The long summer months are the off-season for classical music performances and their regular venues. Musical highlights are nevertheless in full swing, taking place in different locations, and during specialized festivals.
The relaxed or romantic appeal of some festivals' countryside settings, combined with the opportunity to hear accomplished musicians in a different environment offers its very own kind of attraction. Also, many festivals have been lauded for their positive effect on their often remote host communities which they liven up with their concert schedules and many out-of-town guests. In addition to the evening concerts, some festivals also provide a chance for professional studies during the daytime.
This series will explore some of the most interesting festivals in the US and abroad.
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