Second Time the Charm at Colorado Music Festival?

Andrew Bradford

Andrew Bradford

By Peter Alexander

After a failed first attempt, the Colorado Music Festival announced that it has hired a new executive director. Andrew Bradford, currently the executive director of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra in Park Forest, Ill., will take the reins at CMF on Aug. 11.

Read more in Boulder Weekly.

 

Music Mash-Ups headline 2014 Colorado Music Festival

Festival gets under way Sunday, June 29

Candidates to replace Michael Christie will lead concerts

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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/
Tickets: http://www.comusic.org/buy-tickets/

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
http://www.comusic.org/music-mash-up/