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70th Season Finale

Katsarelis conducts Beethoven

Candidate Conductor

Guest Artist

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Colorado School of
Mines Green Center
Golden, Colorado

May 7
3:00 p.m.

1 hour and 30
minutes with

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What's interesting about this concert...

  • As a former member of the New World Symphony, Colorado artist ALEX GONZALEZ regularly served as concertmaster to Michael Tilson Thomas and other distinguished guests.

  • Conga del Fuego Nuevo — This orchestral dance, a conga of fire, has color, character, and flair. Energetic dance rhythms and a fiery percussion section create a dramatic atmosphere for all. 

  • Beethoven considered the Seventh Symphony his "most excellent symphony." The slow movement, perhaps the most enthralling, has had a profound impression on listeners from the beginning — it's simply irresistible! 

Concert Program

Conga del Fuego Nuevo

Violin Concerto

Symphony No. 7

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Cynthia Katsarelis, conductor

Currently Music Director of Pro Musica Colorado Chamber Orchestra, Cynthia Katsarelis is noted for conducting innovative programs of diverse classics with professional and youth orchestras. In Colorado, Katsarelis has guest conducted the Colorado Music Festival, Loveland Opera, and Longmont Ballet. A former apprentice with the Cincinnati Symphony, she has led ensembles such as the Buffalo Philharmonic, and symphonies of Knoxville, Kansas City, Spokane, Flint, Georgetown, and the Columbus Women’s Orchestra.

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Alex Gonzalez, violin

Alex Gonzalez has toured extensively with the Sphinx Virtuosi, and other notable ensembles across the country including the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, The Knights, and the Minnesota Orchestra. As a former member of the New World Symphony, Alex regularly served as concertmaster to Michael Tilson Thomas and other distinguished guests. He has also performed on programs for BBC Radio 3 and the SkyArts Television Network.

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Jefferson Symphony

For seventy years, the Jefferson Symphony Orchestra has made music thousands of people in and around Jefferson County have enjoyed. What motivates our ensemble also motivates those who attend — a love of great music. Our symphony series and edcational programs add a new dimension of awareness, enrichment, and engagement to music-loving audiences.

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Also of interest

Our venue — welcome to the Green Center in Golden


The Green Center on Colorado School of Mines campus houses a Grand Lobby, two lecture halls, and its newly renovated auditorium with an extravagant concert stage for concert productions 

As the largest auditorium in Jefferson County, the Green Center accommodates 1,400 patrons in upholstered retracting theater seats and offers a perfect acoustic experience for live music. 

Jeffco students receive free tickets all season


Our concerts are free for Jeffco school students! Enjoy a symphonic experience with your students or family — read more from JSO.


All youth in Jefferson County K—12 schools receive guest admission from our ticketing attendants. Students will receive one free ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket to concerts during the 2022/23 season

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