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Mad Madrigals with Seicento Baroque – March 2018

Preview article by Betsy Schwarm Boulder-based Seicento Baroque specializes in choral music of the 16th century. Last fall, that focus was expressed in a 500th anniversary commemoration of the Reformation. This spring, the ensemble takes up the secular side of the equation: similarly intricate layers of voices, but significantly higher spirits. The program, to be […]

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Spreading Baroque Music’s Joys

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 […]

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The Italian Baroque Lives!

A preview by Marc Shulgold Before we begin, let’s start with a pronunciation guide. The choral ensemble performing Monteverdi’s glorious Vespers of 1610 later this month is called Seicento. Just say: Say-ee-CHEN-toe. It’s an Italian word meaning 600, but it refers to the cultural world of the Italian Baroque of the 17th Century, a fabulous […]

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