Aspen Music Festival And School

AMFS on Spotify

For the first time ever, the Aspen Music Festival and School has created custom Spotify playlists that allow you to enjoy the music and artists of the 2017 season no matter where you are.
Events and information subject to change.

AMFS Playlists

2017 Season: Week 8 Mixtape (Listen)                                                  

     

A varied selection of works being performed during Week 8 of the season (August 14 – August 20) as part of the following concerts:

       

2017 Season: Week 7 Mixtape (Listen)                                                  

     

A varied selection of works being performed during Week 7 of the season (August 7 – August 13) as part of the following concerts:

  • August 7: Percussion Ensemble
  • August 8: Jonathan Biss plays Beethoven Sonatas V
  • August 9: Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra
  • August 9: A Recital by Augustin Hadelich, Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Martin Helmchen
  • August 10: A Recital by the American String Quartet
  • August 11: Aspen Chamber Symphony
  • August 12: Chamber Music
  • August 13: Aspen Festival Orchestra
       

2017 Season: Week 6 Mixtape (Listen)                                                  

     

A varied selection of works being performed during Week 6 of the season (July 31-August 6) as part of the following concerts:

  • July 31: Chamber Music
  • August 1: Aspen Conducting Academy Orchestra
  • August 1: Jonathan Biss plays Beethoven Sonatas IV
  • August 2: Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra
  • August 3: A Recital by Robert McDuffie
  • August 4: Overtures: Preconcert Chamber Music
  • August 4: Aspen Chamber Symphony
  • August 5: Special Event: A Recital by Sharon Isbin
  • August 6: Aspen Festival Orchestra
       

2017 Season: Week 5 Mixtape (Listen)                                                  

A varied selection of works being performed during Week 5 of the season (July 24–July 30) as part of the following concerts:

  • July 24: Chamber Music
  • July 25: A Recital by Michelle DeYoung
  • July 26: Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra
  • July 26: A Recital by Pacifica Quartet
  • July 27: A Recital by Adele Anthony and Gil Shaham
  • July 28: Aspen Chamber Symphony
  • July 29: Chamber Music
  • July 30: Aspen Festival Orchestra
            

2017 Season: Week 4 Mixtape (Listen)                                                  

A varied selection of works being performed during Week 4 of the season (July 17–July 23) as part of the following concerts:

  • July 17: Chamber Music
  • July 17: Verdi’s La traviata
  • July 18: A Recital by Nikolai Lugansky
  • July 19: Special Event: Sarah Chang in Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
  • July 21: Aspen Chamber Symphony
  • July 22: A Recital by Daniel Hope
  • July 23: Aspen Festival Orchestra
            

2017 Season: Week 3 Mixtape (Listen)                                                  

            

A varied selection of works being performed during Week 3 of the season (July 10–July 16) as part of the following concerts:

  • July 10: Chamber Music
  • July 11: Aspen Conducting Academy Orchestra
  • July 12: Aspen Philhamonic Orchestra
  • July 12: A Recital by Stefan Jackiw
  • July 13: A Baroque Evening with Nicholas McGegan
  • July 14: Aspen Chamber Symphony
  • July 15: Chamber Music
  • July 15: A Recital by Hung-Kuan Chen
  • July 16: Aspen Festival Orchestra
            

2017 Season: Week 2 Mixtape (Listen)                                                  

            

A varied selection of works being performed during Week 2 of the season (July 3–July 9) as part of the following concerts:              

  • July 3: Chamber Music                
  • July 3: Aspen Conducting Academy Orchestra              
  • July 5: Aspen Philhamonic Orchestra               
  • July 5: A recital by the Takács Quartet              
  • July 7: Aspen Chamber Symphony        
  • July 8: Chamber Music                
  • July 8: A Recital by Conrad Tao piano                
  • July 9: Aspen Festival Orchestra            
            

2017 Season: Week 1 Mixtape (Listen)                                                     

            

A varied selection of works being performed during Week 1 of the season (June 29–July 2) as part of the following concerts:

  • June 29: A Recital by Arnaud Sussman violin, David Finckel cello, and Wu Han piano             
  • June 30: Overtures: Preconcert Chamber Music             
  • June 30: Aspen Chamber Symphony               
  • July 1: Chamber Music           
  • July 1: Ella at 100, Direct from the Apollo           
  • July 2: Aspen Festival Orchestra    
            

2017 Season: In Recital (Listen)                               

            

Guest artists playing the same works you'll hear during their recitals this summer, including:               

  • Nikolai Lugansky — Chopin's Op. 50 No. 3 in C-sharp Minor: Mazurka (July 18)       
  • Jonathan Biss — Beethoven piano sonatas (August 1 and 8)         
  • Vladimir Feltsman — Schubert piano sonatas (August 19)


2017 Season: Soloists with Orchestra (Listen)                            

            

Soloists playing the same orchestral works you'll hear during their orchestra concerts this summer, including:              

  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet — Liszt's Second Piano Concerto (July 23)        
  • Renée Fleming — Selection of Björk songs (July 30)               
  • Alisa Weilerstein — Shostakovich's Second Cello Concerto (August 18)   
            


2017 Season: Special Events (Listen)                                                    

            

Works you'll hear at special events this summer, including:         

  • Sarah Chang — Vivaldi's Four Seasons (July 19)             
  • Sharon Isbin — "Billy's Theme" from Howard Shore's score for The Departed (August 5)

 

How to use Spotify

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Once you have downloaded the Spotify app, find the AMFS's account by following this link or typing "aspenmusicfestival" into the Spotify search bar. Click the "Follow" button next to the AMFS logo for quick access to the profile and notifications when new playlists have been added.

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Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO