Festival Showcase

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. 

Festival Showcase
3:25 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Festival Showcase - June 4th, 2013

In preparation for this season’s Aspen Music Festival and School, we’re running some of the “best of” interviews with festival artists.  On today’s archive program of “Festival Showcase,” listen to conductor/early music specialist Nicholas McGegan discuss Baroque interpretation and compare and contrast different recordings of Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons.”  Also, the busy cello-piano duo of David Finckel and Wu Han talk about chamber music and plans for the future. 

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