Colorado Spotlight this week: Colorado Bach Ensemble, Chad Hoopes and more

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Here's what's on tap for the week of June 2.


A look at a Tuesday performance of Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire" by University of Denver students.


Violinist Chad Hoopes, who's set to perform at the Colorado Music Festival in Boulder this summer.


Empire Lyric Players present "The Gondoliers" by Gilbert and Sullivan June 1, 5, 7 and 8.


A look at "St. John's Passion" by J.S. Bach, which is being performed by the Colorado Bach Ensemble this weekend. We'll also hear Part 1 of a recording of the piece, with Part 2 airing Friday on Colorado Spotlight.


Getting to know the Colorado Bach Ensemble, based in Fort Collins. Watch a video introduction to the group: