The space underwent a renovation in 2015 and features more than 300 events per year, from local performers to international stars. Jazz? Its signature eight-week summer season includes more than 300 classical music events ranging from orchestra and chamber music performances to fully staged opera productions. View By Category. Difficulties with memorising parts of the work were solved when the student was advised to spend as much time on the slower, ‘easier’ parts of the piece as the more virtuosic variations. How about some rock? More pianists should include early English music in their programmes; yes, the piano wasn’t effectively written for until the middle of the 18th century, but if Bach can become a piano recital mainstay, then surely so can Gibbons, Byrd, Tallis, Tomkins and their ilk whose music illuminates when performed on a modern Steinway. Fans and musicians of all kinds love coming to Aspen for that very reason. Founded in 1949, it hosts over 600 students from around the world for eight weeks of intense study with top tutors, world-class performance opportunities and a whole load of fun. 590 N. Mill Street Music. From classical music to jazz, alternative and everything in between, Aspen has a community of support and venues devoted to each style and genre of music. Preformed ensembles may be asked to do their own scheduling with minimum rehearsal and coaching services required. And masterclasses form the backbone of School, proving as popular with audiences as they are with the students themselves. “We take this action in solidarity with our musical community, our Aspen community, and indeed the world community, as we commit first and foremost to keeping each other safe at this historic moment,” Aspen Festival President and CEO Alan Fletcher has today said. You are also likely to see the music students playing on the walking mall in the summer evenings. 225 Music School Road Aspen, CO 81611, USA 970 925 3254 info@aspenmusic.org The Aspen Music Festival and School is a classical music festival founded in 1949 in Aspen, CO. We offer 400+ classical music events during our summer season. Many events are free. Ticket buyers and pass holders have been given the option to donate the value of their tickets, request a refund – or earn a credit towards the 2021 festival season. Our streets are literally filled with musicians. 14, RBP ON JSB | Rachel Barton Pine – “Gigue” from Bach’s E Major Solo Violin Partita, VC INSIGHT | “Richmond is Ready For the Menuhin Competition 2021”, VC INSIGHT | “As a Jury Member, What Are You Really Looking For?”, ON THIS DYA | Italian Violinist Camillo Sivori Was Born On This Day in 1815, ON THIS DAY | Today is Violinist Midori’s Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY], ON THIS DAY | Violinist David Oistrakh Died On This Day in 1974, ON THIS DAY | Stravinsky Violin Concerto Premiered On This Day in 1931, VC LIVE | Young Concert Artists Opening Night Concert – Live From New York City, VC LIVE | Scottish Chamber Orchestra – Bernstein, Barber and Coleridge-Taylor, NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star Christian Li – Bruch Violin Concerto [2019], FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Dong Suk Kang – Sibelius Violin Concerto [1990], Birmingham Symphony To Offers COVID Health Workers Free Concert Tickets, NEW TO YOUTUBE | Lynn Harrell & Brooks Smith – Schubert ‘Arpeggione’ Sonata [1989], Decca Classics Signs Violinist Randal Goosby, Montana’s Missoula Symphony Appoints New Music Director, BBC Symphony Orchestra Extends Music Director’s Contract, VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 New Cremona in America “Cecilia” Rosin & Rosin Spreader Sets [ENTER], OUT NOW | VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer’s New CD: “To Roman Totenberg”, OUT NOW | Violinist Callum Smart’s New CD: “Transatlantic”, Akiko Suwanai Receives Guarneri del Gesu Violin, Geneva International Cello Competition, Geneva, Switzerland, Oskar Nedbal International Viola Competition, Prague, Czech Republic, China International Music Competition, Beijing, China, THROWBACK THURSDAY | Anastasia Kobekina, Enescu Competition [2016], VC LIVE | Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center “Artist Series: Paul Neubauer”, NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Roberts Balanas – Elton John’s “Benny and the Jets” [2020], NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Iskandar Widjaja – “Hip Hop Symphony”, OUT NOW | Casal Quartet’s New CD: “Ballads & Quintets”, OUT NOW | Larsen Strings Launches New “Il Cannone” Cello String Set, OUT NOW | Violinist Christoph Koncz’ New CD: “Mozart’s Violin”, OUT NOW | Violinist Ezinma’s New Single: ‘Beethoven Pleads The Fifth’.