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A Marian Christmas with St. Martin’s Chamber Choir

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 […]

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Kantorei’s new voice

A preview by Ruth L. Carver One of the Denver area’s premier vocal groups, Kantorei, is enjoying a productive “honeymoon period” with new director Joel Rinsema. The group is in its 18th season, and Rinsema is using this year to explore the possibilities with this select, all-volunteer ensemble, as they nurture their classic full-bodied sound […]

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Poignant, sacred beauty with Ars Nova and guest artist Edward Dusinberre

A review by Ruth L. Carver Ars Nova Singers paired their usual adventurous programming with a special guest on February 8 at Macky Auditorium. They were joined by Edward Dusinberre, the first violinist of the Takács Quartet, in a program entitled “Passion: The Violin and the Voice.” The program mixed a group of sacred text […]

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