Pianist Garrick Ohlsson

(Photo: Pier Andrea Morolli)

Monday through Friday nights at 7, 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 Feb. 16. 

Monday

From the Top host Christopher O'Riley, who visits Denver this Friday for a taping of the show, performs Schumann in the CPR Performance Studio. We'll also hear about Schumann's life and a performance by pianist Orli Shaham, who is featured in this week's Aspen Music Festival winter recital series live broadcast on Thursday.  

Tuesday  

We'll hear pianist Garrick Ohlsson performing Brahms in the CPR Performance Studio and learn about Brahms' life. We'll also hear Orli Shaham perform a John Adams piece. 

WEDNESDAY 

We'll hear a performance of J.S. Bach's music by pianist David Korevaar, who performs Feb. 20-22 with the Boulder Ballet

Thursday

At 6:30 p.m., a live performance by pianist Orli Shaham from the Aspen Music Festival winter recital series.

FriDAY

A look at "Marie," a new Wonderbound ballet production running Feb. 20-22 featuring music that Marie Antoinette would have listened to, including Biber, Rameau and LeClair.  

Watch Garrick Ohlsson perform Chopin's "Grand Valse Brillante:" 

Pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs Chopin's "Grande Valse Brillante."