As the Colorado Symphony announces its vision for Boettcher Concert Hall, the city of Denver announces a new committee to lead redevelopment efforts at the Denver Performing Arts Complex.
Plans call for better acoustics, fewer seats and more flexible seating arrangements.
Andrew Litton, music director of the Colorado Symphony, talks about the power of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. Recorded Sept. 16, 2014.
'It's sort of a rallying cry: This is going to be a great year for us.'
Six live performances from Boettcher Concert Hall, including music by Beethoven, Gershwin, Brahms and Tchaikovsky.
"Our challenge is maintaining our artistic integrity while we invite new audiences," says Scott O’Neil of the Colorado Symphony.
The symphony is trying to update the concert-going experience in an effort to be more inviting to modern-day audiences.
Opera Colorado director Greg Carpenter says the city’s draft plan would heavily impact his organization’s schedule and bottom line.
A proposal to tear down the symphony’s home to make way for an amphitheater sparks heated debate between the city and Colorado’s flagship orchestra.
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