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Aspen Music Festival and School

225 Music School Rd, Aspen, CO 81611-8501
+1 970-925-9042
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Fabulous Musical Experience

There is no better music festival in this country. There are several events every day during the... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Santa Barbara, California

World-class music in a large airy tent! Order tickets ahead so you get the seats of your choice... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
225 Music School Rd, Aspen, CO 81611-8501
+1 970-925-9042
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

There is no better music festival in this country. There are several events every day during the festival and you will see world class performers at most concerts. The 2000 + seat music tent is a wonderful venue, and you can picnic in the lawn...More

Thank roberta81611
Reviewed 1 September 2016

World-class music in a large airy tent! Order tickets ahead so you get the seats of your choice. The music is wonderful!

Reviewed 26 August 2016

We attended multiple performances this past summer. It's very cool how world class musicians play with and mentor emerging stars. we've been longtime subscribers of the Phila orchestra for decades, so we are accustomed to the very best. but at the Aspen music festival, the...More

Thank cbdentst
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Aspen Music Festival and School holds periodic FREE concerts on their beautiful grounds. On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, we were treated to 55 Percussionists perform in a very unique concert. The percussionists first gathered together in what only can be described as a Yoga...More

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We saw Sharon Isbin in Harris hall on Saturday night. This was our first time at the aspen music festival and at Harris hall. We loved the small town feel of the venue. The concert itself was also excellent. One suggestion- make bottled water, wine...More

Thank COMom45
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I sprang for the $82 seats inside the Aspen Music Festival tent, and the concert was worth every penny. We heard an unforgettable performance of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 with rising star Behzod Abduraimov at the keyboard. I was moved to...More

Thank Laurel K
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We've been hoping to come to Aspen for the summer music festival for years and finally made it. It turns out to be a real mix of great music and disappointments. Sometimes performers have an off-night, so I won't name the disappointments, but I will...More

Thank X-NYr
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Attended a concert in the Benedict Music Tent. This is a beautiful venue, well planned with comfortable seating. The acoustics were wonderful and even though seated in the back, we could clearly see the stage. We are planning another trip.

Thank EarthyNP
Reviewed 14 March 2016

August of 2015, my wife and I went with a friend to the Aspen Music School to watch Garrison Keillor's farewell tour of the Prairie Home Companion. It was the absolute best "concert" I've ever been to. Garrison is an amazing show personality and the...More

Thank R S
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Music festival commences last week of June or first week in july and produces concerts of classical music by symphony orchestra, as well as a variety of world-class soloists. Performances are in the Music Tent, as well as in the sub-teranian venue of Harris Concert...More

Thank Aspeneyesurgeon
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