Maestro Lorin Maazel – 1930-2014

The Castleton Festival is sad to announce the passing of its founder and artistic director, the conductor, composer, musician and mentor Maestro Lorin Maazel. ? Maestro Maazel died on July 13, 2014 in, Virginia, from complications following pneumonia. Maestro Maazel had been at his home, Castleton Farms, rehearsing and preparing for his annual Castleton Festival…. Read More »

 

Guest Artists Join Castleton Festival 2014 Lineup

GUEST ARTISTS JOIN CASTLETON FESTIVAL 2014 LINEUP Donald Runnicles joins as guest conductor Maria Tucci, Dylan Baker, Patrick Breen star in reading of Don Juan in Hell June 18, 2014, Castleton, VA – The Castleton Festival’s Founder, Artistic Director and Composer in Residence, Maestro Lorin Maazel, is welcoming several new guest artists to the roster… Read More »

 

Update on Maestro Maazel

Maestro Lorin Maazel greets Paçalin Pavaci, concertmaster of the Castleton Festival. On Wednesday, June 11, 2014, his third day leading his conducting master classes, Maestro Maazel worked with the 55-member Castleton Festival Orchestra and 15 master class conducting fellows and associates. Photo credit: Sara Cohn MESSAGE FROM DIETLINDE TURBAN MAAZEL, FOUNDER and ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR,… Read More »

 

Castleton Festival Awarded Grants from NEA, RAAC

Castleton Festival Awarded Grants from NEA, RAAC May 30, 2014, Castleton, VA – The Castleton Festival, conductor Lorin Maazel’s summer residency program for young professionals and a four-week festival of music and opera based in Rappahannock County, Virginia, has been awarded two grants to support its 2014 programs. A $30,000 grant from the NEA (National… Read More »

 

New Independent Nonprofit, Formation of Board of Directors, Grants Secure Castleton Festival’s Future

The Castleton Festival Celebrates its Fifth Season: July 3-28, 2013 Announces New Independent Nonprofit, Formation of Board of Directors, Grants to Secure Festival’s Future in DC Region’s Art Scene Festival Founded by Maazels Expands Opportunities for Young Artists, Audiences June 25, 2013, Castleton, VA – As the Castleton Festival (July 3-28) prepares performances to honor… Read More »

 

Castleton Fifth Season

RENOWNED CASTLETON-BRED ARTISTS TO PERFORM IN FESTIVAL’S 5th ANNIVERSARY SEASON Otello, The Girl of the Golden West, La Voix Humaine; Mahler, Britten, Tchaikovsky, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Chamber Music, new works, and more WEDNESDAY, JULY 3 — SUNDAY, JULY 28, 2013 Tickets On Sale Monday, April 1 WASHINGTON and CASTLETON, VA – World-renowned singers, many of… Read More »

 
 
 

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