Grateful Dead

Return of the Dead

June 1, 2016

Folsom Field hasn't hosted concerts since 2001. The sonic drought ends this summer with back-to-back shows by Dead & Company.

Tacas Quartet

Opus Beethoven

June 1, 2016

Even for a Grammy Award-winning group, playing all 17 Beethoven quartets in live concert is an act of daring. Takács Quartet likes a challenge.

Carter Pann

Carter Pann’s big bet on the saxophone

April 27, 2016

CU music professor’s six-movement saxophone composition takes him to the brink of a Pulitzer

Ted Mulcahey tunes a CU piano

Piano Man

March 1, 2016

CU Boulder owns more than 100 pianos. Steinway & Sons veteran Ted Mulcahey keeps them in tune.

Mark Campbell

Opera Librettist Mark Campbell

March 1, 2016

It’s a rare thing to be a full-time librettist today. Mark Campbell (Thtr’75) would like to make it less so.

Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller inducted into Colorado music hall of fame

March 1, 2016

Glenn Miller attended CU-Boulder for three semesters in the 1920s before earning fame as an entertainer in the 1940s.

Members of the cast of Così fan tutte

See You at the Met

March 1, 2015

Ambition. Amor. Seduction. Betrayal. For CU’s opera singers, it’s all in a semester’s work. For some, it’ll be a life.

fox  theatre

A Rockin' Fox Theatre

June 1, 2013

Boulder’s legendary Fox Theatre on The Hill was named one of Rolling Stone magazine’s “Venues that Rock,” a series highlighting the magazine’s choices for America’s best concert venues.

rolling stones

Waiting On a Friend

Dec. 1, 2012

As the Rolling Stones celebrate their 50th anniversary this year, many Buffs remember the band’s three riveting performances in Folsom Field.

hubert bird headshot

Music Strikes a Chord in Joplin: Hubert Bird

Sept. 1, 2012

On May 22, 2011, in only 35 minutes, one-third of Joplin, Mo., was destroyed. During the recovery of Joplin’s tragedy, composer Hubert Bird found a way to bring the community together.