See A Listing Of Virtual And Physically Distanced Classical Concerts This Summerfest

June 10, 2020

For the 10 weeks of Summerfest, we're rounding up the best classical virtual and physically distanced concerts and from around Colorado and the world. Enjoy a concert from the best screen in your house!

This calendar will be updated weekly. All times listed are for Colorado, Mountain Daylight Time. Scroll down for a list of events that have past (many are still available to watch online).

Week 3: July 3-9

DateTimeProgramFromHow to Attend
7/39 a.m.InspectorPulse@Home (kids series with Bruce Adolphe): In a Good ModeChamber Music Society of Lincoln CenterFacebook
7/312:30 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Central City Opera and Colorado College Music FestivalCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
7/33 p.m. Violin Masterclass with David KimNational Repertory OrchestraWatch online
7/37 p.m.Together In Hope Virtual ConcertColorado Symphony, Opera Colorado, Civic Center ConservancyWatch on Denver7 at 7 p.m. or YouTube at 8 p.m.
7/44 p.m.Fourth of July Concert: A rebroadcast of 2019's celebration with Aspen Festival BandAspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
7/46 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Central City Opera and Colorado College Music FestivalCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
7/46 p.m.A Night at the SymphonyFort Collins SymphonyDrive-in concert
7/47 p.m. Together In Hope Virtual ConcertColorado Symphony, Opera Colorado, Civic Center ConservancyYouTube
7/53 p.m.A Tribute to Music Director Robert Spano: Celebrating Spano's 10 years as Aspen directorAspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
7/53 p.m.CMS Front Row: Anne-Marie McDermott, piano (live Q&A following performance)Chamber Music Society of Lincoln CenterWatch online
7/54 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Central City Opera and Colorado College Music FestivalCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
7/56 p.m.Altius Quartet: Livestream in Support of The Equal Justice InitiativeAltius QuartetFacebook
7/63 p.m.High Notes at Home:
Live conversation with Alan Fletcher, James Ehnes, Andrew Armstrong, and Stuart Stephenson with the opportunity for your questions.
Aspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
7/63 p.m. Violin Masterclass with Augustin HadelichNational Repertory OrchestraWatch online
7/710 a.m.Cliburn Kids: “Pictures You Can Hear, Part 4” featuring MUSSORGSKY “The Gnome” from Pictures at an Exhibition with Jonathan Tsay, pianoThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube
7/711 a.m. Piano Masterclass with Anton NelNational Repertory OrchestraWatch online
7/74:30 p.m.Conspirare Big Sing at HomeConspirareWatch online and sing-a-long
7/85 p.m.Faculty and Student Showcase: Stuart Stephenson, trumpetAspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
7/912 p.m.Cliburn Watch Party: Alim Beisembayev (1st), Arsenii Mun (2nd), Youlan Ji (3rd), 2015 Junior Competition Winners Recital ShowcaseThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube
7/97:30 p.m.CMF Virtual Festival - Violinist Augustin HadelichColorado Music FestivalWatch online

Week 4: July 10-16

DateTimeProgramFromHow to Attend
7/109 a.m.InspectorPulse@Home (kids series with Bruce Adolphe): No Nouns AloudChamber Music Society of Lincoln CenterFacebook
7/1012:30 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Colorado Music FestivalCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
7/106 p.m.Virtual Music Hour (available Friday, 6 p.m. - Sunday, 12 a.m.)Colorado SymphonyWatch online
7/116 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Colorado Music FestivalCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
7/123 p.m.Mercedes T. Bass Sunday LIVE Concert Series: James Ehnes violin, Andrew Armstrong piano (rebroadcast 7/14, 7 p.m.)Aspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
7/124 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Colorado Music FestivalCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
7/133 p.m.High Notes at Home:
Live conversation with Alan Fletcher, Daniil Trifonov, and Robert Lipsett with the opportunity for your questions.
Aspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
7/1410 a.m.Cliburn Kids: “Pictures You Can Hear, Part 5” featuring MUSSORGSKY “Ballet of Unhatched Chicks” from Pictures at an Exhibition with Jonathan Tsay, pianoThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube
7/1510 a.m.Seminar: Uncommon Women of Note, a roundtable discussion with Julia Wolfe, Tania León, Missy Mazzoli, and Laura Schwendinger, with the opportunity for your questions.Aspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
7/153 p.m.Faculty and Student Showcase: Robert Lipsett, violinAspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
7/1612 p.m.Cliburn Watch Party: Claire Huangci, 2013 Cliburn Competition jury discretionary awardThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube
7/167:30 p.m.CMF Virtual Festival - Pianist Jan Lisiecki Performs BeethovenColorado Music FestivalWatch online

