Events Of June, 2018

#1 Wind Quintet Concert

Location: Arts & Enrichment Center, Highlands Ranch, CO
Date: 03/06/2018
Time: 02:00 to 03:00

Join the NRO for a wind quintet concert in memory of Nancy Follett. The concert is hosted by Nancy's friends at Wind Crest and will be followed by a brief reception and an opportunity to meet the musicians. 

Where: Arts and Enrichment Center, Highlands Ranch, CO

When: Sunday, June 3, 2018 2:00-3:00 PM

Kindly respond to the NRO office by May 25th if you can join us; CHAMBER CONCERT RSVP

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#2 FREE CONCERT SERIES

Location: 150 W Adams Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Date: 31/05/2018, 01/06/2018, 02/06/2018, 03/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 29/06/2018, 05/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 19/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 12/06/2018, 03/07/2018

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#3 Metheny and More

Location: 150 W Adams Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Date: 30/06/2018
Time: 19:30

Metheny and More
Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 7:30pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)
Michael Stern, Conductor
Guest Artists:
Chris Deviney, She-e Wu, percussion
Riverwalk Center
(150 W. Adams Ave. Breckenridge, CO 80424)
SPONSORS: M.A. Deen, Reggie and Pamela Gray Family, Bonnie Kirschenbaum, Helen and Lester Lemay

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Individual Tickets: $40 Gold, $35 Silver, $25 Bronze, $10 Youth
Tickets go on sale at Noon (MST) on April 17, 2018!
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A truly unique concert in every sense, this performance features the groundbreaking Symphony Fantastique by Hector Berlioz.  Featuring a “picnic”, a “thunderstorm” and a hallucinogenic beheading and dance of witches, this piece has something for everyone.  While the music of jazz legend, Pat Metheny washes over you, our percussion soloists, Chris Deviney and She-e Wu will dazzle you with pyrotechnics passionate fury.  Michael Stern returns with another unique and dazzling performance.  READ FULL PROGRAM NOTES

Repertoire Subject to Change

MAURICE RAVEL (1875 – 1937), Alborada del gracioso

PAT METHENY (B. 1954), Imaginary Day: Duo-Percussion Concerto
ARR. BY CHRIS DEVINEY                

           I. The Awakening

           II. Across the Sky

           III. Heat of the Day

 ~ Intermission ~

HECTOR BERLIOZ (1803 – 1869), Symphonie fantastique, op.14

I. Rêveries, Passions

II. Un bal (A Ball)

III. Scène aux champs (Scene in the Country)

IV. Marche au supplice (March to the Scaffold)

V. Songe d’une nuit du sabbat (Dream of a Witches’ Sabbath)

Music gift donated by BC & Michael Jacoby

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The National Repertory Orchestra plays exclusively on pianos provided by Schmitt Music.
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#4 Cajun Crawfish Boil

Location: 150 W Adams Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Date: 08/06/2018
Time: 17:30

Poster-Final

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#5 NRO Annual Gala

Location: Seawell Ballroom, 1400 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80204
Date: 22/06/2018
Time: 18:00

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#6 In The Gardens Of Spain

Location: 150 W Adams Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Date: 27/06/2018
Time: 19:30

In The Gardens Of Spain
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 7:30pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)
JoAnn Falletta, Conductor
Guest Artist: Orion Weiss, piano
A benefit concert for Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC)

Riverwalk Center
(150 W. Adams Ave. Breckenridge, CO 80424)
SPONSORS: Beaver Run Resort, Robert and Cynthia Benson, Blue River Bistro, Barbara Strauss and Paul Finkel, Anne and Bill Mills

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Individual Tickets: $40 Gold, $35 Silver, $25 Bronze, $10 Youth

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JoAnn Falletta returns to the NRO for a concert benefiting the Family and Intercultural Recourse Center (FIRC).  A portion of the ticket sales will go to FIRC to help support the work they do in Summit County.  Take a journey, led by Maestro Falletta with music composed by Spanish and Mexican composers – with a little help by Debussy.  This concert will surely get you moving!  We welcome Orion Weiss, one of today’s true rising stars, to perform Nights in the Garden of SpainREAD FULL PROGRAM NOTES

