A Blazing “Galileo’s Torch” at Castleton

James Reston, internationally famous author and historian, has transformed his best selling biography Galileo: A Life into a mesmerizing multi-faceted and  multi-media play. Castleton in Performance will stage the innovative production on Friday, July 28, at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, July 29, at 7:00 p.m.; and Sunday, July 30, at 5:00 p.m. For more than 400 years the… Read More »

 

Explore the Life and Music of Miles Davis

Grammy-Nominated John Hasse and the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra Explore the Life and Music of Miles Davis During the 20th Anniversary of the Castleton in Performance Season Castleton, Va. (Oct. 15, 2016)—Grammy nominated music historian Dr. John Hasse will be joined by members of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra (SJMO) Octet as they perform and discuss the… Read More »

 

Bandoneon Virtuoso Jofre and his Hard Tango Chamber Band perform at Castleton

Bandoneon Virtuoso Jofre and his Hard Tango Chamber Band perform at Castleton Castleton, VA (December 21, 2015) — Castleton in Performance (CiP) will present JP Jofre and the Hard Tango Chamber Band on February 21 at 4 p.m. The first few notes that signal the trapped heat of tango can only be produced by the bandoneon…. Read More »

 

Castleton Festival Announces Temporary Hiatus for Summer 2016

CEO and Artistic Director Dietlinde Turban Maazel, Director of the Castleton Artists Training Seminar Stanford Olsen, and the board of directors of the Castleton Festival announce a temporary hiatus for the summer of 2016. Castleton’s leadership team will use this interim time to build a solid financial foundation for the Festival for continued growth in… Read More »

 

The Barnes & Hampton Celtic Consort Performs Traditional Holiday Music

  Press Contact:  Marc Apter, 301-904-3690, marca@castletonfestival.org Contact Apter for advance interviews and more photos The Barnes & Hampton Celtic Consort Performs Traditional Holiday Music Castleton Theatre, Sunday, December 20 Castleton, VA (December 8) -The Barnes & Hampton Celtic Consort led by Linn Barnes and Allison Hampton, will transport the sounds of the holiday season, 4 p.m. Sunday,… Read More »

 

The Castleton Festival Announces Summer 2016 Season

Contact Marc Apter marca@castletonfestival.org, 301-904-3690, to arrange interviews with Dietlinde Maazel, Rafael Payare and others.  Additional photos available as well.   THE CASTLETON FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2016 SEASON More than 22 Performances over Five Weekends, July 1 through 31, 2016 Bluegrass and Fireworks • New Production of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro • Encore Production… Read More »

 

July 12 Tribute Performance to the late Maestro Maazel Beethoven’s Ninth And World Premiere of Maazel’s Posthumous Work

July 12 Tribute Performance to the late Maestro Maazel Beethoven’s Ninth And World Premiere of Maazel’s Posthumous Work Castleton, VA (June 22, 2015) — The 2015 season marks the first Festival since the passing of its founder, Maestro Lorin Maazel, in July 2014. The Castleton Festival presents a classical tribute to the late founder on… Read More »

 

Live Video Streaming of All Major Castleton Performances

Castleton, VA (June 29, 2015) — For the first time ever, the Castleton Festival will be live streaming all major performances—from operas to symphonies to Jazz at Lincoln Center — beginning with Roméo et Juliette, Friday, July 3 at 8 p.m. This groundbreaking access makes the Castleton Festival the first mid-Atlantic classical summer music festival… Read More »

 
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