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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



Symphony at the Movies: West Side Story presented by Arrow Electronics

Scott O’Neil, conductor

Experience Leonard Bernstein’s musical masterpiece and electrifying score live, while the re-mastered film is shown in high definition with original vocals and dialogue.

Sat 3/7/15 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Symphony at the Movies: West Side Story presented by Arrow Electronics
Sun 3/8/15 1:00PM Boettcher Concert Hall Symphony at the Movies: West Side Story presented by Arrow Electronics


Bobby McFerrin Sings and Conducts Gershwin presented by Arrow Electronics

The matchless vocal improviser with a breathtaking range hits Boettcher Concert Hall with his fresh interpretations of George and Ira Gershwin’s music.

Sat 5/16/15 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Bobby McFerrin Sings and Conducts Gershwin presented by Arrow Electronics


A Weekend of <i>Star Wars</i>
2014/15 Pops Series
A Weekend of Star Wars

Your Colorado Symphony presents an epic weekend of music celebrating a galaxy far, far away. Returning by popular demand this concert weekend is filled with music from the world of Star Wars and classical favorites spanning the Milky Way. Diving deeper than ever before into the Star Wars musical repertoire, prepare for a weekend that'll take you on the greatest adventure this side of the Mos Eisley Cantina! Whether your loyalties lie with the Imperial Forces or the Rebel Troops you'll love this annual tradition sharing in the love of cosplay and the music that defined a culture.

Fri 5/29/15 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall A Weekend of Star Wars
Sat 5/30/15 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall A Weekend of Star Wars


The Music Man in Concert
2015/16 Pops Series
The Music Man in Concert

Colorado Symphony Chorus, Mary Louise Burke, associate director

The Colorado Symphony's self-produced take on the Meredith Willson classic brings River City, Iowa to Denver for two performances. The timeless story of slick con man Harold Hill wooing Marian the Librarian features such showstoppers as "Ya Got Trouble," "The Wells Fargo Wagon," and the signature "76 Trombones." Hear this classic score the way the composer intended it – with a full symphony orchestra accompanied by an amazing cast of local and national singers and actors.

Sat 9/26/15 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall The Music Man in Concert
Sun 9/27/15 1:00PM Boettcher Concert Hall The Music Man in Concert


Jake Shimabukuro in Concert
2015/16 Pops Series
Jake Shimabukuro in Concert

Jake Shimabukuro, ukelele

The Hawaiian-born ukelele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro has long been a household name in his native state and Japan, but he exploded into the musical mainstream in 2006 with an assist from a viral YouTube video of him playing The Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" that has been seen by more than 13 million people. Shimabukuro's performance will include the Colorado debut of Byron Yasui's Concerto No. 1 for Ukelele.

Sat 10/10/15 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Jake Shimabukuro in Concert


Symphony at the Movies: <i>Psycho</i>
2015/16 Pops Series
Symphony at the Movies: Psycho

For Halloween weekend, the Colorado Symphony performs the soundtrack to Psycho, the film that moved the horror genre from gothic to contemporary. Alfred Hitchcock's groundbreaking thriller continues to resonate with audiences for its jarring music as much as its haunting images and stunning twists. Composed by Academy Award® winner Bernard Herrmann (whose career spanned from Orson Welles' Citizen Kane to Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver), this score is one of the most memorable – and frightening – in Hollywood history. The complete film will be shown on large suspended screens for the full Symphony at the Movies experience.

Fri 10/30/15 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Symphony at the Movies: Psycho


Symphony at the Movies: <i>Back to the Future</i>

Power up your DeLorean, recharge your flux capacitor, and get ready to celebrate the 30th anniversary of an unforgettable movie classic: Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox, the 1.21-gigawatt blockbuster that topped the 1985 box office. Fans old and new will experience the thrill of the film like never before: on a big screen with the full orchestra performing Alan Silvestri’s dazzling musical score live—and you don’t even need a time machine to get to 2015!

Sat 11/14/15 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Symphony at the Movies: Back to the Future


The Music of James Bond with Hilary Kole

Hilary Kole, vocalist

Vocalist Hilary Kole plays Bond girl as the Colorado Symphony performs the iconic music of James Bond. Monty Norman's "James Bond Theme" started it all in 1962's Dr. No, the first Bond film in 1962, and the sleek, sexy melody continues to seduce in the 24th Bond film, Spectre. Colorado Symphony musicians will perform several works from the films, including Academy Award®-nominated songs such as "Live and Let Die" and "For Your Eyes Only."

