peiker Bonnie C. Perkins Mr. Leonard Perlmutter Dr. Peter S. Quintero Richard Replin and Elissa Stein Myra and Robert Rich Dr. Susan B. Rifkin Matt Rippee Supansar and Robert Rodriquez Dr. and Mrs. Paul R. Rosen Ms. Margaret Roath Suzanne Barber Ryan Dr. and Mrs. Richard J. Sanders Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Saunders Dave Schmitz Henry R. Schmoll Ms. Barbara Servis Jon Gamm and Kathleen Sgamma Mr. and Mrs. Peter D. Shultz Sam and Marty Sloven Phoebe Anne Smedley William F. Smith and Shirley A. Scott Galen & Ada Belle Spencer Foundation Ms. Kathy Spuhler Mr. Gordon W. Stenger Vicki and Harry Sterling Dr. Bill Strempel Mrs. Beatrice Taplin Mr. and Mrs. Howard Turetzky Dr. and Mrs. Ed Van Bramer Normie and Paul VoillequĂŠ Richard E. Wagner Larned A. Waterman & Paul S. Messard Trust Malcolm and Donna Wheeler Mr. James Williams and Ms. Jennifer Landrum


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COMMU N I T Y SU PPORT Drs. Richard and Jean Williams Michael and Sandra Wilson Mr. Duain Wolfe Jonathan and Kathryn Zeschin

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Anonymous (5) Charles and Joan Albi Ms. Maggie Anderson Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Nancy Ball Barolo Grill Richard and Linda Bateman Dr. and Mrs. Henry J. Beckwitt Ms. Barbara Berryman Hannah Kahn and Arthur Best Mr. Michael Biere John and Sandy Blue Margaret C. Bozarth Cole Brannick George and Beth Brinkworth Mr. Willard and Mrs. Peg Brown John and Carol Burtness Ms. Patricia Butler Alice Silver and Tom Byrnes Douglas and Constance Cain Keith and Lindsay Campbell Mr. and Mrs. John B. Chafee Dr. and Mrs. James G. Chandler Cherry Hills Cultural Associates Taesuk Cho-Hwang David and Joan Clark Sheila M. Cleworth Ms. Shirley Hamilton and Ms. G. Brooks Clouser Catherine Cole Community First Foundation John Couzens Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cox Dr. James W. Craft Anne M. Culver Mike and Bonnie Dalke Mr. Robert and Mrs. Lenore Damrauer Dr. Stephen Dilts Dobbins Foundation Mrs. Mary Donlon Mr. Garrettson Dulin, Jr. Evan D. Ela-Collins Cockrel & Cole, P.C. Mrs. Susan Ellis and Mr. Izzy Abbass Ms. Lee C. Everding Clark and Martha Ewald Jim and Jo Ferguson Frederick G. Fish Foundation Fran and Mike Fisher Rhiannon Fisher Mrs. Mary Lou Flater Singer F. Foundation Mike Fredregill Joan and John French Mr. and Mrs. John E. Fuller Dr. and Mrs. John H. Gale Mr. and Mrs. John A. Gallagher B.J. and Grace George Dr. Burton and Mrs. Lee Golub Veronica Goodrich Mr. and Mrs. Ed Greene Renee and Martin Gross Hugh and Nancy Grove Ms. Julia Gwaltney

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Charles A. & Pat Hadley Ms. Shirley Hamilton and Ms. G. Brooks Clouser Mr. James Hanegan The Havercroft Family Foundation Hayes Family Foundation Mrs. Joan Hazen Mr. Nick Hazen Diane D. Henry Judith and Jim Hilton Dr. Stephen Hindes Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Hirschfeld Mrs. Eileen Honnen-McDonald M. J. Hopkins Mrs. Isabella W. Horsky Renate and Joseph Hull Michael E. Huotari and Jill R. Stewart Dr. and Mrs. David E. Hutchison Yumi Hwang-Williams Mr. Martin Inglis Mrs. Eleanor L. Isbill Mr. and Mrs. Bradley James Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Jenkins Bradley Joseph Robert W. Karow Ms. Kimberly Keen Mr. Allen Kemp Dr. Peter Kennealey and Dr. Colleen Murphy Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Kern Dr. Richard and Mrs. Carla Kem Mishele Kieffer Kinder Morgan Foundation Don Kirkpatrick Mr. Bryan Kohlenberg Ruth and George Krauss Ms. Gloria S. Kubel Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kugeler Phyllis and James Kurtz-Phelan Mr. Gregg Kvistad Minnie B. Lindsey John and Mary Lohre Mrs. Jeri Loser Mr. Greg and Mrs. Julie Lucas Jean L. Marshall Mr. and Mrs. John S. Martin Justin Mavity Dr. and Mrs. John G. McFee Angelica Daneo and Patrick McKinstry Robert Meade Ms. Janet Melson Virginia Messick Jay and Lois Miller Gene and Dee Milstein Mr. Robert R. Montgomery Janet Mordecai Ms. Diane Nagler Anne and David Necker James Neely Mr. and Mrs. W. Peterson Nelson Mr. and Mrs. Howard Noble Mr. Timothy W. Nicholas Dr. Richard and Mrs. Florence O’Day Ed and Jean Onderko Mr. David Parce Dan and Susan Paulien Ms. Sue Pawlik Kerry Pearlman Perry C. Peine Eric Pirritt Mr. David Porter Al and Ursula Powell Mr. Bennett L. Price


