Festival Notes

A daily walk through of Aspen Music Festival and School events. Featuring a daily schedule and interesting background information on the Festival's artists, students and featured composers, Festival Notes prepares audiences for their day's musical journey.

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12:01am

Mon July 1, 2013
Aspen Music Festival & School

Festival Notes - July 1st, 2013

After a busy opening weekend, today is a relatively quiet day but still offering plenty for the public: a free tent tour and chamber music at Harris Concert Hall.  

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12:01am

Fri June 28, 2013
Aspen Music Festival & School

Festival Notes - June 28th, 2013

The Aspen Music Festival and School is in full swing this weekend with three crowded days of concerts and other activities.

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12:01am

Thu June 27, 2013
Aspen Music Festival & School

Festival Notes - June 27th, 2013

AMFS President and CEO Alan Fletcher discusses the first concert of the 65th season.  Tonight's program features Philip Glass' 2010 multimedia composition "Icarus at the Edge of Time" and piano wunderkind Conrad Tao performing Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto.  For more information, click here.

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12:01am

Wed June 26, 2013
Aspen Music Festival & School

Festival Notes - June 26th, 2013

To the sounds of brass fanfares and inspiring words, convocation took place Monday afternoon at the Benedict Music Tent.

Like last year, the keynote address was given by Music Director Robert Spano who reflected on this season's theme of "Conscience and Beauty."

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12:01am

Tue June 25, 2013
Aspen Music Festival & School

Festival Notes - June 25th, 2013

"Conscience and beauty"--it's the theme for the upcoming 65th season of the Aspen Music Festival and School.  Festival President & CEO Alan Fletcher and Artistic Administrator Asadour Santourian discuss the origins and planning behind this programming concept.  For more information, click here.

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