Arts & Entertainment

Recital Series getting underway Violinist, pianist perform at Unitarian Universalist Church

Tonight, violinist Brandon Christensen and pianist Marilyn Garst will unspool a remarkable program. Two majestic sonatas will frame two short contemporary works, and the concert will close with a...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

The MET’s ‘Die Zauberflöte’ showing in Durango

Since Mozart completed “Die Zauberflöte” (“The Magic Flute”) in 1791, his light operatic fantasy has been reimagined many times. The MET Live in HD presents one of the most whimsical iterations of...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

The lasting legacy of the Doors

LOS ANGELES – The door to the Doors is numbered 420. A quirk of circumstance that feels comically ordained. Technically, this is the entrance to the Doors Music Co., the licensed legal corporation...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Bellini’s ‘Norma’ launches MET Live in HD at FLC

If you live in occupied territory, your choices are limited: collaborate or resist. Norma, the title character in Vincenzo Bellini’s opera of the same name, does both – with disastrous results. At...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

San Juan Symphony, choral societies unite for concert

In early October, “Requiem for Eagles” will briefly alight in Durango and Telluride. At 7 pm. Saturday, David Lingle’s contemporary version of the ancient Latin Mass for the Dead will fill...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Radiohead, Simone and Moody Blues are Rock Hall nominees

NEW YORK – British rockers Radiohead, singer Nina Simone and The Moody Blues are among the first-time nominees on the ballot for induction next year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Nine of the...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Jennifer Lopez cancels Las Vegas performances after shooting

LAS VEGAS – Jennifer Lopez is canceling her Las Vegas performances this week out of respect to the victims of the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. The entertainer on Tuesday announced the...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Duo presents Bach and Bruch; Quadrivium offers workshop, concert

The chamber music season begins this last weekend in September with an unusual singers’ workshop and concert and the beginning of the St. Mark’s Recital Series. Tonight at St. Mark’s Episcopal...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Robert Plant releases new track, announces 2018 tour

NEW YORK – Robert Plant is going on tour in North America next year to support his upcoming album, “Carry Fire.” The former Led Zeppelin frontman announced Tuesday that his 2018 tour will begin...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

What happens when Ed Sheeran plays a concert in someone’s living room

WASHINGTON – Turns out, seeing Ed Sheeran perform in a random person’s house ... is not all that different from seeing him at an arena. After all, it’s still just him and a guitar. There are still...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Meltdown on the Mesa is this weekend

A full day of music and camping is planned for Saturday out on Ewing Mesa. The Meltdown on the Mesa is packed this year with local and regional bands, and the event is for a cause. Money brought in...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

iAm Music Fest and the 2017 Colorado Music Summit going on in Durango

The iAm Music Festival , sponsored by Durango’s own iAm Music Institute , is in its third and biggest year. What we’re talking is $35 for 30 bands plus a mime parade, a silent disco, a sax mob, an...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music