Audio: "Conductor Brett Mitchell Gets Set To Lead The Colorado Symphony"

Music Director Brett Mitchell and the Colorado Symphony (Photo by Brandon Marshall)

Music Director Brett Mitchell and the Colorado Symphony (Photo by Brandon Marshall)

Brett Mitchell appeared on this morning's episode of Colorado Matters, Colorado Public Radio's daily interview show, to discuss his new position as Music Director of the Colorado Symphony.

Fans of the Colorado Symphony officially welcome a new music director this weekend when conductor Brett Mitchell leads his first official performances. The program includes Ludwig van Beethoven's beloved Symphony No. 5. 

Mitchell comes to Colorado from a previous post with the Cleveland Orchestra. He spoke with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner about his vision for the orchestra as he starts his four-year tenure, and some of his favorite music.

Hear this coming Friday night's concert from Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver in a live broadcast on CPR Classical beginning at 7:30 p.m. The program includes music by Beethoven, Mason Bates and Kevin Puts.

To listen to this interview, please click here.