KCME is having our 2nd Annual Listener Countdown and we want YOU to be a part of it!
Before we can start the countdown, we need to hear from you!
Click on the link below to our Top 50 Countdown Survey and let us know your top 3 favorite pieces of Classical Music. Please indicate both the composer and the title of the piece. Then, to help us out in case of ties, please indicate your 2 favorite Classical Composers.
Please send your response back no later than October 22 as we will begin the countdown on Friday, November 5 at 4:00PM Thanks for participating!
Date: October 18-Oct 31 – Join at any time!
In Celebration of Arts Month, take a Trip through KCME’s classical music programming. Discover new programs, enjoy the comfort of old favorites, and win prizes along the way! Interested in participating? Sign up here!
We start off the series on October 22, Friday, 7.00pm in Ascension Episcopal Church (18th Street and Grand Ave.) with a musical feast for violin and piano.
Geoffrey Herd joins us again in the exploration of the last Sonata for Violin and Piano by Beethoven and the monumental Strauss Sonata. The scope of this masterwork is truly from the same stock as Strauss’ Tone Poems.
Tickets are $20, cash or check, and are sold at the door. Wearing masks and some social distancing is expected
Muse, She, the Empowering…
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.veronikastringquartet.com
Concerts at lunch take place once a month on Thursdays at 12pm, with the programs lasting around 40 minutes. These concerts will take place at Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Featuring a wide array of local performers, these concerts promote the art of music in our community, and are perfect for your lunch hour! For details about who is performing each month, visit gssepiscopal.org/music/concerts-at-lunch
More details about upcoming events to come. To learn more about the Chamber Orchestra, their season, and to purchase tickets, visit: https://www.chamberorchestraofthesprings.org/2021-2022-season.html
KCME patrons can select Add a Coupon Code, enter KCME, hit Apply and a $5 discount will be applied to your tickets purchase.
All concerts will be held at Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church and are free and open to the public.
Join the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony during their upcoming fall events
October 24th: Fall Concert I & II
Located at 5225 N Nevada Ave
November 13th: Fall Chamber Concert at 3:00 at 3113 Primrose Dr
November 15th: MSP Informance at 6:30 Location TBA
Mary Jo & Dr. Jarvis Ryals present the American String Quartet.
Date: October 27, 2021
Location: Pueblo Country Club- 3200 8th Avenue, Pueblo, CO
Time: Concert at 5:15, dinner at 6:30
For more information, visit https://pueblosymphony.com/events.html
In celebration of Arts Month 2021, the Classically Alive concert series will feature “Pianist Abe Minzer in Concert.”
Date/Time: Oct 29, 2021 at 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm (Fri)
Additional time info: Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Meet-and-great the artist reception follows.
Location: The Piano Warehouse- 120 W Cucharras Street
For more information, visit https://artsoctober.com/special-program/classically-alive/
Join the Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble as we celebrate the human voice!
CVAE begins a new season in glorious celebration of the unaccompanied, unamplified, unmasked human voice. In the vibrant acoustics of St. Mary’s Cathedral, we will tap the roots of our centuries-old choral heritage with the floor-to-ceiling resonance of Renaissance masterpieces by Thomas Tallis and Josquin des Prez.
New works by living composers Elliot Cole, Andrew Balfour, and Reena Esmail will challenge singers and listeners alike to step beyond the familiar, finding fresh perspectives on the vitality of our art and its extraordinary ability to tell our collective story. With special guest Pamela Chaddon, cello.
Date: October 29, 2021 at 7:30PM
Location: St. Mary’s Cathedral
Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
Date: Nov 4th at 7:30PM
The music department welcomes members of the New Music Delaware Ensemble and guests as they perform a program of new music by Ofer Ben-Amots and Jennifer Barker.
Montage Music, by CC’s Ofer Ben-Amots, was written in memory of Santa Fe artist Bebe Krimmer and was inspired by several of her artworks as well as by her radiant and charismatic personality. Performing this composition are Christopher Nichols, clarinet, Guillaume Combet, violin, Michal Schmidt, violoncello, and Marie-Christine Delbeau, piano. Following brief interviews with both composers, Grant Youngblood, baritone, Christopher Nichols, clarinet, Michal Schmidt, violoncello, and Marie-Christine Delbeau, piano will present Harmonious Dreams by Jennifer Barker.
The concert is free and open to the public; all members of the public age 12 or older attending a Colorado College-sponsored, indoor public event will be required to present proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result, along with a valid photo ID. See more information here.
Location: Almagre Venue
November 5- The Allakhverdyan Duo
To purchase tickets and to learn more about performers visit, https://www.epicmustsee.org/buy-tickets
Enjoy a condensed, 20-minute version of The Nutcracker, a perfect introduction to the story for children of all ages, performed by the talented students of Colorado Ballet Society at the Library 21c Venue.
Tickets are $5 per person and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to benefit Care and Share Food Bank, which provides food, partnering opportunities, and education to fight hunger and food insecurity in Southern Colorado communities.
These performances are a delightful sneak peek at Colorado Youth Ballet’s A Colorado Nutcracker which will be performed at the Pikes Peak Center on December 21-22.
For more info: https://www.danceinthesprings.com/tickets
A Colorado Nutcracker: Presented by Colorado Ballet Society and Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale and Chamber Orchestra of the Springs and Colorado Youth Ballet at Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts.
Location: Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts
For more info: https://www.pikespeakcenter.com/events/detail/nutcracker
Location: ENT Center for the Arts
For more info and to purchase tickets: https://tickets.entcenterforthearts.org/3044/3046
The Comeback Begins as the Colorado Springs Philharmonic presents The Nutcracker: Short and Sweet, featuring the Oklahoma City Ballet
Location: Pikes Peak Center for Performing Arts
For more info and to purchase tickets: https://csphilharmonic.org/event/the-nutcracker/