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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.
Rating (5)
Program No. 13900RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
2,299
Colorado

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.
Length
6 days
Starts at
2,299
Length
6 days
Rating (5)
Starts at
2,299
Program No. 13900RJ

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The itinerary for this program is different on certain dates.
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DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jul 13 - Jul 18, 2022
Starting at
2,299
Itinerary Note

Ticketed performances to be attended: JULY 14 - A Baroque Evening with Nicholas McGegan; JULY 15 - Aspen Chamber Symphony; JULY 16 - Opera Encounters and A Recital by Jess Gillam saxophone; JULY 17 - Prelude: Preconcert Talk followed by the Aspen Festival Orchestra.

Jul 20 - Jul 25, 2022
Starting at
2,299
Itinerary Note

Ticketed performances to be attended: JULY 21 - A Recital by the American Brass Quintet; JULY 22 - Special Event Verdi’s Falstaff; JULY 23 - Opera Encounters and A Mozart Evening with Arie Vardi, conductor; JULY 24 - Prelude: Preconcert Talk followed by the Aspen Festival Orchestra.

Jul 27 - Aug 1, 2022
Starting at
2,299
Itinerary Note

Ticketed performances to be attended: JULY 28 - A Recital by a Winner of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition; JULY 29 - Aspen Chamber Symphony; JULY 30 - Opera Encounters and a Recital by Edgar Meyer, Bass; JULY 31 - Prelude: Preconcert Talk followed by the Aspen Festival Orchestra

DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jul 13 - Jul 18, 2022
Starting at
2,749
Itinerary Note

Ticketed performances to be attended: JULY 14 - A Baroque Evening with Nicholas McGegan; JULY 15 - Aspen Chamber Symphony; JULY 16 - Opera Encounters and A Recital by Jess Gillam saxophone; JULY 17 - Prelude: Preconcert Talk followed by the Aspen Festival Orchestra.

Jul 20 - Jul 25, 2022
Starting at
2,749
Itinerary Note

Ticketed performances to be attended: JULY 21 - A Recital by the American Brass Quintet; JULY 22 - Special Event Verdi’s Falstaff; JULY 23 - Opera Encounters and A Mozart Evening with Arie Vardi, conductor; JULY 24 - Prelude: Preconcert Talk followed by the Aspen Festival Orchestra.

Jul 27 - Aug 1, 2022
Starting at
2,749
Itinerary Note

Ticketed performances to be attended: JULY 28 - A Recital by a Winner of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition; JULY 29 - Aspen Chamber Symphony; JULY 30 - Opera Encounters and a Recital by Edgar Meyer, Bass; JULY 31 - Prelude: Preconcert Talk followed by the Aspen Festival Orchestra

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…

  • Delve deep into classical music while attending five major ticketed concerts and enjoy pre-concert lectures by music experts.
  • Learn the fascinating history of Aspen Music School during an exploration of its campus, and listen to aspiring professional singers during an opera master class.
  • Gain an insider’s perspective on the festival as you venture behind the scenes at its unique venues, and explore Aspen’s Victorian neighborhoods alongside an expert.

General Notes

Select dates are designated for small groups and are limited to 24 participants or less. Festival information can be found at www.aspenmusicfestival.com
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Important registration tip:
If you want to attend the live lecture, please do not wait until the last minute to enroll.
If you enroll after a lecture is complete, we’ll send you a recording of the event.