Festival Showcase 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 Festival Showcase - August 13th, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/festival-showcase-august-13th-2013 <p>Aspen Music Festival and School Music Director Robert Spano previews Sunday afternoon's season finale concert, featuring vocal music by Verdi and Wagner. Spano also drops a few hints regarding next season's programming.</p><p>And Aspen Opera Theater Center Director Edward Berkeley discusses the final opera of the festival season, Monteverdi's last masterpiece "The Coronation of Poppea."</p><p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 21:37:14 +0000 Matt Erikson 5972 at http://kajx.org Festival Showcase - August 13th, 2013 Festival Showcase - August 6th, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/festival-showcase-august-6th-2013 <p>Musical collaborators as well as husband and wife, conductor David Robertson and pianist Orli Shaham preview their separate performances this weekend at the Aspen Music Festival and School.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Matt Erikson 5611 at http://kajx.org Festival Showcase - August 6th, 2013 Live Music, Wine & You - A Very Special "Festival Showcase"! http://kajx.org/post/live-music-wine-you-very-special-festival-showcase <p>This Tuesday at 3:30 p.m., “Festival Showcase” will be broadcast LIVE from the rehearsal studio at the Red Brick Center for the Arts in Aspen and YOU are invited to attend this special broadcast.&nbsp; Host Matt Erikson will interview the members of the Omer String Quartet who are in residence at the Aspen Music Festival and School.&nbsp; The ensemble will perform music by Mozart, Britten and more.&nbsp; You can ask these young, dynamic musicians questions and enjoy wine with the music! &nbsp;<br>&nbsp;<br>Mark your calendars now for this live broadcast, the first of its kind for Aspen Public Radio and part of our special summer programming.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Your support makes broadcasts such as these possible.&nbsp; For more information or to become a member of APR, please call 970-920-9000 or <a href="https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E103121&amp;id=11">click here</a>.<br><br> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 18:42:41 +0000 Matt Erikson 5036 at http://kajx.org Live Music, Wine & You - A Very Special "Festival Showcase"!