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ABOUT

It all began in 1997 in a Theatre built on the site of an old chicken coop inhabited by fifteen thousand hens…. World famous conductor Lorin Maazel invited his friends Mstislav Rostropovich and Yefim Bronfman to inaugurate his tiny “Globe Theatre.” 12 years later, an Opera Festival was born... More About Castleton





Castleton Crescendo
  • Castleton Festival growing the arts

    Arts education will expand its reach in the Piedmont this summer due to a $20,000 gift from The Jack K...

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  • Castleton Festival Receives $20,000 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Good Neighbor Grant

    The Castleton Festival announced that it has been awarded $20,000 as a 2015 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Good Neighbor Grant recipient. They were among the 5% of winning applicants. The Good Neighbor...

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  • Sounds of Spring Concert by the Dancing Heart Ensemble

    On Sunday, April 26, the Dancing Heart Ensemble (flute, piano and percussion) will perform an eclectic program of classical and contemporary works at the Castleton Festival at 4:00 pm
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  • Founders of the Castleton Festival Receive Outstanding Virginian Award From State Legislature

    Lorin and Dietlinde Maazel, founders of the Castleton Festival in Castleton, Virginia were honored today
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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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