Russian pianist Natasha Paremski pays tribute a classical music great, Sergei Rachmaninoff. Listen to the piano concertos and symphonic dances of Ranchmaninoff, a man who perservered in the face of poverty to become one of the most famous early 20th century Russian composers. Thu 7:30 p.m.
Spend date night at the Colorado Symphony listening to Felix Mendlessohn's Concerto in E Minor and music from Richard Wagner's dramatic libretto, "Tristan and Isolde." Mendlessohn is considered one of the greatest violin concertos of all time and the Wagner was one of the most influential compositions of the 19th century.
Travel back to the prehistoric age with instruments ranging from ancient gongs and modern guitars to a variety of percussion, woodwinds, and strings played by the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. Enjoy the all-ages environment with selections from Jurassic Park and Benjamin Britten’s “Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra." Sun 2:30 p.m.
Genre mashups aren't uncommon in today's sample-obsessed music landscape, but Ozomatli provides a refreshing throwback: artists who interweave styles not through electronic samples but with old-fashioned musical talent. The L.A.-based band combines an urban-Latino foundation with cultural influences from across the globe. Sat 7:30 p.m.
The Colorado Symphony percussionists thump their way through a range of instruments from around the world in this annual event. Their repertoire includes some atypical "drums" (think: trash cans and plastic pipe) in addition to the "standard" boobams, darabukkas, and gankoguis. Sun 2:30 p.m.
Although John, Paul, George, and Ringo are known for the worldwide craze they started as a foursome, each member maintained a music career after the Beatles called it quits. In a tribute to their solo careers, the Colorado Symphony hosts a night of chart-topping songs including "Imagine" and "No More Lonely Nights." Fri 7:30 p.m.
Children from all over the state come to Denver each year to be part of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra and play with professionals from the Colorado Symphony. Promising musicians often go on to become members of America's most prestigious ensembles. Sun 2:30 p.m.
Hosted by the Colorado Symphony, this annual celebration honors four inspiring humanitarian leaders nominated by the local community.
This South African-born folk singer credits the everyday miracles of meteorologists as his most recent inspiration. His music reflects an appreciation for the subtlety that makes every day special. Like an accurate forecast, Isakov accomplishes a rare feat, standing out as a singular talent amid a torrent of acoustic folk. Fri 7:30 p.m.
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