Aaron Copland: The World of an Uncommon Man

July 5 - August 2, 2015

Aaron Copland was largely responsible for creating the 'American sound'; capturing in music the spirit of a diverse and vibrant nation. What influenced his artistic development and how did his experiences help craft this perspective?

Interlochen Center for the Arts presents a multi-disciplinary festival celebrating the composer's visits to Interlochen in 1967 and 1970. Be immersed in the world of one of America's quintessential artists with a range of performances, including opera, orchestral, chamber, film screenings,and lectures, as well as dance and musical theatre presentations.

Highlights include performances by the Emerson String Quartet, violinist James Ehnes, soprano Christine Brewer, the Martha Graham Dance Company, concert performances of Copland's opera, The Tender Land, and much more.

This summer, we invite you to to discover the world of a truly uncommon American artist. Join us!

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View archived photos from Aaron Copland's visits to Interlochen