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Best Classical Music in Movies

Classical music has been used in many movies. The Colorado Symphony Orchestra has compiled a list of the most popular movie music. Learn more!

What is the Difference Between a Symphony and an Orchestra?

A symphony is a large-scale musical composition, usually with three or four movements. An orchestra is a group of musicians with a variety of instruments. Learn more here.

Explore Mahler’s Fifth Symphony

It can be reasonably argued that since Beethoven, no composer has impacted symphonic music as much as Gustav Mahler.

A 21st Century Symphony

When you think of symphonic music, what do you see? What do you hear? The Colorado Symphony is transforming the future of live, symphonic music.

Colorado Symphony Revisits An Epic Beethoven Premiere

Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fifth and Sixth Symphonies captured the composer at the height of his heroic middle period.

The Maestra Returns

Marin Alsop, the world-renowned conductor and a pioneer for women in music, returns to Boettcher for the first time since November 2014.

Composing The Future Of Live Symphonic Music

“...more than anything else rhythm and harmony find their way to the innermost soul and take strongest hold upon it.” - Plato

Assistant Concertmaster Yi Zhao Named 2021/22 Women of Note Honoree

Each year, WON honors one of the orchestra’s female musicians by raising funds which are applied to her salary.

Your Gifts At Work

When you support the Colorado Symphony, you help bring live symphonic music to nearly 250,000 people each year.

Great Symphonic Expectations

Johannes Brahms is one of history's greatest composers, often placed alongside Bach and Beethoven among the “three B’s” who are pillars of classical music.