CPR to broadcast Bravo! Vail shows live
“SummerFest” Concert Series schedule:
Thursday, 7 p.m. — Bravo! Vail, Dallas Symphony Orchestra with Conductor Jaap van Zweden and pianist Garrick Ohlsson.
July 4, 4 p.m. — Aspen Music Festival live broadcast from Aspen Public Radio; July 4th celebration featuring John Philip Sousa, Irving Berlin and others.
July 5, 7 p.m. — Colorado Music Festival; Mozart/Strauss/Brahms with conductor Michael Butterman and pianist Christopher Taylor.
July 8, 7 p.m. — Aspen Music Festival; Beethoven/Enescu/Glass with Music Director Robert Spano and violinist Robert McDuffie.
July 12, 6 p.m. — Bravo! Vail live broadcast of Philadelphia Orchestra performing Rachmaninoff and Brahms with Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin and pianist Hélène Grimaud.
July 15, 7 p.m. — Bravo! Vail chamber music with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra performing Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons.” Anne-Marie McDermott on piano.
July 19, 6 p.m. — Bravo! Vail live broadcast of New York Philharmonic; Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto with conductor Alan Gilbert, pianist Yefim Bronfman.
July 22, 6 p.m. — Bravo! Vail live broadcast of chamber music by Third Coast Percussion; Bartók and Reich by pianist Anne-Marie McDermott and Gilles Vonsattel.
July 26, 7 p.m. — Colorado College Summer Music Festival. Details TBD.
July 29, 7 p.m. — Aspen Music Festival with Emerson String Quartet playing Beethoven/Schubert.
Aug. 2, 7 p.m. – Bravo! Vail, Calder Quartet and Le Train Bleu perform the music of Ravel and Rouse
Aug. 5, 7:30 p.m. — Aspen Music Festival live broadcast of Grieg/Brahms/Chopin with pianist Juho Pohjonen.
Aug. 9, 7 p.m. – Aspen Music Festival. Details TBD.
Aug. 16, 7 p.m. – Colorado Music Festival, Mozart and Strauss with conductor Jean-Marie Zeitouni.
Aug. 17, 4 p.m. – Aspen Music Festival live broadcast by Aspen Festival Orchestra.
For the most up-to-date schedule, visit http://www.cprclassical.org and follow CPR Classical on Facebook and Twitter. Tune in in Eagle County at 89.9 FM and 89.1 FM.
CENTENNIAL — Colorado Public Radio’s classical service presents the SummerFest concert series with its most expansive lineup to date. Running now through Aug. 17, the series includes seven live broadcasts, in-studio performances and exclusive interviews from Colorado’s top classical music festivals, including the Aspen Music Festival, Bravo! Vail and Central City Opera.
“Colorado is a leading destination for the world’s best classical musicians each summer, and as the go-to source for the state’s classical community, we’re offering unprecedented access to all of these performances — from the world-renowned Aspen Music Festival and Bravo! Vail to the many local favorites all along the Front Range,” said Monika Vischer, CPR’s classical program director. “During our biggest season yet, listeners can expect to hear more broadcasts than ever before, plus exclusive insights into the music through interviews and CPR Performance Studio sessions.”
HIGHLIGHTS OF BROADCASTS
Some highlights of the season include eight Saturday night broadcasts, including live performances of The Philadelphia Orchestra and New York Philharmonic from Bravo! Vail and a live July Fourth celebration from the Aspen Music Festival, a production from Aspen Public Radio that will feature patriotic favorites by John Phillip Sousa and Irving Berlin.
NEW THIS YEAR
New this year, CPR Classical will also showcase a Tuesday night chamber music series that highlights intimate performances captured from Vail’s Donovan Pavilion and Harris Hall in Aspen.
Other notable artists in the “SummerFest” concert series include: string and percussion ensembles the Emerson String Quartet, Calder Quartet and Third Coast Percussion; violinists Joshua Bell and Gil Shaham; pianist Yefim Bronfman; and Bravo Vail Artistic Director and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott.
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