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Pianopalooza Returns to Music Festival


Lovers of keyboard music are looking forward to tomorrow night's second annual Pianopalooza. The concert, featuring highly-regarded soloists Anne-Marie McDermott and Inon Barnatan, begins at 6pm in the Benedict Music Tent. For tickets and more information, visit or call (970) 925-9042.

Edgar Meyer and Joshua Bell in Concert


Admirerers of crossover musician Edgar Meyer and brilliant violinist Joshua Bell are in for a treat tonight. The two will be performing Meyer's own composition, the Concerto for Violin and Double Bass, with the Aspen Chamber Symphony at 6pm in the Benedict Music Tent. The terrific program also includes Barber's gently atmospheric "Knoxville Summer of 1915" and the Symphony No. 4 by Schumann. For tickets, call (970)925-9042 or visit

How I Became A Pirate Plays Until August 18

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Theatre Aspen has launched this year's children's play "How I Became a Pirate." Sail off on a fantastic musical excursion when a band of pirates lands on our "beach" looking for an extra digger to join their crew. Black Braid and his mates enlist young Jessica Jacob, as they try to find the perfect spot to bury their treasure. Yo-ho the swashbuckling musical! Suitable for all ages, Pirate runs until August 18. For more information, call (970) 920-5770 or visit

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