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 takes 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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Legendary Native American Flutist R. Carlos Nakai to Perform with FCS

The legendary Native American flutist R. Carlos Nakai joins the Fort Collins Symphony as the guest artist on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. The Masterworks 4 “Legends & Lore” concert, under the direction of Maestro Wes Kenney, features Nakai performing Two World Concerto, a work written for him. The cardinal points of world music will converge when the orchestra takes the stage at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center. The audience will enjoy a roguish romp in German composer Richard Strauss’ Don Juan, the lively spirt of Chinese composer Zhou Long’s The Rhyme of Taigu, and the epic symphonic…
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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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