Matt Erikson http://kajx.org en Festival Showcase - August 27th, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/festival-showcase-august-27th-2013 <p>In this rebroadcast program, hear interviews with pianist Joseph Kalichstein and luthier Joan Balter.&nbsp; Kalichstein discusses teaching, the value of competitions and Aspen’s allure. And Balter recounts stories of teaching legend Dorothy DeLay and violinists Joshua Bell, Midori and Sarah Chang as child prodigies.</p><p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:23:53 +0000 Matt Erikson 6628 at http://kajx.org Festival Showcase - August 27th, 2013 Festival Showcase - August 20th, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/festival-showcase-august-20th-2013 <p>We look back at some of the highlights of the 2013 Aspen Music Festival and School, including the convocation address by Aspen Music Festival and School President Alan Fletcher, discussing the challenges confronting classical music. The program finishes with a sampling of voices from the 2013 festival and a musical performance.</p><p><iframe src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F106399583" frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 22:25:36 +0000 Matt Erikson 6299 at http://kajx.org Festival Showcase - August 20th, 2013 Live broadcasts from the Aspen Music Festival http://kajx.org/post/live-broadcasts-aspen-music-festival <p></p><p>Aspen Public Radio takes to you the Aspen Music Festival and School for special live broadcasts. Here's our schedule for this final weekend of the festival:<br><br><strong>Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 7 p.m.</strong></p><p>Aspen Opera Theater Center’s production of Monteverdi’s “Coronation of Poppea”<br><br><strong>Sunday, August 18, 2013 - 4 p.m.</strong></p><p>Season Finale concert of Wagner and Verdi</p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 21:36:00 +0000 Matt Erikson 6137 at http://kajx.org Live broadcasts from the Aspen Music Festival Festival Notes - August 16th, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/festival-notes-august-16th-2013 <p>This final weekend of the 2013 season includes orchestral blockbusters, opera and virtuoso piano playing.</p><p>22-year-old Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov joins the Aspen Chamber Symphony Friday evening for a performance of Mozart’s <em>Jeunehomme</em> Piano Concerto.&nbsp;&nbsp; Aspen Public Radio will be broadcasting live Saturday's 7 p.m. opera performance of Monteverdi's "Coronation of Poppea" and Sunday's 4 p.m. season finale concert from the Benedict Music Tent.</p><p></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 15:02:33 +0000 Matt Erikson 6117 at http://kajx.org Festival Notes - August 16th, 2013 Festival Notes - August 15th, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/festival-notes-august-15th-2013 <p>At 7 p.m. at the Wheeler Opera House, the Aspen Opera Theater Center presents the first of two performances of one of the great Baroque operas, Claudio Monteverdi’s "Coronation of Poppea." And at 8 p.m., a piano recital at Harris Concert Hall spotlights this year’s winner of the quadrennial Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Vadym Kholodenko.</p><p></p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 06:01:00 +0000 Matt Erikson 6042 at http://kajx.org Festival Notes - August 15th, 2013