Thu. Jun 1st, 2023

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

The collection 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 pageant is a celebration of creativity, and we’re so lucky to carry to you a number of the biggest performers alive as we speak, together with artist-in-residence Joshua Bell, together with the extraordinary skills of eight of as we speak’s sensible composers,” Peter Oundjian, music director, stated in a press release. “It’s such a thrill to listen to as we speak’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 Pageant Music Director Peter Oundjian

Geremy Kornreich, Shiny Machines

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

5-time Grammy-winning composer John Corigliano shall be Colorado Music Pageant’s 2023 composer-in-residence and shall 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 Pageant

“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 a press release of the composition.

On Sunday, July 2, the pageant will function 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 shall be numerous different performances geared towards kids.

Kalena Bovell Jamie Pratt

Tickets for individuals 18 and below, in addition to college students with present college identification, pays simply $10 per ticket. For extra data, go to

For extra data 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 Pageant.

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