Dr. Dean M. Prina Robin Pringle Nijole and Walter Rasmussen Mr. Nick Recuber Mr. Eli Reshotko and Mrs. Adina Reshotko Steven and Joan Ringel Ayliffe and Fred Ris Ms. Margaret Roath Dr. Gregory Robbins Terri and Jay Rolls Ms. Julie B. Rubsam Sallie and John Ruhnka Jim and Doreen Ryan Dave Schmitz Ruth Schoening Nancy & Robert Schulein Fund Mr. and Mrs. George Shaw Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sisk Dr. and Mrs. Edwin R. Smith Billie Busby and Sidney Smith Harvey and Maureen Solomon Kelley Staudenmier Philip Stoffel and Tricia Hughey Dr. Darwin Strickland Marcia D. Strickland Lou and Katherine Svoboda Mr. Lloyd Sweet Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Tashiro Judy and Rob Tate Tipton Family Foundation David Tourtelot and Nikki Headlee Ms. Sheila Trader Kyle and Bev Turner Mrs. Anne Waite Mr. Tim and Mrs. Lisa Walsh

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Ward Peter Weiser Mr. and Mrs. Tor Westgaard Mr. Jim and Mrs. Janice White Richard and MaryAnn Woods Henry E. Wurst Family Foundation Dr. Martin Yussman

Symphony Musician

Anonymous (6) Rhiannon Adler Fisher DeAnn Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Gary Armstrong Bruce Avery James Bailey Ms. Nora Baldwin Mr. James D. Balog Mr. Edward Bartholic Corinne Morse and David Beeman Anne and Henry Beer Mr. Douglas Bell Ms. Mariette Bell Claire Benson Mr. Erik Bernstein Sue and Bix Bicknell Marie and Howard Blaney Ms. Ellen Blatt Ms. Soley M. Bogadottir Jane Bomba Ms. Therese Brady Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Brauchli Ms. Emily Brett Mr. Briggs and Ms. Kostyashkina Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bronesky Ms. Barbara Brown

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CO MMUN I T Y SUPPO RT Mr. and Mrs. Wesley A. Brown Mr. John Bruno Sandy and Rogene Buchholz M. Peyton and Suzanne D. Bucy - Bucy Family Fund Mrs. Elizabeth S. Budd Robert and Linda Bushman Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Butz Cadre General Contractors Inc. Rusty and Ellen Campos Douglas and Constance Cain Christina Carlson Ms. Barbara Carpenter Richard Caudel Caulkins Family Foundation Ms. Martha Chamberlin Daniel Chapman Dr. Kevin M. Christ Dr. David and Mrs. Delores Claassen Ms. Toni H. Cohig Ms. Sherri Colgan Mr. Scott Coors and Dr. David Hurt Frances S. Corsello Kerry and Walter Cote Ray and Kathleen Cravy Mr. Lee Cryer Anne M. Culver Hille L. Dais Suzanne Dakin Ms. Ruth Dalrymple Chris D’ambrosia Mrs. Sue Damour Mrs. Margaret M. Dong The Dowling Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Drew Louise and Robert Dudley Dr. and Mrs. Michael P. Earnest Max and Carol Ehrlich Mr. Edward and Mrs. Judith Elgethun Lucy and Dan Ellerhorst Mr. Don Elliott Barbara Neal and Edward E. Ellis Ms. Susan Ellis Mr. and Mrs. James W. Espy Ms. Susan Ellis Mr. Stuart Fehr Courtney Ferer Dr. and Mrs. Richard Fieman Ms. Elizabeth Fischer and Mr. D. Elliott Ms. Gail Fisher Mr. and Mrs. Gregg Flannery David and Debra Flitter Frederick G. Fish Foundation Ms. Kirsten D. Franz Dr. Lauren Fraser and Ms. Rebecca Coughlin Joann Freedman Ms. JoAnne Friedman Deborah S. Froeb Virginia E. & Robert K. Fuller Todd Gander and Terry Hsu-Gander Wes Ganter Marshall and Jenifer Gile Michael Gill The Gilman Family Foundation Monica Glickman and Craig Carver Mr. and Mrs. Jim Golanty Tamara Golden and Tim Worrall Mr. Barry J. Goldstein and Mrs. Thorey Goldstein Mr. and Mrs. James B. Grange

