Throughout 2014, CPR Classical continued to welcome notable musicians into the CPR Performance Studio. The guest list included internationally recognized soloists, talented local professionals and up-and-coming young musicians.
Check out this footage of some of the year’s best sessions:
Pianist Simone Dinnerstein, known for unique takes on the music of J.S. Bach, offered a performance of Bach's Inventions No. 1, 13 and 10:
While in town for a Friends of Chamber Music concert, The Dover Quartet played two pieces at CPR, including Dvorak’s String Quartet No. 11:
Mozart’s String Quartet No. 20:
Boulder Philharmonic concertmaster Charles Wetherbee played several pieces in the Performance Studio, including Edward Elgar's "Salut d'Amour:"
Richard Strauss' Violin Sonata in E flat major:
Jules Massenet's "Meditation:"
Erik Peterson and Felix Petit
The Colorado Symphony violinists performed two of Bela Bartok’s duets for violin:
The Colorado Symphony principal cellist stopped by for a guest DJ session and played excerpts from J.S. Bach’s Suites for Unaccompanied Cello:
Denver School of the Arts students
A quartet from the school performed a movement from Dvorak’s String Quartet in G:
CPR on Santa Fe
Outside the CPR Performance Studio, a CPR on Santa Fe event at Artwork Network featured performances by pianist Jeffrey Kahane, Colorado Symphony flutist Brook Ferguson and pianist Jan Lisiecki. Here's Kahane playing the Aria from Bach's "Goldberg" Variations:
Ferguson performed Partita No. 2 in A minor by J.S. Bach:
Lisiecki performed two pieces by Chopin:
Which videos were your favorites? Tell us in the comments section below, and be sure to check out our list of the most memorable classical music videos of 2014.
You've read another CPR classical story to the end. We have got just the thing for classical music lovers like you: a weekly email newsletter! Sign up here to stay up-to-date on CPR Classical programming, events and stories from the world of classical music.