Full price: $15-$66
Full price: $15-$66
- Presented by: Artist Series
- Intermission: One
- Venue: Macky Auditorium
- Macky Auditorium Concert Hall, -0285, 1595 Pleasant St, Boulder, CO 80309
"Brims with personality or, better, personalities, many and varied!" —The New York Times
Known for its innovative, unpredictable approach, the conductor-less, Grammy-nominated string orchestra A Far Cry offers a fresh perspective on Mozart, Tchaikovsky and other masters in a performance that is "a far cry" from any classical concert you've heard before.
For more than 80 years, the Artist Series has brought the globe's finest jazz, classical, world music and dance performers to Boulder. Many of these performances sell out; order your tickets today to guarantee the best seats.
Performance date and time:
Saturday, Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.
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Pärt (b. 1935): Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten
Mozart (1756-1791): Serenade No. 6 in D major, “Serenata Notturna,” K.239
Elgar (1857-1934): Introduction and Allegro for Strings, Op. 47
Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op. 48
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