The Fort Collins Presents Rare Performance

Under the direction of Maestro Wes Kenney, the Fort Collins Symphony continues the Platinum Season 70 with its Pure Gems concert at 7:30 PM on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center. This evening of live music features a rare back-to-back performance of a Romantic-era wife/husband composer duo.  The Symphony welcomes internationally-acclaimed pianist Sara Davis Buechnerwho will play Clara Wieck Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor and Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor. Other works include Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, composed by the Schumann’s dear friend and student, Johannes Brahms.  One of the…
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Fort Collins Symphony to Premiere New Composition by Composer Chris Pilsner

The Fort Collins Symphony (FCS) will premiere a new symphonic work, “A Light in the Ocean,” by composer and Fort Collins native Chris Pilsner at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center. The Symphony commissioned Pilsner to write the piece in honor of the Symphony’s 70th Platinum Season. Composer and conductor Chris Pilsner, a Fort Collins’ Rocky Mountain High School graduate, is becoming an established name in the contemporary classical world. His music for orchestra, wind ensemble, and chamber ensembles has been acclaimed by audiences, performers, and conductors worldwide. His works are widely performed…
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Platinum Season 70 begins with a “Sterling Silver” Concert

A 70-year anniversary — a rare occasion indeed — is celebrated with a gift of platinum. The Fort Collins Symphony (FCS) is honored to offer the gifts of rare and sparkling performances to the greater Fort Collins region throughout its Platinum 70th Season celebration. Sterling Silver opens the concert year at 7:30 PM on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Fort Collins’ Lincoln Center. Under the baton of Maestro Wes Kenney, this performance features music composed by Chris Pilsner, Sergei Prokofiev, and Hector Berlioz. The FCS commissioned Fort Collins native and composer Chris Pilsner to write a new piece in…
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Fort Collins Symphony Announces Platinum Season 70

Since 1949, the Fort Collins Symphony (FCS) has offered exceptional classical, traditional, contemporary, and popular symphonic performances to northern Colorado residents and visitors. The FCS Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2019-20 repertoire of Platinum Season 70. Under the leadership of award-winning conductor Maestro Wes Kenney, this exciting season includes five Masterworks concerts, the popular Pops concert, and numerous community outreach programs for children, families, and seniors. The word “Platinum” conjures up images of one of the world’s rarest and most exquisite precious metals. In the music industry’s parlance, a platinum album signifies highest honors. Perhaps less well…
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