Fort Collins Symphony to End 67th Season with a Bang!

Demonstrating the awesome sonic might of a symphony orchestra, the Fort Collins Symphony, under the direction of Maestro Wes Kenney, will feature three of the most extraordinary orchestrators in classical music on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Center. Power & Pyrotechnics will showcase classical titans Sibelius, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Bruckner. The evening will open with Jean Sibelius’ Finlandia, a long-standing testament to the fierce nationalistic pride under which it was written. The audience will then be thoroughly captivated by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s famous “Flight of the Bumblebee,” from the opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan. Juxtaposing a…
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FCS to Host All-John Williams Pops Concert

The Fort Collins Symphony, under the direction of Maestro Wes Kenney, will perform music composed by the Marvelous Magical Movie Master John Williams on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Timberline Church.  Selections will include music from Williams’ most recent scores and favorites from the past. American composer, conductor, and pianist John Williams has written some of the most recognizable and popular film scores in cinematic history. With a career spanning over six decades, Williams has won five Academy Awards and 23 Grammy Awards. The Fort Collins Symphony will perform pieces from Raiders of the Lost Ark, Lincoln,…
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FCS Hosts “Masters of Our Universe” Concert

With notes faster than a speeding bullet, the Fort Collins Symphony, under the direction of Maestro Wes Kenney, will feature three of the biggest names in classical music on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Center.  Masters of Our Universe, will showcase classical superheroes Mozart, Beethoven, and Stravinsky. The evening begins with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 39, a herculean piece that seamlessly combines drama, wit, and humor. The famous finale features a perpetual motion texture that is a virtuosic vehicle for the violins. Igor Stravinsky’s Dumbarton Oaks takes audiences to images of the great gardens…
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Musical Zoo 2017 – Orchestral Fun for Children

The Friends of the Symphony will hold its annual Musical Zoo on Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. at Timberline Church, 2908 Timberline Road, FC. This exciting program of musical education and entertainment is designed especially for children 3-12 years of age and their families.  It features short instrumental and choral performances by youth groups in 2 auditoriums between 2:00 and 3:30 p.m.; a concurrent “Petting Zoo” where children can touch and “play” a variety of orchestral instruments as a pre-school group or one-on-one with music mentors for older children between 2:00 and 3:30 pm; and, a…
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