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Ms. Andrea J. Grant Mr. and Mrs. Gerald M. Greenberg Mr. and Mrs. Peter Griffiths Ms. Mariellen Guerra Mr. David Hackl Donald Hagengruber Mr. and Mrs. Alvin W. Haggerty Misty Haisfield Scott G. Halford Charles and Linda Hamlin M.R. Hammond Mr. and Mrs. Homer Hancock Ms. Linda Harger Mr. and Mrs. George Hearne Owen and Deborah Herman Cathey A. Herren Ann Herron Betsy Herrick and Milt Kahn Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Hewetson Mr. and Mrs. James Hidahl Mrs. Patricia C. Higgins Ms. Susan A. Hill Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hoeppner Chad Hollingsworth Ms. Sally Hopper Andrew Hornbrook Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hucks, Jr. Amanda Hutchison Robert and Betty Huzjak Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar Mr. Jon Isenhart The Janet Melson Charitable Gift Fund Mrs. Jill Johnke Mr. Eric E. Johnson Mrs. Kathleen Johnson and Mr. Stephen Vierling Marvin and Carole Johnson Mr. Douglas C. Jones Dr. and Mrs. Everette G. Jones Kathy and Arthur Judd Lina Kelso Heidi and Randy Keogh Ms. Judy H. Kessenich Mark Kessler John and Alicia Kinnamon The Kitchen Mistress Oza and Milan Klanjsek Mel and Roberta Klein Mr. and Mrs. Stanley W. Kleinsteiber Mr. Kurt Koptish Mr. Richard Koseff Mr. William L. Kowalski Jr Eric Krein John W. Kure and Cheryl L. Solich Nancy Lambertson Mr. Richard Leather David C. Leger Deanna Rose Leino Frank and Ginny Leitz Mr. Owen Levine Judy and Dan Lichtin Ms. Marianne Lizza Ms. Johanna Llewellyn Mr. and Mrs. Harold Logan Paul V. LoNigro Patty Lorie Ms. Marian Lyons Ms. Antoinette MacAluso Mrs. Jean Macferran John Mamuscia Marian P. Gelfand Fund Mr. and Mrs. Jim Marlow


Bruce W. Martin Mr. and Mrs. Gerard Martins Mr. Chet K. Hampson and Ms. Susan Martin Mr. and Mrs. Amos C. Mathews William Mathews Myron McClellan and Lawrence Phillips Mr. and Mrs. Robert McClelland Dr. Jerrald McCollum Jay and Carol McCormick Ms. Tracey McCullough Michael E. McGoldrick Karen M. McGrath Carla E. McKennett Mrs. Bridget McNeil Ms. Carla McWilliams Mr. and Mrs. Harold ‘Bud’ Meadows Mr. Steve Metcalf Mr. Stephen Mill Paul and Barb Moe Cheryl L. Moody Ms. Emily Morgan Ron, Hester, Fred and Estelle Nadal Mrs. Cynthia F. Nagel Ms. Marcia G. Naiman Newberry Family Fund Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Newberry Mr. and Mrs. Alan F. Nies Mrs. Kristen Nordenholz Mr. Robert and Mrs. Ilsa Nordenholz Ms. Sheila O’Brien Larry O’Donnell and Kermit Cain Ray O’Loughlin and Jamie Henderson Dr. Priscilla Zynda-Otsuki and Mr. Steve Otsuki Mary and Art Otten Mr. Gregory A. Parsons

Carl Patterson Charles Patterson David and Doris Pearlman Mr. and Mrs. George C. Pickering Mr. Cason and Rachel Pierce Ed Post Mr. Garrod S Post Katy Powers Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Praetorius Ms. Julie Prange John Puckett Ms. Melinda Quiat Mr. and Mrs. Ted E. Rains Mr. Kameron Ray Mr. Nick Recuber Ms. Haley C. Reidy Nancy and Gene Richards Brandon Ridenour Richard Right Hannelore Rimlinger Matt Rippee Eleanor Roberts Mr. Bernie Rogoff and Ms. Jean Greenberg Anthony C. and Patricia J. Romeo Sig and Lucille Rosefeld Ms. Carol L. Rust James and Carol Salbenblatt Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Sandt Mr. Clayton Saylor Cynthia L. and Paul D. Schauer Mr. Loren Schillinger Ms. Mary Ann Schultz Ms. Elizabeth Schlosser Patrick Scully Mr. David Seeland

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CO MMUN I T Y SUPPO RT Dr. and Mrs. David Shander Jo Shannon Barbara L. Sharp Dr. and Mrs. Arnold Silverman Ms. Janice Sinden Sen. Nan Spencer Mr. and Mrs. William H. Speaker Hanspeter Spuhler St. Julien Hotel & Spa Myron and Marcia Stein Ms. Judith Z. Steinberg Mr. Thomas R. Stephens Julie and John Strain Mr. and Mrs. Michael Strear Helena and Allan Striker Ryan Sullivan Mr. and Mrs. William E. Sweet, III Mr. and Mrs. John Tabor Carol and Cedric Tarr Brandon Thall Mr. Frank Thomson Jennifer Thurman Skip Thurman Mr. and Mrs. Carl J. Tillery Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Timblin Dick and Pat Tucker Ms. Heather Van Dusen Dona Verschelden Ed and Patty Wahtera John and Kristine Wallack Mr. Kip Wallen Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Ward Ms. Hanna Warren Walter and Susanna Weart Jordan Wight Mr. Dieter and Mrs. Marianne Wons Dr. & Mrs. Roy R. Wright Dick and Lorie Young Marsha F. Young Mr. and Mrs. Ken Ziebarth R.A. Zimmerman Joan Zisler Susan Zohn

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 Advancement Department directly, please call Sean Baker at 303.534.0757.

