Skip to Content


June 30, 2021

Colorado Symphony Announces Season Preview Concert With Christopher Dragon


Media Contact:
Nick Dobreff, Manager of Publicity and Community Relations
616.485.3913 (m) – 303.308.2477 (o)

July 18 performance will be first live indoor event at Boettcher Concert Hall since March 2020 

Jun. 30, 2021 – Denver, CO – After 16 months, the Colorado Symphony will return to Boettcher Concert Hall for their first performance with live audience since March 2020, presenting their 2021/22 Classics Season Preview concert led by Resident Conductor Christopher Dragon. This special free community concert will preview select works from our 2021/22 Season lineup. Audiences can experience live music indoors again as the Colorado Symphony takes them through some of the iconic works that will define the next year of symphonic music in Colorado.

Admission to this concert is free, but tickets are required for admission. Tickets will be available online starting June 29 at 5 p.m. All seating is general admission and a ticket does not guarantee a seat. For concert descriptions and ticket information, please visit or call the box office at 303.623.7876.

MOZART: Marriage of Figaro Overture
BEETHOVEN/arr. KARAJAN: Symphony No. 9 – Ode to Joy
PROKOFIEV: Classical Symphony, Mvt. 2 Largehtto
PROKOFIEV: Romeo and Juliet Suite No 2, Mvt. 1 Montagues and Capulets
STRAUSS JR: Champagne Polka
KANDER/arr. EBB: New York, New York
ROSSINI: William Tell Overture
MAHLER: Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp Minor, Mvt. 4 Adagietto
DVORAK: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Mvt. 3 Scherzo
MUSSORGSKY/arr. RAVEL: Pictures at Exhibition
Mvt. 9 The Hut on Fowl’s Legs
Mvt. 10 The Great Gate of Kiev

What: Season Preview Concert With Christopher Dragon
Where: Boettcher Concert Hall
When: Sun July 18, 2021 at 2:30pm MST
Doors: 1:30pm MST
Tickets: Available WED June 30, 2021 at 5pm


For more information or to request interviews, please contact:
Nick Dobreff, Manager of Publicity and Community Relations - 303.308.2477 (o)

For high-resolution, downloadable images of the Colorado Symphony, contact:

The 2021/22 Colorado Symphony Season is presented by Bonfils-Stanton Foundation. Support also provided by: The Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), United Airlines, the Colorado Symphony Guild, and the Virginia Hill Foundation.

Tickets to Colorado Symphony events are available online at or by phone at 303.623.7876. The Box Office is open for phone inquiries only, Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., and Saturday, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

The Colorado Symphony Association is the region’s only full-time professional orchestra committed to artistic excellence and ensuring the future of live, symphonic music. Performing over 150 concerts annually at Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver and across Colorado, your Colorado Symphony is home to eighty full-time musicians, representing more than a dozen nations, and regularly welcomes the most celebrated artists from all genres of music. During the COVID-19 health pandemic, we worked to safely produce over 50 concerts with and without audiences, including: 18 Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre performances, two large scale virtual community benefit concerts, and dozens of small ensemble concerts performed in numerous outdoor venues like the Denver Performing Arts Complex Galleria, Denver Zoo, and Denver Botanic Gardens. Our virtual #PlayOn campaigns garnered 2 million views between our Virtual Music Hour, Weekly Replay, From Home Concerts, and MusiCurious Instrument Interviews. Recognized as an incubator of innovation, creativity, and excellence, your Colorado Symphony continually expands its through education, outreach, and programming. We partner with the state’s leading musical artists, cultural organizations, corporations, foundations, sports teams, and individuals to expose diverse audiences to the power of symphonic orchestral music. To learn more, visit