April 13, 2022

Loveland Orchestra Presents a Spring Program of Audience Favorites

The Loveland Orchestra presents the final concert of their “Second Nature” series on Friday, April 22, at 7:30pm, at the Roberta Price Auditorium at Thompson Valley High School, located at 1669 Eagle Dr., Loveland, CO. At 7:00pm, Conductor Louie Silvestri begins the evening with a lively discussion of the music in the program.

The concert begins with the entertaining Carnival of the Animals, composed by Saint-Saëns. It will be narrated by Robert Bruce and features concert pianists Julie King and Silvana Santinelli. This is followed by a dazzling performance of the first movement of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto by Casey Reed, winner of the Loveland Orchestra’s 2022 Young Artist Competition. Also on the program is Prokofiev’s well-known Peter and the Wolf. Topping off the evening will be Smetana’s haunting Moldau.

Tickets at the door are $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for children 12 and under. They are also available online with an additional $1 handling fee.

Because of rising costs, ticket prices will be increasing next season. However, ticket packages for the 2022 – 2023 season may be purchased at this concert at the current season’s prices, either in the lobby or online. Package prices of six tickets at $50 for adults and $25 for students expire April 30.

The Loveland Orchestra consists of over 60 musicians, amateur and professional, from Loveland and the surrounding area. To audition for the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org.

For tickets, information about the orchestra, or ways to support the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org. For advertising opportunities or other questions, please email info@LovelandOrchestra.org.

February 22, 2022

Loveland Orchestra Presents a Program of Spring Favorites

The Loveland Orchestra presents the next program in their “Second Nature” series celebrating spring on Friday, March 4, at 7:30pm, at Mountain View High School Auditorium located at 3500 Mountain Lion Dr., Loveland, CO. At 7:00pm Conductor Louie Silvestri begins the evening with a discussion of the music in the program.

The concert begins with the iconic William Tell Overture by Rossini which contains some of the most recognizable music ever written. This is followed by Johann Strauss’s famous Blue Danube Waltz. Also on the program is Grieg’s exciting Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46. Topping off the evening will be Symphony No. 1 in Bb major “Spring”, by Robert Schumann.

Tickets at the door are $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for children 12 and under. They are also available online with an additional $1 fee. Packages of 6 tickets are $50 for adults and $25 for students.

The Loveland Orchestra consists of over 60 musicians, amateur and professional, from Loveland and the surrounding area. To audition for the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org.

For tickets, information about the orchestra’s 2021 – 2022 season, or ways to support the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org. For advertising opportunities or other questions, please email info@LovelandOrchestra.org.

January 21, 2022

Loveland Orchestra Presents a Program of Mozart Favorites

 The Loveland Orchestra presents a program of some of Wolfgang Mozart’s most beloved pieces on Friday, January 28, at 7:30pm, at Mountain View High School Auditorium located at 3500 Mountain Lion Dr., Loveland, CO. At 7:00pm Conductor Louie Silvestri begins the evening with a discussion of the music in the program.

 The concert begins with String Quintet No. 2 in C minor, K. 406/516b performed with a full string ensemble. Next is the Serenade in G Major, “Eine kleine Nachtmusik,” K. 525, arguably Mozart’s most well-known work. The program concludes with Serenade No. 10 in B-flat Major, K. 361/307a, often referred to as the “Gran Partita.”

 Per a recent Public Health Order issued by the Public Health Director for the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment everyone in the concert hall must wear a face mask.

 Tickets at the door are $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for children 12 and under. They are also available online with an additional $1 fee. Packages of 6 tickets are $50 for adults and $25 for students.

 The Loveland Orchestra consists of over 60 musicians, amateur and professional, from Loveland and the surrounding area. To audition for the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org.

 For tickets, information about the orchestra’s 2021 – 2022 season, or ways to support the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org. For advertising opportunities or other questions, please email info@LovelandOrchestra.org.

 On February 2 between 4pm and 8pm the orchestra will team with Noodles at 225 29th St. in Loveland for a fundraising event. Support the orchestra and enjoy a tasty meal to boot! For more information, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org.

