Basalt, Snowmass concerts set |

Basalt, Snowmass concerts set

Aspen Times Staff Report

The Aspen Music Festival and School will take its show on the road for community concerts in Basalt and Snowmass Village this month.The second performance in the Basalt Community Concert series will take place Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Arbaney Park. The trombone will be the featured instrument for a variety of music. The concert will last about an hour.The performance is free and the public is encouraged to bring a picnic to the park and enjoy the music.Music Festival and School students will head to Snowmass Village on Monday, July 26 for a 6 p.m. concert at the Snowmass Chapel.The performance, part of the Snowmass Community Concert series, will offer a variety of pieces featuring soloists and duets.Among those scheduled to perform are: pianist Chen Xin Xu on Mendelssohn’s “Variations Serieuses”; violinist Emilie Gendron on William Krill’s “Banjo & Fiddle” and Fritz Kreisler’s “Liebeslied” and “Liebesfreund,” accompanied by Sarah Watkins; and cellist Thomas Gregory and pianist Thomas Happa on Rachmaninoff’s “Sonata for Cello and Piano.” Other musical surprises may also appear in the program, according to organizers.The concert is free and will last about an hour.

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