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DeVotchKa with the Colorado Symphony

DeVotchKa returns to Red Rocks with trademark lush orchestrations combined with the rich symphonic sounds of the Colorado Symphony in an evening of majestic sound and illuminating theatrical surprises. A one-night-only event, this live concert experience presents breath-taking tapestry of sights and sounds under the stars at the famous Red Rocks Amphitheater. Your favorite musicians will be on stunning display at the world's premiere outdoor amphitheater making this Colorado summer evening an annual tradition one you won't soon forget.

To purchase Price Level 1 accessible seats please contact the Box Office at 303.623.7876. Red Rocks concerts are performed RAIN or SHINE.

Thu 7/23/15 7:30PM Red Rocks Amphitheatre DeVotchKa with the Colorado Symphony



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 Swensen, 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


Inside the Score: Symphony 101
2015/16 Inside The Score
Inside the Score: Symphony 101

Catherine Beeson, host

Assistant Principal Viola and Director of Education Catherine Beeson hosts an informative and educational evening that meshes musical performances with a behind-the-scenes peek into the symphony world. For this event, the focus is on debunking myths and explaining the orchestra to newbies and veteran Symphony-goers alike. It's the ultimate entry point into the Colorado Symphony experience.

Fri 10/9/15 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Inside the Score: Symphony 101


Inside The Score: Holst <i>The Planets</i>
2015/16 Inside The Score
Inside The Score: Holst The Planets

This edition of Inside the Score takes us from Mercury to Neptune with an in depth look at Gustav Holst's The Planets. Holst's suite features seven movements, each dedicated to a different planet in the solar system capturing the distinct and unique character of each.

Fri 2/5/16 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Inside The Score: Holst The Planets


Inside the Score: Shakespeare Festival - Colorado Symphony Chorus

Duain Wolfe, conductor
Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director

The Bard of Avon inspired some of the world’s greatest music for the stage and concert hall. Duain Wolfe leads the Colorado Symphony and Chorus in a musical exploration of Shakespeare’s most captivating lines and characters as portrayed in the music of Vaughan Williams, Verdi, Berlioz, and other composers who were caught up in the power of his “music of the spheres.”

Fri 3/11/16 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Inside the Score: Shakespeare Festival - Colorado Symphony Chorus


Inside the Score: An Evening of Chamber Music

Chamber music originated with small-scale orchestras designed to fit in an intimate palace chamber, but its evolution into its contemporary forms would shock the monarchy right out of its bejeweled boots. This evening provides an introduction to and examination of chamber music with both performance and discussion showcasing the musicians of the Colorado Symphony in a new light.

Fri 4/8/16 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Inside the Score: An Evening of Chamber Music