WOMEN OF NOTE DONOR LIST

The following are members of the Colorado Symphony’s Women of Note (WON). WON members receive exclusive benefits and event invitations throughout the season. The Colorado Symphony is grateful for the support of these dedicated individuals. Anonymous

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Marin Alsop Nancy Accetta Addie Barkley Paula Bernstein Catherine Bess Terry Biddinger Libby Bortz Erna Butler Taesuk Cho-Hwang Kirsten Collins Donna Connolly Anne Culver Courtney Ferer Kathie Finger Mary Lou Flater Deborah Gaensbauer Monica Glickman Diane Hill Elizabeth Holtze Eileen Honnen-McDonald Montjoy Kugeler Sandy Lasky Nancy Lawrence Ann Levy Nira Lipner Carolyn Longmire Jeri Loser Merry Low Janet Mordecai Karin Mote Chris Murata Carol Murphy Mary Neidig Elizabeth B. Neva Jane Nielsen Shelia O’Brien Diane Padalino Ursula Powell Margaret Roath Mary Rossick Kern Suzanne Barber Ryan Suzanne Satter Elizabeth Schlosser Barbara Servis Alice Silver Phoebe Smedley Kathy Sphuler Vicki Sterling Janyce Wald Rivka Weisberg Judy Wigod

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BRETT MITCHELL SOCIETY

The following are members of the prestigious Brett Mitchell Society (BMS). BMS members are highly engaged patrons and donors who share the Colorado Symphony’s passion for artistic excellence and innovation and who support the Symphony through their subscriptions and annual donations. The Colorado Symphony is grateful for the continued support of these individuals. Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Accetta Michael Altenberg and Libby Bortz Margaret and Larry Ballonoff Addie and Bob Barkley


Ken and Zoe Barley Fackler Legacy Gift Col. Philip Beaver and Mrs. Kim Beaver Bob and Cynthia Benson J. Fern Black Ed and Laurie Bock Roger and Susan Bowles Barbara Bridges Dale and Marguerite Bussman Dr. Bonnie W. Camp Jim and Janice Campbell Mr. Willis Carpenter Ms. Ellie Caulkins Merle C. Chambers Professor Gerald Chapman Mr. Gene Child Young and Carolyn Cho Sylvia Sosin Cohen Ms. Sherri Colgan Tom and Noël Congdon Donna and Ted Connolly Bill and Nancy Cook Jim and Julie Copenhaver Karen and William Curtis Lou Tate Dafoe Dr. Stephen Dilts Ted and Margaret Eickhoff Drs. Ellen and Anthony Elias Mr. John F. Estes III and Mrs. Norman Horner Keith and Kathie Finger Mr. Jack Finlaw and Mr. Greg Movesian Fran and Mike Fisher Dr. Everette J. Freeman Deborah and Theodore Gaensbauer Mrs. Sally S. Gart

Ms. Donna S. Gerich Thomas J. and Shirley C. Gibson Mr. Paul E. Goodspeed and Ms. Mary Poole Robert S. Graham Peter and Rhondda Grant Michael and Frances Gundzik Stephen and Margaret Hagood Dr. and Mrs. Karl Hammermeister Dr. and Mrs. Robert D. Harry Jennifer Heglin Diane S. Hill and Kevin E. Somerville Bill and Donna Hoberecht Mr. and Mrs. Del Hock Elizabeth and Steve Holtze Thomas J. Jirak and Susan Graber Edeltraud Johnson Richard and Mary Anne Johnston Donald and Henny Kaufmann Joe and Francine Kelso Mary Rossick Kern and Jerome H. Kern Rob and Kathy Klugman Donna C. Kornfeld Mr. George Kruger Dr. Richard and Mrs. Mary Krugman Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kugeler Donald and Margery Langmuir Steve and Pat Larson Sandy and Evan Lasky Judge and Mrs. John P. Leopold Robert and Patricia Lisensky Anonymous John and Merry Low Mrs. Bette MacDonald Marjorie MacLachlan Evi and Evan Makovsky

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CO MMUN I T Y SUPPO RT Dr. Jon Masoudi and Dr. Marsha Tharakan Steve and Kathy McConahey Sharon L. Menard Brett and Angela Mitchell Mr. and Mrs. Michael Miller Mrs. Rhea Miller Robert and Carol Murphy Ms. Mary Neidig Drs. Sarah and Harold Nelson Elizabeth and Heather Neva Frank Y. Parce Sue and Edwin Peiker Rosemary and John Priester Myra and Robert Rich Lt. Col. and Mrs. Robert W. Riegel Dr. Susan B. Rifkin Ms. Margaret Roath Dr. and Mrs. Paul R. Rosen Dr. Joanne Rudoff Dr. and Mrs. Richard J. Sanders Raymond and Suzanne Satter Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Saunders Henry R. Schmoll Mr. Robert E. Schueller Rob and Jane Scofield David and Susan Seitz Ms. Barbara Servis Jon Gamm and Kathleen Sgamma Sam and Marty Sloven Harvey and Maureen Solomon Eric Sondermann and Tracy Dunning Ms. Kathy Spuhler Vicki and Harry Sterling Dr. and Mrs. Ed Van Bramer Normie and Paul Voillequé Richard E. Wagner Mr. Larned Waterman, Jr. and Mr. Paul S. Mesard Mr. and Mrs. Seth Weisberg Malcolm and Donna Wheeler Mr. Jim and Mrs. Janice White Alan and Judy Wigod Dr. Jack Wilson Michael and Sandra Wilson Mr. and Ms. Michael A. Zoellner

SPECIAL PROJECT DONORS

The Colorado Symphony constantly seeks new and creative ways to preserve the cultural legacy of symphonic music while actively co-creating its future. By working on new recordings and collaborations, the Colorado Symphony strives to stay relevant for generations to come. Anonymous Col. Philip Beaver and Mrs. Kim Beaver Bob and Cynthia Benson Colorado Symphony Guild, Inc. Tom and Noel Congdon Mr. and Mrs. Scott Cromie Dr. Everette J. Freeman Mr. Paul E. Goodspeed and Ms. Mary Poole Jennifer Heglin Mary Rossick Kern and Jerome H. Kern

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Fred and Connie Platt Mr. Dan Poole Dr. and Mrs. Paul R. Rosen

EDUCATION DONOR LIST

Through our Musicurious program, your Colorado Symphony reaches thousands of young people within and well outside the Denver metro area, from months-old through high school and beyond. We always work to extend and increase our outreach and could not possibly do it without your support.