December 12, 2021

Loveland Orchestra Participates in the Beethoven in the Rockies Concert Series

The Loveland Orchestra has been invited to participate in the Beethoven in the Rockies Concert Series. The orchestra will be performing Friday, December 17, at 7:30pm, in the University Of Northern Colorado Campus Commons Performance Hall located at 1051 22nd St. Greeley, CO 80639. At 7:00pm Loveland Orchestra Conductor Louie Silvestri begins the evening with a discussion of the music in the program.

 The evening includes a performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concert No. 3, Op. 37, featuring pianist Adam Zukiewicz. Mr. Zukiewicz is an Associate Professor at the University of Northern Colorado and serves as the founder and artistic director of the Beethoven of the Rockies series.

 The program also includes Beethoven’s Third Symphony, Op. 55, known as the Eroica (Heroic) Symphony.

 Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for seniors, $8 for non-UNC students, $5 for UNC students, and others $8. There is an additional $1 fee per ticket and $2 fee per $30 purchased. Tickets may be purchased on line at https://tickets.unco.edu/online/article/1217beethoven. Please note Loveland Orchestra season tickets, or Loveland Orchestra tickets purchased during the 2019 - 2020 season, are not valid for this concert.

 The Loveland Orchestra consists of over 60 musicians, amateur and professional, from Loveland and the surrounding area. To audition for the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org.

 For tickets, information about the orchestra’s 2021 – 2022 season, or ways to support the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org. For advertising opportunities or other questions, please email info@LovelandOrchestra.org.

November 29, 2021

Loveland Orchestra Presents an Evening of Music for the Holidays

 The Loveland Orchestra presents Music for the Holidays on Friday, December 3, at 7:30pm, at Mountain View High School Auditorium located at 3500 Mountain Lion Dr., Loveland, CO. At 7:00pm Conductor Louie Silvestri begins the evening with a discussion of the music in the program.

 Highlighting the concert will be the performance by Shawn Murphy of Vivaldi’s Concerto No. 4 in F minor, “Winter,” from the composer’s Four Seasons. The program also includes Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1, Op. 13 subtitled “Winter Dreams,” and Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a which includes the familiar music from the ballet.

 Come enjoy the music of the season. Per a recent Public Health Order issued by the Public Health Director for the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment everyone in the concert hall must wear a face mask.

 Tickets at the door are $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for children 12 and under. They are also available online with an additional $1 fee. Packages of 6 tickets are $50 for adults and $25 for students.

 The Loveland Orchestra consists of over 60 musicians, amateur and professional, from Loveland and the surrounding area. To audition for the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org.

 For tickets, information about the orchestra’s 2021 – 2022 season, or ways to support the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org. For advertising opportunities or other questions, please email info@LovelandOrchestra.org.

October 22, 2021

Loveland Orchestra Continues its 2021 – 2022 Season with a Halloween Concert October 29

The Loveland Orchestra continues its “Second Nature” themed season with a concert on Friday, October 29, at 7:30pm, at Mountain View High School Auditorium located at 3500 Mountain Lion Dr., Loveland, CO. At 7:00pm Conductor Louie Silvestri begins the evening with a discussion of the music in the program.

Highlighting the concert will be the performance by Concertmaster Shawn Murphy of Vivaldi’s Concerto No. 3 in F major, “Autumn,” from the composer’s Four Seasons. The program also includes The Water Goblin by Dvořák, Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre by Wagner, Night on Bald Mountain by Mussorgsky, Funeral March for a Marionette by Gounod, and Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Dukas.

 Come enjoy the music of the season. Per a recent Public Health Order issued by the Public Health Director for the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment everyone in the concert hall must wear a face mask.

 The Loveland Orchestra consists of over 60 musicians, amateur and professional, from Loveland and the surrounding area. To audition for the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org.

For tickets, information about TLO’s 2021 – 2022 season, or ways to support the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org. For advertising opportunities or other questions, please email info@LovelandOrchestra.org.

 

September 1, 2021

Loveland Orchestra Continues its 2021 – 2022 Season with a Concert September 10

After a well-attended concert at Loveland’s downtown Foundry Plaza, the Loveland Orchestra continues its season with a theme of “Second Nature.” The next concert will be Friday, September 10, at 7:30pm at Mountain View High School Auditorium. It will be preceded by a discussion of the music by conductor Louie Silvestri at 7:00pm.

