Now in their 24th season, the Colorado Chamber Players had never done an all-Baroque program – until now.
Like every director of every orchestra or chorus, Timothy Krueger begins sketching out the upcoming season with the equivalent of a blinking cursor on an empty computer screen.
Herr Johann Christian Bach, music master of the queen, took Wolfgang between his knees. He would play a few measures; then Wolfgang would continue.
Fine dance is more than tutus and pirouettes. In the world of 3rd Law Dance/Theater, it’s a vibrantly collaborative art of today.
A preview by Marc Shulgold “It’s a very eclectic mix,” says the ever-understated Frank Nowell, about the program served up March 17 and 18 by his Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado. “Eclectic,” indeed, is an understatement. Oh, there’s some Handel, Vivaldi and Geminiani, as expected. These masters of the Baroque Era pop up frequently in […]
Preview by Betsy Schwarm Music has often set out to support and promote social causes. Even before recent and current pop stars began undertaking such endeavors, Bedřich Smetana was speaking up for Czech nationalism, and it is no accident that Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro explores the divide between aristocrats and those who serve them. So […]
A preview by Marc Shulgold Evanne Browne chuckled when faced with an unexpected challenge: Pronounce the name of a choral piece to be sung by her choral ensemble Seicento later this month. It’s titled Teponazcuicatl. “I’ve been practicing it,” the conductor said with a laugh. She had no problem translating the title of this charming […]
A preview by Marc Shulgold What’s in a name? In the case of Timothy J. Krueger’s first name, apparently not much. The choral conductor chuckled as he pointed out that the origins of “Timothy” are related to “timid,” after the Latin word timere, meaning “to fear.” Well, there’s nothing timid about the season-opener of his […]
A preview by Marc Shulgold It was a scene right out of a movie: In the fall of 2013, Leah Peer was strolling along a street in Jerusalem with her mother, Ruth Keusch, discussing what they could do to help those in need – specifically, the residents of Woman to Woman, the . And just […]
A preview by Marc Shulgold Maybe the Weather Gods will be kinder to the Boulder Concert Band this time around. “We got snowed out at our winter program last February,” recalled the group’s conductor, Peter Lillpopp. “We’ll just hope for the best.” It’s hard work, putting a one-time concert together, such as the Boulder Concert […]
Like every director of every orchestra or chorus, Timothy Krueger begins sketching out the upcoming season with the equivalent of a blinking cursor on an empty...