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Resist. Rebel. Rewrite. Stonewall’s 50th Anniversary

June 13 at ‘Invisible City’. 7:30pm You will receive the address for the Invisible City show upon your ticket purchase. Tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets here. Celebrate Pride at the Playground Ensemble’s second annual Pride concert, at Invisible City, a stunning venue in the West Colfax neighborhood. The concert is on Thursday, June […]

8-bit Xmas Carols Album Available Now

The Playground’s 8-bit Xmas Carols album is now available digitally here. If you would like a CD copy, contact us at with your name and address and we will send you a hard copy. The 8-bit project is the result of months of composition and studio work on the part of Playground musicians and […]

Indiegogo: 8 Songs For a Mad Ensemble

Smashing violins! Players in bird costumes & cages! Part chamber music, part performance art! In January and February of 2019 we will be doing multiple performances of Peter Maxwell Davies provocative 8 Songs for a Mad King. The original piece features costumes, props, set design (human-sized bird cages!), and other stage essentials. We need your […]

Chamber Electronica: 8-bit Xmas Carols Album Release

12/21/2018 . 8pm . Chamber Electronica: 8bit Xmas Carols Album ReleaseMutiny Information Cafe, 2 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80209 Join The Playground Ensemble for the album release of Denver composer David Farrell’s chamber ensemble infused, quirky holiday carols. The album is available digitally here. The 8bit recording project is the result of months of composition […]

8-bit Album Release/ Ugly Sweater Holiday Party

12/4/2018 . Playground’s 8bit Ugly Sweater Holiday Party! Venue: Home of Molly and Michael Frank Party time: 7:30pm Address will be given when you RSVP through Free Join the Playground for a night of friends, chamber music, and holiday festivities. This evening will feature live performances and the album release of Denver composer David […]

“Here”: Songs of Love, Loss, and Healing

03/10/2019 . 4pm . “Here”: Songs of Love, Loss, and Healing A vocal recital by Megan Buness, including the premiere of songs she composed in the wake of a personal tragedy. Performed at the home of Alix and John Corboy. Seating is limited. To reserve a seat, email You will receive the address when […]

Celebrating Richard vonFoerster

10/7 . 1pm & 4pm . A Celebration of Richard vonFoerster. Our cellist and Co-Artistic Coordinator, Richard vonFoerster, will be retiring from playing after this season. We celebrate his contribution to the Playground with two performances at the home of Alix and John Corboy, Denver, CO.  (Exact address will be given with RSVP). First showing: […]

Abundant Silence: New Works Concert

Abundant Silence: New Works Concert May 11, 2019. 7pm Admission is by donation with a light reception following the concert. Classic Pianos Abundant Silence: New Works Concert Join us the 5th Annual New Works Concert, featuring winning works from our 2018 Composition Contest and works by local Colorado composers. Composers will include Tatev Amiryan, Alexander […]

Show and Tell Family Event

Show and Tell Family Event The Playground would like to invite you to our second annual free interactive youth-focused event with music, videos, instrument demos, soundpainting, and more! We do so much work with young people and sometimes we forget to tell you. In an average season The Playground holds over 100 K-12 events including […]

8 Songs for a Mad King

3/8/2019 . Mercury Cafe.TWO SHOWS BACK TO BACK!Denver, CO$10 We think these shows will sell out. Buy tickets through our Brown Paper Tickets account today! Show 1: 6:30 doors. 7pm show. Show 2: 8pm doors. 8:30 show Peter Maxwell Davies’ masterpiece Eight Songs for a Mad King was shocking, scandalous, and utterly captivating to audiences when it […]