Collective Cadenza, or CDZA for short, is a loose-knit group of musicians — many of them graduates of Juilliard. They've made a name for themselves with funny YouTube videos that have received millions of views. As a result, the group was invited to perform live at the inaugural YouTube Music Awards alongside Eminem, Lady Gaga and Arcade Fire.
Polish pianist Slawomir Zubrzycki has brought one of Leonardo da Vinci's lesser-known inventions to life. He spent almost four years building the "viola organista" — a unique musical instrument that looks like a piano but sounds like a quartet of string instruments.
The 26-year-old classically trained pianist tackles Rachmaninoff's dense and intimidating "Concerto No. 3" in a new recording. The musician says she hears a connection between the challenging piece, and improvisations from the late Art Tatum.
CPR Arts Editor Chloe Veltman discusses some of the most-interesting cultural happenings around Colorado this weekend, Nov. 28- Dec. 1.
CPR Arts Editor Chloe Veltman discusses some of the most-interesting cultural happenings around Colorado this weekend, Nov. 22-24.