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Thursday, October 18,2012

Music for the adventurous from Ars Nova Singers

Group takes on Philip Glass and ´Koyaanisqatsi´

By Peter Alexander
Tom Morgan wants to hear something new. "As I get older I’m less interested in hearing the same sounds over and over again," he says.
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Thursday, October 4,2012

John Cage and the sound of silence

Composer pointed out that it’s louder, and more musical, than you think

By Peter Alexander
If someone says ´can’t,´ that shows you what to do.”
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Thursday, September 20,2012

Period reconstruction

Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado aims for classical music authenticity

By Peter Alexander
Turning back the clock would be a futile endeavor for most of us, but for Frank Nowell, it is a productive and creative activity.
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Thursday, September 13,2012

Casual meets formal for Boulder philharmonic

Boulder Philharmonic’s season presents a mix of genres

By Peter Alexander
It’s going to be a “blue jeans plus dinner jacket” kind of season with the Boulder Philharmonic this year.
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Thursday, August 2,2012

Mighty fifths to end the summer

Colorado Music Festival explores seminal work of contemporary, classical composers

By Peter Alexander
The 2012 Colorado Music Festival (CMF) surges to its conclusion this week with concerts Thursday and Friday by the Festival Orchestra — one of the best I have heard in recent years at CMF — conducted by Michael Christie.
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Thursday, July 19,2012

Phantoms in the opera

Ghosts haunt Central City’s ‘La Bohème’ and ‘Turn of the Screw’

By Peter Alexander
Central City’s 2012 season offers an emotionally varied program. With the final opening night of the season Saturday, the ghosts of Benjamin Britten’s Turn of the Screw joined the starving artists of Puccini’s La Bohème and the homespun Americans of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! on the bill.
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Thursday, July 12,2012

Knowledge is power

CMF’s ‘Beyond the Score’ lecture tells the story of the music

By Peter Alexander
The word ‘planet’ means wanderer,” the narrator says, explaining the captivating, wandering harmonies of Gustav Holst’s popular orchestral piece The Planets. “To the ancient world, the planets were the stars that changed position, that wandered from one place to another. In The Planets, the music wanders from harmony to harmony.”
Thursday, June 28,2012

Camp at the opera

A look into why so many opera companies put on musicals

By Peter Alexander
You would not expect to meet Aunt Eller and Curly, two of the homespun characters of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic American musical Oklahoma!, at the opera house. But up in Central City this summer, that’s exactly where they are.
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Thursday, June 21,2012

Near-lost composers come to life at Colorado Music Festival

Salieri, Mendelssohn on the bill

By Peter Alexander
Boulder’s Chautauqua this summer will be home to several music festivals. Principally there is the annual Colorado Music Festival (CMF), an attractively eclectic festival that has become one of Boulder’s premiere cultural events. Running June 24 through Aug. 3, CMF offers four concerts every week, almost all of them in the Chautauqua Auditorium.
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Thursday, May 31,2012

Strings sing in the park

Sounds of Lyons moves outdoors

By Peter Alexander
Ever mutable, the festival is both the same as ever and completely remade. It has all the same ingredients as the past three years: the combination and juxtaposition of musical styles, serious chamber music and folk styles, storytelling with music, and improvisation alongside music that is thoroughly composed.
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