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2020-21 season tickets are now on sale!

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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.

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For more than 80 years, the Artist Series has brought the globe's finest jazz, classical, world music and dance performers to Boulder. We invite you to join the thousands of patrons who come every year to experience both world-renowned and emerging artists. Many of these performances sell out; order your tickets today to guarantee the best seats.

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Circa Contemporary Circus

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Oct 11, 2020

Circa Contemporary Circus

Sacre
Season tickets start at $104

Mysterious, captivating and magical. In the world-first circus setting of Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring," Circa tightly weaves together powerful wo...

Ailey II

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Oct 29, 2020

Ailey II

Season tickets start at $104

Sumptuous, powerful and jaw-dropping. For over four decades, the up-and-coming dancers of Ailey II have brought the work of emerging choreographers to...

Georgia On My Mind

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Nov 13, 2020

Georgia On My Mind

Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles
Season tickets start at $104

Passionate, electric and soul-stirring. Throughout one unforgettable evening, award-winning artists Clint Holmes, Take 6, Nnenna Freelon and Tom Scott...

The King's Singers

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Dec 10, 2020

The King's Singers

Season tickets start at $44

Sparkling, polished and sublime. The King’s Singers, a Grammy and Emmy Award-winning a cappella ensemble, rings in the holidays at CU Presents w...

Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

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Season tickets start at $44

Elegant, sophisticated and fearless. For more than three decades, Jean-Yves Thibaudet has performed worldwide, recording more than 50 albums and build...

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

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Full price: $45-$100

On Feb. 19, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis bring a special night of music making to Boulder audiences in Macky. Jazz at Li...

Ephrat Asherie Dance

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Mar 1, 2021

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Odeon
Season tickets start at $104

Breathtaking, rapid-fire and exhilarating. In "Odeon," Ephrat Asherie Dance—known for its embodiment of street and club dance styles—deliv...

Danú and Goitse

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Mar 16, 2021

Danú and Goitse

Season tickets start at $104

Pictured: Goitse Authentic, fiery and wholehearted. Danú and Goitse, two of today’s leading traditional Irish ensembles, join forces to ...

Ray Chen, violin

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Apr 1, 2021

Ray Chen, violin

Season tickets start at $44

Lush, intimate and masterful. Known for his poignant renditions of the classics, critics and audiences agree that Ray Chen’s remarkable musician...

George Hinchliffe’s UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN

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Season tickets start at $104

Joyous, heartfelt and wonderfully clever. Beloved Macky favorites who are as hilarious as they are fiercely talented, George Hinchliffe’s UKULEL...

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Whether it’s the full Artist Series, In Motion Series or Classic Series package, you can save big with season tickets and unlock special benefits. Or, pick and choose from all of our ticketed events with the CU Presents Choice Option of 4 or more.

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May 27, 2020

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The University of Colorado recently announced plans and safety protocols for the…

Apr 3, 2020

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Mar 18, 2020

CU Presents 2020-21 season announcement:…

This week CU Presents announced a portion of its 2020-21 season. The…

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