Watch: Playground Ensemble Performs Loretta Notareschi’s Sorrowful String Quartet Music

April 1, 2016

The music they're playing is called "Shame." It's the third movement from "String Quartet OCD," a piece in which Denver composer Loretta Notareschi wrote about the mood disorder she endured after becoming a new mother.

Playground Ensemble focuses on music by contemporary composers, including local artists like Notareschi. The group's string quartet recently won raves from an unlikely source -- the frontman of The Violent Femmes --  for their live performance. 

Playground Ensemble also runs a unique music education program to foster young composers
 

Bravo!

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