Week 5: July 17-23

DateTimeProgramFromHow to Attend
7/179 a.m.InspectorPulse@Home (kids series with Bruce Adolphe): Home KeyChamber Music Society of Lincoln CenterFacebook
7/1712:30 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Bravo! VailCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
7/176 p.m.Virtual Music Hour (available Friday, 6 p.m. - Sunday, 12 a.m.)Colorado SymphonyWatch online
7/186 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Bravo! VailCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
7/193 p.m.Mercedes T. Bass Sunday LIVE Concert Series: Daniil Trifinov, piano (rebroadcast 7/21, 7 p.m.)Aspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
7/194 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Bravo! VailCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
7/203 p.m.High Notes at Home:
Live conversation with Alan Fletcher, Alisa Weilerstein, Inon Barnatan, and Yoheved Kaplinsky, with the opportunity for your questions.
Aspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
7/2110 a.m.Cliburn Kids: “Pictures You Can Hear, Part 6” featuring MUSSORGSKY “The Great Gate of Kiev” from Pictures at an Exhibition with Gloria Lin, pianoThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube
7/225 p.m.Faculty and Student Showcase: Yoheved Kaplinsky, pianoAspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
7/237 p.m.Cliburn Watch Party: Shuan Hern Lee (1st), Eva Gevorgyan (2nd), JiWon Yang (3rd), 2019 Junior Competition Winners Recital ShowcaseThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube
7/237:30 p.m.CMF Virtual Festival: Brooklyn Rider String QuartetColorado Music FestivalWatch online

Week 6: July 24-30

DateTimeProgramFromHow to Attend
7/249 a.m.InspectorPulse@Home (kids series with Bruce Adolphe): Between the WallsChamber Music Society of Lincoln CenterFacebook
7/2412:30 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: National Repertory Orchestra, Colorado SymphonyCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
7/246 p.m.Virtual Music Hour (available Friday, 6 p.m. - Sunday, 12 a.m.)Colorado SymphonyWatch online
7/256 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: National Repertory Orchestra, Colorado SymphonyCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
7/263 p.m.Mercedes T. Bass Sunday LIVE Concert Series: Alisa Weilerstein cello, Inon Barnatan piano (rebroadcast 7/28, 7 p.m.)Aspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
7/264 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: National Repertory Orchestra, Colorado SymphonyCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
7/273 p.m.High Notes at Home:
Live conversation with Alan Fletcher, Behzod Abduraimov, and Edward Stephan, with the opportunity for your questions.
Aspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
7/2810 a.m.Cliburn Kids: “Pictures You Can Hear, Part 7” featuring MUSSORGSKY “Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuÿle” from Pictures at an ExhibitionThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube
7/29through
8/2
Boulder Cello Festival: Masterclasses, lessons & concertsBoulder Cello FestivalWatch online
7/295 p.m.Faculty and Student Showcase: Edward Stephan timpaniAspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
7/307 p.m.Cliburn Watch Party: Tony Yike Yang, 2017 Cliburn Competition jury discretionary awardThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube
7/307:30 p.m.CMF Virtual Festival - Festival Finale: Beethoven 7Colorado Music FestivalWatch online

Week 7: July 31 - August 6

DateTimeProgramFromHow to Attend
7/319 a.m.InspectorPulse@Home (kids series with Bruce Adolphe): Different Hats!Chamber Music Society of Lincoln CenterFacebook
7/3112:30 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Aspen Music Festival and SchoolCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
7/316 p.m.Virtual Music Hour (available Friday, 6 p.m. - Sunday, 12 a.m.)Colorado SymphonyWatch online
8/16 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Aspen Music Festival and SchoolCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
8/16:30 p.m.Colorado Music Festival Gala: Christina and Michelle Naughton, piano (free)Colorado Music FestivalWatch online
8/21 p.m.Cello Quartet Concert: David Requiro, Meta Weiss, Alice Yoo, & Matthew ZalkindBoulder Cello FestivalWatch online
8/23 p.m.Mercedes T. Bass Sunday LIVE Concert Series: Behzod Abduraimov, piano (rebroadcast 8/4, 7 p.m.)Aspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
8/24 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Aspen Music Festival and SchoolCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
8/33 p.m.High Notes at Home:
Live conversation with Alan Fletcher, Jeremy Denk, Nancy Allen, and Elaine Douvas, with the opportunity for your questions.
Aspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
8/410 a.m.Cliburn Kids: “Counting Game” featuring COWELL A Blarneying Bit with Mehrdad Gholami, fluteThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube
8/55 p.m.Faculty and Student Showcase: Nancy Allen, harp and Elaine Douvas, oboeAspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
8/67 p.m.Cliburn Watch Party: Shuan Hern Lee, 2019 Cliburn Junior first-prize winner with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and conductor Ruth ReinhardtThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube

