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12:01am

Thu August 1, 2013
Aspen Music Festival & School

Festival Notes - August 1st, 2013

Tonight is the premiere of Aspen Opera Theater Center’s Puccini double bill of "Suor Angelica" and "Gianni Schicchi": tragedy and comedy all in one evening.  Also tonight, pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs a recital at Harris Hall.  Works by Beethoven, Chopin, Schubert and American composer Charles Griffes are on his program.

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3:25pm

Wed July 31, 2013
CrossCurrents

CrossCurrents - Matthew G. Olsen

Matthew G. Olsen is Director of the National Counterterrorism Center and a featured speaker at last week's Aspen Security Forum.

12:16pm

Wed July 31, 2013
Science

Geoengineering: The Technological Fix to Climate Change?

Schematic showing the major geoengineering strategies in the scientific literature. Among those discussed in this piece are aerosols in the stratosphere and iron fertilization of the oceans.
Kathleen Smith / Lawrence Livermore National Lab

You may have missed it, but last week national headlines read, “the CIA wants to control the weather.”  Those headlines came on the heels of the media learning the CIA was funding a report on geoengineering. It’s an idea that’s akin to a man-made thermostat for the globe.  Aspen Public Radio’s Science Reporter explains what geoengineering is, why you need to know about it, and why the CIA is involved.

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8:44am

Wed July 31, 2013
Aspen Music Festival & School

Festival Notes - July 31st, 2013

Tonight at 8:30, the American String Quartet performs their annual concert at Harris Concert Hall.  On the program are works by Haydn and Brahms, as well as the dramatic First String Quartet by 20th-century Czech composer Leos Janacek.  

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6:17pm

Tue July 30, 2013
Aspen Music Festival & School

Festival Showcase - July 30th, 2013

In a live broadcast, host Matt Erikson interviews the members of the Omer String Quartet who are in residence at the Aspen Music Festival and School. The ensemble performs music by Mozart, Britten and more.

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