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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  • Music as a Common Ground

    For their ongoing gift to the arts in the Piedmont, Lorin and Dietlinde Maazel are the Outstanding Virginians of 2015. Tuesday in Richmond, Gov. Terry McAuliffe honored the couple at a special lunc...

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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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  • 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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