2021 Season | July 1-August 7

Join us for the 2021 Colorado Music Festival season led by Music Director Peter Oundjian. 

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Celebrate the Music of Today

Discover something bold and new during this full week of 21st-century music, including a riveting performance by marimba virtuoso Ji Su Jung.

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Robert Mann Chamber Music Series

Named for “one of the country’s most admired and deeply loved musicians” (The Boston Globe).

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4 World Premieres

Experience brand new works by composers Joan Tower, Joel Thompson, Hannah Lash, and Aaron Jay Kernis.

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6 weeks | 22 concerts | July 1–August 7

This summer, come home to music

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Stories & News

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Honoring a Chamber Music Giant

Honoring a Chamber Music Giant

Nicholas Mann reflects on his father Robert Mann’s legacy as the Colorado Music Festival prepares for the Robert Mann Chamber Music Series.

Performing New Music in Bold New Ways

Performing New Music in Bold New Ways

Colorado Music Festival Musical Director Peter Oundjian discusses daring new takes on classical music for the Summer 2021 Music of Today series.

Please, No Jokes About Sax Appeal

Please, No Jokes About Sax Appeal

Steven Banks prepares to perform Alexander Glazunov’s Concerto and Jacques Ibert’s Concertino da Camera during the 2021 Colorado Music Festival.

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Plan Your Festival Experience

Know Before You Go

Get the basics about getting to the Festival, finding parking, accessibility info, and more.

While You’re Here

Learn more about the on-site experience at Chautauqua Auditorium, including your options for pre-concert dining.

Visiting Boulder

The Festival performs in beautiful Boulder, Colorado — a breathtaking location full of nature, culture, cuisine, art, and more.

Learn About Our Educational Programs

 

Festival Fellows

Meet the Festival Fellows: eight aspiring professional musicians who receive coaching and performance opportunities through the Festival and its guest artists.

Center for Musical Arts

This excellent community music school is also the educational arm of our organization.

Your Gift Makes the Difference

Thank you for helping us to keep the music playing.