Event Listings



A Tribute to Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops

Christopher Dragon, conductor
John Sipher, trombone
Julie Duncan Thornton, piccolo

MOZART Overture to The Magic Flute
MASCAGNI Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
SMETANA Three Dances from The Bartered Bride
~~Intermission~~
GARY SCHOCKER Piccolo Italiano
     Orch. Dianna Link
TOMASI Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra
~~Intermission~~
GERSHWIN Strike up the Band
PORTER Begin the Beguine
     Arr. Campbell-Watson
JOHN WILLIAMS Theme from Jurassic Park
ANDERSON Syncopated Clock
JOHN WILLIAMS Main Title from Star Wars
SOUSA Stars And Stripes Forever

The Colorado Symphony celebrates the tradition of the Boston Pops with its exciting and accessible mix of light classics and popular hits made famous by the incomparable Arthur Fiedler! This festive tribute features Colorado Symphony Principal Trombone John Sipher and Piccolo Julie Duncan Thornton performing works that will showcase the virtuosity of our great Colorado Symphony musicians!

Sat 1/13/18 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall A Tribute to Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops


Red Carpet Rewind: Celebration of the Music of the Academy Awards

Christopher Dragon, conductor
Devin DeSantis, vocalist
Claude Sim, violin

Lights, Camera, ACTION! The sounds from the silver screen fill the concert hall in this special evening centered around the celebration of the greatest works of film. We honor the scores that were nominated or won Academy Awards® in this red carpet affair that features our very own Colorado Symphony Associate Concertmaster Claude Sim performing The Red Violin: Chaconne for Violin and Orchestra. Devin DeSantis also returns to perform, assuring that by the end of the evening, you’ll be seeing stars.

Sat 2/24/18 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall Red Carpet Rewind: Celebration of the Music of the Academy Awards


John Denver: A Rocky Mountain High Concert Celebration with the Colorado Symphony

Andres Lopera, conductor
Jim Horn, horns
Jim Salestrom, guitar
Chris Nole, piano
Alan Deremo, bass
Nate Barnes, drums

The musical legend John Denver is honored in a special concert with your Colorado Symphony, returning by popular demand! See and hear two-time Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter John Denver performing classic songs in archival video footage, backed by live performances from his former bandmates and full symphony orchestra. This concert is an innovative multi-media treat and unforgettable tribute. Hear John Denver sing hit songs spanning his career, see vintage John Denver video performances, and hear stories of John Denver told by old friends.

Fri 3/23/18 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall John Denver: A Rocky Mountain High Concert Celebration with the Colorado Symphony


ROCK ON! with the Colorado Symphony
2017/18 Symphony Pops
ROCK ON! with the Colorado Symphony

Christopher Dragon, conductor
Rob Evan, vocalist
LaKisha Jones, vocalist
Chloe Lowery, vocalist

Join us for a journey back to the Rock and Pop hits of the 70’s and 80’s with three dynamic artists. Featured are legends like Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Queen, and many more. ROCK ON! is certain to be a hit with audiences of all ages.

Sat 5/19/18 7:30PM Boettcher Concert Hall ROCK ON! with the Colorado Symphony