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Boulder Bach Fest Ends on a High Note

A review by Marc Shulgold Heartfelt words of gratitude from the stage, warm waves of applause from a sizable audience – and, as usual, first-rate musicianship from first note to […]

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Boulder Bach Festival: Next Generations

A review by Betsy Schwarm Spring 2022 brings the 41st season of the Boulder Bach Festival.  In lesser hands, 41 years of a single composer – even the mighty JS […]

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FESTIVAL WEEK: The Intimacy of J. S. Bach

The final concert of Festival Week offers J.S. Bach in several genres, starting with the profound Cello Suite in C Minor, performed by Coleman Itzkoff. The program continues with Cantata BWV 196, Der Herr […]

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A Festival Celebrates Bach – Among Others

A review by Marc Shulgold Oh, sure – J.S. Bach was there, represented by three marvelous chamber works. And there was music by his famous old friend Telemann. But so […]

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FESTIVAL WEEK: Next Generations

Next Generations explores works by later composers and features a rare 19th century Érard concert grand piano in pristine condition. The instrument traveled from Amsterdam to Boulder and offers a […]

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FESTIVAL WEEK: Voices of the Chamber

Voices of the Chamber focuses on intimate chamber music performed by some of our nation’s most insightful interpreters of baroque music. Trio sonatas by Isabella Leonarda, Giovanni Legrenzi, and Dario […]

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FESTIVAL WEEK: Contemporaneous Concertos

Contemporaneous Concertos opens Festival Week with a display of phenomenal examples of solo concerto and concerto grosso genres. Ysmael Reyes performs the Colorado premiere of a recently rediscovered concerto by Telemann—on […]

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BOULDER BACH: FESTIVAL WEEK

In May of 2022 we offer Festival Week, a celebration of J.S. Bach’s music alongside contemporaries and later composers. The venue is Boulder’s historic First Congregational Church. The wood floors […]

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BACH FESTIVAL WEEK OPENS WITH INSPIRED CONCERTO PROGRAM

A review by Kelly Dean Hansen, Ph.D For much of its history, including the first years under music director Zachary Carrettin, the Boulder Bach Festival was a compressed event, with […]

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Bach and Beyond: Boulder Bach’s Spring “Festival Week”

Johann Sebastian Bach:  the music and the name are timeless, like a Gibraltar of great music.  Beethoven has myriad admirers, as does Mozart.  However, both masters studied JS Bach’s works, […]

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