Bravo! Vail asked five composers to write pieces that will premiere at the festival this summer.
Our complete SummerFest concert broadcast schedule from Aspen Music Festival, Bravo! Vail and other festivals.
It's a complex piece: a little moody and a little manic.
The summer of 2016 left Egemen Kesikli in shock. He responded by writing a string quartet.
The contemporary chamber ensemble yMusic set out to make a different kind of classical record with its latest release. The group enlisted one of its favorite collaborators, Son Lux, to compose an album of compositions with the feel of a rock LP. The result is called "First." Hear a CPR Performance Studio recording of two pieces from the album, and the story of the record's creation, in this episode of Centennial Sounds from CPR Classical and Colorado Public Radio.
A look at what makes Colorado an amazing destination for classical music in the warmer months -- from the biggest outdoor stages to the most rustic venues.
A five-hour look at one of history’s greatest musical geniuses, hosted by Scott O’Neil and Karla Walker.
A few years ago, composer Carter Pann heard the saxophonists in the Capitol Quartet in concert. The music blew him away. He convinced the group to collaborate with him, and the resulting piece -- called "The Mechanics" -- made Carter a Pulitzer Prize finalist. Hear a CPR Performance Studio recording of the piece by the up-and-coming Black Diamond Saxophone Quartet -- and the story of what inspired Carter's piece -- in this episode of Centennial Sounds from CPR Classical and Colorado Public Radio.
A stunning rendition of a beloved piece, filmed in the CPR Performance Studio.
Mark Campbell's career includes work on the Pulitzer Prize-winning “Silent Night” by Kevin Puts, an adaptation of Stephen King’s “The Shining” and a new opera about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.