Sun. Jan 29th, 2023

The Colorado Music Competition summer season live performance sequence returns this 12 months with 20 performances of orchestral and chamber music, in addition to instructional performances.

The sequence is thought for attracting world-renowned classical music composers, conductors and performers and can run from June 29 by means of Aug. 6 on the Chautauqua Auditorium, 900 Baseline Highway in Boulder.

“A competition is a celebration of creativity, and we’re so lucky to convey to you a few of the best performers alive at present, together with artist-in-residence Joshua Bell, together with the extraordinary skills of eight of at present’s sensible composers,” Peter Oundjian, music director, stated in an announcement. “It’s such a thrill to listen to at present’s voices alongside — and interacting with — groundbreaking voices from the previous, giving us a singular window into centuries of the best in creativity.”  

Colorado Music Competition Music Director Peter Oundjian

Geremy Kornreich, Shiny Machines

Among the many performers are violinist Joshua Bell – who will open the sequence on June 29 and 30 and shut the sequence Aug. 3 and 6.

5-time Grammy-winning composer John Corigliano might be Colorado Music Competition’s 2023 composer-in-residence and might be honored on July 13.

Then on July 16, a brand new symphony will carry out composer Adolphus Hailstork’s “JFK: The Final Speech,” which was impressed by former President John F. Kennedy’s final public speech. The symphony itself will comprise members of the Amherst Class of 1964, who witnessed Kennedy ship that speech on Oct. 26, 1963.

Adolphus Hailstork  

Colorado Music Competition

“My writing will mirror the autumn season, the solemnity of the second, and the distinctive oratorical presents of Kennedy the president, and the profound literary presents of [Robert] Frost the poet,” Hailstork stated in an announcement of the composition.

On Sunday, July 2, the competition will characteristic its household live performance efficiency of “Peter and the Wolf + Goodnight Moon,” performed by Kalena Bovell. “Peter and the Wolf,” is a symphonic fairytale that introduces younger listeners to the devices of the orchestra. There might be numerous different performances geared towards youngsters.

Kalena Bovell  

Jamie Pratt

Tickets for folks 18 and underneath, in addition to college students with present faculty identification, can pay simply $10 per ticket. For extra info, go to

For extra info or to buy tickets, go to or name the Chautauqua field workplace at 303-440-7666. Tickets go on sale March 7.

CBS Information Colorado is a sponsor of the Colorado Music Competition.

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