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An Evening with Béla Fleck

This unique performance will be a preview of events to come the following day at the sold-out Telluride Bluegrass Festival, including Béla Fleck’s Concerto for Banjo and Orchestra, The Impostor.

Please note this performance is at the Montrose Pavilion Events Center in Montrose, CO, 81401. Tickets on sale Friday, April 18th at 10:00am to the general public.

Thu 6/19/14 7:00PM Montrose Pavilion Center Auditorium An Evening with Béla Fleck and the Colorado Symphony presented by St. Anthony Hospital



From Stravinsky to Vai
2013/14 Inside The Score
From Stravinsky to Vai

Scott O’Neil, resident conductor
Steve Vai, guitar/composer

Join us for an adventurous evening with iconic rock guitarist and classical composer Steve Vai when we blow apart the boundaries between various styles and explore music in its many forms and surprising combinations. This is a great program for rock and classic-lovers alike.

Fri 5/30/14 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall From Stravinsky to Vai


Inside Beethoven’s 5th Symphony
2014/15 Inside The Score
Inside Beethoven’s 5th Symphony

One of the most-popular, best-known pieces in the music world, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 is a classic. Join the Colorado Symphony for a look into the world of Beethoven and examine his work, a performance of the iconic piece is the perfect fi nish to the evening.

Fri 10/17/14 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Inside Beethoven’s 5th Symphony


Inside Mahler
2014/15 Inside The Score
Inside Mahler

Marin Alsop conductor

Learn the inside story of the great composer Gustav Mahler, and his first symphony. Colorado Symphony Conductor Laureate Marin Alsop leads this evening of music and discussion that’s sure to leave you inspired.

Fri 10/31/14 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Inside Mahler


An Evening with Pinchas Zukerman
2014/15 Inside The Score
An Evening with Pinchas Zukerman

Scott O’Neil, conductor

An evening of violin with one of the greats, Pinchas Zukerman. Join conductor Scott O’Neil as he leads the orchestra through an evening of masterful, emotional music.

Fri 11/14/14 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall An Evening with Pinchas Zukerman


The Art of the Dance: Tango
2014/15 Inside The Score
The Art of the Dance: Tango

Pablo Zeigler, piano

Pianist and composer Pablo Ziegler built his astounding reputation in the tango world as the pianist for Astor Piazzola. The rich culture and history of Tango will be brought to life by his trio and the Colorado Symphony. This concert will have you dancing in the aisles!

Fri 2/20/15 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall The Art of the Dance: Tango


SO Percussion
2014/15 Inside The Score
SO Percussion

Scott O’Neil, conductor

Since coming together at the Yale School of Music in 1999, So Percussion has been creating music that is at turns raucous and touching, barbarous and heartfelt. This concert will feature David Lang’s piece, man-made, written for So Percussion. Don’t miss this exciting evening devoted to the world of percussion!

Fri 3/20/15 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall SO Percussion
Sat 3/21/15 2:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall SO Percussion


The New School of Composition
2014/15 Inside The Score
The New School of Composition

Scott O’Neil, conductor

Join us for an exploration of today’s fast-rising stars in the composition world. Come see an evening featuring Tracy Silverman performing Nico Muhly’s concerto for Electric Violin, Seeing is Believing, and other works by today’s most innovative composers. Discover what makes these composers unique, exciting and unforgettable.

Fri 4/24/15 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall The New School of Composition


The Art of the Baroque
2014/15 Inside The Score
The Art of the Baroque

Joseph Swenson, conductor/ violin

Internationally acclaimed musician Joseph Swenson conducts the orchestra from the violin as the Colorado Symphony presents Bach’s complete Brandenburg concerti, six instrumental works that defi ne the Baroque era. This program will feature many of the Colorado Symphony’s own musicians as they step into the spotlight for solo appearances.

Please note: This will be a two-part program with intermission).

Fri 5/15/15 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall The Art of the Baroque