Colorado Spotlight this week: Brahms, Haydn, Puccini and more

Photo: Giacomo Puccini
Giacomo Puccini

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 Nov 10.


A look at the music of Haydn. The Denver Philharmonic plays his Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat on Friday.


The story of the Denver Brass, and a recording of the ensemble performing music by Michael Kamen. Denver Brass performs Saturday.


The backstory of Puccini's "Madama Butterfly," which airs live on CPR Classical on Saturday, Nov. 15.


A look at "Variations on a Theme of Haydn," one of Johannes Brahms' best-known works, and a Colorado Symphony recording of the piece.


The music of "Madama Butterfly."