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Colorado Music Festival

Colorado Music Festival

Jul 26th 2018 @ Chautauqua Auditorium

Boulder, CO
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Genres:
Classical
Hometown:
Boulder, Colorado

Under the artistic vision of Maestro Peter Oundjian, the Colorado Music Festival thrills audiences of more than 20,000 each season with programming that embraces the most...
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Barber's Violin Concerto
Thursday, July 26th, 2018
7:30 PM
Chautauqua Auditorium
900 BASELINE ROAD, Boulder, CO 80302
Experience the extraordinary talent of Grammy-winning violinist Augustin Hadelich, “an intimate performer whose self-effacing quality allows the music to soar” (Los Angeles Times), as he performs Barber’s Violin Concerto under conductor Peter Oundjian. The program also features Paul Hindemith’s "Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes" by Carl Maria von Weber, George Walker’s "Lyric for Strings," and John Adams thrilling and disturbing "Doctor Atomic Symphony" (adapted from his opera "Doctor Atomic") which seeks to portray the ambition and agony of Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer as he unleashed the power of the atom at the Trinity test site in 1945.

Program:
Paul Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber
Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto
George Walker: Lyric for Strings
John Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony
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About Colorado Music Festival
Genres:
Classical
Hometown:
Boulder, Colorado

Under the artistic vision of Maestro Peter Oundjian, the Colorado Music Festival thrills audiences of more than 20,000 each season with programming that embraces the most...
Read More