Upcoming Shows

Avanti Music Academy presents Formal Recitals

December 7 - December 14, 2016

 These recitals are designed to strengthen and develop the more intermediate/advanced students' performing abilities in a formal, semi-professional environment. 

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It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

December 8 - December 18, 2016

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life on the Arts Center stage as a live 1940s radio broadcast, complete with an applause sign, commercial jingles, and on-stage sound effects.

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A Kantorei Christmas

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Kantorei, or singers, formed in 1997 under the leadership of six friends who decided to form a choir capable of singing a broad range of a cappella choral music. Now in its 20th full season of performing, the group has expanded into an auditioned ensemble of volunteer singers under the direction of Artistic Director Joel M. Rinsema.

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Riders in the Sky: Christmas the Cowboy Way

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

It's a great big western ho-ho-ho from America's Favorite Cowboys! Those wacky, four-part harmonizing cowboys have spruced up the bunkhouse, donned their sequined yuletide outfits, and unleashed their vivid imaginations to create a holiday musical fantasy for Saddle Pals of all ages.

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Miss Colorado JR High-High School-Collegiate America Pageant 2017 with Emcee Chase McNary

Sunday, January 8, 2017

The Miss Junior High School, High School, and Collegiate America competition exists for the purpose of providing personal and professional opportunities for young girls. It is our goal to provide outstanding young women the opportunity to compete in a pageant system that has the highest moral values. The Miss High School America Organization is a scholarship pageant system. 

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Seedlings: Creepy Crawly Storytime

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Through stories and live animal encounters, children and families can experience various invertebrates through some of their most beloved storybook characters! 

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Arias and Ensembles

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Performed by Opera Colorado’s Young Artists, this delightful concert-style program features highlights from operatic and musical theater repertoire. Selections are performed as they would be on stage but without the use of sets and costumes, creating an intimate and engaging experience.

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Passport to Culture: Chinese New Year 2017

Sunday, January 15, 2017

The rich and vibrant culture of China returns to Lone Tree! Celebrate entering the Year of the Rooster with different dances that tell a story embodying the culture of the Chinese New Year festivity.

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National Geographic Live: Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Meet Spinosaurus, the largest predatory dinosaur yet discovered—larger than T. rex—and hear the incredible story of how this prehistoric giant was almost lost to science, before being brought back to light with the help of a remarkable young paleontologist.
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Student/Senior Matinee: National Geographic Live: Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Meet Spinosaurus, the largest predatory dinosaur yet discovered—larger than T. rex—and hear the incredible story of how this prehistoric giant was almost lost to science, before being brought back to light with the help of a remarkable young paleontologist.

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The HillBenders: TOMMY, A Bluegrass Opry

Thursday, January 19, 2017

45 years after the original release of The Who's Tommy, this classic of classic rock has now been fully realized as a full length bluegrass tribute featuring Springfield, Missouri’s The HillBenders.

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UNC Showcase of the Arts 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017

See rising stars in visual art, music, and theatre from the University of Northern Colorado’s College of Performing and Visual Arts. UNC alumni, friends, and prospective students are invited to join us for a special performance and a dessert reception.  

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Muscle Shoals: I'll Take You There

February 2 - February 12, 2017

Celebrate the incredible music recorded at Muscle Shoals and share in the stories behind the music. A group of talented musicians take you on a journey from Muscle Shoals’ early days with W.C. Handy through music made famous by such greats as Wilson Pickett, Etta James, Aretha Franklin, the Staples Sisters, Percy Sledge, Paul Simon, Mac Davis, and many more.

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Seedlings: Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta offers a unique musical experience for children to join in, engage with, and express themselves.

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Student Matinee: Muscle Shoals: I'll Take You There

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Celebrate the incredible music recorded at Muscle Shoals and share in the stories behind the music.

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Russian National Ballet 'The Sleeping Beauty'

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Considered the crown jewel of legendary choreographer Marius Petipa's career, The Sleeping Beauty is the magical fairy tale of the beautiful, sleeping princess who awaits the kiss of her prince.

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SF Family Tree: Tunji and the Giant

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Join the Colorado Symphony for this storytelling program that is an introduction to classical music and instruments of the orchestra.

