Tag Archives: St Martin’s Chamber Choir

Tracing “The Way of St. James” in Song

A review by Marc Shulgold Whether by car, airplane, bus, train or bike, there’s something appealing about taking a trip. Usually, it’s for pleasure, visiting friends or relatives or simply for discovering new places. But for many of the world’s Catholics, one journey has always carried significance beyond the mere act of leaving home. “The […]

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Musical Wanderings: Songs of Pilgrimage

The road to Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain has been trodden by pilgrims from the Middle Ages to the present day, inspiring deeply spiritual outpourings of music. St. Martin’s concentrates on the Medieval and Renaissance Spanish music of this tradition, including from the 12th century Codex Calixtinus.

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Musical Wanderings: Songs of Pilgrimage

The road to Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain has been trodden by pilgrims from the Middle Ages to the present day, inspiring deeply spiritual outpourings of music. St. Martin’s concentrates on the Medieval and Renaissance Spanish music of this tradition, including from the 12th century Codex Calixtinus.

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J.S. Bach B Minor Mass

Pro Musica Colorado (PMC) collaborates again with St. Martin’s Chamber Choir (SMCC), a professional chorus that is unsurpassed in music for chamber choir. “The musical capacity of Tim Krueger and the singers in SMCC to deliver beautiful vocal quality and spin out beautiful phrases while crafting the large scale form is unmatched. PMC and SMCC […]

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Epic Romanticism: Dvořák Mass in D

Although better known in its orchestral version, and considered one of the great mass-settings of the Romantic era, it was originally composed with organ accompaniment, and St. Martin’s performs it as such here. Building on the monumental sound achieved last year to much acclaim in the Rachmaninov Vespers, the Festival Singers add the organ to truly […]

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Epic Romanticism: Dvořák Mass in D

Although better known in its orchestral version, and considered one of the great mass-settings of the Romantic era, it was originally composed with organ accompaniment, and St. Martin’s performs it as such here. Building on the monumental sound achieved last year to much acclaim in the Rachmaninov Vespers, the Festival Singers add the organ to truly […]

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The Power of Music, with Baroque Chamber Orchestra and St Martin’s Chamber Choir, at the AGO

Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado together with St. Martin’s Chamber Choir performs musical gems from 18th century London. The concert is presented as a featured program for the American Guild of Organists Southwest Regional Convention in Denver.   Michael Christian Festing, Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day (1737-38) Georg Frideric Handel, Concerto Grosso in G major, op. […]

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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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A Celestial ‘Requiem’ for a Solemn Occasion

A review by Marc Shulgold   Sadly, the glorious sacred works of Renaissance brothers Giovanni and Felice Anerio have all but faded away in the passage of time. But their music wasn’t the only revival featured in a stunning concert by Timothy Krueger’s St. Martin’s Chamber Choir earlier this month. The middle of three weekend […]

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The Eleventh Hour: Anerio Requiem

St. Martin’s commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with Giovanni Francesco Anerio’s rarely heard Requiem, which is among the most brilliant and translucent settings of this usually somber text – giving it a hopeful and uplifting aura.

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