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Festival Showcase - July 7, 2015

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  AMFS Music Director and Conductor Robert Spano in conversation with host Chris Mohr. Also, a member of the Takacs Quartet, as well as a conversation with composer Alan Fletcher.

Classical music reporter Chris Mohr has loved classical music since he was twelve. “And I owe it all to radio,” Chris explains. “I grew up in a farm town east of Cleveland. One day I turned on the local classical radio station. They were playing Vivaldi, and it was like the gates of heaven opened up to me!" Chris is also a composer, and is working on a 53-note-to-the-octave oratorio, "Melodies of the Shoreless Sea." This is his ninth summer working for Aspen Public Radio.