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War Requiem

El Pomar Foundation Masterworks
Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts

May 16, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
May 17, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.

To all patrons and friends of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic: 

The safety of our audience and musicians is our chief concern, and Colorado Governor Jared Polis announced a “Safer at Home” phase in response to COVID-19. We continue to be dedicated to a safe environment for patrons and musicians, and must act appropriately based on the information we have.

Known concert cancellations.
Celtic Spirit – March 13-14
Leningrad – March 27-29
Marvel vs DC – April 3-4
Voices of Light: The Passion of Joan of Arc – April 24-25 
Aretha: Queen of Soul – May 8-9
War Requiem – May 16-17

Ticket Options

Ticket holders are essential to the Philharmonic and we want you to have maximum flexibility so that you get the full value of your purchase.

Exchange your tickets to an upcoming performance. We are happy to exchange your tickets for a voucher which may be redeemed for any Masterworks, Philharmonic Pops, Signature Series, or Holiday performances (including The Nutcracker, Christmas Symphony and New Year’s Eve) through May 8, 2021. Terms apply. During this flexible period, exchanges must take place no later than 30 days after the scheduled performance.*


Return your ticket for a tax deductible donation (or do nothing at all). As a nonprofit organization, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic relies on the audience we serve. Returning your tickets, in lieu of an exchange, is a generous way to support great music and receive a tax deduction.


Our Promises

1.  Promise to Ticket Holders: Patrons get extra flexibility to redeem the full value of their ticket purchase.  In fact, we guarantee that your ticket purchase is secure.  You can exchange unused tickets for an upcoming performance or donate your ticket back and receive a tax deduction.  See below for details.

2.  Promise to Musicians: We are dedicated to the contracted musicians of the Philharmonic for the remainder of this season, and have prioritized their compensation, whether concerts occur or not.  These are our friends, our colleagues, our inspiration, and we make this promise to stand with them during this extraordinarily difficult time.

3.  Promise to the Community: The Philharmonic will return. With your support and flexibility, our beloved orchestra will remain a steadfast community asset for generations to come.

Take A Stand: Your support today is more important than ever

A.  Purchase Season Tickets: The 2020-21 Concert Season is not to be missed! Lock in your plans now by renewing or subscribing today the 2020-21 Concert Season. Being a season ticket holder encourages our musicians and signifies your commitment to arts and culture in the Colorado Springs community. Learn more.

B.  Make a Donation:Support us with a gift of any amount: As a nonprofit arts organization, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic relies on the people we serve. That has never been more true than during this time of event closures as our community works together to reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Please consider the role music plays in your life and support your Symphony with a gift of any amount today.

C.  Stand with Us: Across the U.S., the impact of COVID-19 is variable and rapidly changing. As Congress and the Administration consider new forms of federal economic assistance that may be targeted or widespread, orchestras can join others in the arts and nonprofit sectors that are speaking up to ensure relief meets all community needs. Click here to take action.


2019-20 Concert Season presented by:

Series Presented by:

Concert Sponsor(s):

Marty Kelley

Concert Co-Sponsor(s):
Richard and Sandra Hilt

Guest Artist Sponsor(s):
Ann S. Brosh
Barbara and Don Gazibara
Drs. Michael and Nga Turner
Thomas Schroeppel and L. Paige Clement