Repertoire Subject to Change

JOAQUIN TURINA (1882 – 1949), Danzas fantásticas, op.22
I. Exaltation
II. Fantasy
III. Orgy

MANUEL DE FALLA (1876 – 1946), Nights in the Gardens of Spain
I. In the Gardens of the Generalife
II. A Dance Is Heard in the Distance
III. In the Gardens of the Sierra de Córdoba

                                 ~ Intermission ~

ENRIQUE GRANADOS (1867 – 1916), Intermezzo from Goyescas

CLAUDE DEBUSSY (1862 – 1918), Ibéria, No.2 from Images
I. In the Streets and Byways
II. The Fragrances of the Night
III. The Morning of a Festival Day

ARTURO MÁRQUEZ (b. 1950), Dánzon No.2

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#7 Brahms' 4th

Location: 150 W Adams Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Date: 23/06/2018
Time: 19:30

Brahms' 4th
Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 7:30pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)
Carl Topilow, Conductor
Riverwalk Center
(150 W. Adams Ave. Breckenridge, CO 80424)
SPONSORS: Peak Property Management, Jana Edwards and Rick Poppe

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Celebrating 30 years since the NRO’s triumphant tour of Asia and the Olympic games, we bring back Snake Alley, commissioned by the NRO for the occasion and highlighting the famous district in Taipei of the same name.  Fellow Pablo Griggio performs a masterwork for violin, Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1.  Finishing the program, the enigmatic Symphony No. 4 by Johannes Brahms.  READ FULL PROGRAM NOTES

Repertoire Subject to Change

DAVID DZUBAY (b. 1964), Snake Alley

SERGEI PROKOFIEV (1891 – 1953), Concerto No.1 in D Major for Violin & Orchestra, op.19
I. Andantino
II. Scherzo: Vivacissimo
III. Moderato

                                ~ Intermission ~

JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833 – 1897), Symphony No.4 in E minor, op.98
I. Allegro non troppo
II. Andante moderato
III. Allegro giocoso
IV. Allegro energico e passionato

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#8 Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra

Location: 150 W Adams Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Date: 20/06/2018
Time: 19:30

Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 7:30pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)
Marcello Lehninger, Conductor
Riverwalk Center
(150 W. Adams Ave. Breckenridge, CO 80424)
SPONSORS: Beaver Run Resort, Blue River Bistro, Robin Hadley

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Individual Tickets: $40 Gold, $35 Silver, $25 Bronze, $10 Youth

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The NRO is proud to welcome Marcelo Lehninger, Music Director of the Grand Rapid’s Symphony performing music from three centuries.  One of the seminal works of Mozart, his 1788 Symphony #39 begins the program.  We feature our fellow Katelyn Lyons in Saint-Saens’ 1863 fiery Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso.  Finishing the program is the 20th century masterwork Concerto for Orchestra, by Bela Bartók.  READ FULL PROGRAM NOTES

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WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756 – 1791), Symphony No.39 in E-flat Major, K.543
I. Adagio – Allegro
II. Andante con moto
III. Menuetto: Allegretto
IV. Allegro

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS (1835 – 1921), Introduction & Rondo capriccioso for Violin & Orchestra, op.28

                                 ~ Intermission ~

BÉLA BARTÓK (1881 – 1945), Concerto for Orchestra
I. Introduzione: Andante non troppo – Allegro vivace
II. Giuoco delle coppie: Allegretto scherzando
III. Elegia: Andante non troppo
IV. Intermezzo interrotto: Allegretto
V. Finale: Pesante – Presto

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#9 Superman and More

Location: 150 W Adams Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Date: 16/06/2018
Time: 19:30

Superman and More
Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 7:30pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)
Carl Topilow, Conductor
Riverwalk Center
(150 W. Adams Ave. Breckenridge, CO 80424)
SPONSORS: Sam and Barbara McCleneghan, Sally and Bruce Queen

