Aspen Music Festival Your Way
and End Dates:
7/9/2014 - 7/14/2014;
|Price starting at:
||$1,229.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
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 9 A Recital by Daniel Hope violin
8:30 pm Harris Concert Hall
BEETHOVEN/JAN MÜLLER-WIELAND: Overture to Egmont, op. 84
STRAVINSKY: Histoire du soldat (The Soldier's Tale)
July 10 Program To Be Announced
July 11 Listener's Master Class
12:30 pm Crossroads Church
July 11 Aspen Chamber Symphony: Nicholas McGegan conductor
6:00 pm Benedict Music Tent
SCHUMANN: Concert Piece for Four Horns and Orchestra
Nicholas McGegan conductor, Andrew Bain horn, John Zirbel horn, Erik
Ralske horn, Alexander Kienle horn
SCHNITTKE: Sonata No. 1 for Violin, Strings, and Harpsichord
Nicholas McGegan conductor, Daniel Hope violin
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 4 in A major, op. 90, "Italian"
July 12 Opera Scenes Master Class
10:00 am Wheeler Opera House
July 12 A Recital by Anne Akiko Meyers violin and Anton Nel piano
8:00 pm Harris Concert Hall
MOZART: Violin Sonata in F major, K. 377 (374e)
SOMEI SATOH: Sange
RAVEL: Violin Sonata No. 2
PIAZZOLLA: Milonga Del Angel
PIAZZOLLA: Oblivion (violin and piano)
BATES, MASON: New Work for Violin and Piano
July 13 Prelude: Preconcert Talk
3:00 pm Paepcke Auditorium
July 13 Aspen Festival Orchestra: James Gaffigan conductor, Yefim Bronfman piano
4:00 Benedict Music Tent
CHRISTOPHER THEOFANIDIS: Rainbow Body
TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, op. 23
DVOØÁK: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, op. 95, "From the New World"
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.