Much like you, we're eager to return to the concert hall, especially with the amazing line-up of astonishing artists, virtuoso musicians and champion performances that take place in Colorado. And we want you to be there! The Great Fall Ticket Giveaway is your chance to win a pair of tickets for this season’s hottest performances. Each week (and sometimes twice a week), CPR Classical will have a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky winner. Check back frequently for new ticket giveaways and your opportunity to see the best in live performances this year.
Stay connected to CPR Classical on Facebook for the most updated contest dates, sweepstakes winners, and the exceptional performances taking place in our state. Starting in September, we spotlight a performance and offer you two days to enter. NEW: Multiple chances for tickets to the King's Singers concert in December!
King's Singers Ticket Giveaway
Thursday, December 9, 7:30 pm at the Newman Center
Giveaway 20 -- Friday 11/19 through 11:59pm. Quick click to enter!
The King’s Singers are a Grammy-winning British vocal sextet with more than fifty years of musical heritage. The group has a remarkable ability to perform intricate vocal works and their British charm and musical craft have captured audiences’ hearts the world over. The King’s Singers return to the Newman Center to perform holiday classics from their new Christmas CD "Christmas Carols with The King’s Singers." This is their first return to Gates Concert Hall since their sold-out performance in 2017.
CPR Classical presents multiple ticket giveaways to the King's Singers, each running just one day only. Visit this page frequently to enter the sweepstakes! Wednesday and Thursday giveaways, completed.
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #17 -- completed
Colorado Symphony: Prokofiev with Paremski -- Saturday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Giveaway 17 runs Monday, 11/15 through Tuesday, 11/16 at 5pm.
Natasha Paremski brings her signature fire and dynamic passion to Prokofiev’s romantic Second Piano Concerto, while his Classical Symphony subverts the expectations of the era in a work that is concise and playful. Shostakovich's Ninth Symphony similarly harkens back to that bygone era, eschewing the sprawling, bombastic works of the time in a composition that is short, witty, and classically oriented. But where the Classical Symphony sought to provoke sincere, uncomplicated joy, the Ninth evokes a range of changing moods and emotions.
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #16 -- completed
Lakewood Symphony Orchestra: Oscar is the Key! Pops Concert -- Thursday, November 11, 7:30 p.m.
Giveaway 16 runs one day only; deadline Wednesday, November 10 at 4pm.
Music Director Matthew Switzer calls the 2021/22 season from Lakewood Symphony "Keys to Success." This Thursday's program...Oscar is the Key. Their annual pops concert features the works of Oscar winning composers and has something for everyone with fantastic music by Marvin Hamlisch, John Williams, Hans Zimmer, and many more.
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #15 -- completed
Baroque Chamber Orchestra: Cross Currents -- Thursday, November 11, 7:00 p.m.
Giveaway #15 runs Monday, 11/8 through Tuesday, 11/9 at 5pm.
"The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado performs a wide repertoire ranging from familiar Baroque favorites to rarely performed gems from the period. In "Cross-currents" you'll experience a journey of rousing music and insightful stories, sailing on melodies from Latin America to Europe. Hear the amazing adventures of Ignatius Sancho, a Black British composer born on a slave ship, who inspired a contemporary composition by Jonathan Woody. Vivaldi, Telemann’s The Nations, Murcia’s guitars, and more.” (BCOC)
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #14 -- completed
Congrats to Roger F. and Betty D.!!
Denver Film Festival: The Conductor -- Sunday, November 7, 3:00 p.m. at Denver Botanic Gardens
Contest deadline for Giveaway 14 is Friday 11/5, at 4:00 p.m.
About the film: "In spite of rejections from the establishment of classical music and being told 'girls can’t do that,' Marin Alsop persisted and never let go of her childhood dream of becoming a conductor. The film features a combination of intimate interviews with the Maestra, a look into her private life, unseen archival footage with her mentor Leonard Bernstein, and Vérité scenes conducting different orchestras and teaching the next wave of conductors who, like her, were being excluded from the classical music canon." (DFF)
New: Thanks to the Denver Film Festival, we will select two winners for this giveaway! Each winner receives a pair of tickets to the Sunday matinee screening of The Conductor. In addition, all tickets for Denver Film Festival events taking place at the Denver Botanic Gardens are good for admission to the Gardens from 9am to 4pm on the day of the event.
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #13 -- completed
Congratulations Kathleen D.!
