Colorado Chamber Players welcome Baroque musicians Matthew Dane, Barbara Hamilton (Violas D’amore), Ann Marie Morgan (viola da gamba), Eric Wicks (harpsichord) and Daniel Hutchings (tenor) as they continue celebrating the CCP’s 25th Anniversary Season, with a Baroque program featuring the mysterious Viola D’amore- a resonating instrument with 14 strings! The D’amore has 7 upper strings […]
A review by Marc Shulgold A list of Greatest Hits from the Baroque would be incomplete without Vivaldi’s tuneful “Four Seasons” and Bach’s brilliant “Brandenburg” Concertos. It’s not unusual to see the Italian composer’s quartet of violin concertos served up on a concert program. But an evening devoted to all of Bach’s glorious “Brandenburgs” is […]
Come explore the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, which introduced new types of music, including chorales like those composed by Martin Luther that began the shift from Latin to the vernacular and inspired the music of J.S. Bach nearly 200 years later. Our concert will highlight the German school of musicians of the late Renaissance into […]
A preview by Marc Shulgold Maybe Frank Nowell’s Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado should work out an arrangement of the Beatles’ “Here, There and Everywhere.” That tune pretty much describes where the group will perform during its 12th season, which kicks off on October 13-15, 2017. A quick glance at the line-up reveals 16 concerts […]
A preview by Barbara Hamilton A 33-year old man emerged from the shadows, paper in hand. His hands shaking, he nailed the manuscript with 95 theses on the door of the Wittenberg church. Martin Luther’s revolutionary acts of insubordination and protest against the Catholic Church had just begun. All over the world, choral groups are […]
Now in their 24th season, the Colorado Chamber Players had never done an all-Baroque program – until now.
Music was part of Clyfford Still’s life from an early age. Still played piano and memorized works by Beethoven, Chopin, and Schubert. This spring, the Clyfford Still Museum is partnering with the Colorado Chamber Players and Friends of Chamber Music to offer a new way to encounter Still’s work: live music in the galleries- performed not […]
A preview by Barbara Hamilton Walking into the Alliance Française de Denver is a perfect way to lift your spirits. One of 107 centers for French...