A review by Marc Shulgold Sold-out orchestral concerts are a rarity in these parts—standing-room-only is simply unheard of. Unless you’re talking about the Denver Philharmonic. The 67-year-old ensemble (having gone through several name changes and five music directors in its history) literally packed them in on Thursday for a lively concert in KPOF Hall in […]
A review by Ruth L. Carver The Denver Philharmonic Orchestra is settling into its role as the alternative orchestra in town – and a program on April 3 entitled “Reformations” confirmed why. In addition to its popular #dpotweets live Twitter feed, the DPO is consistently making daring programming choices and the one-night-only vibe of the […]
By Marc Shulgold The Denver Philharmonic is barely two-thirds through the current season, but things are looking pretty good. In fact, very good, reports first-year music director Lawrence Golan. “We already broke the record for season attendance,” he says. “All but one concert (in KPOF Hall) has sold out. In fact, we’ve gone beyond capacity. […]
By Robin McNeil Performing to a packed house, the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Lawrence Golan, performed its fourth concert of the season, which was entitled Young Love, in celebration of Valentine’s Day. The works performed were the Sleeping Beauty Suite from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet; The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto, jointly composed […]
A review by Gwen Gray After an ambitious year that included a half-dozen public concerts, two subscriber-only performances, and several outreach and education...