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 preview by Robin McNeil Scen3 Fall 2014 Instrumental Music Roundup This coming concert season is going to be very exciting because it contains some rarely heard music, music that we know, and music which is so important in all of music literature, that you simply must go hear it. Some of the organizations listed […]
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 […]
Like every director of every orchestra or chorus, Timothy Krueger begins sketching out the upcoming season with the equivalent of a blinking cursor on an empty...