Hometown Boy’s Childhood Dream to Conduct the Fort Collins Symphony to Come True

Dr. Ed Siegel will realize a childhood dream as he guest conducts the Fort Collins Symphony in the Prelude to Carmen during the 4th of July Celebration at City Park. Maestro Wes Kenney will conduct the remainder of the concert entitled Reflection on America which will feature such patriotic favorites as an Armed Forces Salute, America the Beautiful, Stars and Stripes, and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. It will also include popular pieces from Jurassic Park, and Superman. The concert will begin at 8:15 p.m. and conclude with awe-inspiring fireworks. Ed Siegel, son of successful and community-minded parents, Julian and Ida Siegel, was…
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Maestro Wes Kenney to Direct Symphony’s 2015-16 Season

Fort Collins Symphony Association’s board president Maury Dobbie was pleased to announce today Maestro Wes Kenney’s contract as Music Director has been extended through 2017. Now beginning his thirteenth year, the award-winning conductor will lead the orchestra as they offer a season filled with legendary music composed and performed by artists who will leave a legacy of great performances. The 2015-16 Legends & Legacies Season begins on October 3, 2015 and will feature Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 and Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 with guest artist Norman Krieger on piano. Wes Kenney was hired as the Music Director of the…
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Fei-Fei Dong Performs

Fei-Fei Dong performing for the Fort Collins Symphony Soiree at the home of Josh & Kay Shelby on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Video by Paul Kopco
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Interview with classical pianist Fei-Fei Dong

Interview with classical pianist Fei-Fei Dong the day after her brilliant performance with the Fort Collins Symphony, Sunday, May 10, 2015. Her website: http://www.feifeidong.com/ Video by Paul Kopco
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