Composer Richard Toensing.

(Photo: Courtesy Bella Voce Communications)

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 Dec. 8.  

Monday

In the CPR Performance Studio, The King's Singers, one of Great Britain's most touted vocal ensembles. They play the Newman Center on Wednesday. 

Tuesday  

The life of Johann Strauss II, whose music will be featured at the Arapahoe Philharmonic's concert on Friday

WEDNESDAY 

In the CPR Performance Studio, the Denver Early Music Consort. The group plays Wednesday in Denver

Thursday

The story of Handel's "Messiah," and The Colorado Bach Ensemble performing highlights from the piece. The ensemble performs it in a series of concerts beginning Dec. 18 in Denver.

FriDAY

Colorado composer Richard Toensing, and the sacred music he wrote.