Week 8: August 7-13

DateTimeProgramFromHow to Attend
8/79 a.m.InspectorPulse@Home (kids series with Bruce Adolphe): A Trilling Story!Chamber Music Society of Lincoln CenterFacebook
8/712:30 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Gustavo Dudamel, conductorCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
8/76 p.m.Virtual Music Hour (available Friday, 6 p.m. - Sunday, 12 a.m.)Colorado SymphonyWatch online
8/86 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Gustavo Dudamel, conductorCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
8/93 p.m.Mercedes T. Bass Sunday LIVE Concert Series: Stefan Jackiw, violin, Jeremy Denk, piano (rebroadcast 8/11, 7 p.m.)Aspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
8/94 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Gustavo Dudamel, conductorCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
8/103 p.m.High Notes at Home:
Live conversation with Alan Fletcher, Renée Fleming, and Andreas Haefliger, with the opportunity for your questions.
Aspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
8/1110 a.m.Cliburn Kids: “Lime Jello” featuring BOLCOM Lime Jello with Corrie Donovan, sopranoThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube
8/1210 a.m.Seminar: Beethoven at 250 with Alan Fletcher, Joseph Pfender and musicologists Lewis Lockwood and Mark FerragutoAspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
8/125 p.m.Faculty and Student Showcase: Renée Fleming, sopranoAspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
8/1312 p.m.Cliburn Watch Party: Leonardo Pierdomenico, 2017 Cliburn Competition jury discretionary awardThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube

Week 9: August 14-20

DateTimeProgramFrontHow to Attend
8/149 a.m.InspectorPulse@Home (kids series with Bruce Adolphe): Story Telling Without Words!Chamber Music Society of Lincoln CenterFacebook
8/1412:30 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Joshua Bell, violinCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
8/146 p.m.Virtual Music Hour (available Friday, 6 p.m. - Sunday, 12 a.m.)Colorado SymphonyWatch online
8/156 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Joshua Bell, violinCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
8/163 p.m.Mercedes T. Bass Sunday LIVE Concert Series: Andreas Haefliger, pianoAspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
8/164 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Joshua Bell, violinCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
8/173 p.m.High Notes at Home:
Live conversation with Alan Fletcher, Renée Fleming, and Augustin Hadelich, with the opportunity for your questions.
Aspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online
8/195 p.m.Faculty and Student Showcase: Renée Fleming, sopranoAspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online

Week 10: August 21-27

DateTimeProgramFromHow to Attend
8/219 a.m.InspectorPulse@Home (kids series with Bruce Adolphe): Is It Over?Chamber Music Society of Lincoln CenterFacebook
8/2112:30 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: A Night at the OperaCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
8/216 p.m.Applause@Home Live Virtual Event: Landscapes Breckenridge MusicWatch online
8/216 p.m.Virtual Music Hour (available Friday, 6 p.m. - Sunday, 12 a.m.)Colorado SymphonyWatch online
8/226 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: A Night at the OperaCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
8/234 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: A Night at the OperaCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
8/253 p.m.Mercedes T. Bass Sunday LIVE Concert Series: Augustin Hadelich, violin and piano (rebroadcast 8/25, 7pmAspen Music Festival and SchoolWatch online

