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Aspen Music Festival and School

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Address: 225 Music School Road, Aspen, CO 81611
Phone Number: +(1)970-925-9042
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Activities: Picnicking
Description: The Aspen Music Festival and School is the United States' premier...
The Aspen Music Festival and School is the United States' premier classical music festival, presenting more than 300 musical events during its eight-week summer season in Aspen. The institution draws top classical musicians from around the world to this Colorado mountain retreat for an unparalleled combination of performances and music education. Many events are free.
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Great talent and beautiful music

The Aspen music festival has great international talent all summer long. Last week, my parents took my best friend and I to a beautiful classical concert. The music was great and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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sonoma county, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Within the beauty, green mountains and rushing streams, some of the world's finest musicians play with talented serious students who are studying and practicing with the best. Several separate orchestras are made up of students and staff--to provide quality music in a number of venues. Lawn sitting outside the huge tent is free, Harris Hall and inside the tent are... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Aspen music festival has great international talent all summer long. Last week, my parents took my best friend and I to a beautiful classical concert. The music was great and always attracts a nice crowd. If you don't have much money, many people bring a blanket, book, wine & cheese and their dogs and relax in the grass outside... More 

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Boulder, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Full concert schedule from major stars on the international music firmament to free concerts (Thursday nights) performed by gifted and poised young musicians. The tent is a classic with fine acoustics. Free lawn seating. Haven't been to Harris Hall.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The best classical music festival in the country is a daily embarrassment of choices, from enlightening talks to engrossing performances featuring the world's future stars side-by-side with the most accomplished, famous artists from around the world. Whether a die-hard classical music fan or a passerby, one cannot but be transported by the experience of seeing and hearing one of the... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

For decades, we have enjoyed attending Aspen Music Festival & School events. It offers an amazing array of concerts, lectures, master classes, tours, and many are free. Don't miss the eight summer Sunday 4 pm concerts at Benedict Music Tent -either ticketed inside the tent or, our friends love to sit for free outside on the lawn-an Aspen tradition. Harris... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I live here and go as often as possible. If the weather is good, all lawn seating is free. The acoustics in the tent and Harris Concert Hall are wonderful. The mix of students and world class teachers and performers make this a magical summer for all who attend. This music festival & school is one of the main reasons... More 

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Dillon, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The Aspen Music Festival is a world class festival with performers from all over the world presenting an eclectic collection of music. The Festival structure has walls that open to the outdoors making on the lawn picnics a must do! The Festival also has it's share of management and performance intrigues that give it an additional edge.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Each summer Aspen hosts performances by some of the world's greatest virtuosos. Events go on from late June thru most of August. Programming, tickets, & scheduled performances, are easily accessed online by going to Aspen Music Festival. Harris concert Hall is my favorite venue. The wonderful acoustics and atmosphere will totally immerse you with the music and the artist(s) There... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The Aspen Music Festival is a wonderful gift to the community. There are recitals, concerts, ensembles and lectures in June, July and August. The students are from around the world and range from 9 years old to upper 20's. The teachers are famous and highly recognized for their talent as well. It is a treat to experience conductor's learning the... More 

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Upper Nyack, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Worth the travel from almost anywhere, especially when coupled with a stay in a great hotel such as the St Regis Residence. The weather can change quickly, but usually it is sunny and warm during the day and cool and clear in the evenings at this time of year and the stars are out in force - both on the... More 

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Address: 225 Music School Road, Aspen, CO 81611
Phone Number: +(1)970-925-9042
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
Average Prices: USD 50 - 50

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