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Arapahoe Philharmonic presents Off the Rails

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 […]

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Off the Rails with the Arapahoe Philharmonic

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 […]

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Adoring – and Adorning – the Earth: Kantorei preview

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 […]

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