Colorado Spotlight this week: Edgar Meyer, Olga Kern and more

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Here's what's on tap for the week of Sept. 22.


A look at bassist Edgar Meyer, who plays at the Newman Center with Chris Thile on Tuesday.


The music of Bach, which will be celebrated at the Boulder Bach Festival later this month.


A look at Felix Mendelssohn's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," which will be performed Friday by the Colorado Ballet.


Rachmaninoff's "Symphonic Danes" was the composer's last major work. Plus: a performance of the piece by the Colorado Symphony.


Pianist Olga Kern, and her performance of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto recorded at the Colorado Music Festival in 2013.

For more Mendelssohn, check out this performance of his Piano Trio No. 1 by the Colorado College Summer Music Festival: