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Author: Jill Kimball

Single tickets now on sale for CU Presents’ 2016-17 season

There’s something for everyone in CU Presents’ star-studded 2016-17 season lineup. As the Artist Series celebrates 80 years bringing world-class performers to Macky Auditorium, local favorites return and incredible new acts arrive. Single tickets are on sale beginning Monday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available online at cupresents.org, over the phone at 303-492-8008 or in person at the CU Presents Box Office, located at 972 Broadway in Boulder.

Dance lovers will cheer the return of the eye-catching MOMIX and the seductive, Spanish moves of Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana. Fans of world music can take in the joyous, diverse African beats of The Nile Project, the lilting traditional Irish music of Danú, and a special holiday celebration with the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain. Classical superstars abound this season, with solo performances from flutist James Galway, pianist Richard Goode, soprano Deborah Voigt and the sensational cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

This season also features five concert pairs by the Takács Quartet and a special performance by the young, up-and-coming Calidore String Quartet. The Eklund Opera program kicks off with an October performance of “Die Fledermaus,” a worldwide audience favorite. Plus, the beloved Holiday Festival offers four fantastic performances this December.

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