Platinum Chairman’s Society

($50,000+)

Gold Chairman’s Society

($25,000+)

Chairman’s Society

($10,000+)

Anonymous Dresner Foundation Malone Family Foundation Anonymous The Anschutz Foundation Mrs. Libby Anschutz Arrow Electronics, Inc. Mrs. Sandy N. Elliott

Anonymous The AJL Charitable Foundation Ralph L. and Florence R. Burgess Trust The Denver Foundation Kern Family Foundation U.S. Bank Foundation Verizon Wireless Walter S. Rosenberry, III Trust

Silver Conductor’s Circle

($5,000+)

Conductor’s Circle

($2,000+)

Symphony Concertmaster

($1,000+)

Anonymous Colorado Symphony Guild, Inc. Denver Post Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund Precourt Foundation Scientific & Cultural Collaborative US Bank Foundation Anonymous Mr. Ronald Bibby Nathan B. & Florence R. Burt Foundation Cherry Hills Cultural Associates Collage Giving Fund ECA Foundation Fine Arts Foundation Mr. Jason Golden Katherine McMurray Henry B. Mohr Parker Foundation TEGNA Foundation Ms. Lynne Valencia Anonymous Keith and Kathie Finger Joan and John French Kinder Morgan Foundation Singer F. Foundation


Symphony Musician

Anonymous Nancy Ball Dr. John A. and Mrs. Jane H. Coppola Kerry and Walter Cote Mr. Billy Harris and Ms. Linda Purcell Betsy Herrick and Milt Kahn Mr. Jon Isenhart Ms. Nancy Lambertson Ms. Carla McWilliams Mr. and Mrs. Howard Turetzky R.A. Zimmerman

($500+)

BALL SPONSOR LIST The 2017 Colorado Symphony Ball: Rock and Roll Royalty celebrated our musical guest Tracksuit Wedding and raised over $1 million to sustain Symphony programs through table sales, donations, sponsorships, silent and live auctions, and real-time donations supporting our Educational programming including Very Young Composers.

Presenting Sponsor

($75,000+)

Virtuoso

($50,000+)

Maestro

($25,000+)

Arrow Electronics, Inc.

The Anschutz Foundation Liberty Global, Inc. Malone Family Foundation United Airlines Corporate Anonymous AMG National Trust Bank Linda Shoemaker and Stephen M. Brett Mark Carleton Mr. Edward B. Cordes Sandy Elliott HomeAdvisor IAC Corporation Mary Rossick Kern and Jerome H. Kern Liberty Media Corporation LionTree Advisors, LLC

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Applejack Wine & Spirits Keith and Kathie Finger KPMG, LLP Mr. Trent and Mrs. Nicole Martinet Northern Trust Company Sherman & Howard

Concertmaster

Principal

($5,000+)

Rock Level

($1,000+)

Bach Level

($500+)

AEG Live AMC Network Baker & Hostetler, LLP Baker Botts, LLP Benefactor/Randall Carter Breakthru Beverage Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck Carolyn and Young Cho Alyssa and Scott Clarke Colorado Rockies Baseball Club CU Anschutz Medical Campus CU Foundation DaVita DiBiase Family Fund Jayne Ford and Ken desGarennes Ali Pashel Frankfurt and Will Frankfurt Great Western Bank John and Bridget Grier Dr. Richard and Mary Krugman Sharon Magness Blake and Ernie Blake Dr. Marsha Tharakan and Dr. Jon Masoudi Coreen and Michael Miller MillerCoors Moye White, LLP 9NEWS Gary and Joyce Pashel Republic National Distributing Company Marcia and Richard Robinson Searchlight Capital Tracy Dunning and Eric Sondermann Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Volunteers of America Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz WilmerHale FirstBank Stephanie and Adam Moore Judy and Alan Wigod

($15,000+)

Boss Architecture Cadre General Contractors Inc. Julie and Jim Copenhaver Barbara and Ed Greene A. B. Hirschfeld Sandy and Evan Lasky Susan and Howard Noble Nijole and Walter Rasmussen Jane and Rob Scofield

Donations ($10,000+)

Nancy and Tony Accetta Davis Graham & Stubbs, LLP Delta Dental Plan of Colorado Denver Broncos Football Club University of Denver Discovery Communications Stephanie and Adam Donner Dr. Everette J. Freeman, President, Community College of Denver Diane S. Hill, Ph.D. and Kevin E. Somerville, Ph.D. Libby Anschutz Foundation Dr. Christopher Ott and Jeremy Simons The Publishing House Anna and John J. Sie Foundation

Allée Photography Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Applejack Wine & Spirits Argonaut Wine & Liquor Bouquets Ceavco Merle C. Chambers Epicurean Jay’s Valet Live Nation Peter Lockley The Publishing House Republic National Distributing Company Barbara Servis Tracksuit Wedding

