with The Colorado Symphony
April 19-21, 2013
BNC’s acclaimed dancers will share the stage with a handpicked ensemble of The Colorado Symphony’s distinguished musicians for an irresistible evening of new dance by Garrett Ammon. Featuring a beautiful dichotomy of music by two composers; acclaimed Israeli composer Ofer Ben-Amots and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Perpetual Beauty will be an uncommon celebration of the human spirit. coloradosymphony.org
Friday April 19, 2013; 7:30pm
Saturday April 20, 2013; 7:30pm
Sunday April 21, 2013; 2pm
Performing Arts Complex
at Pinnacle Charter School
1001 W. 84th Avenue
Denver, CO 80260
Map & Directions
Single tickets for the April 19-21 performances sold exclusively through BNC.
The Colorado Symphony
The region’s only full-time professional orchestra, the Colorado Symphony embraces a tradition of musical excellence by presenting a diverse array of symphonic performances throughout the year. Originally established in 1989 as the successor to the Denver Symphony, the Colorado Symphony thrives on a spirit of collaboration among musicians, staff, trustees and the community. The Colorado Symphony performs in Boettcher Concert Hall and On Location throughout the state and region utilizing small ensembles to the full-sized orchestra. Programs include expanded education and outreach initiatives, as well as Masterworks, Pops, Holiday, Family, Inside the Score and Symphony on the Rocks series that have attracted an ever-increasing level of concertgoers. By presenting music that is both timeless and inspiring, while taking risks with new musical collaborations and interactive concerts, the Colorado Symphony is committed to reaching global audiences with the use of state-of-the-art digital media via live streaming and concert downloads.
For more information about the Colorado Symphony, visit www.coloradosymphony.org.
Andrew Stevens, Clarinet
Andy Stevens plays Bass Clarinet and is part of the clarinet section at the Colorado Symphony. He started the clarinet at age seven with his father Jack Stevens, long time Denver Public Schools music teacher and Director of the Denver Youth Musicians. He later studied with Richard Joiner, former principal clarinet with the Denver Symphony and Donald Ambler former bass clarinetist of the Denver/Colorado Symphony.
A member of the Colorado Symphony’s clarinet section since 1992, Andy is also very active in the Colorado Symphony’s educational outreach programs that have enlightened thousands of children over the years. He has, on several occasions, performed with the “Up Close and Musical” ensemble throughout the region as well. As a soloist, he has appeared with the Denver Symphony, the Rocky Mountain Symphony, Colorado Wind Ensemble, Denver Concert Band and the Denver Municipal Band, one of the oldest musical organizations in the United States. In addition, Andy enjoys fly fishing, amateur astronomy, hiking and camping with his family in the Rocky Mountains.
Colin McAllister, Guitar
Colin enjoys a rich musical life as a soloist, chamber musician, conductor and educator. His repertoire spans the gamut of historical periods and styles: from the late fourteenth-century polyphony of the ars subtilior to recent modernist works as well as jazz. He is frequently in demand as a chamber musician and has worked with many groups.
Colin has recorded for the Innova, Albany, Old King Cole, Vienna Modern Masters, Carrier and Tzadik record labels. He has two publications with Productions d’OZ: The Vanguard Guitar and Fourteenth Century Counterpoint: Music of the Chantilly Codex. The Vanguard Guitar was praised by Soundboard magazine as “a great success...not only a primer of modern techniques, but also a library of current performance practices.” He earned the Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of California, San Diego, and currently serves as the Coordinator of the Music Program at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and co-director of the Peak Frequency Creative Arts Collective. www.colinmcallister.com
Kevin Kennedy, Piano
Kevin Kennedy has been a professional coach and accompanist in the Denver area for many years. He has taught at Arapahoe Community College, the University of Denver, James Madison University in Virginia, and is currently at Red Rocks Community College, where he teaches voice. He has worked for Central City Opera, Opera Colorado, the Colorado Symphony, and was music director/conductor for the Colorado Ballet in their 1992-’93 season. For over 25 years he was organist/ choir director at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, a position he has also held at Immaculate Conception Cathedral. Currently he is at Holy Redeemer Episcopal Church in Denver. Most recently, Kevin was the accompanist for the operaThe Kaiser from Atlantis, and played in the orchestra for the collaborative effort with the Colorado Symphony, Central City Opera and Wonderbound, From Darkness to Light.
Yumi Hwang-Williams, Principal
Basil Vendryes, Principal