CU Presents

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CU Presents is the home of performing arts on the beautiful University of Colorado Boulder campus. With hundreds of concerts, plays, recitals and more on our stages each year, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Our performances include:

  • The Artist Series, which for more than 80 years has welcomed world-renowned musicians and dance troupes to historic Macky Auditorium
  • The Colorado Shakespeare Festival, a professional theatre company devoted to the Bard’s works
  • The Takács Quartet, a world-renowned chamber ensemble in residence at CU Boulder
  • The Eklund Opera Program and CU’s New Opera Workshop
  • Select performances at CU Boulder’s Department of Theatre & Dance
  • Major events, master classes, workshops and lectures at the CU Boulder College of Music
  • The Holiday Festival, an annual student and faculty music showcase in Macky Auditorium
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AMRC Symposium: Borders/Boundaries/Fronteras

This Symposium brings together leading scholars in American music studies to explore the ways that borders—whether geographic, political, social, sonic,...

10/15 12pm
Concert Band: Dianna Link, Ryan George, Brian Balmages and more

Join Concert Band for their first concert of the semester. This program features music by Dianna Link, Ryan George, Brian Balmages, Chandler Wilson and Adam...

10/18 7:30pm
Faculty Tuesdays: Winds of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Join Professor of Horn Michael Thornton and his colleagues from the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) for an evening of music for winds. In addition to...

10/19 7:30pm
Sneak Peek of "La Traviata"

Join us for excerpts from our next production. Faculty and students will present excerpts, take questions and share insight to this work. Maestro and...

10/20 12pm
Chamber Orchestra: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Franz Schubert and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Chamber Orchestra, made up of members of the CU Symphony Orchestra, performs smaller-scale symphonies and chamber works by classical and modern...

10/21 7:30pm

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