Colorado Spotlight this week: Takacs Quartet, Roomful of Teeth and more

Photo: Takacs Quartet
The Takacs Quartet. Left to right: Károly Schranz, second violin; Geraldine Walther, viola; András Fejer, cello; Edward Dusinberre, first violin.

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 March 2.


Charley talks about the music of Claude Debussy, and plays a recording of Debussy's Violin Sonata. Also: Music from the CPR Performance Studio by violinist Yumi Hwang-Williams and pianist Susan Grace, who will perform the Debussy sonata together Thursday at the University of Denver and Sunday at Colorado College's Packard Hall.


Charley hosts two musicians from the Denver Young Artists Orchestra in the CPR Performance Studio. The group performs at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver.


More from the Denver Young Artists Orchestra. Also: music by the Takacs Quartet, which performs music by Haydn on Sunday and Monday in Boulder.


Music by Roomful of Teeth, the eight-person vocal ensemble performing Friday at the Newman Center in Denver.


Charley talks about Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story." The Colorado Symphony performs the music at screenings of the film version at Boettcher Concert Hall on Saturday and Sunday.