Meet the conductor who will shape the sound and identity of the Colorado Symphony over the next five years.
Mitchell, the 37-year-old associate conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra, is set to lead the symphony for four seasons beginning in 2017.
There are no detailed designs or a formal price tag yet, but the mayor, speaking at Thursday's formal unveiling of the plans, calls the vision "very hefty."
The new disc is a vibrant take on a composer whose name is synonymous with the sound of the American West.
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Hear him live from Boettcher Concert Hall on CPR Classical at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
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