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.
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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."
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.