It's a yearly Colorado tradition, and this year it's a virtual musical celebration!
CPR Classical's 10-week summer festival features a star-studded concert series of today's greatest performers and a midsummer mega-celebration of Colorado's own world-class festivals and musicians. We're providing a front row seat in your own home or your lawn to the best soundtrack for your summer.
Scroll down to see the complete summer broadcast line-up.
Throughout Summerfest you can hear full-length concerts on the radio, hear stories and read articles about Colorado's classical musicians and organizations, and find links to virtual classical concerts happening on a screen near you!
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You can listen to CPR Classical by clicking "Listen Live" on this website. You can also hear CPR Classical at 88.1 FM in Denver, at radio signals around Colorado, or ask your smart speaker to “Play CPR Classical.”
The Summer of Stars Concert Series is a special full concert airing three times over the weekend (Fridays @ 12:30 p.m., Saturdays @ 6 p.m. & Sundays @ 4 p.m.)
Celebrate Colorado is a week long focus on Colorado's classical festivals, including weekly stories, features, interviews and music
|June 19-21||Summer of Stars Concert Series: Lang Lang, piano|
|June 23 8pm||Celebrate Colorado Pre-Show: LIVE from Colorado College Summer Music Festival*|
|June 26-28||Summer of Stars Concert Series: Sheku & Isata Kanneh-Mason, cello & piano|
|June 29-July 5||Celebrate Colorado: Central City Opera and Colorado College Summer Music Festival|
|July 3-5||Summer of Stars Concert Series: Central City Opera; Colorado College Summer Music Festival|
|July 6-12||Celebrate Colorado: Colorado Music Festival, Boulder |
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|July 10-12||Summer of Stars Concert Series: Colorado Music Festival, Boulder|
|July 13-19||Celebrate Colorado: Bravo! Vail Music Festival|
|July 17-19||Summer of Stars Concert Series: Bravo! Vail Music Festival|
|July 20-26||Celebrate Colorado: National Repertory Orchestra; Colorado Symphony|
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|July 24-26||Summer of Stars Concert Series: National Repertory Orchestra; Colorado Symphony|
|July 27-Aug 2||Celebrate Colorado: Aspen Music Festival and School|
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|July 31-Aug 2||Summer of Stars Concert Series: Aspen Music Festival and School|
|Aug 7-9||Summer of Stars Concert Series: Gustavo Dudamel, conductor|
|Aug 14-16||Summer of Stars Concert Series: Joshua Bell, violin|
|Aug 21-23||Summer of Stars Concert Series: A Night at the Opera|
Also highlighted through the summer: Strings Music Festival, Flatirons Chamber Music Festival, Off the Hook Chamber Music Festival and Crested Butte Music Festival.
* The Live from Packard Hall performance on the Colorado College Campus is in partnership with KCME.