Festival Showcase

Join host Matt Erikson for an inside look at The Aspen Music Festival and School's summer season. Each Tuesday throughout the summer, Matt will feature exclusive and insightful interviews with AMFS artists, conductors, faculty, and students.

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3:23pm

Tue August 27, 2013
Aspen Music Festival & School

Festival Showcase - August 27th, 2013

In this rebroadcast program, hear interviews with pianist Joseph Kalichstein and luthier Joan Balter.  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.

4:25pm

Tue August 20, 2013
Aspen Music Festival & School

Festival Showcase - August 20th, 2013

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.

3:37pm

Tue August 13, 2013
Aspen Music Festival & School

Festival Showcase - August 13th, 2013

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.

And Aspen Opera Theater Center Director Edward Berkeley discusses the final opera of the festival season, Monteverdi's last masterpiece "The Coronation of Poppea."

3:30pm

Tue August 6, 2013
Aspen Music Festival & School

Festival Showcase - August 6th, 2013

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. 

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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