A young Bela Bartok.

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Monday through Friday nights at 7, Charley Samson is your connection to the music, voices and happenings of Colorado's classical music community.

Here's what's on tap for the week of July 21.  

Monday

A chat with Anne-Marie McDermott, pianist and artistic director at Bravo! Vail. The full conversation, "At the Piano with Anne Marie McDermott," airs at 2 p.m. Tuesday. 

Tuesday  

The folk-inspired genius of Hungarian composer Bela Bartok. His Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion is featured in Tuesday's 6 p.m. SummerFest concert broadcast live from Bravo! Vail.

Plus: We celebrate the 100th birthday of Colorado composer and inventor Cecil Effinger.

WEDNESDAY 

Erich Wolfgang Korngold, a composer equally at home in the concert hall and at the movies.

Thursday

A look at composer Francis Poulenc.

FriDAY

The music of Sergei Prokofiev.

Watch a video about the genius of Bela Bartok's first String Quartet:

Carnegie Hall Director of Artistic Planning Jeremy Geffen introduces Bela Bartok's String Quartet No. 1.