Aaron Copland: Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo, featuring dances from the Rocky Mountain Ballet Academy Zhou Tian: Transcend (Premiere commemorating the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad) Jennifer Higdon: Loco Brian LaGuardia: Rhapsody in Orange, featuring Concertmaster Tracy LaGuardia (World Premiere) Heitor Villa-Lobos: The Little Train of the Caipira, from Bachianas Brasileiras […]
A preview by Betsy Schwarm When a community orchestra has passed its 65th birthday, one imagines that a certain level of trust has developed. Its audiences have learned to rely on the ensemble for interesting music that’s both enjoyable and exciting, whether or not it’s familiar. With its upcoming November concert this year, the Arapahoe […]
A preview by Marc Shulgold In nature, everything turns to the good That has oppressed one’s heart. Those words are taken from a charming song by Mendelssohn that’s included in Kantorei’s upcoming concerts, words that nicely reflect the title of these programs – “The Earth Adorned.” Sounds like a warm, easy-going, feel-good tribute to Nature, bubbling […]
A preview by Betsy Schwarm At this time of year, Christmas choral concerts seem to happen on an hourly basis. Many have the same overall plan: carol...