As we celebrate the centennial birthday of the great British composer, a glance at his life and music.
Welcome to CPR’s new website. We’ve designed this with you in mind – to enhance your listening experience and provide you with even more Colorado content. Here’s a quick guide to start exploring the site and find the things you need.
British composer Sir John Tavener, whose music became a cultural touchstone that stretched far beyond the classical sphere, dies at 69.
Britten's response to the collective bloodshed of the 20th century remains as vital and visceral as it was when his Requiem premiered more than 50 years ago. It was commissioned for the reconsecration of Britain's Coventry Cathedral, which had been destroyed by a Nazi bomb raid in 1940.
What pairs better with the visuals of Impressionist art than the sounds of the City of Light?
The resourceful young violinist asked for brand-new encores — and, boy, did she get them. Hear fascinating works by 27 contemporary composers, written especially for Hilary Hahn.
Weekend Arts Roundup: Punk organist Cameron Carpenter, Buena Vista teens take on Orwell's 1984...and more
In our weekly segment, Ryan Warner chats with CPR Arts Editor Chloe Veltman about some of the most interesting cultural happenings around Colorado this weekend.