You probably knew that Beethoven was deaf, but Beethoven you probably didn’t know that he was always falling in love, was exempt from court etiquette, and became the towering figure of his times. So, who is Beethoven, and why is he so important? Find out here in a free talk with CBMF Co-Artistic Director, Dr. Erik Christian Peterson.
Performer: Miwa Sasaki, koto We can’t hop on a plane bound for Japan right now, but here’s the next best thing! Crested Butte’s mountain scenery is a perfect marriage with traditional music from Japan. Unwind and be transported with music performed by master Japanese musician, Miwa Sasaki, as she performs one of Japan’s most treasured […]
The Romantic Period was the era of grandeur, sublimity, spookiness, and horror. Poe, Shelly, Hawthorne, Byron, and Goethe expressed those sentiments in prose and poetry, and Beethoven exalted them in music. Learn about the Classical and Romantic periods and how Beethoven’s music evolves into a Romantic manifesto that expresses the sublime.
Cancelations may be available, call Erica at 720-413-9979 if you would like to attend. Please, join us for "Uncorked & Unplugged," a champagne brunch gala beneath the Butte on Friday, September 4th, at 11AM. Listen to the magical music of world-famous pianist Christoper O'Riley while enjoying gourmet hor 'd'oeuvres and brunch, alongside a bubbly beverage. […]
An audience favorite returns! The four women of Spinphony are a string quartet unlike any you've ever seen - electric instruments, DJ, and dancing! You'll have a spring in your step after witnessing Spinphony's hallmark mashups of classical favorites alongside pop and rock classics, all performed in glam costumes. You might even hear some Beethoven!
Join CBMF Co-Artistic Directors as they perform three string trios that illustrate the evolution from the clear forms and charming melodies of the Classical period to the Dynoesian emotionality of Romanticism. Learn about how to listen for the stylistic traits that help to define each period.
CBMF’s Gpysy Jazz All-Stars take their music on the road...to Gunnison! Gypsy Jazz is a CBMF perennial favorite. Join us outdoors in the southern end of the Gunnison Valley for a high energy evening of exciting music. Click here to purchase tickets! Where on the Western campus is Quigley Hall? Quigley Hall is located in […]
CBMF’s resident chamber orchestra is performing some of the most beloved works for chamber orchestra! This is the concert for those who love string instruments! Revel in the lushness of Tchaikovsky, the elegance of Mozart, or other surprises that Fingernoise might have in store!Tchaikovsky - String Serenade Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Mozart video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1FSN8_pp_o […]
Straight from New Orleans comes this amazing jazz band! Hearing this music will transport you to carefree times. The Secret Six are a New Orleans traditional jazz band evoking the rich style of collective improvisation and ensemble playing. Specializing in stomps, blueses, rags and no frills hot jazz. “The musicianship here is absolutely stellar.” - […]