This week on Curated, an improv troupe masters the art of long form storytelling, a writer and comedian finds humor in Aspen living and a professor from the University of Colorado at Boulder breaks down the behavioral psychology of humor across cultures.
Host Chris Mohr talked with Aspen Music Festival and School President and CEO Alan Fletcher as well as Asadour Santourian, Vice President for Artistic Administration and Artistic Advisor, about the entire 2015 AMFS season. Then we chat with cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han about their recital (which opens this year's Festival) and their work with students here.
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.
"Conscience and beauty"--it's the theme for the upcoming 65th season of the Aspen Music Festival and School. Festival President & CEO Alan Fletcher and Artistic Administrator Asadour Santourian discuss the origins and planning behind this programming concept. For more information, click here.