Announcing 2016-17 Season!

Fort Collins Symphony Association’s board president Rhett Strom recently announced the Fort Collins Symphony’s 2016-17 Season titled Masters, Marvels & Magic.  Now in its 67th Season, the fully professional orchestra is under the leadership of award-winning conductor Maestro Wes Kenney. Guest artists include previous Young Artist Competition winner pianist Xinyu Chen and two of the New York Philharmonic’s pre-eminent musicians: Assistant concertmaster Michelle Kim and principal trombonist Joe Alessi. The Season begins on October 8, 2016 with Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 “From the New World” and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2. The second Masterworks program on November 5, 2016 features…
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FCSymphony to Perform FORT FUN!

The Fort Collins Symphony’s Season of Legends and Legacies continues on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. with an innovative concert sponsored by Premier Stem Cell Institute and featuring breathtaking photographic images of Fort Collins projected onto an immense panoramic screen flown above the orchestra. With the Rocky Mountains as the backdrop, Fort Collins is Northern Colorado’s playground where hiking, biking, and kayaking merge with craft brews, magical views, and activities inspired by the creative muse. Sometimes called the Choice City, the Napa Valley of Beer, or just FoCo, this breathtaking community with a Main Street that inspired Disneyland…
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FCSymphony to Perform Innovative Concert

The Fort Collins Symphony’s Season of Legends and Legacies continues on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. with an innovative concert sponsored by Premier Stem Cell Institute featuring breathtaking photographic images choreographed to Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings and Gustav Mahler’s Adagietto. A special piece highlighting photographs taken of Fort Collins by local artists is set to the music of Richard Meyer’s A Fiddler’s Fancy and Calvin Custer’s Central Coach Special. Multimedia artist Nicholas Bardonnay with Westwater Arts will spark the Image-Ination with stunning images projected onto an immense 440-square-foot, three panel, and panoramic screen flown above the orchestra.…
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Bach & Beer 2014

Above YouTube video by: JulieannaD Jablonski The following is a guest article excerpt from EntertainingFortCollins.com Written by: Kristin Mastre, Scoop Blog Network founder and blogger behind Feasting Fort Collins, Fresh Air Fort Collins, and Budding Fort Collins "Bach and Beer was hosted at Horse & Dragon Brewery this year – a small and cozy brewery filled with nice mix of different folks. Joel Bacon, Stewart and Sheron Golden Chair in Organ and Liturgical Studies at Colorado State University, set up to put his unique spin on some of the classics by Bach. The ticket price included two beers and appetizers provided by Enzio’s with…
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