The Colorado Springs Philharmonic has launched Free for Kids, an initiative offering up to two free tickets for people ages 7 to 17, when accompanied by an adult with a regular-price ticket. The program can be used in connection with any of 26 Masterworks, Pops, or Vanguard performances during the 2014-15 season at the Pikes Peak Center, including Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4, Ravel’s Bolero, “Music of The Who,” and Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring. “This orchestra has been a huge part of our community for decades,” said Jim Johnson, president of GE Johnson Construction, which is sponsoring the program. “We’re all so lucky to have these gifted musicians right here in Colorado Springs.” In announcing the program, Philharmonic President and CEO Nathan Newbrough noted that he “can’t wait to see more young faces and families out in the audience.” Josep Caballé-Domenech is the orchestra’s music director.

Posted August 13, 2014