The Boulder Phil is honored to be one of only four orchestras selected to participate in the inaugural 2017 SHIFT Festival of American Orchestras (March 27-April 2), which provides a national platform to celebrate creativity and build community in our capital's premier concert venue, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
"Nature & Music" Concert
Saturday, March 25 - 7:30 PM at Macky, CU Boulder (kick-off concert)
Tuesday, March 28 - 8 PM at the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Butterman, Music Director
LIAS All the Songs that Nature Sings (World Premiere)
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service with choreographed visuals
MIDKIFF Mandolin Concerto, From the Blue Ridge
Jeff Midkiff, mandolin
HEITZEG Ghosts of the Grasslands
COPLAND Appalachian Spring with Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance
SHIFT: A Festival of American Orchestras is a weeklong spotlight on North American orchestras of all sizes that celebrates the vitality, unique identity, and extraordinary artistry of orchestras by creating an immersive festival experience in the nation’s capital. Two premier presenting organizations, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Washington Performing Arts, are collaborating to present the inaugural SHIFT Festival from March 27-April 2, 2017. http://www.shiftfestival.org