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Walking a Tightrope with Ars Nova

By Marc Shulgold Tom Morgan understands the dangers of controversy. The music director of the Ars  Nova Singers has accepted the challenge of programming a new work which doesn’t shy […]

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Boulder Bach Fest Ends on a High Note

A review by Marc Shulgold Heartfelt words of gratitude from the stage, warm waves of applause from a sizable audience – and, as usual, first-rate musicianship from first note to […]

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Boulder Bach Festival: Next Generations

A review by Betsy Schwarm Spring 2022 brings the 41st season of the Boulder Bach Festival.  In lesser hands, 41 years of a single composer – even the mighty JS […]

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A Festival Celebrates Bach – Among Others

A review by Marc Shulgold Oh, sure – J.S. Bach was there, represented by three marvelous chamber works. And there was music by his famous old friend Telemann. But so […]

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BACH FESTIVAL WEEK OPENS WITH INSPIRED CONCERTO PROGRAM

A review by Kelly Dean Hansen, Ph.D For much of its history, including the first years under music director Zachary Carrettin, the Boulder Bach Festival was a compressed event, with […]

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After the Pilgrimage with St. Martin’s Chamber Choir

A preview by Betsy Schwarm After the Pilgrimage:  The Journey Home – that’s a program title that one might interpret in several ways.  Chronologically speaking, these late May performances by […]

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Seicento Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary 

A review by Marc Shulgold The concert’s title alliteratively promised “Magnificent Magnificats,” and indeed, the Baroque ensemble Seicento delivered. To celebrate a decade of music-making, the group, led by artistic […]

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Bach and Beyond: Boulder Bach’s Spring “Festival Week”

Johann Sebastian Bach:  the music and the name are timeless, like a Gibraltar of great music.  Beethoven has myriad admirers, as does Mozart.  However, both masters studied JS Bach’s works, […]

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3rd Law Dance/Theater’s “For Example”

A preview by Gwen Gray For the first time in over two years, Boulder’s preeminent contemporary dance company, 3rd Law Dance/Theater, returns to the Dairy Arts Center stage, and it’s […]

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Good Day Sunshine with Stories on Stage

Preview by Nicolette Vajtay It’s springtime in Colorado, a time of renewal, a season of rebirth. As the earth wakes up from its winter of gloom, and communities around the world come back to life after the devastating pandemic, we could […]

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