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Passport to Culture: Tunji and the Giant

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Join the Colorado Symphony for this storytelling program that is an introduction to classical music and instruments of the orchestra.

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Takács Quartet

Friday, February 24, 2017

Recognized as one of the world's great ensembles, the Takács Quartet plays with a unique blend of drama, warmth, and humor, combining four distinct musical personalities to bring fresh insights to the string quartet repertoire. The program for this evening will be Ravel’s “Quartet,” Beethoven’s  “Op. 133 (Grosse Fugue),” and Beethoven Op. 59 No. 1.

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Denver Concert Band presents All That Jazz!

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Our annual Guest Artist Concert featuring Denver’s fabulous Queen City Jazz Band playing traditional Dixieland jazz along with the Denver Concert Band for a fun afternoon.

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Student Matinee: Fiesta Colorado Dance Company

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Fiesta Colorado Dance Company, directed by Jeanette Trujillo-Lucero, focuses on preserving and presenting the Hispanic dance arts of Colorado. Joined by the live band Mariachi Sol de Mi Tierra, this performance - with its magnetic energy and vivacious choreography.

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The Subdudes

Friday, March 3, 2017

Over the course of 25 years and ten albums, the Subdudes have quietly become one of America’s national music treasures. The New Orleans-formed group is a living encapsulation of American music, a vibrant cauldron of sounds that stirs together meaty grooves and jazzy dynamics, soulful R&B swagger, easy vocal harmonies, cheeky rock ‘n’ roll attitude, and folky social consciousness.

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Art Garfunkel: In Close-Up

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Blessed with what the New York Times described as a “beautiful countertenor,” Grammy winner and pop-folk icon Art Garfunkel has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel. This special performance encompasses his solo hits, Simon & Garfunkel songs, cuts from his favorite songwriters, and parts of his forthcoming autobiography.

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Rhythm in the Night, The Irish Dance Spectacular

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Experience the new Irish dance phenomenon that is sweeping the country, Rhythm in the Night, The Irish Dance Spectacular!

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Ivy Street Serenades

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

From Beethoven to composers of today, the Denver-based Ivy Street Ensemble explores the possibilities of music for a trio of flute and strings. All the players perform with the Colorado Symphony, but they also find pleasure in small group recitals. The program samples a variety of music, including masters of the past and also current American composers.

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Wendy Whelan, Brian Brooks, and Brooklyn Rider

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Former New York City Ballet prima ballerina Wendy Whelan and choreographer Brian Brooks reteam after their wildly successful Restless Creature for an evening of contemporary dance, this time collaborating with the New York‐based string quartet, Brooklyn Rider.

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Passport to Culture: Denver Taiko

Sunday, March 12, 2017

A dynamic and propulsive event, this performance is a combination of structured rhythms and improvisational solos that roll together like thunder to stir your soul.

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Seedlings: Young Yogis

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Young Yogis bend, stretch, and strengthen both body and mind in a fun-based and engaging environment.

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Lone Tree Symphony presents The Masterworks Concert

Friday, March 24, 2017

Featuring Dvorak’s 8th Symphony, this concert has some of the great music written by great composers throughout history. This is definitely a concert not to be missed!

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The Trojan War: Our Warrior Chorus

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Aquila Theatre and American combat veterans/actors of the Warrior Chorus collaborate on a unique theatrical experience – The Trojan War, where the classic myths of ancient Greece and Rome are set against the compelling narratives of modern war.

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Seedlings: Animal Exploration!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

 

Colorado Ballet teaches you how to shake, shimmy, and slide like your favorite animal!

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SF Family Tree: The Buffalo Bill Experience

Sunday, April 9, 2017

The Buffalo Bill Experience is chock full of all the wagon train driving, Army scouting, Indian fighting, and Pony Express riding adventures that made Buffalo Bill an American icon, gathering legendary friends like Wild Bill Kickok, Kit Carson, Annie Oakley, General George Armstrong Custer, and Sitting Bull along the way.

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Passport to Culture: The Buffalo Bill Experience

Sunday, April 9, 2017

The Buffalo Bill Experience is chock full of all the wagon train driving, Army scouting, Indian fighting, and Pony Express riding adventures that made Buffalo Bill an American icon.

