Check Out Summerfest 2020 Schedule

June 8, 2020

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 19-21Summer of Stars Concert Series: Lang Lang, piano
June 23 8pmCelebrate Colorado Pre-Show: LIVE from Colorado College Summer Music Festival*
June 26-28Summer of Stars Concert Series: Sheku & Isata Kanneh-Mason, cello & piano
June 29-July 5Celebrate Colorado: Central City Opera and Colorado College Summer Music Festival
July 3-5Summer of Stars Concert Series: Central City Opera; Colorado College Summer Music Festival
July 6-12Celebrate Colorado: Colorado Music Festival, Boulder
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July 10-12Summer of Stars Concert Series: Colorado Music Festival, Boulder
July 13-19Celebrate Colorado: Bravo! Vail Music Festival
July 17-19Summer of Stars Concert Series: Bravo! Vail Music Festival
July 20-26Celebrate Colorado: National Repertory Orchestra; Colorado Symphony
Sponsored by Limelight Hotels of Aspen and Snowmass
July 24-26Summer of Stars Concert Series: National Repertory Orchestra; Colorado Symphony
July 27-Aug 2Celebrate Colorado: Aspen Music Festival and School
Sponsored by Leitner-Poma of America
July 31-Aug 2Summer of Stars Concert Series: Aspen Music Festival and School
Aug 7-9Summer of Stars Concert Series: Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Aug 14-16Summer of Stars Concert Series: Joshua Bell, violin
Aug 21-23Summer 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, Breckenridge Music and Crested Butte Music Festival.

* The Live from Packard Hall performance on the Colorado College Campus is in partnership with KCME.

Get a printable PDF of the Summerfest broadcast schedule here.

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