A highlight of the evening will be a performance by Camille Denman, local violinist, and winner of the Loveland Orchestra’s 2020 Young Artist Competition performing the first movement of Antonin Dvořák’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra. The program also includes Finlandia by Jean Sibelius, Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi, and Suite from The Firebird (1919) by Igor Stravinsky.

The Loveland Orchestra consists of over 60 musicians, amateur and professional, from Loveland and the surrounding area. To audition for the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org.

For tickets, information, about TLO’s 2021 – 2022 season or ways to support the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org. For advertising opportunities or other questions, please email info@LovelandOrchestra.org.

August 4, 2021

Loveland Orchestra Launches Season with a Free Concert

Loveland’s downtown Foundry Plaza is the setting of a free outdoor concert by the Loveland Orchestra on Friday, August 13, at 6:00 pm. This first performance of the TLO season will include pieces from various genres of music.

Next in the TLO series will be a concert on September 10, 2021, at 7:30pm, at Mountain View High School Auditorium, with a pre-concert discussion by the conductor at 7:00pm. A highlight of the evening will be a performance by Camille Denman, local violinist, and winner of the 2020 Young Artist Competition.

The Loveland Orchestra consists of over 60 musicians, amateur and professional, from Loveland and the surrounding area. To audition for the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org.

For information about TLO’s 2021 – 2022 season or ways to support the orchestra, visit www.LovelandOrchestra.org. For advertising opportunities or other questions, please email info@LovelandOrchestra.org.

March 27, 2020

Cheyenne Mountain High School Sophomore wins Loveland Orchestra Young Artist Competition

Music filled the air as 21 talented high school students competed for the $1000 scholarship in the recent Young Artist Competition held annually by The Loveland Orchestra. Violinist Camille Denman from Colorado Springs won, playing a dazzling rendition of Polonaise Brillante by Henryk Wieniawski.

She will be performing this piece with the orchestra at an upcoming TLO concert. The Loveland Orchestra congratulates Ms. Denman. We wish her the greatest success in her musical career.

The scholarship was generously sponsored by the CardioVascular Institute of North Colorado.

For information about season tickets, auditioning for the orchestra, advertising opportunities, or donations, email info@LovelandOrchestra.org.

February 27, 2020

Loveland Orchestra presents An All-Beethoven Program

 Ludwig van Beethoven is easily recognized as one of the greatest composers and pianists of all time. This year the musical world celebrates the 250th anniversary of his birth.

 On Friday, March 6, the Loveland Orchestra will present an All-Beethoven Concert at the Good Shepherd Church, 3429 N. Monroe Ave., Loveland, CO 80538. A pre-concert discussion of the music by Conductor Louie Silvestri at 7:00 precedes the concert. The performance begins at 7:30pm.

 The program includes Overture to Fidelio, Beethoven’s only opera, the melodic, enchanting Piano Concerto #5, also known as the Emperor Concerto, featuring concert pianist Julie King, and the majestic and beloved Symphony #5. In the words of conductor Louie Silvestri this will be “a magical evening of great music from YOUR Loveland Orchestra! Sit back and enjoy our tribute to one of history’s greatest composers!”

 The Loveland Orchestra consists of over 60 musicians, amateur and professional, from Loveland and the surrounding area. We hope you will come and enjoy this tribute to Ludwig van Beethoven.

 Tickets for the concert are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Children 12 and under are free. Tickets may be purchased at the box office prior to the performance or online at www.LovelandOrchestra.org.

 For information about auditioning for the orchestra, advertising opportunities, or donations, email info@LovelandOrchestra.org.

January 23, 2020

Loveland Orchestra Presents an Evening of Mozart

Nearly everyone on the planet recognizes the name Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Though the talented composer and musician lived only 35 years, he produced a remarkable, prodigious outpouring of musical masterworks.

On Friday, January 31, the Loveland Orchestra will present its annual Mozart Birthday Concert at the Good Shepherd Church, 3429 N. Monroe Ave., Loveland, CO 80538. A pre-concert discussion of the music by Conductor Louie Silvestri at 7:00 precedes the concert. The performance begins at 7:30pm.

