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The Colorado Symphony Ball 2015 - "From Bach... to Rock! BATTLE OF THE BANDS"

Last year's From Bach... to Rock! The Battle of the Bands was bigger and better than 2013. For 2015 we're going EPIC! Once again we take over the Fillmore Auditorium in a memorable evening featuring the Colorado Symphony in an encore performance with the DaVita Blues All Stars, and new musical guests Tracksuit Wedding. The evening will include a cocktail hour, silent auction, live auction, dinner, concert, dancing, after-dinner party, and the presentation of the esteemed Margaret Phipps Award. The Colorado Symphony Ball 2015 is chaired by Debbie & Jim Shpall and Honorary Event Co-Chairs Governor John Hickenlooper, Mayor Michael B. Hancock and First Lady Mary Louise Lee.

For more information, be sure to visit the The Colorado Symphony Ball information page.
Questions? Please contact Christina Carlson, Vice President of Development, at 303.308.2495 or ccarlson@coloradosymphony.org.

Sat 4/25/15 6:00PM Fillmore Auditorium The Colorado Symphony Ball 2015 - "From Bach... to Rock! BATTLE OF THE BANDS"



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 concertos, instrumental works that define the Baroque era. This program will feature many of the Colorado Symphony’s own musicians as they step into the spotlight for solo appearances.

The program repertoire has changed to better accomodate for the traditional format of Inside The Score Series. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have concerns please contact the box office at 303.623.7876.

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