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Pro Musica Colorado – Handel’s Messiah! with the Boulder Chamber Chorale

George Frideric Handel Messiah The evolution of the spirit of classical music takes flight! Handel’s Messiah, which includes the famous Hallelujah Chorus, is a Christmas tradition not to be missed! Handel presented this work annually as a fundraiser for an orphanage. In this charitable tradition, Pro Musica Colorado Chamber Orchestra and Boulder Chamber Chorale, with artistic director, Dr. Vicki […]

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Pro Musica Colorado – Handel’s Messiah! with the Boulder Chamber Chorale

George Frideric Handel Messiah The evolution of the spirit of classical music takes flight! Handel’s Messiah, which includes the famous Hallelujah Chorus, is a Christmas tradition not to be missed! Handel presented this work annually as a fundraiser for an orphanage. In this charitable tradition, Pro Musica Colorado Chamber Orchestra and Boulder Chamber Chorale, with artistic director, Dr. Vicki […]

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Chamber Messiah in Boulder: Pro Musica Colorado and Boulder Chamber Chorale

A preview article – by Betsy Schwarm Is there such a thing as a single “authentic” Messiah? Even the composer himself might suggest not; after all, in the seventeen years between the work’s premiere in 1742 and Handel’s passing, he presented the work again and again, often reshaping it for particular singers and/or venues. So […]

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Classical Styles Reborn with Pro Musica

Preview by Betsy Schwarm As a chamber orchestra specializing in symphonic works of humbler proportion, Pro Musica might not be expected to have much to do with early 20th century repertoire. Epic Mahler symphonies, even those of Rachmaninoff, wouldn’t suit the ensemble’s mission. However, that same generation also produced the Neoclassical school of thought. Here, […]

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Pro Musica Colorado

A review by Marc Shulgold For a small ensemble of 21 strings, Pro Musica Colorado appears willing to take on big challenges- as was demonstrated at the first of two weekend concerts on Friday night, in a program titled “American Seasons”. Led by Cynthia Katsarelis, an energetic, disciplined conductor, this ambitious group tackled some mighty […]

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Pro Musica Epic Beethoven

A Preview by Robin McNeil The Pro Musica Colorado Chamber Orchestra The theme for the Pro Musica Colorado Chamber Orchestra’s 2013-2014 concert season is Epic Music. It is music that has had epic impact on the history of music, it is music that is epic in scope, or it might even be music that is […]

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