Monday through Friday at 7 p.m., Charley Samson is your connection to the music, voices and happenings of Colorado's classical music community.

Here's what's on tap for the week of June 8. We're celebrating Performance Studio Week with five nights of exclusive recordings featuring some of Colorado's (and the world's) finest classical artists playing at CPR. Check out some of the featured guests:

  • Violinist Laura Albers and the Albers Trio
  • Chee-Yun, violin
  • Valentina Lisitsa, piano
  • Matthew Dane, viola
  • The Turtle Island String Quartet


Violinist Yumi Hwang-Williams is concertmaster of the Colorado Symphony.

(Photo: Courtesy Colorado Symphony)

  • James Galway, flute
  • Yumi Hwang-Williams, violin
  • Lamont Chamber Choir Ensemble
  • Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado
  • Natasha Paremski, piano
  • Ivy Street Ensemble
  • Charles Wetherbee, violin
  • Catherine Peterson, flute
  • Joyce Yang, piano

Violinist Charles Wetherbee

(Photo: CPR)

  • Trio Con Brio Copenhagen
  • Mystery Sonata featuring Zachary Carrettin, violin, and Mina Gajic, piano
  • Veronika String Quartet
  • The King's Singers

Here's a preview of what you'll hear on CPR Classical this week. Check out these great videos filmed in the CPR Performance Studio.

Violinist Charles Wetherbee, concertmaster of the Boulder Philharmonic:

Violinist Charles "Chas" Wetherbee and pianist David Korevaar perform "Salut d'Amour" by Edward Elgar. Recorded April 22, 2014, in the CPR Performance Studio.

Pianist Natasha Paremski:

Ahead of her October 2013 appearance with the Colorado Symphony, 26-year-old Natasha Paremski returned to the CPR Performance Studio to play Frédéric Chopin's Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52 at our 9-foot Steinway grand piano.

Violinist Zachary Carrettin of the Boulder Bach Festival and Mystery Sonata:

Violinist Zachary Carrettin plays "Jovana Jovanke," a traditional Yugoslavian piece, in the CPR Performance Studio. Recorded Dec. 11, 2014.