Sat 11/28/15 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall The Music of James Bond with Hilary Kole


A Weekend of <i>Star Wars</i>
2015/16 Pops Series
A Weekend of Star Wars

Join us for a performance of epic music celebrating a galaxy far, far away. The Colorado Symphony presents a concert filled with music from the world of Star Wars and classical favorites spanning the parsecs between Denver and Dagobah. Whether your loyalties lie with the Imperial Forces or the Rebel Troops, you're sure to hear your favorite themes and discover a few more. And remember: May the Force be with you.

Sat 12/26/15 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall A Weekend of Star Wars
Sun 12/27/15 1:00PM Boettcher Concert Hall A Weekend of Star Wars


Pixar in Concert
2015/16 Pops Series
Pixar in Concert

From the Toy Story trilogy to The Incredibles and UP, Pixar has forever changed filmmaking while giving us some of the most beloved characters in cinematic history. Now, Pixar is coming to you like you've never heard or seen it before: in concert with our own Colorado Symphony. Expect an evening of music that spans the animation studio's long string of hits that never fail to entertain the whole family.

Fri 1/15/16 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Pixar in Concert
Sat 1/16/16 2:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Pixar in Concert


One Singular Sensation: A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch

Jodi Benson, Donna McKechnie and Doug LaBrecque, vocals
Colorado Symphony Chorus, Mary Louise Burke, associate director

Former Principal Pops Conductor of the Colorado Symphony, the late, great Marvin Hamlisch is an entertainment legend. He's one of a dozen people to win an Emmy®, a Grammy®, an Oscar®, and a Tony®, plus he won a Pulitzer and a pair of Golden Globes® to boot. He won three Oscars in 1974 – two for the score for The Way We Were and the third for his adaptation of Scott Joplin for The Sting. Featuring the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, this concert spans Hamlisch's remarkable career, from his work on Woody Allen films to A Chorus Line to the score for Ordinary People.

Sat 1/23/16 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall One Singular Sensation: A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch


Sierra Boggess in Concert
2015/16 Pops Series
Sierra Boggess in Concert

Sierra Boggess, vocalist
Colorado Children's Chorale, Deborah DeSantis, artistic director

Denver native and Colorado Children's Chorale alumnus Sierra Boggess is best known for her Broadway debut originating the role of Ariel in the 2007 The Little Mermaid. Boggess has also been a Broadway mainstay for the last decade performing in Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera, Ever After, and other musicals. It's easy to hear why: Her enchanting, soaring vocals hit all of the right notes. For this Valentine's Day weekend concert, Boggess will sing a number of the tunes that made her a superstar, accompanied by the orchestra and Colorado Children's Chorale.

Sat 2/13/16 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Sierra Boggess in Concert
Sun 2/14/16 1:00PM Boettcher Concert Hall Sierra Boggess in Concert


Igudesman & Joo: BIG Nightmare Music

Aleksey Igudesman, violin
Richard Hyung-ki Joo, piano

When Igudesman & Joo perform with a symphony orchestra musical nightmares take on epic proportions! On top of a few priceless adaptions from Igudesman & Joo's duo-show "A Little Nightmare Music", Mozart Bond, Alla Molto Turca and Practice Time, "BIG Nightmare Music" boasts uproarious sketches tailor-made for a symphony orchestra. Don't miss this exciting program "BIG Nightmare Music" where comedy meets music.

Sat 2/27/16 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Igudesman & Joo: BIG Nightmare Music


An Evening with Wonderbound
2015/16 Pops Series
An Evening with Wonderbound

Wonderbound

The Colorado Symphony is excited to welcome Wonderbound to Boettcher Concert Hall for this one-of-a-kind performance. This program will feature excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s masterpieces, Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake, with original choreography from Wonderbound’s own Garrett Ammon. This latest collaboration between two of Denver’s most avant garde and innovative ensembles showcases the diversity of symphonic music and modern dance.

Sat 3/12/16 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall An Evening with Wonderbound


A Symphonic Tribute to Mel Brooks
2015/16 Pops Series
A Symphonic Tribute to Mel Brooks

Colorado Symphony Chorus, Mary Louise Burke, associate director

Mel Brooks needs no introduction. The comedy icon has left an indelible imprint on both film and stage, often with an assist from his longtime musical collaborator, composer John Morris. This symphonic tribute to Brooks brings performances from Morris’ scores of films including Blazing Saddles as well as more recent music from the Broadway adaptations of The Producers and Young Frankenstein.

Sat 4/9/16 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall A Symphonic Tribute to Mel Brooks


A Symphonic Tribute to Comic Con v3.0

BAM! POW! CRASH! Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the concert hall, your Colorado Symphony returns with the third annual edition of A Symphonic Tribute To Comic Con rebooted to v3.0! This concert features your favorite scores from superhero-tinged movies, television, and video games. Whether you’re a Wolverine diehard or a fan of The Flash, costumes and cosplay are heartily encouraged.

Fri 5/6/16 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall A Symphonic Tribute to Comic Con v3.0