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Aspen Public Radio is partnering with the Aspen Music Festival and School this month to air a six-part virtual concert series highlighting the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth.

Jointly hosted by Classical Music from Aspen host Chris Mohr and Aspen Music Festival and School President Alan Fletcher, the schedule features the following hour-long performances:

Friday, August 14, 8:00-9:00 p.m.: James Ehnes violin and Andrew Armstrong piano in Beethoven Violin Sonatas

Elle Logan


An innovative opera program debuts at the Aspen Music Festival and School next year.  Opera stars Renee Fleming and Patrick Summers will lead Aspen Opera Theatre and VocalARTS. 


Aspen Opera Theatre and VocalARTS will offer instruction and mentoring to burgeoning singers and accompanying pianists. It will also coach them on other aspects of life as a performer, such as PR, financial planning and mental health care.


AMFS President and CEO Alan Fletcher  interviews cellist Alisa Weilerstein and conductor Rafael Payare.