CPR Classical’s 2014 SummerFest concert series features performances from Colorado’s classical music festivals.
The concert series opens June 28 with a live broadcast of the Central City Opera’s production of Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” and ends August 17 with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 live from the Aspen Music Festival.
It’s our most expansive lineup to date, also featuring performances from the Colorado Music Festival and the Colorado College Summer Music Festival. In addition to our Saturday night broadcasts, this year SummerFest also includes Tuesday night chamber music performances from the Aspen Music Festival and Bravo! Vail.
And every day this summer on CPR Classical we'll feature performances from these and other classical festivals around the state, including the National Repertory Orchestra, Breckenridge Music Festival, Strings Music Festival and others.
2014 SummerFest Schedule:
Saturday, June 28 at 8 p.m.
|Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro|
Thursday, July 3 at 7 p.m.
Faure: Pelleas et Melisande
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Encore performance: Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Friday, July 4 at 4 p.m.
|A Fourth of July concert featuring patriotic favorites by John Philip Sousa, Irving Berlin and others.|
Saturday, July 5 at 7 p.m.
Mozart: Symphony No. 35, “Haffner”
Tuesday, July 8 at 7 p.m.
Glass: Violin Concerto No. 2 (The American Four Seasons)
Encore performance: Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8
Saturday, July 12 at 6 p.m.
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor
Tuesday, July 15 at 7 p.m.
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Saturday, July 19 at 6 p.m.
Beethoven: Overture to “Fidelio”
New York Philharmonic
Tuesday, July 22 at 6 p.m.
Steve Reich: Sextet
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
Saturday, July 26 at 7 p.m.
|Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes|
Debussy: Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp
Ravel: Sonata in G Major for Violin and Piano
Golijov: Last Round for String Ensemble
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
Tuesday, July 29 at 7 p.m.
Vladimir Feltsman, piano (2013)
Saturday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m.
Ravel: Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and Strings
Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Grieg: Ballade in Form von Variationen uber eine norwegische Melodie
Juho Pohjonen, piano
Saturday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m.
Beethoven: String Quartet in C-sharp minor
Emerson String Quartet
Saturday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m.
Mozart: “Don Giovanni” Overture
Jean-Marie Zeitouni, conductor
Sunday, Aug. 17 at 4 p.m.
Arvo Part: Fratres
Aspen Festival Orchestra
Summer classical music festivals in Colorado:
- Aspen Music Festival and School
- Bravo! Vail Music Festival
- Colorado Music Festival in Boulder
- Central City Opera
- Salida Aspen Concerts in Salida
- Strings Music Festival in Steamboat Springs
- Colorado College Summer Music Festival in Colorado Springs
- Crested Butte Music Festival
- Telluride Chamber Music Festival
- Breckenridge Music Festival
- National Repertory Orchestra in Breckenridge
- Music in the Mountains in Durango