The program features Serenata Notturna, K. 239, Sinfonia Concertante for flute, oboe, bassoon, and horn, K.297b (Levin), and the exciting Symphony No. 25, K. 183, which the audience will recognize from the 1984 film Amadeus.

The Loveland Orchestra consists of over 60 musicians, amateur and professional, from Loveland and the surrounding area. In the words of conductor Louie Silvestri “Mozart’s art and music are timeless!” We hope you will come and enjoy the celebration of one of the world’s greatest composers.

Tickets for the concert are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Children 12 and under are free. Tickets may be purchased at the box office prior to the performance or online at www.LovelandOrchestra.org.

For information about auditioning for the orchestra, advertising opportunities, or donations, email info@LovelandOrchestra.org.

November 25, 2019

Loveland Orchestra announces December double-header…Messiah sing-along, and a holiday concert

What do the Messiah, Nutcracker, and Hansel & Gretel have in common? In December, the Loveland Orchestra celebrates the holidays by performing music from all three.

On Friday, December 6, the orchestra will present a Messiah sing-along at the Good Shepherd Church, 3429 N. Monroe Ave., Loveland, CO 80538. This event is free, and song-sheets will be provided. A pre-concert discussion of the music by Louie Silvestri at 7:00 precedes the concert. The performance begins at 7:30pm.

On December 13, their full concert features Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suites 1 & 2, including all the favorite pieces from the beloved ballet. The concert will also include selections from Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. A pre-concert discussion of the music by Louie Silvestri at 7:00 precedes the concert. The performance begins at 7:30pm.

The Loveland Orchestra consists of over 60 musicians, amateur and professional, from Loveland and the surrounding area. Conductor Louie Silvestri invites concert-goers to “sit back, enjoy, and be transported” into the holiday spirit.

Tickets for the December 13 concert are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Children 12 and under are free. Tickets may also be purchased at www.LovelandOrchestra.org., or at the box office prior to the performance.

For information about auditioning for the orchestra, advertising opportunities, or donations, email info@LovelandOrchestra.org.

October 18, 2019

The Loveland Orchestra Presents Land of the Living Dead, Friday, October 25, 2019

“A program of fun and spooky favorites” is how Loveland Orchestra conductor, Louie Silvestri, describes the concert to be performed Friday, October 25, at the Good Shepherd church located at 3429 N. Monroe Ave., in Loveland. Included are Ive’s rarely-heard Gong on the Hook & Ladder, Rachmaninov’s masterwork Isle of the Dead, and the popular Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique.

The evening will begin at 7:00pm with the conductor’s pre-concert presentation, and the orchestra begins at 7:30pm. There will be Halloween treats for students and children who come in costume.

Individual tickets are available at the door, $10 for adults and $5 for students over 12. Children 12 and under are free. Season tickets are also available: 7 adult tickets (all concerts) for $60, or 4 adult tickets for $35. Individual tickets and package tickets, ranging from $35 to $85, are also available online as well as at the box office ($1 surcharge for all online orders).

For more information about specific concerts and events, or to purchase tickets, visit www.lovelandorchestra.org.

September 3, 2019

Loveland Orchestra Opening Night Friday, September 13, 2019

Attend this local event which gives “a starry night” a whole new meaning.

The Loveland Orchestra opens its 38th season on Friday, Sept. 13, by featuring The Planets by Holst, Symphony No. 41 “Jupiter” by Mozart, and Dream Children by Elgar. All performances will take place at Good Shepherd Church at 3429 N. Monroe Ave., in Loveland. Conductor Louie Silvestri will begin the evening at 7:00pm with a pre-concert presentation about the music featured, with the concert to follow at 7:30pm

Individual tickets are available at the door, $10 for adults and $5 for students over 12. Children 12 and under are free. Season tickets are also available: 7 adult tickets (all concerts) for $60, or 4 adult tickets for $35. Individual tickets and package tickets, ranging from $35 to $85, are also available online as well as at the box office ($1 surcharge for all online orders).

For more information about specific concerts and events, or to purchase tickets, visit www.lovelandorchestra.org.