Upcoming Events

March 2024

Colburn Orchestra: Prokofiev, Shostakovich, and Salonen

Sunday, March 24, 2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Walt Disney Concert Hall
Tickets: $17–$51

Colburn Orchestra: Prokofiev, Shostakovich, and Salonen

Sunday, March 24, 2024
7 pm, Walt Disney Concert Hall

In a program of grandeur fitting for Walt Disney Concert Hall, two monumental 20th century works take centerstage: Prokofiev’s powerful second piano concert and Shostakovich’s crowd-pleasing fifth symphony. A fast-paced work by Colburn’s Director of Conducting opens the concert.

Performance Forum

Thursday, March 28, 2024
11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Performance Forum

Thursday, March 28, 2024
11:30 am, Thayer Hall

Experience great artistry as students from the Conservatory of Music perform solo and chamber works in this weekly recital series. This performance will be livestreamed.

Music Academy Young Artist Performance

Saturday, March 30, 2024
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Music Academy Young Artist Performance

Saturday, March 30, 2024
5 pm, Thayer Hall

Music Academy students show off their talents in this intimate recital series featuring a delightful mix of repertoire. This performance will be livestreamed.

April 2024

Performance Forum

Thursday, April 4, 2024
11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Performance Forum

Thursday, April 4, 2024
11:30 am, Thayer Hall

Experience great artistry as students from the Conservatory of Music perform solo and chamber works in this weekly recital series. This performance will be livestreamed.

Faculty Recital: Ian Pritchard, Harpsichord, and Tatjana Masurenko, Viola d'amore

Thursday, April 4, 2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Faculty Recital: Ian Pritchard, Harpsichord, and Tatjana Masurenko, Viola d'amore

Thursday, April 4, 2024
7 pm, Thayer Hall

Experience the talent and creativity of Colburn’s distinguished faculty artists as they perform their own curated programs with friends and students. This concert features works by Vivaldi, Bach, Rameau, Milandre, Stamitz, and Arne. 

Celebrate Colburn Gala

Sunday, April 7, 2024
10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Zipper Hall and Colburn Plaza
Tickets available in early 2024

Celebrate Colburn Gala

Sunday, April 7, 2024
10 am, Zipper Hall and Colburn Plaza

Join fellow patrons, artists, and students for the Celebrate Colburn Gala, our hallmark annual event featuring exuberant performances and comradery to raise philanthropic support for scholarships and academic programs. This season's gala will be a mid-day brunch affair, including an inspired performance in Zipper Hall under the baton of Maestro James Conlon. Tickets now available for purchase!

Master Class: Arnaud Sussmann, Violin

Monday, April 8, 2024
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Master Class: Arnaud Sussmann, Violin

Monday, April 8, 2024
4 pm, Thayer Hall

Violinist Arnaud Sussmann leads an in-depth master class with Colburn students, offering a rare glimpse into the artistic, creative, and learning processes. Arnaud Sussmann is a violinist with a unique sound and a strong passion for chamber music. Winner of a 2009 Avery Fisher Career Grant, he is an in-demand soloist and regular fixture in chamber festivals across the country. 

Studio Recital: Brass

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Zipper Hall
Free, no tickets required

Studio Recital: Brass

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
7 pm, Zipper Hall

Students in the Colburn Conservatory Brass Studio show off their talents in this intimate recital, featuring a delightful mix of repertoire.

Performance Forum

Thursday, April 11, 2024
11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Performance Forum

Thursday, April 11, 2024
11:30 am, Thayer Hall

Experience great artistry as students from the Conservatory of Music perform solo and chamber works in this weekly recital series. This performance will be livestreamed.

Performance Forum: Colburn Contemporary Ensemble

Thursday, April 11, 2024
11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Performance Forum: Colburn Contemporary Ensemble

Thursday, April 11, 2024
11:30 am, Thayer Hall

Directed by Ted Atkatz, the Colburn Contemporary Ensemble takes over Performance Forum with a program of original works from innovative 20th and 21st-century composers. This performance will be livestreamed.

Master Class: Arnaud Sussmann, Chamber Music

Thursday, April 11, 2024
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Master Class: Arnaud Sussmann, Chamber Music

Thursday, April 11, 2024
4 pm, Thayer Hall

Violinist Arnaud Sussmann leads an in-depth master class with Colburn students, offering a rare glimpse into the artistic, creative, and learning processes. Arnaud Sussmann is a violinist with a unique sound and a strong passion for chamber music. Winner of a 2009 Avery Fisher Career Grant, he is an in-demand soloist and regular fixture in chamber festivals across the country. 

