Aspen Music Festival Your Way
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Music Festivals; Music Appreciation
5 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Experience a flex version of our popular Aspen Music Festival program, reveling in a glorious week of music while enjoying behind-the-scenes access, plus the independence to take in cultural activities on your own. Enjoy ticketed evening concerts featuring the world’s most accomplished and promising classical musicians. Each day, lectures and presentations illuminate the 650 student musicians and 200 guest artists who make the annual pilgrimage to this magnificent mountain festival. Ample free time lets you choose some festival events and opens the door to the Snowmass and Aspen area’s spectacular scenery and diverse attractions.
• Attend five major ticketed concerts and an Opera Master Class with lectures by music experts.
• Get special access to festival events and musicians.
• Enjoy opportunities to visit Snowmass Village and Aspen, ride a gondola up Ajax Mountain and more.
Elevations of 8,000-9,500 feet.
The 2014 season theme explores "Romanticism in music", with works on the program by Beethoven, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, and more, performed by artists such as Yefim Bronfman, Midori, Jeremy Denk, and David Finckel and Wu Han. The complete festival schedule can be found when announced on the web at www.roadscholar.org. Early arrival on first day recommended due to first ticketed performance that afternoon or evening.
Date Specific Information
Programs to be attended... subject to change.
July 16 A Recital by Jan Lisiecki piano
8:30 pm Harris Concert Hall
Program to be announced
July 17 Recital: A Baroque Evening with Nicholas McGegan conductor and harpsichord
8:30 pm Harris Concert Hall
C. P. E. BACH: String Symphony in E major, WQ 182, H. 662
J. S. BACH: Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067
BISCOGLI: Concerto for Oboe, Bassoon, and Trumpet in D major, Per Hannevold bassoon
J. S. BACH: Concerto for Three Violins in D major, BWV 1064
July 18 Listener's Master Class
12:30 pm Crossroads Church
July 18 Aspen Chamber Symphony: Osmo Vänskä conductor, Joyce Yang piano
6:00 Benedict Music Tent
STEVEN STUCKY: Rhapsodies
GRIEG: Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16
NIELSEN: Symphony No. 1 in G minor, op. 7
July 19 Opera Scenes Master Class
10:00 am Wheeler Opera House
July 19 A Recital by the Pacifica Quartet
8:00 pm Harris Concert Hall, Program be announced
July 20 Prelude: Preconcert Talk
3:00 pm Paepcke Auditorium
July 20 Aspen Festival Orchestra: Thierry Fischer conductor
4:00 pm Benedict Music Tent
RAVEL: Valses nobles et sentimentales
TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto in D major, op. 35, Midori violin
BRETT DEAN: Three Memorials
RAVEL: La valse
Coordinated by Mountains and Plains Institute.
Situated in a mountain valley at the headwaters of the Roaring Fork River, the former mining town of Aspen is a renowned year-round resort offering magnificent natural beauty, spectacular winter skiing and a variety of performing and visual arts.