Leave it to Ludwig

Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek

Leave It To Ludwig

April 8, 2017

A NEW Spring Family Concert

Thank you to everyone who came to experience the first-ever Bravo! Vail Spring Family Concert!

The hour-long program, Leave It to Ludwig, featured the music and stories of one of the greatest composers of all time—Ludwig van Beethoven.

Click the button below to see all of the fun and engaging programs for kids and families at Bravo! Vail.

Programs for Kids & Families

Parking at the Vilar Performing Arts Center

Free parking is available in the Elk and Bear lots after 1:00PM at the base of the entrances to Beaver Creek. Complimentary shuttles run regularly to Beaver Creek Village. 

Paid ($10) parking is available at the Villa Montane Garage directly across from the Vilar Performing Arts Center. The Ford Hall Garage is also located in the Beaver Creek Village. You must mention Bravo! Vail or Leave it to Ludwig to get this special pricing when you arrive. 

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    Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek

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    04:00 PM

    Leave it to Ludwig

    In the fantastical and funny Leave it to Ludwig, Ludwig van Beethoven magically appears to help a young pianist master the maestro’s music. Full of true stories from Beethoven’s life and dramatic excerpts from his compelling string quartets and piano music, this one-hour performance is a perfect opportunity for kids ages six and up and their families to discover the joys of live classical music. $5 for adults, kids and students are FREE.


Inside the Music: An Interview with Bruce Adolphe

An interview with the creator of Bravo! Vail’s Spring Family Concert - Tyrannosaurus Sue: A Cretaceous Concerto

Q: As a composer, what is unique about your approach to creating works that are specifically intended for family audiences?A: Family audiences are inspiring to write for because it is a unique opportunity to have several generations (often three gene

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Bruce Adolphe, Director of Family Concerts, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

A renowned composer whose music is performed throughout the world, Bruce Adolphe is also the author of several books on music, an innovative educator, and a versatile performer.

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Jenny Chen presents a new generation of performers. Her passionate artistry expresses her individuality and sincerity about music.

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"Exquisitely well trained, supremely blended, and broadly intelligent in their playing, Zorá Quartet makes you stop and listen very closely to their sound..." - Calgary Herald

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