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Music Director Peter Oundjian sat down with composer Wang Jie to discuss her “Flying on the Scaly Backs of Our Mountains,” a brand new piece of music which the Festival will premiere on August 4, 2022.
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The acclaimed Anthony McGill, principal clarinetist for the New York Philharmonic, makes his mark on Chautauqua Auditorium on August 4. The orchestral centerpiece of the show is Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite — an exciting and dramatic musical fairytale drawn from generations of folklore.
“I’m just honestly seeking out masterworks from all eras and all styles,” Lark said. “It’s pretty common now to hear from musicians of my generation and later that people are over the term ‘genre.’ I look for music that I fall in love with and that has a deep message.”
His big breakthrough came in 2018 when he won both first prize and the audience prize at the Malko Competition in Copenhagen, an international conducting contest that the symphonic world follows closely for new talent. “I can measure everything before that and everything after that as two completely times in my life,” Bancroft said.
Jean-Marie Zeitouni conducts Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream — including its famous Wedding March — with help from actor John de Lancie and more.
Updated May 31, 2022 We understand that health and safety are important factors for our patrons planning to visit the Colorado Music Festival for in-person concerts in the 2022 season (June 30-August 7). At this time, we expect to offer all our in-person events at...
Today (Monday, April 4), our offices are closed so that the staff and faculty may attend the memorial service of Louise Christopher, our beloved friend and colleague. More than 20 years ago, Louise joined the board of the Rocky Mountain Center for Musical Arts and...
Family-Favorite Performance Company Really Inventive Stuff Returns with Tubby the Tuba & Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
The Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Adams will serve as the Colorado Music Festival’s 2022 composer-in-residence and co-curator of its July 12-17 Music of Today series.
Congratulations to Peter Oundjian and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra for this appointment. Peter's increased presence and impact in our state and region is a win for us all who serve to share our passion for orchestral music. The entire Colorado Music Festival team...
Not sure which festival concerts to choose? Browse our season in these helpful ways: The Robert Mann Chamber Music Series July 5: Takács Quartet July 12: Attacca Quartet July 19: Flavors of Old Russia: Tchaikovsky, Glinka & Borodin July 26: Brahms’...