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Enter today for a chance to win the Taylor Swift Eras Tour London Experience for Four. You and three friends will see Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour at London’s iconic Wembley Stadium on Monday, August 19, 2024. In addition to four concert tickets, you will receive: Four...
In 2022, the Festival gave the first performance of Wang Jie’s “Flying on the Scaly Backs of Our Mountains,” inspired by the composer’s rock climbing adventures in Colorado’s Eldorado Canyon. Read about the success this music has enjoyed after its world premiere.
In 2021, the Festival gave the first performance of Joel Thompson’s “To Awaken the Sleeper,” inspired by the work of James Baldwin. Read about the life that powerful music has enjoyed after its world premiere.
In 2021, the Festival gave the first performance of Joan Tower’s A New Day, written out of love for the composer’s husband. Read about the life that wonderful music has enjoyed after its world premiere.
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Pianist Michelle Cann performs piano concertos by Florence Price and Maurice Ravel at the 2023 Colorado Music Festival on July 20 & 21. Learn about Cann’s work in championing the music of composer Florence Price.
Peter Oundjian & 2023 Composer-in-Residence John Corigliano discuss Corigliano’s composition career, his background, and the music for our July 13 program.
Michael Christie returns to the Festival on July 20 & 21. Read about his career following his tenure as Music Director of the Colorado Music Festival.
Jordan M. Holloway is the composer of 2023’s Flatiron Escapades, which celebrates the Chautauqua Association’s 125th anniversary. In this interview, Holloway discusses composition, Chautauqua Park, and the experience of giving the world premiere of a piece of his music.
Talented conductor Kalena Bovell will lead our 2023 Family Concert, which includes Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, Eric Whitacre’s Goodnight Moon, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s “Danse Nègre,” and a suite from Bizet’s Carmen. Learn more about this concert and Kalena’s approach to conducting.
Denver-based comedian, actor, and entertainer Janae Burris will narrate Peter and the Wolf at the Colorado Music Festival Family Concert on July 2, 2023. Learn why Janae is excited to bring narrate this musical storybook. Colorado Music Festival: Hi, my name is Erica...
The Colorado Music Festival, along with our esteemed colleagues across Boulder, is supporting the campaign to place the Arts, Culture and Heritage Tax measure on the Fall 2023 ballot in the City of Boulder.