Festival Showcase

Tuesdays at 3:30pm

Join host Chris Mohr for an inside look at The Aspen Music Festival and School's 2014 summer season. Each Tuesday throughout the summer, Chris will feature exclusive and insightful interviews with AMFS artists, conductors, faculty, and students.

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Aspen Music Festival & School
3:30 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Festival Showcase - July 23rd, 2013

Conductor and Aspen Music Festival alum Leonard Slatkin talks about his new book, "Conducting Business: Unveiling the Mystery Behind the Maestro."  He also discusses his long-term prognosis for classical music and the orchestra that he currently leads, the Detroit Symphony.

Aspen Music Festival & School
3:30 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Festival Showcase - July 16th, 2013

Violinist and longtime AMFS faculty member Sylvia Rosenberg recounts stories of the festival's early years and what it was like studying with Nadia Boulanger.  And pianist Jeremy Denk discusses his love for writing and taste for adventurous repertoire.

Aspen Music Festival & School
3:30 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Festival Showcase - July 9th, 2013

Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han discuss their new chamber music studio at the Aspen Music Festival with one of their students, 15-year-old pianist Agata Sorotokin. 

And director Edward Berkeley previews the first opera of the 65th season, Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide.”

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. 

Aspen Music Festival & School
4:15 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Festival Showcase - June 25th, 2013

Alan Fletcher,  Aspen Music Festival and School President and CEO, and Artistic Administrator Asadour Santourian preview the upcoming 65th season.  Among the topics is this year's theme of "Conscience and Beauty." Also for discussion is this season's emphasis on the music of Benjamin Britten, in honor of the birth centennial of the English composer.

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