Colorado Spotlight this week: Liszt at Bravo! Vail, Tchaikovsky at Red Rocks and more

photo: Red Rocks seatingMonday 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 June 30.


The history of the Aspen Music Festival and School.


A look at George Gershwin, one of America's greatest composers.


Charley tells the tale of a Red Rocks concert where Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" had cannon problems, and we hear a recording of the piece.


Hear a performance from Bravo! Vail as part of the SummerFest concert series.


We feature American composer Howard Hanson and his Symphony No. 2. Hanson is one of several composers featured throughout the day on Independence Day.