Boettcher Concert Hall
Boettcher Concert Hall is where the Colorado Symphony Orchestra calls home. It was built in a round design with the audience in mind; allowing for a close to the stage experience for the patrons. As I exited the elevator from the top level of the parking garage, I took a moment to gather my senses and check out the buildings surrounding me as well as the architecture. I was greeted at the door by a door attendant who graciously held the door for me and called me ma’am. As I walked under the glass of the archway leading to the concert hall, I came to the realization that I may have been slightly underdressed for this classy arts complex, but continued. After finding the will-call, I headed in the direction I was given to the concert hall. I really was unsure of what to expect when I entered the hall; the closest I had ever come to a so-called concert hall was the auditorium of my ol...
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