Music Fest and Theatre Aspen announce Richard Rodgers concert |

Music Fest and Theatre Aspen announce Richard Rodgers concert

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Andy Einhorn rehearsing for the Aspen Music Festival’s 2019 production of “A Little Night Music.” Aspen Times file

The Aspen Music Festival and School and Theatre Aspen will present a two-night concert event celebrating the music of Richard Rodgers on Aug. 2 and 3 at the Benedict Music Tent.

“The Sweetest Sounds: The Music of Richard Rodgers” will feature the music of the legendary Rodgers and his two most frequent collaborators: Oscar Hammerstein II and Lorenz Hart. Rodgers’ prolific works include “The Sound of Music,” “Oklahoma,” “Carousel,” “Pal Joey” and “Babes In Arms.”

The partnership follows the joint production “South Pacific: In Concert” in 2019. Announced Friday, the event will feature the Aspen Festival orchestra under conductor Andy Einhorn and director Lonny Price.

Tickets will be available starting Tuesday, June 8 through the Aspen Music Festival and School box office (970-925-9042) and


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