SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2pm
Put on your glass slippers and enjoy this classic fairy tale sprinkled with humor that demonstrates dreams can come true, especially with the help of a fairy godmother. Children of all ages will love this production, featuring an enchanting score by Prokofiev, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra.
FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 7:30 PM
Scott O’Neil, resident conductor
Yumi Hwang-Williams, violin
Wendy Sutter, cello
Immerse yourself in a night of distinctive, cinematic scores including Rachmaninoff, whose compositions we just can’t get enough these days. Enigmatic composer Charles Griffes’ opens the evening with the lush The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Kahn. Then, Colorado Symphony Concertmaster Yumi Hwang-Williams and celebrated cellist Wendy Sutter lead us through Phillip Glass’ riveting Double Concerto for Violin and Cello. Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances brings the performance to a fitting close.
TUESDAY, MAY 6
Winner of 8 2012 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL, ONCE is a truly original
Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play
their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician
who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden
interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music
soars to powerful new heights… but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and
more complex than your everyday romance. Emotionally captivating and theatrically
breathtaking, ONCE draws you in from the very first note and never lets go. It’s an
unforgettable story about going for your dreams and the power of music to connect us all.