FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 7 PM and SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 7 PM
A presentation by The Dairy Center for the Arts, in collaboration with the Boulder Bach Festival and 3rd Law Dance/Theater
The Dairy Center for the Arts Performance Space, 2590 Walnut Street, Boulder
The transcendent music of J.S. Bach will be rendered in three dimensions by the musical artistry of electric violinist Zachary Carrettin in intimate collaboration with the dance artists of 3rd Law Dance/Theater, guided by artistic co-directors, Katie Elliott and Jim LaVita.
SUNDAY, MAY 11, 2014 – 2 PM
Boulder Public Library Canyon Theater
1001 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder – FREE
Boulder Bach Trio and Boulder Suzuki Strings
MONDAY, JUNE 9 - THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014
Baroque Performance Practice Program
Trinity Lutheran Church
2200 Broadway, Boulder
This four-day training event for serious students of all ages debuted in June of 2013 and drew string players from across the county who were trained by baroque violin artist and teacher Zachary Carrettin. The focus this year will be on baroque string techniques and the string orchestra. String players from Boulder County and across the Front Range are invited to participate to ensure developing a broad base of strong, local baroque talent.
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Boulder Bach Festival, 3rd Law Dance/Theater, and The Dairy Center for the Arts collaborate to kick off Boulder Arts Week, March 28 through April 6, 2014
Boulder Bach music director and electric violinist Zachary Carrettin joins the dance artists of 3rd Law Dance/Theater, guided by artistic co-directors Katie Elliott and Jim LaVita, in a creative and original performance of Obstinate Pearl, a visible intersection of composition and improvisation, on March 28 and March 29, at 7 p.m., at the Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder.
This performance, presented by The Dairy Center for the Arts, marks the kick off to the inaugural Boulder Arts Week, March 28 through April 6, a city-wide celebration of Boulder's vibrant artistic and cultural offerings, including film, music, theatre, dance, the visual arts, public art, and performance.
by Ruth Carver
for Examiner.com, 2/27/14
Boulder Bach Festival (now in its impressive 33rd season) presents a wide array of offerings throughout the year, but this past weekend gave audiences a chance to hear some rarely performed early works by the master.
J.S. Bach (1685-1750) moved around a great deal in his early 20s, seeking a profitable and musically rewarding position in several small towns in Germany. On February 21, the festival presented "From the Depths I Call To You," a program of cantatas from these formative and itinerant years...Conductor and violinist Zachary Carrettin alternately played and led the ensemble in these lively works with panache and enthusiasm that was contagious.
By Kelly Dean Hansen
For the Daily Camera, 2/23/14
"As music director, Carrettin...has already established his own aesthetic and artistic standards. His first festival week as director has been a sensational triumph."
"...Listeners were treated to three of Bach's highly individual and daring early cantatas, written years before he established a sort of standard in his later Leipzig time. The festival chorus, prepared by Gregg Cannady, sang crisply and precisely, and with impeccable German diction, in two of the cantatas. But it was in the fourth vocal work, the later motet 'Komm, Jesu, komm,' where the chorus was at its best..."