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French Connection: Quatuor Stanislas and Colorado Chamber Players: POSTPONED

April 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm The Quatuor Stanislas is an outstanding French quartet, based in Nancy, France.  The group will travel to Colorado and Wyoming in April 2020, and will perform Mendelssohn’s extraordinary Octet op. 20 with the Colorado Chamber Players, written when the composer was only 16 years old.  Beethoven […]

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An Evening with Simone Spadino and the Colorado Chamber Players: CONCERT CANCELLED

The Colorado Chamber Players perform with young virtuoso violinist Simone Spadino, at the First Universalist Church of Denver, in collaboration with the Denver Sister Cities Program and the City of Potenza, Italy.   One night only: March 24, 2020, 7:30 pm. Tickets available here, only $15 each! Program: Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons Pablo de Sarasate: […]

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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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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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A Little Fright Music: Stories on Stage and Colorado Chamber Players

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A Little Fright Music – Stories on Stage and Colorado Chamber Players

A preview by Betsy Schwarm Interdisciplinary arts:  certainly some of the most powerful and compelling performing arts experiences are exactly that.  Whether it’s opera, combining voices and instruments with sets, props, costumes, and story-telling, or an orchestra providing live performance of the soundtrack to a beloved film, in both cases, it’s entertainment that draws upon […]

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Paris: Franck, Chausson and Debussy, at Boulder Library

The Colorado Chamber Players presents a program of French music, fin de siecle. Program: Ernest Chausson: Chanson perpétuelle, op. 37, for Soprano, String Quartet and Piano Lily Boulanger: Nocturne and Cortege, for Violin and Piano Claude Debussy: Danse sacrée et danse profane, for Harp and Strings César Franck: Piano Quintet in f minor Musicians: Andrew […]

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Paris: Franck Quintet short concert at Saint John’s Cathedral

The Colorado Chamber Players presents a program of French music, fin de siecle. Program will be selected from the following: Ernest Chausson: Chanson perpétuelle, op. 37, for Soprano, String Quartet and Piano Lily Boulanger: Nocturne and Cortege, for Violin and Piano Claude Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano César Franck: Piano Quintet in f minor […]

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