Colorado Spotlight this week: Jeremy Denk, Charles Ives and Mozart’s birthday

January 19, 2015
Image: Jeremy Denk[Photo: Michael Robinson Chavez, Los Angeles Times]

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 Jan. 19. 

Monday

A look at pianist Jeremy Denk, who performs a Friends of Chamber Music recital on Wednesday.  

Tuesday  

Colorado Symphony concertmaster Yumi-Hwang Williams performs in the CPR Performance Studio. She's the featured soloist with the Colorado Symphony on Jan. 21.

WEDNESDAY 

Charles Ives scholar Ken Singleton talks about the composer's music and a new play, "Charles Ives Take Me Home," at the Curious Theatre in Denver. 

Thursday

In anticipation of Mozart's birthday on Jan. 27, we'll hear his String Quintet and learn why the piece may have been composed as a result of professional jealousy.

FriDAY

Our Mozart birthday celebration continues. We'll hear one of Mozart's "Prussian" quartets and learn about their history. 

Bravo!

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