Founded in 2009 by Maestro Lorin and Dietlinde Turban Maazel, the Castleton Festival introduced classical music, theater and opera performed by the stars of tomorrow, working with established artists, to the rolling hills of Rappahannock County, Virginia. The Castleton Festival is distinct among other festivals in the Greater Washington region because of its combined roles as a producing entity, a modern performance venue and, most importantly, a mentoring program for young artists and theater professionals... More About Castleton

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  • The Castleton Festival Announces Summer 2015 Season

    Dietlinde Turban Maazel, the Castleton Festival’s new Artistic Director and Executive Director, today announced plans for the Festival’s seventh season, which will take place July 2-August 2, 2015...

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  • Castleton in Performance Fall 2014 Season

    The Castleton Festival will present four programs this fall as part of its 2014 Castleton in Performance (CiP) series: J.S. Bach: A Three-Part Invention with pianist Stefano Greco and Col. John Bourge...

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  • Castleton Plans New Season, Welcomes new Summer Jazz Academy in 2015

    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...

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  • 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.

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  • REVIEW: Don Giovanni at Castleton Festival

    Don Giovanni lives! – unrepentant and unleashed – at Castleton Festival. The Festival has delivered the story of the world’s most famous reprobate with a terrific company, whose members pull off...

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