In Your Own Backyard

Summer serves up classical music across the country.

ORFORD FESTIVAL (Orford (Québec), QC) is held in the heart of a natural park on the mountain that bears the same name. The 2010 season includes over one hundred incredible public events and performances of the highest calibre. Enjoy the passion and endless energy of young orchestral musicians as well as the infinite talent of brilliant artists such as Oliver Jones, Aldo Ciccolini, Anton Kuerti and Kent Nagano conducting the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal.
June 18-August 15
arts-orford.org
Tickets: 800.567.6155 x232

LE DOMAINE FORGET (Saint-Irénée, QC) invites music lovers everywhere to a program of over sixty events including classical music concerts, jazz nights, dance performances, musical brunches and so much more, presented against the majestic backdrop of Charlevoix County. Over the last 30 years, Domaine Forget has presented more than 750 remarkable concerts.
June 12-August 29
domaineforget.com
Tickets: 888.336.7438

CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL (San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato) draws aficionados each August from the US, Europe and Latin America to the largest chamber music festival in Mexico, nestled in an old-world-style small city in the Sierra Madre Mountains at an elevation of 6,000 feet. This firmly established festival is recognized as the premier Chamber Music Festival in Latin America for the caliber and creativity of the musicians presented.
July 30-August 15
festivalsanmiguel.com
Tickets: (52) 415.154.8722

VIVA VIVALDI INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL (Mexico City, Distrito Federal)
features internationally renowned artists from around the world, with the
festival presenting nearly 200 outstanding classical concerts, theater and
dance performances, and literary events at the spectacular Orientación
Theatre and other top venues in the heart of Mexico's cultural center. In
addition to Vivaldi, Handel, Haydn, and Mendelssohn works are honored and
well represented.
July 16-August 16
vivavivaldi.com
Tickets: (52) 55.5325.9000

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