Festival Notes - August 19, 2015

Aug 13, 2015

  Today is Wednesday, August 19th.Today’s High Notes at noon in Paepcke Auditorium features pianist Conrad Tao and violinist Stefan Jakciw discussing the rise to stardom and maintaining a balanced life and career. Admission is free.

At 3 today, top student talent perform a diverse program in a free Spotlight Recital in Harris Concert Hall.The Aspen Philharmonic gives its final concert of the season at 6 tonight in the Benedict Music Tent. Hugh Wolff conducts the Mozart 4th Violin Concerto with this summer’s Violin Competition Winner as soloist. Also on the program, Mahler’s 5th Symphony which includes the popular and moving Adagietto which Mahler wrote as a love song to his wife Alma.“Let’s Misbehave,” an evening of the sophisticated lyrics and elegant tunes of Cole Porter, and the urbane and punchy songs of Kander and Ebb, will be presented by Singers from the Aspen Opera Theater Center and pianist Kenneth Merrill, tonight at 8:30 in Harris Concert Hall.Also at 8:30 tonight, a free Brass Bash in Scanlan Hall, and a free Woodwind Bash in Edlis Neeson Hall, both on the Bucksbaum Campus.