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Baroque Music and All That Jazz

Preview by Marc Shulgold Evanne Browne’s been thinking lately about her 36-voice Baroque choir and instrumental group, Seicento Baroque Ensemble (pronounced, Say-CHENTO). And asking some pretty serious questions, too. “What […]

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Surround Sounds From Ars Nova Singers

A preview By Marc Shulgold Four centuries before we tried to rewire our stereos to replicate quadraphonic effects, a couple of Renaissance composers had their singers create it live. An […]

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Raisins and Almonds – and Farewells:  Colorado Hebrew Chorale

Preview by Betsy Schwarm Raisins and almonds:  not only tasty ingredients in certain holiday breads, but also a well-known Jewish lullaby.  It is, moreover, what the Colorado Hebrew Chorale (CHC) […]

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A Long and Windy Road

Preview by Mare Trevathan “The Wind”– a new musical by David Nehls. One performance only!Sunday, January 14 @ 2:00 pmSu Teatro, 721 Santa Fe Drive in Denver. Tickets $26. storiesonstage.org […]

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Rare Byrd with Seicento Baroque

A preview by Betsy Schwarm In this case, ‘Rare Byrd’ is not an unexpected avian visitor.  Rather, Seicento Baroque Ensemble – drawing its name from the 17th century – will […]

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BACH FESTIVAL RECORDING PROVIDES “PURE AUDIO”

CD Review by Kelly Dean Hansen During Zachary Carrettin’s ten-year tenure as music director, the Boulder Bach Festival gradually moved away from a compressed series of concerts in a single […]

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Passione with Pro Musica Colorado

Preview article by Betsy Schwarm Apply the word Passione to a musical program and thoughts may drift immediately to Romeo and Juliet.  Those legendary lovers are absent from Pro Musica […]

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The Influence of The Spheres: Colorado Chamber Players

Preview article by Betsy Schwarm          Spheres of Influence:  that might suggest influences we experience as individuals or groups, though also influences we exert as individuals or groups upon others.  In […]

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Transfigured Night, and Mozart, too:  Pro Musica Colorado

Preview by Betsy Schwarm For its season finale concert, set for Saturday, April 29, Pro Musica Colorado will offer a program linking to its mission to evoke “the full range […]

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The Firebird burns brightly, with Ballet Ariel

Review​​​ ​​by Betsy Schwarm In the world of classical music, The Firebird is a familiar title, though perhaps more as an orchestral suite than as a choreographed work. Ballet Ariel’s spring production […]

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