2022 Season

An unforgettable season under the guidance of Music Director Peter Oundjian. 

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John Adams, Composer-in-Residence

The Festival welcomes John Adams as 2022 composer-in-residence.

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Unmissable Symphonies

We celebrate the return of our full-sized symphony orchestra to the stage.

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3 Must-Hear Premieres

Be the first to hear new music by Wang Jie, Timo Andres, and Wynton Marsalis.

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6-Week Classical Music Festival | June 30–August 7

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COVID-19 Updates for 2022 Festival

COVID-19 Updates for 2022 Festival

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...

Remembering Louise Christopher

Remembering Louise Christopher

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...

Colorado Symphony Announces Peter Oundjian as Principal Conductor

Colorado Symphony Announces Peter Oundjian as Principal Conductor

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...

2022 Classical Concert Recommendations

2022 Classical Concert Recommendations

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’...

Give Music to Local Families Affected by Wildfires in Boulder County

Give Music to Local Families Affected by Wildfires in Boulder County

Elizabeth McGuire, Executive Director The Colorado Music Festival and Center for Musical Arts family would like to express our deepest condolences to the families and businesses that were affected by recent fires. While many of us are contributing our time and...

How to Watch Our 2022 Season Announcement Livestream

How to Watch Our 2022 Season Announcement Livestream

Season Announcement (livestream): Tuesday, January 18 at 7 pm   3 Great Reasons to Tune In: Hear from a very special guest! Be the first to hear about the 2022 Festival season’s many surprises, including an exciting composer-in-residence, the return of the Robert...

Your Support Makes a Difference

Your Support Makes a Difference

Dear friend of the Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts, First off, I would like to thank you for all the support you have given us during two of the most challenging years in our history. I write to you from a world I couldn’t have imagined in 2019....

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