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 […]
Colorado Chamber Players returns to Happy Hour Concerts ONLINE with a program featuring beguiling music from less well known baroque composers. These gems offer us an enchanted concert featuring music for Violas d’Amore that is sure to bring a smile and brighten an autumnal evening! Tickets should go on sale around September 23: http://happyhourconcerts.org/. Performers […]
Colorado Chamber Players welcome Baroque musicians Matthew Dane, Barbara Hamilton (Violas D’amore), Ann Marie Morgan (viola da gamba), Eric Wicks (harpsichord) and Daniel Hutchings (tenor) as they continue celebrating the CCP’s 25th Anniversary Season, with a Baroque program featuring the mysterious Viola D’amore- a resonating instrument with 14 strings! The D’amore has 7 upper strings […]
Preview article by Betsy Schwarm The viola d’amore may be the white tiger of the fine music world: remarkably beautiful, but startlingly rare. Even those who are well familiar with the standard variety may have never seen and heard one in person – let alone two of them at once. That one of those […]
A preview by Marc Shulgold “It’s a very eclectic mix,” says the ever-understated Frank Nowell, about the program served up March 17 and 18 by his Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado. “Eclectic,” indeed, is an understatement. Oh, there’s some Handel, Vivaldi and Geminiani, as expected. These masters of the Baroque Era pop up frequently in […]
January 4, 2021 A preview by Betsy Schwarm ...