Hear him live from Boettcher Concert Hall on CPR Classical at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
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To weed out sexual predators in youth sports, two state lawmakers want to require background checks for people who coach, but critics question if screening would do much good. Then, if I ask you to think of artifacts from Colorado's history, would you picture a tofu cauldron? Also, Denver true-crime writer Harry Maclean thinks people are too quick to separate themselves from animals and how it influences his view of murder. And, 2015 was a big year for classical music in Colorado, with the first new recording from the Colorado Symphony in years.
The city will discuss redevelopment of the Denver Performing Arts Complex during its last public meeting on Thursday and present a vision to Mayor Michael Hancock in January.
Ravel's piece highlights the instrument's capabilities.
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Litton will serve as the Colorado Symphony's artistic adviser and principal guest conductor starting next season to make more time for his role as New York City Ballet music director.
Christopher Dragon, the Colorado Symphony's 25-year-old new associate conductor, makes his official debut Wednesday night.
The symphony made its selections following an international search with more than 200 candidates.