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Looks like the Colorado Symphony Orchestra is trying to reach out to younger audiences.
The symphony has formed a new fundraising and events group called UnStrung, which will work to create some funky events to bring classical and orchestral music to a broader — and younger — audience. Other large Denver non-profits have formed similar groups; the Denver Art Museum has Culture Haus, and the Denver Zoo has the Wild Things Society.
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The first few events for UnStrung are indeed unusual for CSO. On January 31 the organizaton will host a Brewhouse Concert at the Flying Dog Brewery, and in February a Culture Crawl event will combine art exhibits, wine tastings, and classical string quartets.
Finalized details are still forthcoming, but I’ll have the rest of the scoop for you soon.