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Castleton Plans New Season, Welcomes new Summer Jazz Academy in 2015
Aug 18, 2014

Castleton Plans New Season, Welcomes new Summer Jazz Academy in 2015 August 18, 2014, Rappahannock County, Virginia -- With support from the Virginia and greater Washington arts community, international artists, the Maazel family, and its audiences, the Castleton Festival will return in 2015 with a new season honoring the life and legacy of its founder, Maestro Lorin Maazel. In 2015, Castleton will again bring together internationall...

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At Castleton Festival, young composer’s symphony is given its premier
Jul 15, 2013

Conductor Lorin Maazel is seeing his dream come true as the Castleton Festival, nestled in the Piedmont hills of Virginia, celebrates its fifth anniversary. On Sunday, Maazel introduced the afternoon’s orchestral concert with a plug for a new competition, for composers younger than 25 to have their works premiered at the festival. (Castleton already supports a summer training program for young musicians headed for professional ca...

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‘Girl of the Golden West’ gives audiences sound and sight to revel in
Jul 8, 2013

‘Girl of the Golden West’ gives audiences sound and sight to revel in The Washington Post - Anne Midgette They’ve added road signs. When you’re driving west on Route 211, looking for your turnoff, a blue highway sign appears, helpfully informing you that this is the way to the Castleton Festival; and the signs continue along the winding country roads through Rappahannock County. Gone are the days when te...

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Castleton Festival 2013 Announces 5th Anniversary Program
Nov 12, 2012

  CASTLETON FESTIVAL 2013 ANNOUNCES 5th ANNIVERSARY PROGRAM THE GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST , a new staging of Puccini's opera masterpiece with the renowned Italian stage director Giandomenico Vaccari; Verdi’s OTELLO in Sir Peter Hall’s Glyndebourne production; LA VOIX HUMAINE double bill, a first-ever coupling of the Cocteau play and Poulenc opera; MOSTLY MAHLER , a concert series featuring the...

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Viva La Musica - Gala Benefit - May 19, 2012
May 1, 2012

Viva La Musica a gala benefit to support the Castleton Artists Training Seminar (C.A.T.S.) will be held on Saturday, May 19th at the Embassy of Italy.  For tickets visit www.castletonfestival.org or call 202-721-0020.

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