Colorado Spotlight this week: Philadelphia Orchestra, Robert Spano, Helene Grimaud and more

July 7, 2014

Photo: Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra.(Photo: Jessica Griffin)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 7.  

Monday

A look at Robert Spano, music director of the Aspen Music Festival and School

Tuesday  

Violinist Robert McDuffie remembers collaborating with Philip Glass on the composer's Violin Concerto No. 2 -- and plays music from the piece in a SummerFest broadcast recorded at the Aspen Music Festival.

WEDNESDAY 

The history and mystique of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Thursday

A look at Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1, which will be featured from Bravo! Vail in Saturday's installment of the SummerFest concert series.

FriDAY

We hear from Helene Grimaud, also featured in Saturday's broadcast.

 

Bravo!

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