Colorado Symphony: Beethoven 7 and violinist Paul Huang -- Saturday, November 6, 7:30 p.m.
Giveaway #13 runs Wednesday, 11/3 through Thursday, 11/4.
One of Beethoven's most beloved and well-known works is the Allegretto from his Seventh Symphony, dubbed the "apotheosis of dance" due to the spinning motion at the center of the composition. A pair of rising stars, conductor and violinist, make their debuts at Boettcher Hall, with Paul Huang lending his virtuoso style to the Bruch Violin Concerto and Valentina Peleggi leading the Colorado Symphony. Clarice Assad's Sin fronteras incorporates elements of her South American heritage into a work that imagines the musical synergy that comes from tearing down invisible cultural boundaries.
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #12 -- completed
Larry E., congrats!
Denver Philharmonic: Donizetti's Elixir of Love with Central City Opera -- Saturday, November 6, 3:00 p.m.
Giveaway #12 runs Monday 11/1 through Tuesday 11/2 at 5pm. Quick Click to enter.
A peasant and a soldier are crushing on the same woman who’d rather keep swiping. Our poor hero drops all of his cash on snake oil to make him irresistible to his unrequited love. Will his liquid courage pay off? Lawrence Golan conducts Central City Opera stars Anna Christy, Matthew Plenk and Armando Contreras in a concert version of Gaetano Donizetti’s romantic romp, The Elixir of Love. Presented by the Denver Philharmonic in special collaboration with Central City Opera.
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #11 -- completed
Congratulations, Julia B.!
Opera Colorado: Tosca — Tuesday, November 9, 7:30 p.m.
Giveaway #11 runs Wednesday 10/27 through Friday 10/29 at 5pm.
The 2021-22 season of Opera Colorado opens with Puccini’s heart-racing Tosca, a drama overflowing with power struggles and vengeance. A corrupt chief of police has a cruel ultimatum for Tosca, Rome’s most-celebrated prima donna. She must submit to his lustful desires or trigger the execution of her beloved. Who will survive this web of betrayal and revenge?
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #10 - completed
Charlotte B., congratulations!
Colorado Symphony: Halloween Spooktacular -- Saturday, October 30, 2:30 p.m.
Giveaway #10 runs Monday, 10/25 through Tuesday 10/26 at 5pm.
It’s a spooktacular event for all little monsters! This ghastly good time is a family-favorite concert featuring music from films, television, and more! Costumes are encouraged and even the musicians get in on the festivities! Your entry is a chance for a Family Four Pack of tickets to Saturday's feature!
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #9 -- completed
Congrats, Emi D.!
Andrea Bocelli: Believe! World Tour -- Sunday, October 31, 8:00 p.m.
Giveaway #9: Wednesday, 10/20 through Friday, 10/22 at 5pm.
Don’t miss your (second!) chance to hear one of the most recognizable voices in music perform live with the Colorado Symphony. Andrea Bocelli continually receives rave reviews throughout his sold-out U.S. tours as an artist showing confidence and mastery in both classical and pop worlds. An icon of Italian vocal tradition, Bocelli has influenced millions. The concert from Ball Arena in Denver features hits from his latest album, Believe, with timeless ballads and operatic masterpieces.
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #8 -- completed
Congratulations to CPR listener, Jill C.!
Broomfield Symphony: Beethoven & Elgar -- Saturday, October 23, 7:30 p.m.
Giveaway #8 runs Monday, 10/18 through Tuesday, 10/19 at 5pm.
The opening concert of Broomfield Symphony's 2021/2022 season features Beethoven's Symphony No. 5, Leonore Overture No. 3, and Elgar's Cello Concerto with international soloist Gal Faganel, all conducted by Broomfield Symphony Music Director David Brussel. As a performer, Faganel is frequently heard in recital, in chamber music concerts, and as a soloist with orchestras throughout North America and Europe.
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #7 -- completed
Congratulations to Chris S.!
Littleton Symphony Orchestra: Rhapsody in Blue -- Friday, October 15, 7:30 p.m.
Giveaway #7: Wednesday 10/13 through Thursday 10/14 at 12pm MDT.
The first concert from Littleton Symphony Orchestra's 2021/2022 season begins with an exhilarating, jazz-inspired favorite, Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with Katie Mahan, piano. Program also includes Beethoven's Egmont Overture, Borodin's Polovtsian Dances, and an encore from Katie Mahan performing the "Adagio" from Mozart's Piano Concerto #23.
