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Event Series Champagne Series

Champagne Series

Private Residence, Dillon Corinthian Hill, Dillon, CO

These intimate chamber performances take place in stunning private homes creating an ambiance that is both elegant and inviting.  Attending these performances is not only a feast for the senses but also an opportunity to support the arts. Funds raised help support music education.

Event Series Champagne Series

Champagne Series

Private Residence, Breckenridge Highlands, Breckenridge, CO

These intimate chamber performances take place in stunning private homes creating an ambiance that is both elegant and inviting.  Attending these performances is not only a feast for the senses but also an opportunity to support the arts. Funds raised help support music education. 

Opening Night: Slatkin Returns

Riverwalk Center 150 W Adams Ave, Breckenridge, CO, United States

The NRO's opening night concert sets the stage for our season’s theme, The Elements of Nature. In Smetana’s Vlatva: The Moldau, take a trip down the mighty river Vlata, meandering through woods and meadows, past palaces and castles ruins, and ultimately ending in the majestic Elbe. Kodály's "Variations on a Hungarian Folksong" is a vibrant orchestral work that skillfully weaves intricate variations around a traditional Hungarian melody, while Williams' The Lark Ascending beautifully captures the essence of a lark soaring through the English countryside. Finally, Hindemith's Symphonic Metamorphosis vividly portrays natural themes with with lush orchestration and dynamic shifts throughout.

Free Family and Kids Concert

Riverwalk Center 150 W Adams Ave, Breckenridge, CO, United States

The NRO is proud to continue the long-standing tradition of free performances for our young at heart. Conductor (and Alum) Jason Seber has chosen music that features each section of the orchestra, with an overarching theme, “Piece by Piece: Putting Together the Orchestra,” culminating in Benjamin Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra.  Join us early to partake in crafts and other fun musical activities!

Stern Conducts Tchaikovsky

Riverwalk Center 150 W Adams Ave, Breckenridge, CO, United States

Music Director, Michael Stern returns to Summit County for this rousing concert including Tchaikovsky’s joyfully exuberant piece "Little Russian.” Depicting the calm, tumult, and power of the sea, Jean Sibelius’ The Oceanides tells a colorful tale of the mythical creatures who reside in the ocean. Gustav Mahler’s “What the Flowers in the Meadow Tell Me” starts with a graceful minuet then turns stormy, showing Mahler’s (and our own) conflicted relationship with nature.

NRO On the Lake

Dillon Amphitheater 201 W Lodgepole St, Dillon, CO, United States

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Michael Stern, conductor (bio) Soloists, TBD Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48 Experience the NRO in a setting like no other, overlooking the Rocky Mountains on the shore of Lake Dillon. Gates open at 5:00 pm. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a FREE concert […]

Fourth of July Spectacular (Silverthorne)

Rainbow Park 430 Rainbow Dr,, Silverthorne, CO, United States

Celebrate Independence Day with the National Repertory Orchestra! The Fourth of July Spectacular Silverthorne is a FREE concert dedicated to all who have served and are currently in uniform with thanks from a grateful nation. The family-friendly and interactive program will be announced from the stage. Arrive early and bring your own lawn chair or blanket. Guests can enjoy FREE family activities from the Town of Silverthorne and an NRO Instrument Petting Zoo!

Fourth of July Spectacular (Breckenridge)

Riverwalk Center 150 W Adams Ave, Breckenridge, CO, United States

We celebrate the Fourth of July as we have for many years, with the fireworks from within the orchestra! You never know what to expect from the musical mind of Carl Topilow, but you can be assured this fan-favorite concert will inspire and amaze.

Topilow Pops!

Riverwalk Center 150 W Adams Ave, Breckenridge, CO, United States

Expect the unexpected as Carl Topilow— conductor, clarinetist, and consummate showman—puts on his famous Topilow Pops concert!

Light, Fire, and Water

Riverwalk Center 150 W Adams Ave, Breckenridge, CO, United States

Our celebration of the Elements of Nature continues with Light, Fire and Water. Nielsen’s Helios Overture came about after a trip to the Acropolis in Greece, depicting the journey of the sun from dawn to dusk over the Aegean Sea. Haydn’s “Fire Symphony” capturesthe essence of flickering flames and the elemental energy associated with fire in its spirited orchestral passages. Debussy’s La Mer immerses listeners in the evocative ebb and flow of the sea through its lush orchestration, delicate motifs, and vivid tonal colors, seamlessly capturing the nuanced beauty and tumultuous nature of the ocean.

Event Series Champagne Series

Champagne Series

Private Residence, Silverthorne Willowbrook, Silverthorne, CO

These intimate chamber performances take place in stunning private homes creating an ambiance that is both elegant and inviting.  Attending these performances is not only a feast for the senses but also an opportunity to support the arts. Funds raised help support music education. 

Event Series Film

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert (Matinee)

Riverwalk Center 150 W Adams Ave, Breckenridge, CO, United States

The NRO presents Star Wars: A New Hope in concert, featuring a screening of the complete film with composer John Williams’ iconic Oscar®-winning score performed live to the film. Since the release of this first Star Wars movie over 45 years ago, the Star Wars saga has had a seismic impact on both cinema and culture, inspiring audiences around the world with its mythic storytelling, captivating characters, groundbreaking special effects and iconic musical scores composed by Williams. Fans will experience the scope and grandeur of this beloved film in a live symphonic concert experience.

Event Series Film

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert (Evening)

Riverwalk Center 150 W Adams Ave, Breckenridge, CO, United States

The NRO presents Star Wars: A New Hope in concert, featuring a screening of the complete film with composer John Williams’ iconic Oscar®-winning score performed live to the film. Since the release of this first Star Wars movie over 45 years ago, the Star Wars saga has had a seismic impact on both cinema and culture, inspiring audiences around the world with its mythic storytelling, captivating characters, groundbreaking special effects and iconic musical scores composed by Williams. Fans will experience the scope and grandeur of this beloved film in a live symphonic concert experience.

Chamber Concert

Riverwalk Center 150 W Adams Ave, Breckenridge, CO, United States

The Alumni String Quartet, comprised of former NRO musicians, will create a nuanced interplay of violin, viola, and cello for a rich and immersive performance.

Event Series Special Concert

Special Concert: Beethoven’s Pastorale

Riverwalk Center 150 W Adams Ave, Breckenridge, CO, United States

The Elements of Nature takes centerstage with Beethoven’s groundbreaking and tuneful Symphony No. 6, “Pastorale.” The piece unfolds a rich tapestry of nature themes, painting musical landscapes that vividly depict the countryside, babbling brooks, bird calls, and thunderstorms, conveying the composer's profound appreciation for the beauty and tranquility of the natural world. We will also celebrate the 100th anniversary of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, a groundbreaking composition that seamlessly blends classical and jazz elements, encapsulating the vibrant energy and diversity of 1920s America in a single, iconic musical piece. We are thrilled to welcome international pianist, Jon Kimura Parker as our guest artist.