The Colorado Symphony Orchestra has announced details of its summer 2009 season, which takes place from July 3 to 25 and includes five free outdoor concerts at Denver’s City Park, Cheesman Park, and Red Rocks Amphitheatre, as well as Sweetwater Park in Lone Tree and University of Northern Colorado’s Garden Theatre in Greeley. Repertoire for the free concerts, led by CSO Associate Conductor Scott O’Neil, includes Copland’s Lincoln Portrait, Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, Sousa marches, selections from Porgy and Bess and The Sound of Music, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4, and the overture to Glinka’s Ruslan and Lyudmila. The CSO will also perform two paid-ticket “Mozart Under Moonlight” concerts in Arvada, Colorado, led by CSO Principal Guest Conductor Douglas Boyd, at which the CSO will perform Symphony Nos. 40 and 41, the overtures to The Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute, and the Sinfonia Concertante with violinist Yumi Hwang Williams and violist Basil Vendryes.
Posted May 19, 2009