A review by Gwen Gray To hear it told by 3rd Law Dance/Theater’s artistic co-directors Katie Elliott and Paul Fowler, the company’s latest production, “Singularity,” was inherited. That’s because 3rd Law’s late cofounder Jimmy LaVita had already begun to assemble the research for the troupe’s next creation before his death — examining artificial intelligence (AI) […]
Preview article by Betsy Schwarm When it comes to Christmas choral music, one can count on references to the Christ Child, the manger, the shepherds, the star, and likely the Three Kings. There’s also Mary, and she’s the inspiration for this year’s Christmas programs by the St. Martin’s Chamber Choir. A smaller ensemble focusing on […]
Preview article by Betsy Schwarm Christmas choral concerts come in many varieties. Some are packed with familiar carols and songs, giving audience members the opportunity to join in the singing. Others, focusing on music requiring more developed technique, are likely better suited for listening than for singing along, but […]
A preview by Marc Shulgold Scen3 fall choral music preview Kids are back in the classroom, Broncos fans are sporting their orange jerseys. The Rockies are in the National League cellar. It must be fall. Which means that amateur and professional choruses have begun busily preparing for the new season. So, let’s have a quick […]
A preview by Robin McNeil Scen3 Fall 2014 Instrumental Music Roundup This coming concert season is going to be very exciting because it contains some rarely heard music, music that we know, and music which is so important in all of music literature, that you simply must go hear it. Some of the organizations listed […]
A preview by Gwen Gray If you’re not familiar with Denver’s award-winning youth support program Art from Ashes, let me give you a quick rundown. A finalist for the prestigious National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, Art from Ashes has been called “one of the top arts and humanities-based programs in the country.” Led […]
An article by Marc Shulgold Oh, how the hand-wringing of jazz lovers was everywhere to be found a few years back. With good reason: A survey in 2008 showed that young folks had become increasingly indifferent to this American-born music. The median age of those who went to a jazz show then was 46, compared […]
A review by Gwen Gray I suspect that it takes a certain amount of restraint for the ever-forward-thinking 3rd Law Dance/Theater to pause and take a look back through their 13-year repertoire, as they did on the evening of June 14 in Boulder. Nevertheless, the retrospective — which paid tribute to The Dairy Center for […]
A review by Robin McNeil Wednesday evening, May 21, I attended a performance by Kol Nashim, which is the women’s choir of the Colorado Hebrew Chorale. Kol Nashim is translated as “the voice of women,” and this performance was a benefit for the Jerusalem Center for Battered Women. It was sponsored by Woman to Woman, […]
A review by Ruth L. Carver Kantorei, one of Denver’s foremost choirs, closed its season this past weekend with a symbolic hand off of leadership, in a concert featuring its Conductor Emeritus and founder, Dick Larson, current Interim Conductor Sarah Harrison (who will continue as assistant conductor), and the newly chosen Artistic Director Joel Rinsema. […]
Preview article by Betsy Schwarm When it comes to Christmas choral music, one can count on references to the Christ Child, the manger, the shepherds, the star,...
Preview article by Betsy Schwarm Christmas choral concerts come in many varieties. Some are packed with...