Colorado Chamber Players & Quatuor Stanislas
The Arts at Sheridan College presents the Colorado Chamber Players and Quatuor Stanislas on Sunday, April 28 at 4pm in Kinnison Hall at the Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College.
Ticket Pricing: Adult: $30; Senior/Veteran: $20; Student (K-12, non-SC): $10
Founded in 1984, the Stanislas Quartet was named after Stanislas Lescinsky, King of Poland and the last Duke of Lorraine, who made Nancy his renowned capital. Alone or as part of a larger group, the Stanislas Quartet and Ensemble became one of the more interesting French ensembles, notable for the quality of their interpretations as well as the originality of programming.
Named one of the top five chamber groups in Colorado by the Denver Post, the Colorado Chamber Players celebrates its 30th Season in 2023-2024. The ensemble has received numerous awards, including the prestigious Chamber Music America Residency Awards (2000 and 2008). The CCP has received awards from the Argosy Foundation, Denver Mayor’s Fund, Colorado Creative Industries, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, Energize Colorado, Xcel Energy Foundation, and the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).
In March 96, the Stanislas Quartet made its debut in the USA (Washington DC, West Virginia, and North Carolina), having great success with the public and press. Mark Carrington, in the Washington Post, described its performance as “particularly effective.” Since then, the quartet has been regularly re-invited for some series of masterclasses, concerts, and recordings by the universities of West Virginia, North Carolina, Colorado, and Wyoming.
The music of our era is at the center of the ensemble’s activities: to the extent that, in addition to numerous first performances of contemporary works, the organization of events such as invitations to Nancy of Henri Dutilleux, George Crumb, Klaus Huber, or György Kurtag for retrospectives of their works, including meetings and masterclasses in collaboration with the Symphony Orchestra and the Conservatoire of Nancy.
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 12:30pm – 3:30pm
The Box Office is open one hour prior to all events.