Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

PT in Residence at the Aspen Music Festival: Day 5

The Performance Today road crew: audio engineer Corey Schreppel, producer Suzanne Schaffer, host Fred Child, and photographer/videographer Nate Ryan
The Performance Today road crew: audio engineer Corey Schreppel, producer Suzanne Schaffer, host Fred Child, and photographer/videographer Nate Ryan APM photo/Nate Ryan
20min 15sec : Interview with Steven Osborne
18min 18sec : Interview with Aspen student piano quartet

All this week, Performance Today is on location at the Aspen Music Festival. Recently, Fred Child was onstage at Harris Concert Hall for An Evening with Performance Today. Come listen to more music and conversation from that event, featuring pianist Steven Osborne and a student piano quartet. Plus, check out videos of student buskers, and photos from the breathtaking Maroon Bells.













Fred on music and nature

Fred discusses dichotomies in music and nature at Crate Lake, just outside of Aspen.

The Cooper Street Brass

The Cooper Street Brass busking on the streets of downtown Aspen.

Busking violists

Violists Bethany Hargreaves and Chloe Thominet busking on the streets of downtown Aspen.

Host Fred Child talks with Scottish pianist Steven Osborne at Harris Concert Hall
Host Fred Child talks with Scottish pianist Steven Osborne at Harris Concert Hall APM photo/Nate Ryan
Pianist Steven Osborne plays two Impromptus by Franz Schubert
Pianist Steven Osborne plays two Impromptus by Franz Schubert APM photo/Nate Ryan
The final onstage guests for 'An Evening with Performance Today.' A student piano quartet from the Aspen Music Festival and School, featuring violinist William Hagen, pianist Carmen Knoll, cellist Zlatomir Fung, and violist Jossalyn Jensen.
The final onstage guests for 'An Evening with Performance Today.' A student piano quartet from the Aspen Music Festival and School, featuring violinist William Hagen, pianist Carmen Knoll, cellist Zlatomir Fung, and violist Jossalyn Jensen. APM photo/Nate Ryan
The quartet playing the first movement of a piano quartet by Antonin Dvorak
The quartet playing the first movement of a piano quartet by Antonin Dvorak APM photo/Nate Ryan
The Cooper Street Brass busking on the streets of downtown Aspen
The Cooper Street Brass busking on the streets of downtown Aspen APM photo/Nate Ryan
Fred Child with buskers; violists Bethany Hargreaves and Chloe Thominet
Fred Child with buskers; violists Bethany Hargreaves and Chloe Thominet APM photo/Nate Ryan
The inside of Chloe Thominet's viola case collects both mementos and change from playing in public
The inside of Chloe Thominet's viola case collects both mementos and change from playing in public APM photo/Nate Ryan
Maroon Lake just outside of Aspen, Colo., with the Maroon Bells visible in the distance
Maroon Lake just outside of Aspen, Colo., with the Maroon Bells visible in the distance APM photo/Nate Ryan
A moose decides to lie down on the trail to Crater Lake at the Maroon Bells
A moose decides to lie down on the trail to Crater Lake at the Maroon Bells APM photo/Nate Ryan
Audio engineer Corey Schreppel and Fred Child hike to a remote recording location at the Maroon Bells.
Audio engineer Corey Schreppel and Fred Child hike to a remote recording location at the Maroon Bells. APM photo/Nate Ryan
Aspen trees in front of the Maroon Bells
Aspen trees in front of the Maroon Bells APM photo/Nate Ryan
The view approaching Crater Lake, where we recorded the final Performance Today segment during our Aspen Music Festival residency
The view approaching Crater Lake, where we recorded the final Performance Today segment during our Aspen Music Festival residency APM photo/Nate Ryan
Host Fred Child
Host Fred Child APM photo/Nate Ryan
Radio crew on the move: producer Suzanne Schaffer, audio engineer Corey Schreppel and host Fred Child hike to Crater Lake
Radio crew on the move: producer Suzanne Schaffer, audio engineer Corey Schreppel and host Fred Child hike to Crater Lake APM photo/Nate Ryan
A thunderstorm threatens in the distance
A thunderstorm threatens in the distance APM photo/Nate Ryan
A fellow hiker on the trail
A fellow hiker on the trail APM photo/Nate Ryan
Maroon Lake at the Maroon Bells
Maroon Lake at the Maroon Bells APM photo/Nate Ryan
Watching an elk migration in Snowmass, Colo.
Watching an elk migration in Snowmass, Colo. APM photo/Nate Ryan
Elk in Snowmass, Colo.
Elk in Snowmass, Colo. APM photo/Nate Ryan
Fred Child in Snowmass, Colo.
Fred Child in Snowmass, Colo. APM photo/Nate Ryan