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Annual 8bit Ugly Sweater Holiday Party

12/12/2019 . Playground’s Annual 8bit Ugly Sweater Holiday Party! Venue: Home of Molly and Michael Frank Party time: 7:30pm Address will be given when you RSVP through Playground@playgroundensemble.org 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 […]

Chamber Electronica: Movie Night!

October 19, 2019. 7pm doors. 7:30 show @ Leon Gallery, Denver, CO.$10 Suggested Donation. Music at Metro State Visiting Artist Series.October 27, 2019. 7:30pm @ King Center Concert Hall, Denver, CO.King Center Box OfficeJoin Playground for a multimedia evening of chamber music and video. Both concerts will feature works selected from our international call for […]

Nakatani Gong Orchestra

October 5, 2019 @ The Savoy Denver.7PM Doors. 7:30 Show.$10 Suggested donation. The NAKATANI GONG ORCHESTRA – NGO – is a nomadic, large ensemble contemporary sound art project. Local musicians are trained in Nakatani’s technique for playing his adapted bowed Gong, and he conducts them in a performance of his original composition. In the last […]

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 album is available digitally here. 8-Bit XMas is a holiday record unlike any you’ve heard before. The album features a range of holiday classics – some familiar, some lesser known – and combines them with the 8-bit sounds you remember from your childhood playing NES. But instead […]

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 Playground@playgroundensemble.org 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 playground@playgroundensemble.org. 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: […]