Where to Catch some (Classical) Music Around the World
Collected by Charu Suri
Van Baerlestraat 27, 1071 AN Amsterdam, Netherlands
25 Eisenhower Ave, Port Townsend, WA 98368, USA
Chamber Music in a barn--no, really, it's not a joke! Classical musicians really do perform in this barn on the Olympic Peninsula, For almost thirty years now, summers in the countryside across Puget Sound from Seattle have been synonymous with...
Prinsengracht 323, 1016 GZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Grachtenfestival is a week-long outdoor classical music festival held every August in Amsterdam. World-famous musicians, ensembles and new talent perform in locations around the city. The festival's grand finale, the free Prinsengracht Concert, is...
Catherine St, London WC2B 5JF, UK
The West End in London is famous for its theatre. If you're ever in town, you simply must catch a show. But why not enjoy a play or musical and experience a piece of history at the same time. The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane started life way back in...
33 Qingbo Rd, Yuexiu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
Located on the prestigious Ersha Island, Xing Hai Concert Hall (also called Xin Chai) is a top location for high class musical performances. This intimate venue does not have a bad seat in the house and ticket prices are reasonable, and arguably...
Getreidegasse 9, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
It didn’t take long for the world to realize that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was the ultimate wunderkind. At age five he was already performing in front of courts around Europe, taking his talents to the most illustrious concert halls. This is...
215 N Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30601, USA
The Georgia Theatre is an Athens classic, hosting concerts for decades. However, until recently, your feet stuck to the floor and you were afraid to go upstairs. Then, two years ago, Athens awoke to its downtown landmark engulfed in flames. It was...
10 Place de l'Opéra, 75009 Paris, France
You don't need to understand French to understand opera and, anyway, these days most of the performances at the Opera Garnier are dance. Everything from the contemporary Jerome Robbins to the classic Nureyev, the sublime Pina Bausch to the...
Hofstallgasse 1, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
The Salzburg Festival is one of the most prestigious assemblies of artists in the world. Each summer, it brings the elite in music and theatre to the charming city where they contend for their audience’s favor. Salzburg becomes a buzzing hub for...
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