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The Earthquake Mass: Music of the Renaissance

The colossal “Earthquake Mass” by French composer Antoine Brumel is a rare and astounding choral composition for 12 distinct voices, called “one of the most breathtaking outbursts of the Renaissance imagination” by the arts critic at The Independent. Ars Nova Singers celebrates this vibrant music in three performances in the Denver/Boulder area, along with four other […]

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The Earthquake Mass: Music of the Renaissance

The colossal “Earthquake Mass” by French composer Antoine Brumel is a rare and astounding choral composition for 12 distinct voices, called “one of the most breathtaking outbursts of the Renaissance imagination” by the arts critic at The Independent. Ars Nova Singers celebrates this vibrant music in three performances in the Denver/Boulder area, along with four other […]

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The Earthquake Mass: Music of the Renaissance

The colossal “Earthquake Mass” by French composer Antoine Brumel is a rare and astounding choral composition for 12 distinct voices, called “one of the most breathtaking outbursts of the Renaissance imagination” by the arts critic at The Independent. Ars Nova Singers celebrates this vibrant music in three performances in the Denver/Boulder area, along with four other […]

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Ars Nova Singers present Intermezzo! with Stratus Chamber Orchestra

Ars Nova Singers opens its 34th concert season on October 4, 5, and 6 with three performances in collaboration with Denver’s Stratus Chamber Orchestra (David Rutherford, conductor). Intermezzo! will be presented in Boulder and Denver: Friday, October 4, 2019 – First Plymouth Congregational Church, 3501 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver (7:30pm) Saturday, October 5, 2019 – […]

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Ars Nova Singers present Intermezzo! with Stratus Chamber Orchestra

Ars Nova Singers opens its 34th concert season on October 4, 5, and 6 with three performances in collaboration with Denver’s Stratus Chamber Orchestra (David Rutherford, conductor). Intermezzo! will be presented in Boulder and Denver: Friday, October 4, 2019 – First Plymouth Congregational Church, 3501 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver (7:30pm) Saturday, October 5, 2019 – […]

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Ars Nova Singers present Intermezzo! with Stratus Chamber Orchestra

Ars Nova Singers opens its 34th concert season on October 4, 5, and 6 with three performances in collaboration with Denver’s Stratus Chamber Orchestra (David Rutherford, conductor). Intermezzo! will be presented in Boulder and Denver: Friday, October 4, 2019 – First Plymouth Congregational Church, 3501 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver (7:30pm) Saturday, October 5, 2019 – […]

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Shake Your Ears Loose with the Earthquake Mass

Preview by Ruth L. Carver A piece nicknamed the “Earthquake Mass” would hardly seem capable of transporting a listener to a peaceful, transcendent place…yet that is just what Ars Nova Singers hope to do in their upcoming concerts. This rarely performed piece by Renaissance master Antoine Brumel will gently yet insistently tug the audience from […]

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Sacred Jazz with Ars Nova Singers

A review by Betsy Schwarm The excellent Ars Nova Singers have long been one of the most adventurous ensembles in the region, with a repertoire ranging from the Renaissance to music of current composers. The ensemble’s October concerts this year brought out yet one more side of Ars Nova’s expressive voice: Sacred Jazz. In his […]

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Hidden Masterpieces: Choral Music Beyond the Mainstream – Ars Nova February 2018

A review by Betsy Schwarm Count on the Ars Nova Singers to delve into repertoire that is four centuries old and yet find offerings that are new and different – and delightful, as well. It turns out that beyond Italian masses and English madrigals, there is much to discover and enjoy. For the ensemble’s February […]

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Duruflé in Denver: Ars Nova and Friends

Review by Betsy Schwarm Over 32 years, the Boulder-based Ars Nova Singers have built a reputation as one of the finest a cappella choirs anywhere. Their concert October 6 in Denver had all the artistry one expects of the ensemble. This time, however, being ever inventive in his programming, music director Thomas Edward Morgan had […]

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