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #6 -- completed
Congratulations to Jamie S.!
Andrea Bocelli: Believe! World Tour -- Sunday, October 31, 8:00 p.m.
Giveaway #6: Monday, 10/11 through Tuesday, 10/12 at 5pm.
Don’t miss your chance to hear one of the most recognizable voices in music perform live with the Colorado Symphony. Andrea Bocelli continually receives rave reviews throughout his sold-out U.S. tours as an artist showing confidence and mastery in both classical and pop worlds. An icon of Italian vocal tradition, Bocelli has influenced millions. The concert from Ball Arena in Denver features hits from his latest album, Believe, with timeless ballads and operatic masterpieces.
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #5 -- completed
Congratulations to CPR listener Mira R.!
Colorado Ballet: Giselle -- Saturday, October 16, 2:00 p.m.
Giveaway #5 runs Thursday 10/7 through Friday 10/8 at 5pm.
Experience this romantic tragedy that continues to inspire audiences worldwide. Will ghosts succeed in dancing Giselle's suitor to death? Will she be able to save her true love? The ballet shares the story of young Giselle, a peasant girl whose spirit, after her premature death, protects her lover from a vengeful group of evil ghosts. The stunningly skilled athletes of Colorado Ballet bring the beauty and heartbreak of Giselle to the stage. Music composed by Adolphe Adam, story based on Heinrich Heine's "De l'Allemagne" and Victor Hugo's "Fantômes."
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #4 - completed
Congratulations to CPR Listener Lyndsey B.!
Lone Tree Symphony Orchestra: Dvořák's Symphony No. 9, From the New World -- Friday, October 1, 7:30 p.m.
Giveaway #4 runs Monday 9/27 through Tuesday 9/28 at 5pm. Lone Tree Symphony Orchestra is a first-class community orchestra performing orchestral music in the city of Lone Tree and South Metro Denver. The LTSO begins their 2021-2022 season with Antonin Dvořák's Symphony No. 9, From the New World, musically referencing our country during the composer's time as Director of New York City's National Conservatory of Music of America. Also enjoy Schubert's Rosamunde Overture, selections from South Pacific, and more!
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway # 3 - completed
Congratulations to CPR Listener, Sally M.!
St. Martin's Chamber Choir: Brahms' German Requiem -- Sunday, September 26, 3:00 p.m.
Giveaway #3 runs Wednesday 9/22 through Thursday 9/23 at 5pm. In anticipation of the return to a world of live performances and in-person audiences, and to honor those lost during the pandemic, St. Martin’s Chamber Choir and Festival Singers perform the powerful and beloved German Requiem by Johannes Brahms, along with other works of remembrance and loss. Pianists Jooeun Pak and Nan Shannon accompany the choir in Brahms’ own 4-hand piano arrangement of the Requiem.
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #2 - completed
Congratulations to CPR Classical Listener Margo Y.!
Friends of Chamber Music: Tessa Lark, violin and Andrew Armstrong, piano -- September 22, 7:30pm
Giveaway #2 runs Sunday, 9/19 -- Tuesday, 9/21 at 12pm. Lark is a star violinist in the classical world and a highly acclaimed fiddler in the tradition of her native Kentucky. Her success has been acknowledged with a Lincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists, Grammy nominations in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category, and the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship. Joining Lark is pianist Andrew Armstrong who has delighted audiences around the world and is praised by critics for his passionate expression and dazzling technique. Tessa plays a ca. 1600 G.P. Maggini violin on loan through the Stradivari Society of Chicago. Program includes "Jig and Pop" by Tessa Lark, Beethoven's Sonata No. 8 for Violin, music by John Corigliano, Maurice Ravel, and more!
Great Fall Ticket Giveaway #1 - completed
Congratulations to CPR Classical Listener, Nate Y.!
Colorado Symphony: Opening Weekend with Emanuel Ax, piano -- September 18, 7:30pm
Sweepstakes runs Tuesday, 9/14 -- Wednesday, 9/15 at 5pm. Barber’s Adagio for Strings offers a opening dedication to those lost, full of gripping harmonies that artfully convey the effect of courage in the face of tragedy and abiding love after a year of emotional and physical distancing. Pianist Emanuel Ax makes his highly anticipated Colorado Symphony return on Chopin’s Second Piano Concerto. One of the most celebrated and colorful works in the entire symphonic catalogue — Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition — offers a stunning culmination to this symphonic homecoming.
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