Music

More than cursory

"You can find music to be cathartic if you’re willing to be honest with it,” says Andy Baxter, lyricist and one half of the...

Return of CMF mini-festival and former director

Fans of Brahms’s warm Romanticism (and who in the classical audience isn’t?) have much to look forward to. In three concerts, the Colorado Music Festival...

‘Fantastique’ opening

Boulder’s Colorado Music Festival (CMF) opens its 2016 season June 30 at Chautauqua Auditorium, and no one is more excited than music director Jean-Marie...

The Dead shall rise

Not that we knew it at the time, but we’re pretty sure the weirdly twice-echoed staccato stomp of “Ants Marching” we heard from our...

The whole gamut

Boulder Art & JazzFest is the icing on an already decadent cake that is the 4th of July holiday weekend. Taking place from July...

Did you hear they’re young?

If there was ever an overstated comment about Michigan-based three piece The Accidentals, it’s that they’re so young. String instrumentalists Savannah Buist and Katie...

The thoughtful sisters

Eva Holbrook is sitting in the bedroom of her childhood home outside of Fort Collins when we touch base via phone. She’s there for a...

Renowned composer Jake Heggie works on his newest opera

It’s a wonderful life for Jake Heggie right now. As the composer of two highly successful operas, Dead Man Walking (2000) and Moby Dick (2010),...

Finn d’epoque

Pollen season seems to be getting the best of Neil Finn when Boulder Weekly catches him on a day off at home in Auckland,...

It’s funny, the power of music

Jamie Crawford was in a church in Fort Collins the first time she heard the song “Here for You,” by The Good Time Travelers. “So...

Once a year on the prairie

Boulder’s orchestras like to present nature in their programming. In Kansas, they like to present their programming in nature. Symphony in the Flint Hills is...

Tunin’ in

It’s a gray morning in Boulder — the fourth or fifth in a row — in mid May. It’s cold, but in a revitalizing...
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