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We look forward to gathering together in person again in the future. In the meantime, we invite you to watch, listen and gather with us online right now. Each week we will bring you curated creations from the artists you’d see in any other CU Presents season, in the comfort of your own home. Welcome to CU Presents Digital. Get email notifications!

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Scenes from “Béatrice et Bénédict”

New release June 3, 2020, CU College of Music – Eklund Opera Program

In light of our canceled live production, Eklund Opera presents “Béatrice et Bénédict,” a Quarantine Opera by Hector Berlioz. Tune in as we release more scenes in the coming weeks!

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Pomp and Circumstance, CU Piano Faculty

Posted May 27, 2020, CU College of Music

A composite performance of Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance.” A tribute to the Class of 2020 by the CU Boulder piano faculty.

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Alma Mater, CU Boulder College of Music Choirs

Posted May 27, 2020, CU College of Music

Celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, the CU Boulder College of Music brought our remote campus community together to celebrate the end of the 2020 spring semester by singing the Alma Mater. Congratulations graduates. Forever Buffs!

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“Baba Mousaka”

Posted May 15, 2020, CU College of Music

Faculty member John Gunther performs on saxophone with his group “Gnawa of Hope.” Lead singer Fourat Koyo is a master musician of Gnawa from Morocco performing on the 3-string Guembri and was a recent guest at Thompson Jazz.

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“Jolly Beach” by Annie Booth

Posted May 15, 2020, CU College of Music

Performed by the “Concert Jazz Ensemble.” Pianist Annie Booth received her master’s in Jazz Performance and Pedagogy in 2020. Her composition “Jolly Beach” was selected nationally to be featured for the 2020 JEN Young Composers Showcase.

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The Possibility of Orchids

Posted May 13, 2020, CU College of Music

Revisit this Faculty Tuesday concert. Flamenco Fusion music written by Steve Mullins, guitar. Improvised by CU Boulder Professor of Percussion and Jazz Doug Walter, marimba and CU Boulder Lecturer Carl Dixon, cajon.

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32 Beethoven Sonatas Challenge

Posted May 5, 2020, CU College of Music

“I did 32 performances in my living room on my un-tuned piano with my limited equipment and uploaded them to my YouTube page, djkorevaar.”

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Video from the vaults: University Singers

Posted May 4, 2020, CU College of Music

The University Singers, conducted by guest conductor Sharon Hansen, performed Purcell’s “Hear my prayer, Oh Lord” in Grusin Music Hall on Oct. 27, 2019.

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CU Boulder College of Music presents the Alma Mater

Posted April 29, 2020, CU College of Music

Celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, the CU Boulder College of Music brings our remote campus community together to celebrate the end of the 2020 spring semester. Congratulations graduates. Forever Buffs!

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Video from the vaults: Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture

Posted April 17, 2020

Gary Lewis conducted the CU Symphony Orchestra performing Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9 at Macky Auditorium on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019.

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Video from the vaults: CU Wind Symphony

Posted April 10, 2020

Don McKinney conducted the CU Wind Symphony performing Centennial Horizon by Kevin McKee at Macky Auditorium on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. Featuring Ryan Gardner, trumpet.

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Video from the vaults: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5

Posted April 6, 2020

Gary Lewis conducted the CU Symphony Orchestra performing the first movement of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 at Macky Auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.

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Faculty Tuesdays

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Aug 25, 2020

Faculty Tuesdays

John Seesholtz and friends
Free, no tickets required, just show up!

Renowned faculty artists perform with students and colleagues in chamber music recitals featuring world premieres and beloved classics. Free most Tues...

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Sep 1, 2020

Faculty Tuesdays

Sound, Not Silence: Piano Duets by Women Composers
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Pianists Jéssica Pacheco and Alejandro Cremaschi perform duets written by women composers of the Americas, including works by Eleonor Alberga, ...

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Sep 8, 2020

Faculty Tuesdays

Christina Jennings and friends
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Renowned faculty artists perform with students and colleagues in chamber music recitals featuring world premieres and beloved classics. Free most Tues...

Guest Recital

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Sep 14, 2020

Guest Recital

Judith Ingolfsson, violin, and Vladimir Stoupel, piano
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CU Boulder’s College of Music welcomes professional musicians from around the world in its series of guest artist recitals. It’s a once-in...

Faculty Tuesdays

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Sep 15, 2020

Faculty Tuesdays

Robert Hill and friends
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Renowned faculty artists perform with students and colleagues in chamber music recitals featuring world premieres and beloved classics. Free most Tues...

Faculty Tuesdays

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Sep 22, 2020

Faculty Tuesdays

David Requiro and friends
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Renowned faculty artists perform with students and colleagues in chamber music recitals featuring world premieres and beloved classics. Free most Tues...

CU Philharmonia Orchestra

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Sep 28, 2020

CU Philharmonia Orchestra

Fall 2020
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The CU Philharmonia Orchestra features musicians from the College of Music performing a diverse range of repertoire for string and full orchestra. Pe...

Faculty Tuesdays

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Sep 29, 2020

Faculty Tuesdays

Jennifer Bird and friends
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Renowned faculty artists perform with students and colleagues in chamber music recitals featuring world premieres and beloved classics. Free most Tues...

Pendulum New Music

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Sep 30, 2020

Pendulum New Music

Sept. 2020
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Pendulum New Music presents some of CU’s best performers from all departments as they premiere original music of student composers. A faculty or...