The Colorado Symphony continues to entice music lovers by partnering with musicians who aren't necessarily steeped in the classics but who have a sound that pairs magically with violins and harps and flutes. And it's just announced its newest partnership.
On November 10, 2018, the Symphony will play a concert with the funk masters in Lettuce (who are playing Red Rocks tonight, June 8).
"For more than two decades, Lettuce have brought a new vitality to classic funk, matching their smooth and soulful grooves with a hip-hop-inspired urgency," a statement from the symphony reads. "Their latest offerings showcase the exceptional musicianship and improvisational, rhythmic genius that fans have come to expect with orchestrations created especially for this world-premiere event by Tom Hagerman. For their Colorado Symphony debut, the band will bring forth their greatest creative endeavor to-date to funk the house down."
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Tickets will go on sale on June 22 for the concert, which will take place at Boettcher Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Sales begin at 8 a.m. at coloradosymphony.org; tickets will also be available at the box office at 10 a.m.