Tag Archives: Jennifer Higdon

Rainbow Strings with Pro Musica Colorado Chamber Orchestra

Rainbow Strings! A Concert of Hope! Join us for a program that brings joy and hope featuring great music by LGBTQ+ and BIPOC composers including Tchaikovsky’s beloved Serenade for Strings. Violin soloist Harumi Rhodes joins Pro Musica Colorado in the fiery Violin Concerto No. 9 by Joseph Bologne, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges, an 18th Century Afro-French […]

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Rainbow Strings with Pro Musica Colorado Chamber Orchestra

Rainbow Strings! A Concert of Hope! Join us for a program that brings joy and hope featuring great music by LGBTQ+ and BIPOC composers including Tchaikovsky’s beloved Serenade for Strings. Violin soloist Harumi Rhodes joins Pro Musica Colorado in the fiery Violin Concerto No. 9 by Joseph Bologne, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges, an 18th Century Afro-French composer […]

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Can Music Co-Exist With Social Relevance?

A preview by Marc Shulgold Cynthia Katsarelis acknowledges that the title of her orchestra’s season-opening concert offers a unifying, uplifting theme: “Rainbow Strings! A Concert of Hope.” But then she offers a caution. “This is not a social statement program.” Maybe, maybe not. Once it become apparent, there’s no ignoring the music’s subtext when her […]

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Off the Rails with the Arapahoe Philharmonic

A preview by Betsy Schwarm When a community orchestra has passed its 65th birthday, one imagines that a certain level of trust has developed.  Its audiences have learned to rely on the ensemble for interesting music that’s both enjoyable and exciting, whether or not it’s familiar.  With its upcoming November concert this year, the Arapahoe […]

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