Tag Archives: Barbara Hamilton

Achieving Zoomness: Performing Arts Online

A preview by Betsy Schwarm, January 13, 2021 It is at times like those of the past ten months that the performing arts can mean the most.  Not only is it a chance to gather together in a shared artistic experience, it is also a reminder of the marvelous things that mankind can create, especially […]

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Delectable Delights for Strings: Macarons de Paris

January 4, 2021 A preview by Betsy Schwarm                    Imagine a sandwich cookie with cream filling.  Now set aside that vision of Oreos and instead think of Parisian macarons:  lighter, brighter, and infinitely more elegant than Oreos.  It’s the Parisian cookie, rather than the American one, which best suits the Colorado Chamber Players online recital of […]

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Beguiling Enchantment: Baroque music for Viola d’Amore, viola da gamba, and harpsichord

Colorado Chamber Players returns to Happy Hour Concerts ONLINE with a program featuring beguiling music from less well known baroque composers. These gems offer us an enchanted concert featuring music for Violas d’Amore that is sure to bring a smile and brighten an autumnal evening!   Tickets should go on sale around September 23: http://happyhourconcerts.org/. Performers […]

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Incessant Hum: Beethoven 2020 at Boulder Public Library

Colorado Chamber Players presents a world premiere of a new music/theatre hybrid, with a script by Jeffrey Neuman, directed by Mare Trevathan. As the world celebrates the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven, we explore the emotional world that Beethoven experienced, as he lost his hearing and ability to perform as a pianist and conductor.  […]

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Incessant Hum: Beethoven 2020 at Broomfield Auditorium

Colorado Chamber Players presents a world premiere of a new music/theatre hybrid, with a script by Jeffrey Neuman, directed by Mare Trevathan. As the world celebrates the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven, we explore the emotional world that Beethoven experienced, as he lost his hearing and ability to perform as a pianist and conductor.  […]

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Themes of Loss and Triumph: Beethoven’s Incessant Hum

A Preview by Betsy Schwarm Spoiler alert:  Beethoven was deaf!  Of course, anyone reading this article already knew that, and likely also knew that 2020 will bring the 250th anniversary of the master composer’s birth.  However, it is both facts, not just the latter, that inspired an upcoming multi-disciplinary performance of a newly commissioned play […]

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Flaming Swords: Baroque music for Violas d’Amore, Violas da gamba and Lute, Thornton

One of the most resonating instruments among Baroque instruments, is the Viola d’Amore (viola of love), with a total of 14 strings. The Viola d’Amore has a unique link to Moorish countries, who were famous for their many-stringed instruments in the 1600’s. The silvery combination of the d’Amore with the 7-string Viola da gamba, is […]

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Flaming Swords: Baroque music for Violas d’Amore, Violas da gamba and Lute, Denver

One of the most resonating instruments among Baroque instruments, is the Viola d’Amore (viola of love), with a total of 14 strings. The Viola d’Amore has a unique link to Moorish countries, who were famous for their many-stringed instruments in the 1600’s. The silvery combination of the d’Amore with the 7-string Viola da gamba, is […]

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That’s D’amore! Baroque music with Colorado Chamber Players, McNichols Civic Center

Colorado Chamber Players welcome Baroque musicians Matthew Dane, Barbara Hamilton (Violas D’amore), Ann Marie Morgan (viola da gamba), Eric Wicks (harpsichord) and Daniel Hutchings (tenor) as they continue celebrating the CCP’s 25th Anniversary Season, with a Baroque program featuring the mysterious Viola D’amore- a resonating instrument with 14 strings! The D’amore has 7 upper strings […]

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Thats Damore: Colorado Chamber Players at McNichols Civic Center

Colorado Chamber Players welcome Baroque musicians Matthew Dane, Barbara Hamilton (Violas D’amore), Ann Marie Morgan (viola da gamba), Eric Wicks (harpsichord) and Daniel Hutchings (tenor) as they continue celebrating the CCP’s 25th Anniversary Season, with a Baroque program featuring the mysterious Viola D’amore- a resonating instrument with 14 strings! The D’amore has 7 upper strings […]

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