Aspen Square Daily News
Before the 4th of July dawns tomorrow, visitors to Aspen can take a culture break tonight at the Aspen Music Festival. The world-renowned Takacs Quartet, will present a concert of string quartet music in Harris Hall at 8pm. The quartet-in-residence at the University of Colorado at Boulder, the quartet has won many of the music world's most prestigious chamber music awards. Their program includes Samuel Barber's beloved Adagio for Strings and Beethoven's Op. 132 in A minor. For details, visit www.aspenmusicfestival.com.
The final presentation of Jazz Aspen's June Experience goes out with a bang tonight, when living legend Tony Bennett takes the stage at the Benedict Music Tent. Mr. Bennett's daughter Antonia will join him in what promises to be a memorable show by the ageless performer. The show begins at 8:30pm and you can book your tickets online at www.aspenmusicfestival.com.
Classical music lovers who have been waiting nine months for the music to return, are rejoicing with the opening of this year's Aspen Music Festival tomorrow night, June 26. Festival favorite, violinist Robert McDuffie gets the ball rolling with a recital at 7pm in Harris Concert Hall. Let the picnicking on the lawn begin! For details on the Aspen Music Festival's season calendar, visit www.aspenmusicfestival.com.