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CO MMUN I T Y SUPPO RT 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 privileged to recognize them. In memory of David Abosch given by: Roger and Susan Bowles Dick and Sigrid Freese Mr. John and Mrs. Karen Kinzie Mr. Duain Wolfe In memory of Gene Amole’s KVOD given by: Mr. R. Glesner and Mrs. B. Schwarm Glesner In memory of Mr. Charles Ansbacher given by: Swanee Hunt Family Foundation In memory of Ms. Nan L. Barnett given by: Ms. Teresa D. Case Eileen P. Hayes Carol Jordan E. Joyce Morgan Charles and Shirley Anne Sheets Janice A. Speer, classmates of Class of 1956 In memory of Jeanette R. Bibby given by: Mr. Ronald Bibby In memory of Terry Biddinger given by: Roger and Susan Bowles In memory of Edward Bolle given by: Chin K. Tan

In memory of Aurthur Boss given by: Mr. and Mrs. David J. Harguth In memory of Bessie C. Burghardt given by: Bessie C. Burghardt Charitable Unitrust In memory of Ms. Muriel Cassidy given by: Mr. David Aker In memory of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Caton given by: Catherine Caton Groene In memory of Mingwah Chan given by: Mr. and Mrs. Daniel C. Chan In memory of Blair Chotzinhoff given by: The Denver Foundation Mr. Chet K. Hampson and Ms. Susan Martin Mrs. Nancy Schulein In memory of Robert Schulein and Blair Chotzinhoff given by: Mrs. Nancy Schulein In memory of Thomas and James Coberly given by: Mrs. Ruth Coberly In memory of Dr. William R. Cook given by: Karen Cook In memory of Mr. Richard Culver given by: Marcia D. Strickland Wednesday Music Party In memory of Leland W Dong given by: Margaret M. Dong In memory of Peter Drobeck given by: Mr. & Mrs. James and Kathy Robinson In memory of Frances E. given by: Cynthia Schauer In memory of Sidney H. Edwards given by: Mrs. Bryna Edwards In memory of Paul and Ann Emrich given by: Mr. David Emrich

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In memory of Mr. Gerald Endsley given by: Mr. Chet K. Hampson and Ms. Susan Martin In memory of Ms. Virginia W. Farber given by: Ms. Penny Berenbaum Christina K. Chavez Ms. Vicki Dansky Mr. Michael Eber Ms. Nikki Reyer Facteau Mr. and Mrs. Kevan Gibson Lynda Goldstein Celeste and Jack Grynberg Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Hirschfeld Brad Kornfeld Mrs. Linda Kornfeld Beth Levy Ms. Patricia Loewi Mr. Robert Loup Ms. Cynthia Lowinger Ms. Julie Malek Margie Margolies Rabbi and Mrs. David Meyer Louann and Micky Miller Recht Kornfeld PC Rose Community Foundation Sharon and Charles Rosen Temple Emanuel Denver In memory of Dr. Joyce S. Freeman given by: Freeman Family Foundation Ms. JoAnne Friedman In memory of Jerry and Joyce Friedman given by: Ms. JoAnne Friedman In memory of Mr. Michael Gaughan given by: Tanya and Bruce Caughey Mr. David W. Durnell Tim and Janet Taggert In memory of Carol and Bill Gossard given by: Mr. and Mrs. Steve Wynkoop In memory of Manny Greenberg given by: Ellie Greenberg and Family The Sylvan Stool Family In memory of Mr. Ken Harper given by: Mr. Chet K. Hampson and Ms. Susan Martin In memory of Dr. H. Michael Hayes given by: Hayes Family Foundation In memory of Jeannine D. Hiester given by: Phillip C. Hiester In memory of retired musician Fred Hoeppner given by: Dr. and Mrs. Richard Bakemeier Drs. Paula and William Bernstein Roger and Susan Bowles Ed and Colleen Casper Rochelle Cohen Jim and Julie Copenhaver Mr. Edward and Mrs. Judith Elgethun David and Debra Flitter Dick and Sigrid Freese Mrs. Margaret Hoeppner Mrs. Trisha F. Hood Mike Jalving and Susan Spero Mr. Gary Kleiman and Ms. Elisa Moran Judge and Mrs. John P. Leopold Karen Jo and Brett Levin John and Merry Low Ms. Cynthia R. Mancinelli Mr. and Mrs. James Maurer Paul and Barb Moe His friends and neighbors of Mountain View Elizabeth and Heather Neva Ms. Kathleen Newman F.R. Owen Ms. Mary Ann Rhode