Past Events: Week 1

DateTimeProgramFromHow to Attend
6/1412 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series Pre-Show: A star-studded event including pianist Lang Lang & soprano Renee Fleming: Livestream Concert “We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope”Museum of Jewish HeritageWatch on CPR Classical's Facebook
6/1912:30 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Lang Lang, pianoCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
6/194 p.m.Juneteenth Solidarity Sing for Black LivesSongRiseFacebook
6/195:30 p.m. Carnegie Hall: Juneteenth CelebrationCarnegie HallFacebook and Instagram
6/196 p.m.Virtual Music Hour (available Friday, 6 p.m. - Sunday, 12 a.m.)Colorado SymphonyWatch online
6/206 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Lang Lang, pianoCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
6/2112 p.m.Virtual Recital "El fuego español!" David Korevaar, piano and Charles Wetherbee, violinSnake River Music FestivalHosted by David Ginder, watch online
6/213 p.m.Live from Packard HallColorado College Summer Music Festival & CPR ClassicalWatch on Facebook
6/214 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Lang Lang, pianoCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
6/215:30 p.m.Philip Glass’s Satyagraha: Starring Rachelle Durkin, Richard Croft, Kim Josephson, and Alfred Walker, conducted by Dante Anzolini. From November 19, 2011.Metropolitan Opera (stream is available until 4:30 p.m. the following day)Watch online
6/2212 p.m.Lunch Lecture: Beethoven and RomanticismCrested Butte Music FestivalFacebook
6/225:30 p.m.Verdi’s La Traviata: Starring Sonya Yoncheva, Michael Fabiano, and Thomas Hampson, conducted by Nicola Luisotti. From March 11, 2017.Metropolitan Opera (stream is available until 4:30 p.m. the following day)Watch online
6/2310 a.m.Cliburn Kids: “Piano Gymnastics, Part 2” featuring DEBUSSY Etude for 8 Fingers with Nathan Ryland, pianoThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube
6/2312 p.m.Carnegie Hall: Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductorCarnegie HallFacebook and Instagram
6/238 p.m.CPR Summerfest LIVE from Colorado College Summer Music FestivalCPR Classical, in partnership with KCMEListen online or on your radio
6/2411 a.m.Dear Earth Everywhere: Live Concert with Sylvain Cambreling, Michael Volle, Julia KleiterHamburg Symphony OrchestraWatch online
6/245:30 p.m.Saint-Saëns’s Samson et Dalila: Starring Elīna Garanča, Roberto Alagna, Laurent Naouri, Elchin Azizov, and Dmitry Belosselskiy, conducted by Sir Mark Elder. From October 20, 2018.Metropolitan Opera (stream is available until 4:30 p.m. the following day)Watch online
6/2512 p.m.Cliburn Watch Party: Eva Gevorgyan, 2019 Cliburn Junior Competition second-prize winner with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and conductor Ruth ReinhardtThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube
6/2512 p.m.Carnegie Hall: Isabel Leonard, mezzo-sopranoCarnegie HallFacebook and Instagram
6/256 p.m.From Our Home to Yours: Leah Kovach, Viola & Koko Dyulgerski, ViolaColorado SymphonyFacebook or YouTube
6/257:30 p.m.Virtual Festival - Opening Night: Takács QuartetColorado Music FestivalWatch online

Past Events: Week 2

DateTimeProgramFromHow to Attend
6/269 a.m.InspectorPulse@Home (kids series hosted by Bruce Adolphe): Moonlight and MusicChamber Music Society of Lincoln CenterFacebook
6/2612:30 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Sheku & Isata Kanneh-MasonCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
6/266 p.m.Applause@Home Live Virtual Event: Beethoven's 250th Breckenridge MusicWatch online
6/266 p.m.Virtual Music Hour: Mahler's "Tragic" Symphony #6 (available Friday, 6 p.m. - Sunday, 12 a.m.)Colorado SymphonyWatch online
6/275 p.m.Brass in the Park(ing Lot): Calvary Baptist Church, DenverArapahoe PhilharmonicDrive-in concert
6/276 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Sheku & Isata Kanneh-MasonCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
6/277:30 p.m.Live Stream Concert - A Mystical Visionary: Ralph Vaughan WilliamsSt. Martin's Chamber ChoirWatch online
6/2812 p.m.Virtual Recital “A Fine Romance” David Korevaar, piano and Charles Wetherbee, violinSnake River Music FestivalHosted by David Ginder, watch online
6/283 p.m.CMS Front Row: Arnaud Sussmann, violin (live Q&A following performance)Chamber Music Society of Lincoln CenterWatch online
6/284 p.m.Summer of Stars Concert Series: Sheku & Isata Kanneh-MasonCPR ClassicalListen online or on your radio
6/285 p.m.Brass in the Park(ing Lot): St. Luke's United Methodist, Highlands RanchArapahoe PhilharmonicDrive-in concert
6/285:30 p.m.Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte: Starring Golda Schultz, Kathryn Lewek, Charles Castronovo, Markus Werba, Christian Van Horn, and René Pape, conducted by James Levine. From October 14, 2017.Metropolitan Opera (stream is available until 4:30 p.m. the following day)Watch online
6/3010 a.m.Cliburn Kids: “Piano Gymnastics, Part 3” featuring PROKOFIEV Sonata No. 7 in B-flat Major, op. 83 (III) with Alex McDonald, pianoThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube
6/3012 p.m.Carnegie Hall: Daniil Trifonov, pianoCarnegie HallFacebook and Instagram
7/23 p.m.Red, White & Brass: Free LivestreamDenver BrassWatch on YouTube
7/27 p.m.Brass in the Park(ing Lot): Denver First Church of the Nazarene, Cherry HillsArapahoe PhilharmonicDrive-in concert
7/27 p.m.Cliburn Watch Party: Steven Lin, 2013 Cliburn Competition jury discretionary awardThe CliburnFacebook and YouTube
7/27:30 p.m.CMF Virtual Festival - Sharon Isbin & Ji Su Jung: Women in MusicColorado Music FestivalWatch online

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