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Jewish Sounds of Soviet Russia: Colorado Chamber Players at JAAMM Festival

Jewish and Yiddish music have always found their way into Russian music. The role of Jewish composers in Russia changed dramatically after the rise of Stalin and after World War II. While Jewish music was officially banned (or declared non-existent) after World War II, many composers continued to incorporate Jewish themes into their pieces. Russian […]

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Shostakovich and His Circle, Colorado Chamber Players at Longmont Museum

The great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich was surrounded by extraordinary talent in Soviet Russia. The CCP performs music by Shostakovich; by Shostakovich’s closest friend, Miecyzslaw Weinberg;  by Russia’s “bad boy” Prokofiev, who left Russia for 20 years and finally returned; and by Stravinsky, who inspired Shostakovich in many of his compositions. Sergei Prokofiev: Overture on […]

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Colorado Chamber Players at Eloise May Library

Join the Colorado Chamber Players String Quartet in a musical journey to Germany, Austria and Russia! A short one hour concert will include excerpts from Mozart D major Divertimento, Haydn op. 17#5 quartet, and Shostakovich’s 7th string quartet. Call to register for the concert: 303-542-7279.

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Colorado Chamber Players at Koelbel Library

Join the Colorado Chamber Players String Quartet in a musical journey to Germany, Austria and Russia! A short one hour concert will include excerpts from Mozart D major Divertimento, Haydn op. 17#5 quartet, and Shostakovich’s 7th string quartet. Call to register for the concert: 303-542-7279

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Musical Travelogue: Colorado Chamber Players in Brighton

Join the Colorado Chamber Players String Quartet in a musical journey to Germany, Austria and Russia! A short one hour concert will include excerpts from Mozart D major Divertimento, Haydn op. 17#5 quartet, and Shostakovich’s 7th string quartet. Goodwill offering.

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Shostakovich Third Quartet: Colorado Chamber Players and the Arvada Chorale

Singing with Shostakovich The Colorado Chamber Players String Quartet performs Shostakovich’s 3rd String Quartet op. 73,  as part of the Arvada Chorale’s Spring Concert, along with a new version of Barber’s Adagio for chorus and string quartet. For more information, go to: http://www.arvadachorale.org/

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Colorado Chamber Players at Trinity Presbyterian Arvada: Prokofiev Quintet

Different Worlds: Shostakovich and Prokofiev As part of Trinity Presbyterian’s Second Tuesday Concert Series, the CCP will perform on December 8th. A dessert reception follows the concert, and is included in the ticket price. You can reserve advance tickets by emailing: secondtuesdays@tcparvada.org, or by calling 303-422-3656, x 6000. You may also purchase tickets at the […]

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Colorado Chamber Players and Denver Eclectic Concerts: Prokofiev Quintet

Different Worlds: Shostakovich and Prokofiev The CCP is thrilled to collaborate with the Denver Eclectic Concert Series for the first time! DEC serves a selection of wine, cheese and other beverages at every concert. Dmitri Shostakovich and Sergei Prokofiev were two of the most prolific and important Russian composers in the 20th century.  Both composers […]

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Shostakovich Piano Quintet in Longmont: Colorado Chamber Players

The Colorado Chamber Players begins A Year of Shostakovich with a blockbuster program featuring Shostakovich’s extraordinary Piano Quintet, with Andrew Cooperstock, Piano. For more information, call Arts Longmont at 303-678-7869. Tickets are $10 all levels. Program: Elegy and Polka for String Quartet, 1931 String Quartet no. 1 in C major, op. 49 (1939) Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. […]

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Denver Young Artists Orchestra at Boettcher Hall

Denver Young Artists Orchestra - DYAO

A review by Robin McNeil Sunday, February 9, I attended an absolutely tremendous concert at Boettcher Hall presented by the Denver Young Artists Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Wes Kenney and Maestra Javan Carson. It featured all five of the orchestras that are under the aegis of the DYAO. I cannot say this strongly […]

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