Fort Collins Symphony Travels from Paris to Prague

With Maestro Wes Kenney navigating the way, the Fort Collins Symphony travels from Paris to Prague on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, performing music composed by Berlioz, Brahms, and Dvo?ák. The evening features New York Philharmonic Assistant Concertmaster Michelle Kim and renowned cellist Clive Greensmith performing Johannes Brahms’ Concerto for Violin and Cello. The concert begins with French Romantic composer Hector Berlioz’s Le Corsaire Overture, a piece inspired by a poem by Lord Byron about pirates. Michelle Kim and Clive Greensmith play Brahms’ unusual concerto for two solo instruments, violin and cello. The concert…
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Fort Collins Symphony Opens Season 69 Celebrating Leonard Bernstein!

Under the baton of Maestro Wes Kenney, the Fort Collins Symphony opens Season 69 on Saturday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, with an all-Leonard Bernstein retrospective for its first Masterworks performance: Hollywood to the Big Apple. Marking the 100th anniversary of his birth, this live orchestral experience will celebrate the broad contributions of one of American’s greatest and most prolific composers. Bernstein was a rare genius whose talents enabled him to excel as a pianist, conductor, teacher, mentor, and composer of both popular musical theater and serious orchestral works. The Fort Collins Symphony will journey through…
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The Fort Collins Symphony and The Lyric Cinema Collaborate for the All-Bernstein Masterworks 1 Concert

On Saturday, October 6, 2018, the Fort Collins Symphony (FCS) opens Season 69 at the Lincoln Center with a lively all-Leonard Bernstein Masterworks 1 concert in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the American composer’s birth. This performance includes the romantic, Latin, and jazz-laced Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, along with other popular and lesser-known works that showcase this iconic American composer’s talents and career. The Lyric cinema is collaborating with the Symphony by hosting two screenings of Bernstein’s 1961 blockbuster musical film West Side Story: Tuesday, September 25 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, September 30 at 1:30 p.m.…
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Fort Collins Symphony Sets Sail for 69th Season

The Fort Collins Symphony’s 69th season sets sail on October 6, 2018. The itinerary is set and audience members are invited to reserve their tickets for an epic journey — “Odyssey: Sound Travels.” Under the baton of award-winning conductor Maestro Wes Kenney, and over the course of five Masterworks and two Pops performances, the 2018-2019 expedition includes a wealth of eras, styles, subjects, and composers. The trip begins with a journey through the iconic mid-Century music of Hollywood and the Big Apple. Then it’s off through the Peruvian Andes, across the storm-tossed Scottish seas, and into the glittering cultural capitals…
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