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An operatic evergreen: “Dido and Aeneas” with Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado

A Preview by Ruth L. Carver Certain operas are perennial favorites – by all sorts of companies, schools, orchestras, musicologists, not to mention performers. Local audiences have the chance to hear one of these classics in January, with the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado taking on English composer Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas. The opera […]

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The Power of Music, with Baroque Chamber Orchestra and St Martin’s Chamber Choir, at the AGO

Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado together with St. Martin’s Chamber Choir performs musical gems from 18th century London. The concert is presented as a featured program for the American Guild of Organists Southwest Regional Convention in Denver.   Michael Christian Festing, Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day (1737-38) Georg Frideric Handel, Concerto Grosso in G major, op. […]

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Monteverdi’s Orfeo

Often called the first great opera, Orfeo sounds as fresh and contemporary today as it must have at its premiere in 1607. A dramatic and poignant tale of love and loss, the opera comes to life in a compelling concert production directed by Grammy® winner Stephen Stubbs, with a cast of stellar soloists. A concert […]

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Monteverdi’s Orfeo

Often called the first great opera, Orfeo sounds as fresh and contemporary today as it must have at its premiere in 1607. A dramatic and poignant tale of love and loss, the opera comes to life in a compelling concert production directed by Grammy® winner Stephen Stubbs, with a cast of stellar soloists. A concert […]

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Off to the Underworld with BCOC

A preview by Betsy Schwarm Boy loves girl – boy loses girl – boy gets girl back (almost):  it’s one of the most timeless of all plot-lines, inhabiting countless novels, plays, ballets, and operas.  It’s also the theme of Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi (1567 – 1643).  Orfeo tells the Greek myth of Orpheus, whose singing […]

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A Taste of Baroque: A Feast of Your Favorites

Two virtuosic concertos from Telemann are the main course, audience voting selected the appetizers and dessert. Enjoy these popular favorites, inspired improvisations, and rarely performed gems. Bring a friend, share our imagination in the moment. 

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A Taste of Baroque: A Feast of Your Favorites

Two virtuosic concertos from Telemann are the main course, audience voting selected the appetizers and dessert. Enjoy these popular favorites, inspired improvisations, and rarely performed gems. Bring a friend, share our imagination in the moment. 

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A Taste of Baroque: A Feast of Your Favorites

Two virtuosic concertos from Telemann are the main course, audience voting selected the appetizers and dessert. Enjoy these popular favorites, inspired improvisations, and rarely performed gems. Bring a friend, share our imagination in the moment. 

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Dissolve…Baroque + Spoken Word + Hip-Hop Dance

Dissolve: (Verb) – to cause to disperse or disappear, to fade away (Noun) – a gradual superimposing of one motion-picture or television shot upon another on a screen Bold, experimental music from the 17th century collides with Spoken Word and Hip Hop Dance in an original blended performance that bends genres… tapping into the power […]

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Dissolve…Baroque + Spoken Word + Hip-Hop Dance

Dissolve: (Verb) – to cause to disperse or disappear, to fade away (Noun) – a gradual superimposing of one motion-picture or television shot upon another on a screen Bold, experimental music from the 17th century collides with Spoken Word and Hip Hop Dance in an original blended performance that bends genres… tapping into the power […]

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