FCSymphony Concludes 68th Season with a Bang!

The Fort Collins Symphony will conclude its 68th Season on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. with percussionist Michael Tetreault performing William Kraft’s Timpani Concerto No. 1. The Masterworks 5 “Fate, Fancy & Fantastic!” concert, under the direction of Maestro Wes Kenney, will also include Jennifer Higdon’s blue cathedral and Peter Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in F minor. The Symphony’s Season of Diversity will go out with bang when the orchestra performs the final concert of the 2017-18 Season at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center. The light-filled and ethereal blue cathedral by the Pulitzer Prize and Grammy winner Jennifer…
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Broadway POPS! with the FCS

The Fort Collins Symphony, under the direction of Maestro Wes Kenney, will give their regards to Broadway on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Broadway POPS! concert at Timberline Church. Broadway actress Patty Goble will perform with the orchestra. There will be a little something for everyone when the orchestra and guest vocalist Patty Goble take the stage performing selections from old and new Broadway hits. Irving Berlin’s A Symphonic Portrait will kick off the evening. So in Love by Cole Porter (Kiss Me, Kate), Hello, Young Lovers (King and I) by Rodgers and Hammerstein, George Gershwin’s…
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Maestro Kenney’s Adventures in Vietnam – Final Post

Day 11 We spent the morning recovering from the activity from the day before, then was picked up Lan to do a bit of shopping and some sightseeing. We attended a water puppet show something that is unique to Vietnam. The performance included an English language description of some legendary characters and live musicians playing traditional Vietnamese music. Dinner was at French-infused Asian restaurant where our hosts knew the owners quite well. The wife is Israeli and their restaurant has been a starting place for several great chefs. We sat at a bar and watched the preparations . . .…
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Musical Zoo 2018 – Orchestral Fun for Children

The Friends of the Symphony will hold its annual Musical Zoo on Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. at Timberline Church, 2908 Timberline Road, Fort Collins. 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 hold and “play” a wide variety of instruments; and, a Grand Finale performance by the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra of Maurice Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite, 3:45…
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