Don Ruggles Rob and Jane Scofield Mr. and Ms. Steve Straub Judy Wiese In memory of Mrs. Suzanne Kintzele given by: Ms. Marianne Bolt In memory of Kenneth W. Kohlenberg given by: Mr. Bryan Kohlenberg In memory of Gloria Kubel given by: Ms. Claudia Deasy Ms. Ruth H. Epstein Ms. Marjorie E. Kathmann Holly Powers Ms. Barbara Servis In memory of David Kulaas given by: Mrs. Jennifer S. Kulaas Pelham G. Pearce In memory of Samuel Lancaster given by: Mr. Keith F. Corrette In memory of Mary Langehough given by: Ms. Tawney S. Willett In memory of Lea LaParle given by: Ms. Donna S. Gerich In memory of Maurice Larue given by: Scott and Jackie Barnes Denis and Kathy Donnelly Ms. Carol A. Greenwald In memory of Edward Levy given by: Ann Levy Ms. Denison Levy In memory of Marie Lindvall given by: Anonymous In memory of Dr. James List, M.D. given by: Emma L. Dafoe In memory of Stephen Hagen given by: Mr. John A. Coppola Stacie Goldin Louis and Sherry Hannen Susan Holt Mr. Roger Tate In memory of Suzanne Hewitt Lowell given by: Mr. and Mrs. Neil W. Hamilton Mr. Charles Homsy In memory of Thomas L. McClintock given by: Colorado Symphony Guild-Foothills Unit Ms. Nancy L. Graham G.J. and P.A. Graziano James D. and Elizabeth McMahon Mrs. Carol Reeves In memory of Ruthi McEwen given by: Frank Parce In memory of Virginia McGehee given by: Sarah C. Hite In memory of their late spouses, Richard McKennett and Sarah Porter given by: Carla McKennett and David Porter In memory of Trieba Clark Meeks given by: Ms. Penny Berenbaum Deanna J. Collins Larry O’Donnell and Kermit Cain Robert Pipkin Nadine C. Racek Revocable Trust In memory of Fred and Florence Mohr given by: Brad Metziner In memory of Maurine Howell Moody given by: Mr. Robert Moody In memory of Charles Lewis Mueldener given by: Challa Patchett In memory of her husband, Ralph S. Paffenbarger, Jr., M.D. given by: Jo Ann Paffenbarger

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CO MMUN I T Y SUPPO RT In memory of Robert Peterson given by: Mr. John Peterson In memory of Herman D. Post given by: Dr. Robin D. Post In memory of Dorothy Presta given by: Mr. and Mrs. William Cowan Ms. Mary Neidig P. A. Price In memory of Ralph F. Proctor III given by: Mr. and Mrs. Steven H. Proctor In Memory of Dr. W. Gerald Rainer given by: Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Joan Bell Mr. Robert Birdsong Roger and Susan Bowles Bill, Suzanne, and Meghan Farrell Dr. and Mrs. David Flitter Jennifer Heglin Dr. and Mrs. David E. Hutchison Dr. Richard and Mrs. Mary Krugman Mr. and Mrs. John Low Mr. Frederick Mimmack Dr. and Mrs. Morris H. Susman Dick and Pat Tucker In memory of Barbara Ridgway given by: Ms. Kathryn Taylor In memory of Erna Rockey given by: Roger and Susan Bowles In memory of Erwin I. Rogoff, “Country before Self” given by: Mr. Bernie Rogoff and Ms. Jean Greenberg In memory of Mr. Harry T. Safstrom given by: Mr. Chet K. Hampson and Ms. Susan Martin In memory of Frances and Eugen Schaefer given by: Cynthia L. and Paul D. Schauer In memory of Michael Schatz given by: Ms. Jo Ellen Cohen In memory of Robert Schulein given by: The Denver Foundation Mrs. Nancy Schulein In memory of Dr. Roberta Shaklee given by: Mr. Ed Hurry In memory of Dale and Myrna Shreve given by: Mr. Eric Shreve In memory of Mary Ruth Smith given by: Ms. Anne H. Wheeler In memory of his wife, Tracy Smith given by: Mr. Clyde Eaton Smith In memory of Betty Sonnenberg given by: Sylvia Kreider In memory of Lee and Margaret Tipton given by: Tipton Family Foundation In memory of Barbara Uhrich given by: Mrs. Nancy C. Ives and Mr. M. J. Roddy Joan Manley Houlton In memory of Sue Van Deusen given by: M Cati Flater David P. and Chady L. Hall Ms. Violet Wagener In memory of Guenther Vogt given by: Mr. Charles Anderson Ms. Anne Oberbroeckling In memory of Sam Wagonfeld given by: Dick and Sigrid Freese In memory of Jane Harper Wagner given by: Wall, Smith, Bateman Inc. In memory of Seymour (SY) Wallach given by: Mrs. Merrily Wallach

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In memory of Mrs. Jean Watt given by: Rob and Jane Scofield In memory of Heinrich Weinberg given by: Dr. Adriana Weinberg In memory of Lisa Gayle Wigod given by: Alan and Judy Wigod In memory of Charleen Wippler given by: Ms. Linda Will In memory of Zelda K. Witkind given by: Mr. Richard Morris In memory of Randy Wren given by: Ms. Ann Cearley In memory of Josephine Zoglo given by: Regina Zoglo

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 Silver Ainomäe’s fine artistry given by: Elizabeth and Heather Neva In honor of Libby Anschutz given by: Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Hirschfeld Mr. and Mrs. John Sie In honor of Linda Battan given by: Nancy Battan In honor of Dr. Paula Bernstein given by: Ms. Marian Lyons Ms. Paula Folkman In honor of Marge and Ed Blaine given by: Dr. Judy Blaine In honor of Carolyn and Charles Blatt given by: Ms. Ellen Blatt In honor of Steve Brett and Linda Shoemaker for their work in our community: Anna and John J. Sie Foundation In honor of Michael and Elizabeth Brittan: Dr. Judy Blaine In honor of Christine and John Brown given by: Mr. Erik Bernstein In honor of Mary Louise Burke given by: Frank Y. Parce In honor of Bill & Jo Calhoun given by: Ms. Molly Calhoun In honor of Char Campbell given by: Mr. and Mrs. Bradley James In honor of Christina Carlson given by: Ms. Marjorie H. Adler Carolyn and Ronald Baer Frederick W. Damour Virginia E. & Robert K. Fuller Mr. and Mrs. Harold Logan In honor of Jeanette Carlson given by: Joseph Goldhammer In honor of Willis Carpenter given by: Ms. Marian Lyons In honor of Ellie Caulkins given by: Anna and John J. Sie Foundation In honor of Taesuk Cho-Hwang given by: Ms. Ruth Williams In honor of Mary Claire and Jim Brothers given by: Ms. Melinda Quiat Ms. Jane A. Hultin In honor of the Colorado Symphony Chorus given by: Jude Blum Ms. Cynthia Lowinger


