Kirkland, WA, and Aspen, CO - Jul 31, 2007 - Neural Audio and THX will provide their Neural-THX Surround sound technology for the first surround broadcast from the Aspen Music Festival and School. This exclusive classical concert will be produced as a two-hour special on the Classical Public Radio Network (CPRN), with its first broadcast on Aug. 16, 2007, at 8 p.m. MT.
Conductor James Conlon leads the Aspen Chamber Orchestra in an exciting concert featuring three cornerstone Beethoven works: the Leonore Overture No. 3, op. 72b; the Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, op. 37; and the Symphony No. 5 in C minor, op. 67. Sharing the Aspen stage with Conlon will be pianist Andreas Haefliger. National radio personality Monika Vischer will host the concert presentation of the performance and interviews with Conlon and Haefliger.
The surround presentation will be rebroadcast several times during the year over the Classical Public Radio Network's 60-station national network. The Aspen Music Festival and School presents more than 350 events during its nine-week summer season. The Festival's 58th season runs June 21 to Aug. 19, 2007.