Music Academy Young Artist Performance

Saturday, April 13, 2024
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Music Academy Young Artist Performance

Saturday, April 13, 2024
5 pm, Thayer Hall

Music Academy students show off their talents in this intimate recital series featuring a delightful mix of repertoire. This performance will be livestreamed.

Colburn Chamber Music Society: Arnaud Sussmann, Violin

Sunday, April 14, 2024
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $15, $30

Colburn Chamber Music Society: Arnaud Sussmann, Violin

Sunday, April 14, 2024
3 pm, Zipper Hall

Arnaud Sussmann is a violinist with a unique sound and a strong passion for chamber music. An in-demand soloist who appears regularly with Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, he takes the Colburn stage for a program blending classic and contemporary. This performance will be livestreamed.

Master Class and Performance: Shunske Sato, Violin

Monday, April 15, 2024
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Master Class and Performance: Shunske Sato, Violin

Monday, April 15, 2024
1 pm, Thayer Hall

Violinist Shunske Sato leads a baroque-focus master class with Colburn students, offering a rare glimpse into the artistic, creative, and learning processes. Sato will also perform a short recital. Violinist Shunske Sato is equally at home as a soloist or an ensemble leader, whether on the baroque or modern violin. Historically informed practice of all eras inspires Shunske; the parameters of the past are essential for him in bringing the music into the present. He is particularly involved in cutting-edge research of 19th century performance practices, and gives lectures and workshops on the topic.

Performance Forum

Thursday, April 18, 2024
11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Performance Forum

Thursday, April 18, 2024
11:30 am, Thayer Hall

Experience great artistry as students from the Conservatory of Music perform solo and chamber works in this weekly recital series. This performance will be livestreamed.

Colburn Baroque Ensemble: Bach's Brandenburg Concertos

Thursday, April 18, 2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Tickets: $15, $30

Colburn Baroque Ensemble: Bach's Brandenburg Concertos

Thursday, April 18, 2024
7 pm, Thayer Hall

The Baroque Ensemble presents Bach's famous Brandenburg Concertos in their entirety. Bach's kaleidoscopic scoring allows Colburn's talented students to shine in multiple solo roles, and the intimate space of Thayer Hall will facilitate a performance of these beloved works with their original, leaner instrumental forces. This performance will be livestreamed.

Chamber Forum

Friday, April 19, 2024
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Chamber Forum

Friday, April 19, 2024
2 pm, Thayer Hall

Students from the Conservatory of Music present dazzling chamber works in this intimate recital series. This performance will be livestreamed.

Music Academy Young Artist Performance

Saturday, April 20, 2024
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Music Academy Young Artist Performance

Saturday, April 20, 2024
5 pm, Thayer Hall

Music Academy students show off their talents in this intimate recital series featuring a delightful mix of repertoire. This performance will be livestreamed.

Student Choreography Showcase

Saturday, April 20, 2024
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $25

Student Choreography Showcase

Saturday, April 20, 2024
6 pm, Zipper Hall

Student creativity takes center stage as Colburn Dance Academy artists present a program of their original works. This performance will be livestreamed.

Colburn @ St. Paul

Saturday, April 20, 2024
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church
Free, no tickets required

Colburn @ St. Paul

Saturday, April 20, 2024
8 pm, Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church

Talented ensembles from the Conservatory of Music present programs of beloved chamber works.   

Academy Virtuosi

Sunday, April 21, 2024
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $5

Academy Virtuosi

Sunday, April 21, 2024
3 pm, Zipper Hall

This elite conductorless chamber orchestra comprised of talented young musicians brings to life rich programs of orchestral works. This concert includes performances by winners of the Music Academy Concerto Competition. This performance will be livestreamed.

Performance Forum

Thursday, April 25, 2024
11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Performance Forum

Thursday, April 25, 2024
11:30 am, Thayer Hall

Experience great artistry as students from the Conservatory of Music perform solo and chamber works in this weekly recital series. This performance will be livestreamed.

Music Academy Two-Piano Performance

Saturday, April 27, 2024
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Music Academy Two-Piano Performance

Saturday, April 27, 2024
5 pm, Thayer Hall

Music Academy students perform thrilling works for two pianos in this year-end concert. This performance will be livestreamed.

Colburn Orchestra: Concerto Forum

Saturday, April 27, 2024
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $20, $45

Colburn Orchestra: Concerto Forum

Saturday, April 27, 2024
8 pm, Zipper Hall

Under the baton of conductor Elias Brown, soloists from the Conservatory perform concerto movements with the Colburn Orchestra. This performance will be livestreamed.

Colburn Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, April 28, 2024
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Zipper Hall
Free, no tickets required

Colburn Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, April 28, 2024
1:30 pm, Zipper Hall

Led by Maxim Eshkenazy, the Community School chamber orchestra presents a rich program of varied work.  

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