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In the Moon of Wintertime: Christmas with Ars Nova

In the Moon of Wintertime: Christmas with Ars Nova Thomas Edward Morgan, conductor Free your earthbound imagination with the Colorado premiere of “The Consolation of Apollo” by Kile Smith. This work celebrates the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon, which entered lunar orbit on Christmas Eve, 1968. That evening, […]

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In the Moon of Wintertime: Christmas with Ars Nova

In the Moon of Wintertime: Christmas with Ars Nova Thomas Edward Morgan, conductor Free your earthbound imagination with the Colorado premiere of “The Consolation of Apollo” by Kile Smith. This work celebrates the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon, which entered lunar orbit on Christmas Eve, 1968. That evening, […]

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In the Moon of Wintertime: Christmas with Ars Nova

In the Moon of Wintertime: Christmas with Ars Nova Thomas Edward Morgan, conductor Free your earthbound imagination with the Colorado premiere of “The Consolation of Apollo” by Kile Smith. This work celebrates the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon, which entered lunar orbit on Christmas Eve, 1968. That evening, […]

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In the Moon of Wintertime: Christmas with Ars Nova

In the Moon of Wintertime: Christmas with Ars Nova Thomas Edward Morgan, conductor Free your earthbound imagination with the Colorado premiere of “The Consolation of Apollo” by Kile Smith. This work celebrates the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon, which entered lunar orbit on Christmas Eve, 1968. That evening, […]

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Sacred Jazz with Ars Nova Singers

A review by Betsy Schwarm The excellent Ars Nova Singers have long been one of the most adventurous ensembles in the region, with a repertoire ranging from the Renaissance to music of current composers. The ensemble’s October concerts this year brought out yet one more side of Ars Nova’s expressive voice: Sacred Jazz. In his […]

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Sacred Jazz!

Lift your spirits with an exuberant evening of jazz- and blues-influenced choral music.  Our centerpiece:  Will Todd’s electrifying “Mass in Blue.”  Special guests:  Kathryn Radakovich, soprano; Scott Martin, piano; Mark Diamond, bass; and Russ Meissner, drums.  Performances Oct. 5 in Boulder and Oct. 6 in Denver.

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The New Art: Music Beyond Words

Contemporary choral music by Scott Perkins, Anders Hillborg, Edwin Fissinger, and more, including the winning entries in our 7th Colorado Composers Competition.

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Hidden Masterpieces: Choral Music Beyond the Mainstream – Ars Nova February 2018

A review by Betsy Schwarm Count on the Ars Nova Singers to delve into repertoire that is four centuries old and yet find offerings that are new and different – and delightful, as well. It turns out that beyond Italian masses and English madrigals, there is much to discover and enjoy. For the ensemble’s February […]

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Fire and Ice: Christmas with Ars Nova SIngers

Ars Nova ignites the dark of winter with traditional carols and exciting contemporary Holiday music, including works by Eriks Esenvalds, Alf Houkom, Michael Fink, and Stephen Paulus.  Our special guest:  Nicolo Spera, guitar. Performances in Longmont (Dec. 9), Denver (Dec. 10 matinee), and Boulder (Dec. 14 and 15).

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Some “Show-Off” Choral Pieces from Ars Nova

A preview by Marc Shulgold One of the popular acts on the old Ed Sullivan TV show featured a guy dashing around madly,  keeping a dozen dinner plates spinning atop a dozen skinny wooden poles. Talk about having your hands full. Thomas Edward Morgan knows the feeling. On Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19 and 20, […]

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