DENVER – May 25, 2012 – The Colorado Symphony has moved forward with its plans to increase its digital presence and is offering a free, live online audio stream of an upcoming performance of its Masterworks Series program “Shakespeare in Music” on June 8, 2012.
“The opportunity to provide a live audio stream of our concerts allows us to deliver our programming directly to listeners located anywhere in the world who can’t attend a live performance, and affords us the opportunity to reach a much broader market,” stated Colorado Symphony President & CEO, Gene Sobczak. “This inaugural live stream speaks to our commitment to providing live music utilizing current media. It’s a really exciting start to what we plan to be a frequent offering of digital media.”
Audiences can go to www.coloradosymphony.org and click on the “LIVE Stream” banner in order to listen in. The stream begins at 7:00 pm with pre-concert interviews and a concert start time of 7:30 pm. Live streaming is accessible from any computer and mobile device that has audio playback software.
Artists: Colorado Symphony
Andrés Cárdenes, conductor
Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano
Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Philip Sneed, producing artistic director
Benaiah Anderson and ZZ Moor, actors
Program: WEBER / Overture to Oberon
BERLIOZ / The Death of Cleopatra
BERLIOZ / Selections from Romeo and Juliett
BERNSTEIN / Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Performances: Friday, June 8 at 7:30 pm – LIVE streaming atwww.coloradosymphony.org
Saturday, June 9 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, June 10 at 2:30 pm
Tickets: Remaining tickets currently start at $19. Tickets are on sale now atwww.coloradosymphony.org, the Colorado Symphony Box Office: (303) 623-7876 or (877) 292-7979 or in-person in the lobby of Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Hours are Monday to Friday from 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday from 12 pm to 6 pm.
About 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.