Aspen Music Festival
Enjoy insider access at the Aspen Music Festival and School, where you’ll attend five concerts, witness an opera scenes master class and speak with industry professionals backstage.
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Program No. 13900RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Experience the renowned Aspen Music Festival and School, site of an annual pilgrimage of the world’s most accomplished and promising classical musicians, and attend ticketed evening concerts accented by expert lectures and fascinating field trips. Six hundred fifty student musicians, as well as 200 guest artists and artist-faculty members study and perform during a glorious summer of camaraderie and music. Revel in this magnificent festival amid spectacular mountain scenery.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to one mile a day; some uneven terrain. Stairs at music venues. Elevations up to 9,500 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Attend five major ticketed concerts with pre-concert lectures by music experts.
  • Go inside the Aspen Music School and observe an Opera master class.
  • Experience behind-the-scenes looks at festival venues and Aspen’s historic neighborhoods.

General Notes

Music Director Robert Spano leads the 2018 Aspen Music Festival. with the theme "Paris: City of Light". Much of the programming will be focused around the Romantic Era when both visual art and music underwent profound transformations in style. The performances will showcase this legacy with world class musicians.
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