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April 10, 2020

Colorado Symphony Announces Two Summer Performances At The Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre


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

Explore the Music of John Williams and the Movies on July 11, 2020 and Beethoven’s First Symphony on August 2, 2020.  

Apr. 10, 2020 – Denver, CO – The Colorado Symphony announces a pair of summer 2020 performances at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre beginning July 11 with the Music of John Williams and the Movies. And on August 2, enjoy the next installment of the Beethoven 2020 celebration with a performance of his First Symphony.

The illustrious career of composer John Williams has taken us to a galaxy far, far away and captured our imagination beyond measure. On July 11, celebrate this special night under the stars with your Colorado Symphony as they take you on a journey featuring music from films such as Star Wars, Indiana Jones, E.T., Harry Potter and more, plus music from other iconic films and TV. It’s a perfect concert for the entire family!

The Colorado Symphony is bringing the music of Ludwig van Beethoven to communities throughout the Centennial State as part of the Beethoven 2020 Statewide Celebration commemorating Beethoven’s 250th birthday. This special performance at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre on August 2 showcases your Colorado Symphony performing the composers iconic First Symphony.

This yearlong event will celebrate Beethoven’s unmatched brilliance with over two dozen performances in Boettcher Concert Hall and across Colorado, bringing the full orchestra and chamber ensembles to underserved communities in the state where access to live symphonic music is often difficult or impossible to realize.

Tickets for both concerts will go on-sale to the public on Friday, April 10 at 10:00 a.m. This event is ticketed exclusively by the Arvada Center. For more information, please visit

What: The Music of John Williams and the Movies
Where: Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre – 6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada, CO 80003
When: SAT July 11, 2020
Doors: 6:30 p.m.
Show: 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: Available WED April 8, 2020 at 10 a.m.

What: Beethoven 2020 @ Arvada Outdoor Amphitheatre – Symphony No. 1
Where: Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheatre – 6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada, CO 80003
When: SUN August 2, 2020
Doors: 6:30 p.m.
Show: 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: Available WED April 8, 2020 at 10 a.m.


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

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The 2020/21 Colorado Symphony Season is presented by Bonfils-Stanton Foundation. Support also provided by: The Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), the Colorado Symphony Guild, and the Virginia Hill Foundation.

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UPDATED HOURS: The Box Office is open Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Please note that, due to increased communication, call wait times may be significantly longer than usual. If your event is not within the next 72 hours, we ask that you consider contacting us closer to your event date to mitigate call volume. We sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding.

One of the leading orchestras in the United States, the Colorado Symphony Association is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) organization performing more than 150 concerts annually at Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver and across Colorado. Led by Music Director Brett Mitchell, the Colorado Symphony is home to eighty full-time musicians, representing more than a dozen nations, and regularly welcomes the most celebrated artists from the world of symphonic music and beyond. In the last year, the Colorado Symphony served nearly 233,000 people attending live performances at concert and non-traditional venues throughout Colorado’s Front Range. Recognized as an incubator of innovation, creativity, and excellence, the Colorado Symphony continually expands its reach through education, outreach, and programming. The Colorado Symphony partners with the state’s leading musical artists, cultural organizations, corporations, foundations, sports teams, and individuals to expose diverse audiences to the transformative power of music. To learn more, visit