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Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons

The Four Seasons conjures imagery that deftly captures the essence of spring, summer, autumn, and winter through music that manages to remain strikingly modern three centuries after its debut, and Paul Huang is just the virtuoso to embrace it. Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony — is a meticulously structured meditation on fate that endures as one of his most popular pieces.

Beethoven Symphony No. 3 with Peter Oundjian

Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony explores humanity in a work that is larger and more emotional than a symphony had ever been before. Cellist Sterling Elliott brings youthful energy to Elgar’s Cello Concerto and the Colorado Symphony Chorus takes center stage with Vaughan Williams.

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 with Olga Kern

Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto features iconic opening flourishes, unmistakable Romantic spirit, and a pyrotechnics-filled finale that will flourish under the fingers of Olga Kern. Shostakovich’s Tenth Symphony symbolizes the power of the people in a finale that will leave you spellbound.

A Symphonic Evening with Chris Thile

Mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile joins your Colorado Symphony for a Classics program dripping with folk and bluegrass flair. Featuring inspired renditions of classical works from Bach, Barber, and Dvorák alongside songs from Thile's own repertoire, this program pushes the boundaries of what symphonic music can be.

Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé

Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé creates a sensuous atmosphere with a lingering explosiveness residing just underneath the surface. Szymanowski’s First Violin Concerto will shine in the hands of Concertmaster Yumi Hwang-Williams.

Mozart & Now with Peter Oundjian

Mozart & Now reimagines the traditional concert weekend experience with three unique performances contrasting the music of Mozart with four of today’s brightest composers. Join us for your favorite, or better yet, attend all three!

Beethoven Symphony No. 8

Beethoven’s Eighth is the most cheery, joyful, and experimental of his symphonies that will shine under the baton of Resident Conductor Christopher Dragon. Celebrate the Colorado Symphony Horns as they take center stage on Schumann’s Konzertstück for 4 Horns and Orchestra, while Haydn's "Farewell" caps a uniquely imaginative performance.

Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto

Pianist Stewart Goodyear takes center stage for Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto — featuring a striking opening movement, a glorious finale, and virtuosic style throughout that makes it one of the composer’s best. Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony offers a brilliant conclusion to a performance of energizing masterworks.

Bartók Concerto for Orchestra

Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo’s classical guitar concerto Concierto de Aranjuez fills the concert hall with the immortal sounds and traditions of Spanish romanticism. Anna Clyne’s This Midnight Hour is mysterious and foreboding while Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra combines elements of Western art music and Hungarian folk songs.

Brahms Requiem with Peter Oundjian

Unlike other Requiem Masses, Brahms’ A German Requiem is not primarily a Mass for the dead. Instead, it is intended as comfort and solace for those left behind as they mourn the death of others, confronting life as much as it does death. Maurice Ravel's Shéhérazade drips with color evoking images of the far east.