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Colorado MahlerFest News and ReviewsClick the pic to read all about itMahlerFest XXXI in Review: “…immense power and tender intimacy.:”…third-year music director Kenneth Woods conducted a moving, emotional interpretation of “Das Lied” that owed much of its distinctiveness to his superb pair of guest singers.Mezzo-soprano Stacey Rishoi would have made a strong impact based on […]

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Archive-MF31

Archive Colorado MahlerFest XXXI Das Lied von der Erde Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C, Op. 105 May 14 – May 20, 2018 Note: Some links below will open a PDF file. Links with a * point to a page not found on the MahlerFest website. Main MahlerFest XXXI Complete Schedule The MahlerFest XXXI Orchestra MahlerFest […]

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MahlerFest XXXII

MahlerFest XXXII Monday, May 13 – Sunday, May 19, 2019 This year’s featured work: Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D major Please check back often to view our evolving plans! Chamber Concerts and recitals Symposium with leading Mahler scholars Open Rehearsals And more May 18 – Saturday 6:30pm – Pre-concert Lecture and 7:30pm – Orchestral Concert – Macky […]

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Bio – Brennen Guillory

Brennen Guillory (Tenor) Tenor Brennen Guillory has become known for his powerful, dramatic voice and thoughtful interpretations of both operatic and concert music. He has performed a number of operatic leads but it is in the concert hall that he has focused his efforts since becoming a pastor in 2006. Since returning to the Northwest, he […]

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Guest Profile – Ofer Ben-Amots

Ofer Ben-Amots was born in Haifa, Israel in 1955. He gave his first piano concert at age nine and at age sixteen was awarded first prize in the Chet Piano Competition. Later, following composition studies with Joseph Dorfman at Tel Aviv University, he was invited to study at the Conservatoire de Musique in Geneva, Switzerland. […]

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Archive-MF30

Archive Colorado MahlerFest XXX “Unfinished / Unheard” May 15 – May 21, 2017 Dedicated to the Memory of Stan Ruttenberg Note: Some links below will open a PDF file. Links with a * point to a page not found on the MahlerFest website.   Boulder Mayor and City Council Declare May 21, 2017 as Colorado MahlerFest Day […]

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Guest Profile – Donald Fraser

Donald Fraser British born, now a permanent US resident, British Academy Award winning Donald Fraser lives and works from his home outside of Chicago. Donald entered the Royal College of Music at age seventeen to study composing and conducting. His principal tutors were Sir Adrian Boult, Humphrey Searle and Alexander Goehr. He also studied with […]

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Guest Profile – Jerry Bruck

Jerry Bruck Since arriving in New York in 1961—as performances of Mahler’s music in America began to gain a foothold at last—Jerry Bruck has cemented a reputation as a recording engineer specializing in classical music. Along the way he worked at radio stations in St. Louis and New York as a broadcast engineer, and became […]

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Works Performed

Works Performed at the Colorado MahlerFest Original Works and Orchestrations by Gustav Mahler Year(s) of performance shown in parenthesis Blumine 2006 Das Klagende Lied (two-part version) 1991 Das Klagende Lied (original three-part version) 2008 Das Lied von der Erde 1998, 2007, 2018 Das Lied von der Erde (chamber ensemble version orch. Schoenberg) 2018 Das Lied von der Erde, […]

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Stan Ruttenberg

Stan Ruttenberg  March 12, 1926 – February 12, 2017 Longtime Boulder resident Stan Ruttenberg died Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Balfour Senior Living in Louisville. He was 90.. Stan was born on Mar 12, 1926 in St. Paul, Minnesota, to Edward Ruttenberg and Goldene (Moss) Ruttenberg, where the extended family was living after prior generations […]

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Guest Profile – David Matthews

David Matthews David Matthews was born in London in 1943 and started composing at the age of sixteen. He read Classics at the University of Nottingham – where he has more recently been made an Honorary Doctor of Music. In music, he was mainly self-taught, though he studied privately with Anthony Milner and was greatly […]

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Guest Profile – Frans Bouwman

Frans Bouwman When the young Frans Bouwman heard the Adagietto from Gustav Mahler’s Fifth Symphony in his father’s 78 rpm recording by the Dutch conductor Willem Mengelberg and the Concertgebouw Orchestra, it led to a lifelong passion for the music of Mahler. At the age of 14, Bouwman started piano lessons and five years later […]

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Donations

Ways You Can Support Colorado MahlerFest Donations can be made throughout the year on the Colorado Gives website. Click HERE. To make a special donation in memory of Stan Ruttenberg, please click HERE. Donate by sending a check to: Colorado MahlerFest, PO Box 1314, Boulder, CO 80306-1314 Sponsor a musician, including members of the MahlerFest Orchestra, Festival Artists, […]

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