students dancing in innovative, multisensory performance

5 free performing arts events to check out this fall at CU Boulder

Aug. 26, 2021

鶹Ժ are back on campus and classes have started, which means you can catch dozens of free performances by the College of Music and the Department of Theatre & Dance.

Takács Quartet

Take in a Takács Quartet performance Sept. 12–20

Aug. 23, 2021

The Grammy-winning Takács Quartet has moved audiences and sold out halls at CU Boulder for more than three decades. Join upcoming performances in person or tune in virtually.

Freddie Gibbs

WelcomeFest concert canceled for 2021

Aug. 19, 2021

Due to an unanticipated security staff shortage, which is a national issue, the 2021 WelcomeFest concert has been canceled.

Earth Day celebrations on the CU Boulder campus

Get some laughs at the climate change comedy show April 22

April 19, 2021

The Stand Up for Climate Change Comedy Show will feature Comedian Chuck Nice, select pieces from 15 stand-up comedians from across the nation, winners from our international climate comedy video competition, comic antics by students and more.

The Takács Quartet

Enjoy a performance April 11 by the Takács Quartet: Haydn, Dutilleux, Schubert

April 6, 2021

The Grammy-winning Takács Quartet has moved audiences and sold out halls at CU Boulder for more than three decades and counting. Join us for a rare live-streamed concert April 11. The performance will then be available through May 10.

Stock image of scales of justice

Measure for Measure: A play by William Shakespeare

March 9, 2021

Streaming at CU Presents starting March 12, in this six-person, one-act abridgement of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, a religion, government and justice collide following the reinstatement of old morality laws in Vienna. Free, or pay as you can.

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis

Enjoy The Democracy! Suite Feb. 19–21

Feb. 12, 2021

Featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis, The Democracy! Suite aims to entertain, inspire and uplift with the full vigor, vision and depth of America’s music.

Rico Nasty

Rapper Rico Nasty to give CU virtual performance, talk Feb. 23

Feb. 12, 2021

Rico Nasty, a rapper, singer and songwriter who recently released her debut album "Nightmare Vacation," will give a virtual performance and talk for the campus community. The student-led Cultural Events Board is hosting the event.

David Korevaar conducts from the piano

Tune in Feb. 17: Frescobaldi and Schumann, poignant pieces in a pandemic

Feb. 11, 2021

Distinguished Professor David Korevaar joins the Boulder campus Retired Faculty Association for a virtual performance and discussion of works by Girolamo Frescobaldi and Clara Schumann.

CU choir members performing

Enjoy a performance Jan. 14 by the CU choirs

Jan. 4, 2021

The Collegiate Chorale and University Men’s and Women’s Choruses perform contemporary and historical piece. Stream a performance and watch from the comfort of your home.