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EVITA

April 13 - April 29, 2017

Argentina's controversial First Lady is the subject of this dynamic musical masterpiece. As an illegitimate fifteen year old, Eva escaped her dirt-poor existence for the bright lights of Buenos Aires. Driven by ambition and blessed with charisma, she was a starlet at twenty-two, the president's mistress at twenty-four, First Lady at twenty-seven, and dead at thirty-three.

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SF Family Tree: Skippyjon Jones Snow What

May 2 - May 3, 2017

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the bravest Chihuahua of them all? Skippyjon Jones the Siamese cat who thinks he's a Mexican Chihuahua of course! While his sisters listen to Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Skippy heads off for the REAL adventure awaiting him in his closet.

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Student Matinee: Skippyjon Jones Snow What

May 2 - May 3, 2017

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the bravest Chihuahua of them all? Skippyjon Jones the Siamese cat who thinks he's a Mexican Chihuahua of course! While his sisters listen to Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Skippy heads off for the REAL adventure awaiting him in his closet.

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The Denver Brass presents Hot! Hot! Hot!

Friday, May 5, 2017

The internationally acclaimed Denver Brass, along with Fiesta Colorado Dance Company, debuts at Lone Tree with an unparalleled excursion into fiery and sensual Latin sounds and fusions. 

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Scott O'Neil and the Rosetta Music Society: Shuffle

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Shuffle is a classical-pops hybrid, incorporating works by modern 'popular' composers as diverse as Björk, Pat Metheny, Annie Lennox, Rodgers and Hart, Henry Mancini, and Clean Bandit, supplemented with modern 'serious' composers like Philip Glass, Arvo Pärt, and John Adams, and mixed in with classics by Bach, Prokofiev, Elgar, and others.  

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Boulder Chamber Orchestra presents Ode to Joy

Sunday, May 7, 2017

The Boulder Chamber Orchestra concludes its 13th season with its longest and most ambitious season finale yet! Join us and the Boulder Chorale for one of the best pieces of western music, Beethoven's 9th Symphony!

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Seedlings: Save the Date!

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Save the date in May for another great Seedlings program!

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O'Connor Band featuring Mark O'Connor

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The O’Connor Band isn’t your typical family band. Three of the four members -- including American music legend Mark O’Connor -- play fiddle, and the fourth plays mandolin.

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Denver Concert Band presents Sunday in the Park

Sunday, May 14, 2017

A relaxing collection of music conjuring visions of spring and summer out of doors.

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National Geographic Live: The Search for Life Beyond Earth

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Astrobiologist Kevin Hand is searching for life beyond Earth. Working at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, he is designing instruments that will travel to Jupiter’s moon Europa to search for a possible subsurface ocean there that may support primitive forms of life.

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Student/Senior Matinee: National Geographic Live: The Search for Life Beyond Earth

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Astrobiologist Kevin Hand is searching for life beyond Earth. Working at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, he is designing instruments that will travel to Jupiter’s moon Europa to search for a possible subsurface ocean there that may support primitive forms of life.

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Lone Tree Symphony presents Dances

Friday, May 19, 2017

Music and dance have always been synonymous. In this final concert of the Lone Tree Symphony Orchestra’s season discover how these two puzzle pieces fit together.

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SF Family Tree: James and the Giant Peach

Sunday, May 21, 2017

When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion which results in a tremendous peach. Suddenly, James finds himself in the center of the gigantic peach on a journey with human-sized insects with equally oversized personalities.

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Passport to Culture: James and the Giant Peach

Sunday, May 21, 2017

When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion which results in a tremendous peach. Suddenly, James finds himself in the center of the gigantic peach on a journey with human-sized insects with equally oversized personalities.

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The Heavenly Harp

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Harps aren’t just for angels to play. Many great composers have appreciated the harp and written ensemble pieces for it, often combined with other string instruments—though ones with fewer strings than harps. This program features dance-flavored music of Claude Debussy for harp and string quartet, along with other small ensemble compositions.

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An Afternoon with The First Ladies of Jazz

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Join Denver's First Lady Mary Louise Lee for a swinging, sensuous tribute to the first ladies of jazz.  From Ella and Billie to Etta, Sarah and Dinah, this performance will span the classic voices of jazz.

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