A Night at the Opera, A Day Full of Graces 

Preview by Betsy Schwarm Conductor/Artistic Director Kelly Parmenter confirms what some readers will have surmised:  the program title is a Marx Brothers reference.  That is not to suggest that the […]

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Soothing Music in Troubled Times from Ars Nova

              Review by Marc Shulgold Thomas Morgan put it succinctly in his program notes for a recent concert by Ars Nova Singers. “Everything feels fragile right now,” the chamber […]

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Healing with Mozart and Pro Musica

Given the events and moods of the past two years, all of us could benefit from some healing.  In its Boulder County concerts of February 4 and 5, the Pro […]

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Love Changes Everything with Colorado Chamber Players

Preview Article by Betsy Schwarm Given the troublesome events of the past two years, one can scarcely find a person who doesn’t know someone recently affected by worries.  From pandemics […]

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Love and Loss with The Colorado Choir: ‘Tisn’t All Tears, March 4 & 5, 2022

A preview by Betsy Schwarm “Songs of Love and Loss:” As a title for a choral program, it might lead some to imagine those famously star-crossed lovers.  However, in this […]

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From Bach to Chilcott: Christmas with The Colorado Choir

A preview by Betsy Schwarm Choral Christmas concerts often rely on old favorites.  There’s comfort to be found in hearing them, much like the comfort of a cup of hot […]

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Seicento Launches its 10th Anniversary Season Reliving a Long-Ago Wedding Bash

A preview by Marc Shulgold The Grand Duke of Tuscany, Ferdinando I de’ Medici, and Christina of Lorraine were married in Florence in May, 1589, and it must have been a […]

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Love Makes the Melody Immortal: the Music of Louis Lewandowski

A preview by Betsy Schwarm “Liebe macht das Lied unsterblich!” = “Love makes the song (or melody) immortal!”  The exclamation point is on the original inscription, so let’s carry it […]

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Stories on Stage presents Harmony of the World

A preview by Nicolette Vajtay “Short stories are a perfect little snapshot of life on planet Earth,” said Artistic Director of Stories on Stage, Anthony Powell, as we chatted over […]

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Ars Nova Singers Have It “Made”

By Marc Shulgold “We live in unusual times,” Tom Morgan observed, quietly stating the obvious. As the founder and longtime music director of the Ars Nova Singers, the 59-year-old conductor […]

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