A review by Marc Shulgold Cynthia Katsarelis could barely contain her joy, as she began the concert by her Pro Musica Colorado Chamber Orchestra on Saturday. “We are so, so excited to be playing music together,” she told the small crowd gathered in Broomfield Auditorium. Half her face was concealed by a Covid mask, yet […]
Usher in the Spring on J.S. Bach’s birthday with Boulder Bach Festival’s “Spring” Colorado Concert Film, featuring the music of Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven, and hear one of Colorado’s most treasured historical pianos, an original Erard concert grand from Paris in the 1840’s. Mina Gajic performs Mozart’s much-loved Piano Concerto K. 414 in A Major […]
A preview By Marc Shulgold Tom Morgan has one goal in mind for the Ars Nova Singers’ upcoming performance on Youtube. “I want our audience to get an Ars Nova experience,” the chamber choir’s director stressed. An admirable goal. And it may happen – but that experience will be like no other. At 7 p.m. […]
By Marc Shulgold The Fourth of July is a joyous day filled with many traditions—it’s become an occasion for family picnics, jaw-dropping fireworks shows, and concerts featuring spirited Sousa marches. In virtually every American city and town, it represents the single biggest day of the year for brass-and-wind ensembles, which offer park concerts for patriotic […]
A Preview by Marc Schulgold Traditional Irish bands seem to be everywhere these days — their fiddles, tin whistles, Uilleann pipes, bodhrans, harps, concertinas and bouzoukis accompanying rousing tunes and tear-stained ballads sung with thick Irish brogues to the delight of beer-drinkers in pubs across the country. Then there’s the three-member New Time Ensemble, a […]
By Betsy Schwarm In troubled times, music can be the perfect balm: soothing the soul and heartening one for the future. Alas that, for the past...
Reprinted from The Denver Post by Lisa Kennedy By LISA KENNEDY | email@example.com | The Denver PostPUBLISHED: August 12, 2021...