Review by Elyn Joy Few would deny the strangeness of this past year. Through it, we’ve come to know well the feeling of isolation. We’ve learned how to reconcile the hidden, sequestered parts of ourselves with the human need for expression and connection—even if through the grate of Zoom-land. Likewise, some of the most gifted musicians of the Baroque era found themselves quarantined from the spotlit musical world (for other reasons, but still). Yet at the Colorado […]
The Colorado Chamber Players returns to our first LIVE performance in over a year. Join us for an intimate house concert, with music by 17th and 18th century composers. We would love to welcome you if you are vaccinated. Thanks for your cooperation- this is a small space with only 40 seats. Plan to show […]
Join the Colorado Chamber Players for a re-broadcast of a beautifully indulgent program of French treats. Online only. Tickets: https://www.onthestage.com/show/colorado-chamber-players/on-demand-macarons-de-paris-71550
Given the theme ‘Music of Springtime:’ many ensembles would choose Vivaldi. Not the Colorado Chamber Players! Given the additional presence of ‘Wild Things,’ is there perhaps also The Rite of Spring? Not in a chamber music concert, though the CCP did invite bassoonist Josh Baker to remind listeners of that infamous ballet’s opening theme. In […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 | firstname.lastname@example.org | The Denver PostPUBLISHED: August 12, 2021...