LCC Presents Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado
Published on October 27, 2021
"Cross-Currents," a musical journey from Latin America to Europe, will be performed at the Lakewood Cultural Center on Nov. 13
Tickets and details at bcocolorado.org/tickets.
Join the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado for “Cross-Currents,” a delightful evening of rousing music and engaging stories, sailing on melodies from Latin America to Europe. Performances on Nov. 11 and 13 feature a Vivaldi concerto, Murcia’s guitars and more.
- Co-presented by the Lakewood Cultural Center, Saturday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. — Live or livestream, Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood
Audiences will hear the Colorado premiere of a piece by highly regarded Black composer Jonathan Woody, inspired by the work and amazing journey of Ignatius Sancho, an 18th century Black British composer born on a slave ship.
New interpretations continue with musical treasures from Latin America, rediscovered, curated and arranged by Bolivian violinist and scholar Karin Cuéllar Rendón. Learn more about Rendón and a previous collaboration with the orchestra at https://www.thescen3.org/a-night-in-a-peruvian-salon-with-baroque-chamber-orchestra-and-karin-cuellar-rendon/.
The performance on Nov. 13 is co-presented by the Lakewood Cultural Center as part of the LCC Presents series, which is committed to showcasing a unique mix of internationally acclaimed performers. Tickets, available for theater seating or livestreaming, start at $22 and can also be purchased by calling the box office at 303-987-7845. The theater is fitted with an induction loop system for use by people who would like to use an assistive listening system to enjoy the performance.
“I am really looking forward to our return to the Lakewood Cultural Center, especially at this joyful time of resuming live music with audiences,” said Baroque Chamber Orchestra Artistic Director Frank Nowell. “And I'm excited to share this new program called ‘Cross-Currents,’ with rarely performed Baroque music from Latin America and Europe. We will cross the continents together with some enchanting melodies and rhythms ... and share the intriguing stories behind the music!”
The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado (BCOC) is a next-generation ensemble dedicated to bringing the joy of live Baroque music to Colorado audiences. Our mission is to enhance our community and enrich lives through artistic excellence, changing the way we experience the world. BCOC plays an important role in Colorado's performing arts scene and is a recognized trailblazer in the field of historically inspired performance, both locally and nationally.
“Artistic vision, authenticity and devotion. These qualities come to mind again and again in listening to the spot-on music-making of the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado.” The Denver Post
“The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado has earned a place among Denver's most exciting and adventuresome classical ensembles.” The Denver Post
“The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado ... has built a national reputation as a first-rate period-instrument ensemble.” EMAg 1/2019, a publication of Early Music America
The Lakewood Cultural Center (LCC), home of the world-class LCC Presents performance series, features a 320-seat theater, art galleries, fine art and dance studios, meeting and event spaces. The LCC Presents 2021-2022 season is generously supported by the SCFD, Colorado Creative Industries, National Endowment for the Arts, Sheraton Denver West and the Olive Garden at Belmar.