Festival Notes http://aspenpublicradio.org en Festival Notes - August 16th, 2013 http://aspenpublicradio.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://aspenpublicradio.org Festival Notes - August 16th, 2013 Festival Notes - August 15th, 2013 http://aspenpublicradio.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://aspenpublicradio.org Festival Notes - August 15th, 2013 Festival Notes - August 14th, 2013 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/festival-notes-august-14th-2013 <p>The Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra performs a free family concert at 6 p.m.&nbsp; And at 8:30 p.m. at Harris Concert Hall, festival musicians play a program consisting largely of vocal works, Weill’s "Seven Deadly Sins" and Janacek’s "Diary of One Who Disappeared."&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:00:17 +0000 Matt Erikson 6018 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Festival Notes - August 14th, 2013 Festival Notes - August 13th, 2013 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/festival-notes-august-13th-2013 <p>The festival celebrates the 20<sup>th</sup> anniversary of Harris Concert Hall with a special concert.&nbsp; VIP artists include violinist Robert McDuffie, guitarist Sharon Isbin and conductor Joshua Weilerstein.</p><p></p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 06:01:00 +0000 Matt Erikson 5929 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Festival Notes - August 13th, 2013 Festival Notes - August 12th, 2013 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/festival-notes-august-12th-2013 <p></p><p>For this final Monday of the 2013 festival, two recital programs are on tap.&nbsp; Beginning at 6 p.m. at the Benedict Music Tent, festival faculty perform works by Bartok, Beethoven and young composer Luke Carlson<strong>. </strong>And at 8 p.m., be part of a live taping of the radio show "Performance Today" with host Fred Child. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:49:18 +0000 Matt Erikson 5891 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Festival Notes - August 12th, 2013