FC Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season Discounts

The Fort Collins Symphony is offering a 10% discount on 2017-18 Season tickets to first-time subscribers who will save anywhere from $20 to $30. Now in its 68th year, the Fort Collins Symphony under the direction of award-winning Maestro Wes Kenney is offering A Season of Diversity filled with delightful surprises, engaging programs, and stunning music. The Season kicks off on October 7, 2017 with a concert presenting a cultural assortment of pieces composed by Finnish Jean Sibelius, Polish Henryk Wieniawski, African American Adolphus Hailstork and Mexican Arturo Marquez. Japanese-American guest artist and 16-year-old virtuoso Ray Ushikubo will perform Wieniawski’s…
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Fort Collins Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season

Fort Collins Symphony Association’s board president Rhett Strom recently announced the Symphony’s 2017-18 Season of Diversity. Having just concluded a season with record-breaking attendance, the Fort Collins Symphony will begin its 68th season on October 7, 2017. Under the leadership of award-winning conductor Maestro Wes Kenney, the professional orchestra will perform a rich range of symphonic music. From the rhythmic pulse of Chinese drums, the haunting echoes of a Native American cedar flute to the lilting draw of a French bow over a viola string, and the toe-tapping vibrancy of a Latin tango, the music will enchant audiences. Guest artists…
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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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