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The Colorado Springs Philharmonic Announces Philharmonic Pops Series Sponsor Penrose-St. Francis Health Services



Colorado Springs, Colo. – The Colorado Springs Philharmonic is proud to announce the newly named Penrose-St. Francis Health Services Philharmonic Pops, which kicked off this past weekend. Additionally, the health system is the sponsor of Philharmonic CARES, a community program that honors the crucial work of caregivers in our community. “We are beyond grateful for … Continued

Behind the Festival, Bernstein at 100



Just about any discussion about Leonard Bernstein can quickly devolve into a list. Of genius. Of greatness. Of joyous risk taking and majestic ambitions. World-class pianist. The first American-born and trained music director of a major world orchestra. Acclaimed composer of classical works like Mass, ballets and operas, but also West Side Story and other … Continued

Behind Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker



By Tracy Mobley-Martinez At this point, with so many Christmas concerts behind him, Thomas Wilson isn’t exactly sure how many times he’s conducted The Nutcracker. “I’ve completely lost track,” he says. “Between the Philharmonic’s annual production and all the other productions I’ve conducted, it would take some real research to determine that.” The Philharmonic, joined … Continued

New Board Members Announced



Four community leaders have joined the ranks of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic’s Board of Directors.  Together, they offer broad perspectives and decades of combined experience in service to not-for-profit organizations.  Philharmonic board members may serve a maximum of two three-year terms. “These new members represent a significant step forward in the governance of the Philharmonic,” … Continued

Summer Symphony Event Recap



July 4, 2017 was our Summer Symphony event. Here is a recap of the entire day and a behind the scenes look at all that takes place to make this event happen.

Behind the 1812



by Tracy Mobley-Martinez The Fourth of July celebrates everything that makes us American — and with the simplest and grandest spectacles there are. Hot dogs and Mom’s potato salad. Kids running gleefully through sprinklers. Sparklers. Fireworks. And for the luckiest of us, a live performance of a holiday staple, Tchaikovsky’s rousing 1812 Overture. Scholars agree … Continued

Summer Symphony Welcome Video



For four decades, our city has celebrated our nation’s birth with thrilling music and spectacular fireworks. In partnership with the City of Colorado Springs, this annually concert connects our community in a way like no other. July 4: Independence Day, Memorial Park. Get ready for the region’s largest event, featuring Wild Blue Country from the … Continued

Music Director Josep Caballé-Domenech Becomes Artistic Director in Bogotá



On behalf of Music Director Josep Caballé-Domenech, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic is pleased to announce that in addition his role as Music Director of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Caballé-Domenech has accepted the position as Artistic Director for Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá, Columbia. “We’re simply delighted for Josep,” said Nathan Newbrough, Colorado Springs Philharmonic president and … Continued

Colorado Springs Philharmonic Announces the Business Leader of the Year



On Friday, May 5, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic will recognize Mike Jorgensen and Thom Buckley of Red Noland Auto Group for their community spirit and business leadership onstage before the Texas Tenors concert at 7:30 p.m. “We’re proud to have this opportunity to credit our good friends at Red Noland Auto Group,” says Nathan Newbrough, … Continued

Community Video – Mahler 6 Box Design



Allan Bach, Maestro’s Circle Member and Mahler 6 Box Designer, shares the background story of designing the Mahler Box which will be used during our Mahler 6 performance.