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Festival Notes - July 17, 2015


  The Aspen Chamber Symphony conducted by Larry Rachleff performs at 6 today in the Benedict Music Tent. 

  Pianist Tengku Irfan will be featured in Oiseaux exotiques by Messiaen, violinist Daniel Hope performs the Mendelssohn Concerto, and the program concludes with the Pulcinella Suite by Stravinksy. Arrive at 4:45 and you can hear Alexander Kerr and Orli Shaham in a Mozart violin sonata in Harris Concert Hall before the concert.
Tomorrow at 10am in the Wheeler Opera House, the Aspen Opera Theater Center singers present staged opera scenes with supertitles.
At 1 tomorrow, it’s Music on the Mountain at the top of Aspen Mountain. Head up by gondola or foot, and enjoy a casual concert in a spectacular setting.
At 4:30 tomorrow, chamber works by Birtwistle, Schumann, Reinecke and Mozart will be performed in Harris Concert Hall.
Gounod’s setting of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet will be performed by members of the Aspen Opera Theater tomorrow at 7pm in the Wheeler Opera House.
Lise de la Salle returns to Aspen tomorrow at 8 for works by Bach/Busoni, Ravel, Debussy and Brahms.
The Aspen Festival Orchestra concert on Sunday at 4pm in the Benedict Music Tent features pianist Orli Shaham in Steven Mackey’s concerto Stumble to Grace. Strauss’s Don Juan and the 5th Symphony of Sibelius are also featured. Hannu Lintu conducts.

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