Durango’s March musical madness: Concerts, recitals, an opera

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Durango’s March musical madness: Concerts, recitals, an opera

Mack Berven
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WHAT: “The Promise of Living,” a performance by The Durango Choral Society, the Durango Women’s Choir and the Renaissance Singers from Telluride. Works by Copland, Hogan, Ellingboe and more. Linda Mack Berven, conductor.

When: 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Dr.

TICKETS: $20 adults, $5 students. Available online at www.DurangoChoralSociety.org or at the door.


WHAT: The MET: Live in HD presents Giachino Rossini’s “Semiramide,” based on a play by Voltaire; Angela Meade as Semiramide, Elizabeth DeShong as Arsace and Ildar Abdrazakov as Assur. A John Copley production, conducted by Maurizio Benini.

WHEN: 10:55 a.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Vallecito Room of the Fort Lewis College Student Union

TICKETS: $23 general, $21 seniors, $5 FLC students, available online at www.durangoconcerts.com, by phone at 247-7657, at the Welcome Center at Eighth Street and Main Avenue or at the door.

MORE INFORMATION: Running time: three hours 25 minutes. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.


WHAT: Durango Bach Festival

When: March 11-17. Student recitals, 2 and 4 p.m. Sunday; Bach’s Lunch, half-hour concerts every day at noon followed by lunch March 12-16; mid-week keyboard concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, and Grand Finale at 7 p.m. March 17 with Bach Festival Orchestra and soloists.

WHERE: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Avenue, Durango.

TICKETS: Sunday’s recitals are free, with $5 donation suggested. Noon concerts are $10; or $15 for concert and lunch. Evening concerts are $20 ($5 students and children).

MORE INFORMATION: Email Scott@3rdavearts.org, call 903-8854 or visit www.DurangoBachFestival.com.

Durango’s March musical madness: Concerts, recitals, an opera

Mack Berven
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