Aspen Music Festival and School | Matthew Aucoin: Music for New Bodies

Wheeler Opera House 320 E Hyman Ave, ASPEN, CO, United States

Premiered in April 2024, this major new work is from the creative team of MacArthur award-winning composer Matthew Aucoin, whose commissioning credits include the Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall, and Lyric Opera of Chicago, and director Peter Sellars, celebrated for his operatic collaborations with John Adams, Tyshawn Sorey, and the late Kaija Saariaho. Inspired by the … Continued

Aspen Music Festival and School | Leonard Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts Presented by Carnegie Hall: The Anatomy of a Symphony Orchestra

Wheeler Opera House 320 E Hyman Ave, ASPEN, CO, United States

New! In a special partnership between Carnegie Hall+ and the Aspen Music Festival and School, Aspen viewers of all ages can screen two of Leonard Bernstein’s legendary Young People’s Concerts with the New York Philharmonic. In his most important role as music educator, Bernstein’s pioneering series of nationally televised broadcasts began in 1958 live from … Continued

Aspen Music Festival and School | The National Piping Centre Class

Wheeler Opera House 320 E Hyman Ave, ASPEN, CO, United States

Finlay MacDonald, Director of Piping at The National Piping Centre, demonstrates and teaches basic elements of bagpiping. The National Piping Centre's Aspen residency is generously underwritten by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Rutherfoord, Jr.

Aspen Music Festival and School | Leonard Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts Presented by Carnegie Hall+: Who is Gustav Mahler?

Wheeler Opera House 320 E Hyman Ave, ASPEN, CO, United States

New! In a special partnership between Carnegie Hall+ and the Aspen Music Festival and School, Aspen viewers of all ages can screen two of Leonard Bernstein’s legendary Young People’s Concerts with the New York Philharmonic. In his most important role as music educator, Bernstein’s pioneering series of nationally televised broadcasts began in 1958 live from … Continued

Aspen Music Festival and School | High Notes Panel: The Magic of Mentoring

The Vault at the Wheeler 320 E Hyman Ave, ASPEN, CO, United States

Part of the Dorothy DeLay Week celebrations, spotlighting this legendary Aspen teacher from 1971 to 2001, and illuminating the deep mentoring that has been taking place in Aspen between professionals and young artists since 1950. This special expanded High Notes panel features Aspen teachers and their students discussing this very special type of relationship. Moderated … Continued