Beethoven’s 5th Symphony LIVE!

You have heard Beethoven’s 5th Symphony many times in movies, commercials, TV shows, cartoons, games, and more. Its iconic opening melody is one of the most recognizable themes in the world. But have you heard this monumental piece of music in person performed live by a professional orchestra? Now is your chance! In honor of the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven, the Fort Collins Symphony will perform his epic Symphony No. 5 in C minor at 7:30 PM on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center. This titan among symphonies is both a…
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Dr. Meara Faw to Present B Sharp Research Prior to Fort Collins Symphony Concert

Dr. Meara Faw, Colorado State University Assistant Professor in Communications Studies, will give a presentation about study results from the B Sharp Program at 6:00 PM on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center, prior to the Fort Collins Symphony’s concert. B Sharp Arts Engagement®, a signature community collaborative program of Dementia-Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado®, was initiated in 2015 by the Fort Collins Symphony in partnership with Colorado State University, Banner Health, Alzheimer’s Association, and the Larimer County Office on Aging. Now in its’ fifth season, B Sharp engages people living with dementia and their care…
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Fort Collins Symphony Presents Rare Performance

Under the direction of Maestro Wes Kenney, the Fort Collins Symphony continues the Platinum Season 70 with its Pure Gems concert at 7:30 PM on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center. This evening of live music features a rare back-to-back performance of a Romantic-era wife/husband composer duo.  The Symphony welcomes internationally-acclaimed pianist Sara Davis Buechnerwho will play Clara Wieck Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor and Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor. Other works include Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, composed by the Schumann’s dear friend and student, Johannes Brahms.  One of the…
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Fort Collins Symphony to Premiere New Composition by Composer Chris Pilsner

The Fort Collins Symphony (FCS) will premiere a new symphonic work, “A Light in the Ocean,” by composer and Fort Collins native Chris Pilsner at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center. The Symphony commissioned Pilsner to write the piece in honor of the Symphony’s 70th Platinum Season. Composer and conductor Chris Pilsner, a Fort Collins’ Rocky Mountain High School graduate, is becoming an established name in the contemporary classical world. His music for orchestra, wind ensemble, and chamber ensembles has been acclaimed by audiences, performers, and conductors worldwide. His works are widely performed…
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