Festival gets under way Sunday, June 29
Candidates to replace Michael Christie will lead concerts
Steve Hackman, director of Colorado Music Festival’s Music Mash-up series
By Peter Alexander
When the Colorado Music Festival gets underway Sunday (June 29, 7:30 p.m. in Chautauqua Auditorium), many of the festival’s familiar features will be in place.
There will be family concerts, patriotic pops, orchestral showpieces, guest artists, and a mix of popular and classical styles on the “Music Mash-up” series (July 1, 15 and 29). In addition, audiences will have a chance to preview three finalists to replace former music director Michael Christie, conducting two programs each: William Boughton (July 6, 10 & 11); Carlos Miguel Prieto (July 17, 18 & 20); and Jean-Marie Zeitouni (Aug. 3, 7 & 8; festival program at http://www.comusic.org/2014-summer-festival/).
Read more in Boulder Weekly.
Colorado Music Festival
June 29–Aug. 8, Chautauqua Auditorium and eTown Hall, Boulder
Festival Details: http://www.comusic.org/2014-summer-festival/
Opening Concert, Michael Butterman, conductor
Christopher Taylor, piano
7:30 p.m. June 29, Chautauqua Auditorium
Music Mash-Up concerts
7:30 p.m., July 1, 15 and 29, Chautauqua Auditorium