Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony No. 41

Friday, November 3, 2017 7:30PM
Boettcher Concert Hall

Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony No. 41
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If you missed this headlining work on our Red Rocks summer season, this is your last chance to catch Mozart's final, monumental work.

Dear patrons,

We regret to inform you that featured guest artist, Karen Gomyo - violin, has been forced to cancel her appearance due to illness. We are wishing Ms. Gomyo a speedy recovery and hope to collaborate together at a future date.

The featured work for violin; Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor, will be performed by Concertmaster, Yumi Hwang-Williams on this weekends' programs. We hope you enjoy the performance.

WAGNER Siegfried Idyll
SIBELIUS Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
MOZART Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551, "Jupiter"

This convivial concert brims with music as a celebration of life. Mozart’s final Symphony No. 41 — also known as “Jupiter” — is jubilant and vibrantly atmospheric, and was deemed by Woody Allen as something that makes “life worth living.” Wagner drew upon birdsong and sunrise to honor the birth of his son and namesake of the bucolic Siegfried Idyll, which is followed by violinist Karen Gomyo glorifying Sibelius’ decadent and gleaming Violin Concerto in D minor.

The running time of this performance is approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes. This includes one 20-minute intermission.

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Markus Stenz, conductor
Yumi Hwang-Williams, violin

Boettcher Concert Hall is located in the Denver Performing Arts Complex at 14th and Curtis Streets in the heart of downtown Denver. It's easy to find and there are two large parking garages to the east and west of Boettcher. There are often multiple performances happening at DPAC at the same time, which leads to traffic congestion and lines to get into the parking garages. Be sure to leave plenty of time to get to DPAC—we don't want you to miss any of the music!

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Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony No. 4
This weekend's performances feature a Prelude Workshop with Catherine Beeson. On Saturday only, enjoy a Talkback with Conductor Markus Stenz & Violinist Karen Gomyo.

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Join your Colorado Symphony for preludes; pre-concert events to enhance your experience! Preludes take place at 6:30 p.m. (FRI & SAT) and 12 p.m. (SUN) in Boettcher Concert Hall, before every Classics performance, and are included with your concert ticket.

Prelude Lectures: Classical music author and historian Betsy Schwarm will share information about the composers and pieces on the program. Ms. Schwarm is a celebrated Denver icon. Catch her in action before hearing your Colorado Symphony!  

Prelude Musician Highlights: Ever wonder what your Colorado Symphony musicians think about the music? Come find out! Violist Phillip Stevens hosts an informal Q&A featuring additional Colorado Symphony musicians who are delighted to share their unique point of view on the composers and pieces you'll be hearing.  

Prelude Workshops: Be ready to participate! Take your mind, body, and spirit to a deeper listening plane with Catherine Beeson, Assistant Principal Violist and Director of Community Education Programs for your Colorado Symphony. Catherine will guide you to an internal understanding of the music you'll be hearing by encouraging your super powers of inquiry, observation and application.

Immediately following select Classics performances, enjoy a special 15-minute, post-concert discussion with the guest artist or conductor. Talkbacks take place in Boettcher Concert Hall and are included with your concert ticket.

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