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Opus Colorado
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After much consideration, I have decided to discontinue writing reviews. I began this blog site in 2009, but I wrote and published reviews for three years before I began this blog site, Opus Colorado. Since that time, I have written over 1200 reviews, and I now wish to direct my efforts to other projects. I […]
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I hasten to point out to all of you who read this that I am still taking a hiatus from reviewing. There are many reasons for this pause in my writing, not the least of which is the extensive remodeling of our house. But, the reason I am taking a break from the hiatus (a […]
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Dear readers and fellow musicians: It has become increasingly obvious that I have much to do with teaching, fundraising, editing and proofing, research, translating, fall yard work, and writing for my blog site, Opus Colorado. Therefore, I must cut down somewhere. I am taking a hiatus from writing reviews and previews on my blog site […]
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Pro Musica Colorado Creates, Celebrates, and Observes Memories Pro Musica Colorado Chamber Orchestra (PMC) presents its 2015-16 Season: Remembrance. Music has incredible power to evoke poignant memories and to create new memories. In this season, PMC presents unforgettable collaborations with pianist Larry Graham and St. Martin’s Chamber Choir. And PMC creates new memories in two […]
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Saturday afternoon, September 26, I attended a rehearsal of the Colorado Ballet’s performance of La Sylphide. The music for this ballet was written by Norwegian composer Herman Severin Løvenskiold (1815-1870) when he was only 21 years old. It was written for the choreographer August Bournonville (1805-1879) whose choreography of the score was done in 1836 […]
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For 30 years, Boulder’s Ars Nova Singers has been bringing exceptional choral music to the Colorado Front Range and beyond. Our 2015-2016 season features dramatic, soaring works for voices performed with professional polish, stylish versatility, and a joyous spirit. Founder and Artistic Director Thomas Edward Morgan has assembled a season of some of the world’s […]
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Featuring the Valor Symphonics Youth Orchestra, David Rutherford, Music Director and Conductor October 16 and 17, 2015 Stratus Chamber Orchestra (formerly the Musica Sacra Chamber Orchestra) begins its season with a celebration of Jean Sibelius’s 150th Birthday.  Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite and Aaron Copland’s Outdoor Overture begin the program, and then Stratus welcomes Valor Symphonics Youth […]
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Wednesday evening, September 16, the Friends of Chamber Music hosted the Pacifica Quartet at Gates Concert Hall on the DU campus. Formed in 1994, the Pacifica quartet has rapidly become one of this nations, and most likely the world’s, finest quartets. With Simin Ganatra, violin, Sibbi Rernhardsson, violin, Masumi Per Rostad, viola, and Brandon Vamos, […]
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Sunday afternoon, September 13, soprano MeeAe Nam, and pianists Mina Gajic and Hsing-ay Hsu presented a recital of songs and four hand piano compositions of the Romantic French composer Théodore Gouvy. The program was presented at the Grace Lutheran Church on 13th Street in Boulder, Colorado. Théodore Gouvy (1819-1898) was quite well known during his […]
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Seicento Baroque Ensemble to perform Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 October 24-25 Today, Seicento Baroque Ensemble announced the dates of their 2015-2016 concert season, to include the performance of Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 on October 24 in Boulder and on October 25 in Denver. Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 is considered to be one of the most […]
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