Matt Erikson

Classical Music Host

Trained as a classical pianist at Amherst College and the Hartt School of Music, Matt recently completed a master’s degree in journalism at USC’s Annenberg School of Journalism. He has written for the Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe and Arizona Republic and was an announcer and writer for WRR, the classical music station for Dallas/Fort Worth. The highlight of his tenure at WRR was serving as the exclusive host and blogger for the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, a major, quadrennial, international event. This is his third summer covering the Aspen Music Festival and School for Aspen Public Radio.

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Aspen Music Festival & School
12:02 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Festival Notes - July 8th, 2013

At 10:15 a.m., the public is invited to the opening celebration and dedication ceremony of the new Bucksbaum Campus off of Castle Creek Road.

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Aspen Music Festival & School
12:01 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Festival Notes - July 5th, 2013

Piano music plays a significant role in Weekend No. 2 at the Aspen Music Festival.

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Aspen Music Festival & School
11:24 am
Thu July 4, 2013

Festival Notes - July 4th, 2013

Conductor Larry Isaacson returns to Aspen to lead his 13th Fourth of July program from the Benedict Music Tent.  Aspen Public Radio will broadcast live this free concert, beginning at 4 p.m.

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Aspen Music Festival & School
10:19 am
Wed July 3, 2013

Festival Notes - July 3rd, 2013

Conductor and harpsichordist Nicholas McGegan leads the popular "Baroque evening" program tonight at 8:30 at Harris Concert Hall.  Among his collaborators are violinists Gil Shaham and Adele Anthony.

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Aspen Music Festival & School
4:17 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Festival Showcase - July 2nd, 2013

Conductor Nicholas McGegan previews tomorrow evening's Baroque program at Harris Concert Hall and discusses what it was like working under British composer Benjamin Britten. 

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