Music Festival benefit: Bernstein on Broadway
The Aspen Music Festival and School will bring Broadway musicals to the mountains this weekend for the festival’s annual summer benefit concert.The concert, which will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Benedict Music Tent in Aspen, will feature songs and music from acclaimed American composer Leonard Bernstein. Bernstein, who died in 1990, is best known for his hit musicals, including “West Side Story,” “On the Town” and “Candide.”Songs from Bernstein’s works will be performed on Saturday by Broadway star Judy Kaye, who won a Best Actress Tony Award in 1998 for her performance in “Phantom of the Opera.” Kaye will join students from the festival’s vocal performance program and the festival’s chamber orchestra for the performance. Aspen Music Director David Zinman will conduct.”David [Zinman] loves Bernstein’s music,” festival director of communications Laura Smith said. “He’s known for leading orchestras in more ‘high-minded’ work, but this is also a passion. It should be a real treat.”The benefit will include pre-concert and intermission hospitality, including hors d’oeuvres, drinks, desserts and a silent auction. A Disney Cruise, signature Christopher Walling jewelry, a musical dinner for 20 featuring violinist Joshua Bell, and evening rentals of the Elk Mountain Lodge and The Little Nell will be available through the auction.Tickets for the benefit can be purchased through the Gondola Building Box Office at the base of Aspen Mountain or by phone at 925-9042. Ticket prices range from $50 to $500.Eben Harrell’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org
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