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Seicento Baroque Ensemble presents: Baroque Pairings: Voices and Violins

Seicento invites you to explore the marriage of sonorities between voices and strings. Baroque-era composers exploited the unique timbres of instruments and voices, and the effect is as direct today as it was four hundred years ago! This program focuses on works for voices paired with two baroque violins and continuo. These will be complemented […]

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Seicento Baroque Ensemble presents: Baroque Pairings: Voices and Violins

Seicento invites you to explore the marriage of sonorities between voices and strings. Baroque-era composers exploited the unique timbres of instruments and voices, and the effect is as direct today as it was four hundred years ago! This program focuses on works for voices paired with two baroque violins and continuo. These will be complemented […]

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Seicento Baroque Ensemble presents From Luther to Bach: Music of the Reformation

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 […]

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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 Upward Flight of the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado

By Marc Shulgold Some cool ideas just take some time to grow from dream to reality. No one knows this more than Frank Nowell, a soft-spoken man with a great deal of patience, it seems. Not to mention courage. This man had quite a dream. “It started out as my idea. It came to me […]

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