 

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Stories abound in this tribute to the heroic stories of yesterday and today.  Till Eulenspiegel was a mythical character from 16th century Germany playing practical jokes and lambasting the ruling class of the time.  Superman, created as a classic “good vs. evil” character symbolizes all that is good in American society.  We also feature four of our very talented fellows in a performance of Haydn’s Sinfonia Concertante for violin, cello, oboe and bassoon.  READ FULL PROGRAM NOTES

Repertoire Subject to Change

RICHARD STRAUSS (1864 – 1949), Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, op.28

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN (1732 – 1809), Sinfonia concertante in B-flat Major, op.84, Hob.I/105
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Allegro con spirito

                                 ~ Intermission ~

MICHAEL DAUGHERTY (b. 1954), Metropolis Symphony
I. Lex
II. Krypton
III. MXYZPTLK
IV. Oh Lois!
V. Red Cape Tango

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#10 Beethoven's Heroic Symphony

Location: 150 W Adams Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Date: 13/06/2018
Time: 19:30

Beethoven's Heroic Symphony
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 7:30pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)
Carl Topilow, Conductor
A benefit concert for Summit County’s First Responders
Riverwalk Center
(150 W. Adams Ave. Breckenridge, CO 80424)
SPONSORS: Blue River Bistro, Laurie and William Bolthouse, Joan Manley Houlton, Ski Village Resorts

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There could be no better way to celebrate the true heroes of Summit County, our first responders, than by featuring Beethoven’s triumphant, “Eroica” [Heroic] Symphony.  Join us for this concert and support our hometown heroes.  Proceeds from tickets sales go to support first responder not-for-profits in Summit County.  This concert also feature our percussion section in the joyful and bombastic “Glory and the Grandeur” by Russell Peck. READ FULL PROGRAM NOTES

Repertoire Subject to Change

GIOACCHINO ROSSINI (1792 – 1868), Overture to William Tell

RUSSELL PECK (b. 1945), The Glory and the Grandeur; Concerto for Percussion Trio

                                 ~ Intermission ~

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770 – 1827), Symphony  No.3 in E-flat Major, op.55, Eroica
I. Allegro con brio
II. Marcia funebre: Adagio assai
III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
IV. Finale: Allegro molto

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#11 Bernstein's West Side Story

Location: 150 W Adams Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Date: 09/06/2018
Time: 19:30

Bernstein's West Side Story
Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 7:30pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)
Carl Topilow, Conductor
Riverwalk Center (150 W. Adams Ave. Breckenridge, CO 80424)
SPONSORS: Beaver Run Resort, Ann and Tom Rader, Kate and Jim Taucher, Pam and Sonny Wiegand

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We celebrate our opening concert with an American showcase honoring Leonard Bernstiein’s 100th birthday and his quintessential American Work, West Side Story.  The program also features Bernstien’s class-mate, Samuel Barber’s Second Symphony and his stunningly beautiful Violin Concerto.  Highlighting our American showcase is music from the film An American in Paris by George Gershwin.  READ FULL PROGRAM NOTES

Repertoire Subject to Change
JOHN WILLIAMS (b. 1932), Olympic SpiritSAMUEL

BARBER (1910 – 1981), Essay No.2, op.17

SAMUEL BARBER (1910 – 1981), Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, op.14
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Presto in moto perpetuo

                                 ~ Intermission ~

 LEONARD BERNSTEIN (1918 – 1990), Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
I. Prologue
II. “Somewhere”
III. Scherzo
IV. Mambo
V. Cha Cha
VI. Meeting Scene
VII.”Cool” Fugue
VIII. Rumble
IX. Finale

GEORGE GERSHWIN (1898 – 1937), An American in Paris

 

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Please silence cell phones during the concert. Audio recording and video recording are strictly prohibited.
The National Repertory Orchestra plays exclusively on pianos provided by Schmitt Music.
Thank you for recycling your concession items.

 


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