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Most classical composers channeled their loftiest artistic thoughts into the genre of chamber music, the result being some of the finest works ever written. Chamber music is, in a sense, a composer’s output at its highest, purest, most sincere form.
Sunday | October 18, 2015 | 2:30 pm FANDANGO!
UCCS Professor, Colin McAllister will cross borders and traditions with music for classical guitar and strings including his own arrangement of Hildegard von Bingen’s Ave generosa and Boccherini’s ‘Fandango’ quintet.
*Hildegard von Bingen: Ave generosa
Erik Marchelie: Don Quijote y Dulcinea for guitar and cello
Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller: Nocture No. 1 for guitar and cello
Boccherini: Quintet for Guitar and Strings “Fandango”
Pre-concert lecture at 2:00pm
Sunday | November 15, 2015 | 2:30 pm AH! LOVE BUT A DAY!
Tenor, Brian Harris will bring his lyrical voice to Benet for the first time with Schumann’s famous song-cycle Liederkreis Op. 39. Also on the program Soprano, Amy Mushall will perform Amy Beach’s beautiful Three Browning Songs op. 44.
Sunday | February 21, 2016 | 2:30 pm VIA DOLOROSA
A special meditation for Lent with mezzo-soprano favorite, Valerie Nicolosi and guests.
Sunday | April 24, 2016 | 2:30 pm GRACE IN THE SHADOWS
Colorado Springs’ Early Music Ensemble, Parish House Baroque, will bring baroque back to Benet with soprano, Amanda Balestrieri and Italian and German masterpieces.
Elisa Wicks, baroque violin
Terri Moon, baroque violin
Pam Chaddon, baroque cello
Eric Wicks, harpsichord
Amanda Balestrieri , soprano
Sunday | May 22, 2016 | 2:30 pm UNCOMMON AUSTRIA
Trio Paradis will bring Austria in-house with uncommon works of Haydn and Schubert as well as a rarely performed gem from Alexander von Zemlinsky.
Jeri Jorgensen, violin
Pam Chaddon, cello
Zahari Metchkov, piano
Sunday | June 12, 2016 | 2:30 pm HUMAN AND DIVINE: SISTER’S 50th JUBILEE CONCERT
Join the Sisters as they close their Jubilee Year with a unique contemplative program performed by Thomas Wilson and the strings of the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs.
* continuing our support women composers, past and present