A review by Marc Shulgold Cynthia Katsarelis could barely contain her joy, as she began the concert by her Pro Musica Colorado Chamber Orchestra on Saturday. “We are so, so excited to be playing music together,” she told the small crowd gathered in Broomfield Auditorium. Half her face was concealed by a Covid mask, yet […]
Review by Betsy Schwarm The concerts offered this first weekend of December by the Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra bore the heading “Holiday Moods.” Admittedly, in this particular year, holiday moods are not quite what they have usually been. However, if one needed some reassurance that there is still joy to be found, Pro Musica’s programs […]
A review by Marc Shulgold For a small ensemble of 21 strings, Pro Musica Colorado appears willing to take on big challenges- as was demonstrated at the first of two weekend concerts on Friday night, in a program titled “American Seasons”. Led by Cynthia Katsarelis, an energetic, disciplined conductor, this ambitious group tackled some mighty […]
A preview by Robin McNeil Scen3 Fall 2014 Instrumental Music Roundup This coming concert season is going to be very exciting because it contains some rarely heard music, music that we know, and music which is so important in all of music literature, that you simply must go hear it. Some of the organizations listed […]
By Marc Shulgold Yes, we know: The past year has been tough for performing arts groups forced to cancel concerts, find new revenue sources and struggle to stay...