CU Presents


CU Presents is the home of performing arts on the beautiful University of Colorado Boulder campus. Join 100,000 other arts lovers for hundreds of concerts, plays, recitals and more on our stages each year. There’s something for everyone to enjoy. 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.


Dec 3, 2020

Holiday Festival 2020
Dec 4, 2020 - Jan 4, 2021

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This December, there's no place like home for the holidays. And though we can't deck the halls of Macky, you can still let your heart be light with sublime music in this special video celebration of Boulder's treasured tradition. The...

Dec 3, 2020

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The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet's performance of The Democracy! Suite aims to entertain, inspire and uplift audiences with the full vigor, vision and depth of America's music. Led by trumpeter/composer Wynton Marsalis and...

Dec 3, 2020

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Known for its "technical finesse and rare expressive maturity" (The New Yorker), the Jupiter String Quartet brings a special program to Grusin Music Hall in October. First, a quartet from master Romantic composer Felix Mendelssohn, followed...

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