Position: Special to the Herald

FLC launches recital program with chamber music

At 3 p.m. Sunday in Roshong Recital Hall at Fort Lewis College, a program of chamber music will be performed by three faculty members plus one. Titled “Piano Quartets of the Masters: Mozart, Mahler...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

A musical prelude from out of the 416 Fire’s ashes

Composer David Sterrett’s prelude, “Brighter Than the Flames,” opened the 2018 Music in the Mountains festival as a tribute to the men and women who battled the 416 Fire. That was July 13, when...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Music in the Mountains offers two preludes, Mozart and Mussorgsky

“Right now, I couldn’t be happier,” Dallas composer David Sterrett said during intermission on opening night, July 13, at Music in the Mountains. His new composition, “Brighter Than the Flames,”...

DATE: July 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Santa Fe Opera offers ‘best of all possible worlds’

This summer, the Santa Fe Opera will join the 2018 Leonard Bernstein Centennial in a big way. On June 29, SFO opened its 62nd season with a full production of “Candide,” Bernstein’s Broadway...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Silverton launches innovative play festival

The latest chapter in the history of American theater is being written right now in Silverton. The Silverton Theatre Mine is a nonprofit organization that is hosting its first full festival of new...

DATE: June 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

On Saturday morning, the Met will spin a satirical tale

At two hours and 47 minutes running time, the French Cinderella will not be late to the ball. By any measure, the Metropolitan Opera’s smart, tart production of “Cendrillon” is short. You can see...

DATE: April 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

FLC showcases student performers at an honors recital on Feb. 25

At the annual honors recital Feb. 25 at Fort Lewis College, 11 music students will perform works by Mozart and Beethoven, Poulenc and Faure, and others. “This is my favorite student event of the...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Durango Arts Center shows early Englehart works

Stanton Englehart often described Gaia, the ancient Greek earth mother, as “the real driver of our lives.” Englehart , who died April 22, 2009, was a child of the Southwest, an eminent landscape...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

San Juan Symphony celebrates Gershwin

Like a fading memory of times gone by,” Thomas Heuser said in an interview this week, “images seem to dissolve and break apart. A saxophone soloist creates the mood of a smoky cabaret theater...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Music in Mountains now at family hour

Free hot dogs and root beer floats await young families at this year’s Music in the Mountains free family concert July 27. The free picnic is a tradition, but the former Family Festivo has turned...

DATE: July 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living