Salida Aspen Concerts announces 2018 season

Salida Aspen Concerts is ushering in its 42nd season with a six-concert series featuring world-class musicians from the Aspen Music Festival and School.
This year’s must-see lineup includes performances by American Brass Quintet, Anton Nel and Leonard Bernstein’s one-act opera, Trouble in Tahiti.
“We’re thrilled to have such a diverse ensemble for our 2018 season,” said Salida Aspen Concerts president Molly Walker.
Salida Aspen Concerts 2018 season program is as follows:

Saturday, July 7
Orli Shaham, piano
Underwritten by Diesslin Structures, Inc.

Saturday, July 14
American Brass Quintet
Underwritten by High Country Bank

Saturday, July 21 (Buena Vista)
Music from the Center for Advanced Quartet Studies
Underwritten by Collegiate Peaks Bank

Saturday, July 28
Anton Nel, piano, and friends
Underwritten by Elise Backinger and Kent Strickland

Saturday, August 4
Leonard Bernstein one-act opera: Trouble in Tahiti
Underwritten by Attorneys of Chaffee County

Saturday, August 11
Hung-Kun Chen, piano
In Memory of Susan Williams
Underwritten by the Board of Salida Concerts, Inc.

All performances will be held at the Salida High School Auditorium, except for the Center for Advanced Quartet Studies on July 21, which will be held at Clearview Community Church, 457 Rodeo Road, Buena Vista.

Tickets are $15 for adults, with free admittance for students. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., followed by a pre-concert talk at 6:45 p.m. Performance begins at performance at 7:30 p.m. Tickets and more information are available at

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