Sharps & Flatirons
Sharps & Flatirons is a English-speaking blog specialized in the field of classical music and opera. As such, Sharps & Flatirons is a qualified source of soclassiq, like Iron Tongue of Midnight or Classical Candor and many others. The oldest article indexed by soclassiq is dated 2017-12-01. Since then, a total of 285 articles have been written and published by Sharps & Flatirons.
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The last article in Sharps & Flatirons, "ARS NOVA SINGERS WILL BE JOINED BY THE TRIO DUENDE FOR A MUSICAL “SALON”", is dated 2021-09-22. By 2020, this source had published 71 articles (48 since the beginning of 2021). Over the past 12 months, Sharps & Flatirons has published an average of 6 articles per month.
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Online event Sept. 25 replaces a planned fundraising gala By Peter Alexander Sept. 21 at 9:30 p.m. Thomas Morgan, music director of Boulder’s Ars Nova Singers, says “sitting on a beach in Maui sounds like a pretty good idea.” “All of us want to be traveling right now,” he continues, speaking after a year when […]
Performances will be available for in-person attendance and streaming By Peter Alexander Sept. 10 at 4:30 p.m. The CU College of Music and the resident Takács Quartet go into the 2021–22 academic year with a full schedule of on-campus concerts. Naturally, this marks a change from last year, when COVID-19 and construction in the Imig […]
Fifth symphonies by Philip Sawyers and Gustav Mahler provide fitting climax By Peter Alexander Aug. 29 at 12:35 a.m. The Colorado MahlerFest wrapped up its 34th festival season last night at Macky Auditorium (Aug. 28) with a splendid Festival Finale concert under the direction of festival artistic director and conductor Kenneth Woods. After the planned 2020 […]
Pianist David Korevaar, Carpe Diem Quartet will play quintets by Perrachio, Dvořák By Peter Alexander Aug. 19 at 10:02 p.m. Luigi Perrachio was a very modest man. As a young composer, he hardly published any music. He was little known while he was active, over the first half of the 20th century, and after his death in […]
Festival returns to Boulder August 24–29 By Peter Alexander Aug. 19 at 12:55 p.m. From “Decadence and Debauchery” to fifth symphonies to a hike in the mountains, the 2021 Colorado MahlerFest will cover a lot of ground, literally and figuratively Over five days, Tuesday–Saturday Aug. 24–28, concerts, films and a symposium will explore the music […]
“Music of our time” makes a rewarding evening, as does SFO’s Eugene Onegin By Peter Alexander Aug. 10 at 10:45 p.m. The Santa Fe Opera’s stunning world premiere production of John Corigliano’s Lord of Cries provided a fascinating and rewarding evening in the theater. The composer has total command of his materials and especially the orchestra, which creates […]
Reduced festival tours four centuries of opera in four works By Peter Alexander Aug. 8 at 10:40 p.m. The Santa Fe Opera offers a slightly reduced festival season this summer—four operas instead of the usual five. They have pulled this off in the face of the worst pandemic of modern times by careful consultation with […]
Cellist Alisa Weilerstein gives dedicated performance of A New Day By Peter Alexander July 25 at 11:25 p.m. The Colorado Music Festival presented a major new piece at their concert in Chautauqua Auditorium tonight (July 25). The Festival Orchestra, conductor Peter Oundjian and cellist Alisa Weilerstein collaborated in the world premiere of A New Day, a cello […]
Music by two living composers and a piece by Beethoven, who “always will be alive” By Peter Alexander July 23 at 1:10 a.m. The Colorado Music Festival celebrated the “Music of Today” last night (Jul. 22) with a premiere, a second piece by a living composer, and a new arrangement of music by a composer […]
Commissioned work by Hannah Lash July 22, all Joan Tower program July 25 By Peter Alexander July 20 at 12:10 a.m. Hannah Lash always wanted to be a composer. “One of my earliest memories was that the reason I wanted to take violin lessons was that I wanted to be a composer,” she says. “So […]