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CO MMUN I T Y SUPPO RT Susan Von Roedern Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sladovnik In honor of the Colorado Symphony Guild given by: Billie Busby and Sidney Smith In honor of Joyce Elliot given by; Ms. Elizabeth Fischer and Mr. D. Elliott In honor of Susan Ellis given by: Deanna J. Collins In honor of Hanna Farris given by: Sherilee Selby In honor of Keith and Kathy Finger given by: Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan F. Zeschin In honor of Brook Ferguson, Principal Flutist given by: Mr. Robert Moody In honor of Jan Gieskieng given by: Ms. Linda McGoff In honor of Monica Glickman given by: Ms. Ruth Schorsch In honor of Frank Gordon given by: Trevor Crandall In honor of Bill and Carol Gossard given by: Anonymous In honor of retired musician, Chet Hampson given by: Susan Martin In honor of Philip C. Hiester, Master Electrician of the CSO given by: Mr. Eli Reshotko and Mrs. Adina Reshotko In honor of Bill Hill given by: Ms. Elizabeth Nelms In honor of Diane S. Hill and Kevin E. Somerville given by: Michael P. Dowling Mr. and Mrs. Seth Weisberg In honor of Roy A. Kent given by: Anonymous In honor of Jerry Kern’s Birthday given by: Nancy Battan Mrs. Terry A. Biddinger Laura Bond Patty and Don Cook Mr. Stephen A. Edmonds Sari and Bob Freedman Mr. Philip Hiester and Ms. Deborah Reshotko Coreen and Michael Miller Ms. Julie B. Rubsam Mr. and Mrs. John Sie Mr. Bruce Wald In honor of Mary Rossick Kern and Jerry Kern given by: Michael and Christine James Mr. Greg and Mrs. Julie Lucas Ms. Leslie Sexer Myron and Marcia Stein In honor of John and Karen Kinzie given by: Ms. Kathleen Dunnewald In honor of Keith Kirby given by: Ms. Sara Alt In honor of Nona Kolbe’s 100th Birthday given by: Brad Metziner In honor of Ann Kslazek given by: Anonymous In honor of Carole Leight given by: Mr. Erik Bernstein Ms. Melinda Quiat In honor of Ann Levy’ Birthday given by: Mrs. Sue Damour Rose Community Foundation In honor of Karen Littlefield given by: Mr. and Mrs. Steven H. Proctor

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In honor of Andrew Litton given by: Mr. Paul Primus In honor of Rebecca Moritzky given by: Barb Moritzky In honor of Sachiko Nakahira given by: T.R. Reid & Peggy McMahon In honor of Samantha Nuechterlein given: Mr. Rich & Ms. Pamela Boden In honor of Frank Parce and Ellie Roberts given by: Mr. David Parce In honor of Jeffrey Pickard, MD given by: The Colorado Health Foundation In honor of Nancy Polk given by: Ms. Marje Adelstein In honor of Ken Quarles given by: Frank Y. Parce In honor of Julie Rubsam given by: Driscoll Foundation Mollie Leone In honor of Dr. and Mrs. Richard Sanders given by: Ms. Ann Gugenheim In honor of the matrimony of Margaret Shugrue and David Hackl given by: Mr. and Mrs. John Couzens In honor of Janice Schultz given by: Ms. Jennifer D. Spaulding In honor of Kevin Seno given by: Shelby Carne In honor of Enid Slack’s Birthday given by: Mr. and Mrs. Dick Freese In honor of Jackson T. Stevens given by: Mrs. Bridget McNeil Mr. Chris Strom In honor of James Thomas given by: Liesl Thomas In honor of Jennifer Vendryes given by: Ms. Mariellen Guerra In honor of John and Kristine Wallack given by: Richard Falb and Gail Skaggs In honor of Robert Warner given by: Ruth Mosteller In honor of Janet Way’s 90th Birthday given by: Frank Y. Parce In honor of Darlee Whiting given by: Hayes Family Foundation In honor of Alan and Judy Wigod given by: Robert Wigod In honor of Ava Williams given by; Ms. Ruth Williams In honor of Scott Williams birthday given by: Daniel Williams In honor of our Concertmaster, Yumi Hwang-Williams given by: Michael P. Dowling In honor of Harold Wippler given by: Mr. & Mrs. Bruce O. Will Ms. Linda Will In honor of the people of Western Oncology Hematology given by: Mr. Frank Y. Parce In honor of Duain Wolfe for his outstanding work with the Chorus given by: Mr. Eugene J. Nuccio In honor of Barbara and Jack Zable given by: Diane K. Henderson


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