SHERIDAN, Wyo. — (September 25, 2017) Whitney Center for the Arts (WCA) welcomes the Colorado Symphony Thursday, October 5 at 7 p.m. for a classical performance featuring Mozart, Kilar, Bach and Haydn. Andres Lopera will conduct. Lopera has led the Oregon Symphony, Toledo Symphony and Columbia Symphony Orchestra, and is regarded as one of the most passionate, energetic young conductors in America today.
“We are honored to welcome Colorado Symphony back to the Whitney Center for the Arts for our second season,” said Dr. Erin Hanke, WCA director. “Our concert hall was built specifically to support the finest live music. You will feel the power and intimacy of these classical pieces, which were chosen specifically with our hall in mind. This concert is an opportunity not to be missed!”
Colorado Symphony is home to eighty full-time musicians, representing more than a dozen nations, and performs at Boettcher Concert Hall for more than 250,000 audience members each year. It is led by Brett Mitchell, music director, and Yi Zhao, concertmaster. Mitchell is known for delivering compelling contemporary and classical concert performances, and begins his tenure as director with guest artists Renée Fleming and Yo-Yo Ma.
Tickets are available at WhitneyArts.org or by visiting the WYO Theater box office in downtown Sheridan from Tuesday through Friday, 12 to 4 p.m., or calling 307.672.9084.