Aspen Music Fest postpones ticket sales for winter events

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Inon Barnatan is scheduled to open the Aspen Music Festival Winter Concert Series at Harris Concert Hall on February 10.
Marco Borggreve / Courtesy of AMF

The Aspen Music Festival will delay the January 10 on-sale date for tickets to its Winter Music Recital series at the Paepcke Auditorium and its “Met: Live in HD” simulcasts at the Wheeler Opera House, citing Aspen region’s soaring coronavirus infection rate.

“We are still anticipating them and will be announcing sales and concert protocols closer to the events,” read a Music Fest announcement. “Watch for updates the week of January 17th.”

The recital series is scheduled to begin February 10 with a performance by pianist Inon Barnatan, while the three-part Metropolitan Opera series is scheduled to begin February 8.

Meanwhile, the Music Fest opens its first series of virtual recitals Aspen Armchair Concerts on Monday January 10 and Tuesday January 11 with free online performances from Aspen favorites the Jupiter String Quartet and pianist Stephen Hough, each of which can be viewed. for three days. Access the Music Fest virtual stage on

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