Music festivals and concerts

Music festivals and concerts around the world
Opera festivals
Classical music festivals, events, concerts
Les festivals de musique  Musik festivals
A guide to websites


American (USA) music festivals *

Aspen Music Festival and School
A nine-week summer classical music festival which also presents a limited number of winter concerts.

Festival del Sole, California, U.S.A.

Marlboro Chamber Music Festivals, Vermont.

Ascona Music Festiva Ascona, Switzerland.

Australian music festivals *

Australian Music Festivals

Adelaide Music Festival

Australian Festival of Chamber Music

Sydney Chamber Music Festival

Austrian music festivals *

Castle Grafenegg Music Festival 
Every year in August, audiences flock to hear great performances amid the beautiful setting of a centuries-old castle and adjacent park.

Innsbruck Summer Festival
Historically informed performances of Old Music are the focus of this festival in the Tirolean capital.

Features performances of the Concentus Musicus Wien, an ensemble performing Early Music on period instruments and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.

Salzburg Festival
Featuring opera, concerts and drama, the Salzburg Festival is one of the most outstanding classical music events today.

Summer Festival at Lake Constance
Known as the “Bregenzer Festspiele.”

Tirolean Festival Erl 
With the Tirolean mountains as an impressive backdrop, the performances of Wagner’s oeuvre are truly awe-inspiring and receive outstanding reviews.

Schubertiade Schwarzenberg
The annual meeting place for an international audience that seeks an exceptional cultural experience: hearing music performed by outstanding artists in idyllic surroundings.

Vienna Festival Weeks 
Encompassing everything from symphonic concerts and opera to theater performances and exhibitions, this significant festival spices up Vienna’s cultural life during the summer.

Operafestival St. Margarethen
An old Roman quarry is the setting for this exciting summer festival in Burgenland. International stars and popular operas guarantee a spectacular experience.

Mörbisch Festival on the Lake
The picturesque town of Mörbisch is the location of the world’s greatest operetta Festival. Once you have seen the impressive open air stage you will be captivated.

Haydn Festival
The works of Joseph Haydn is at the heart of the festival in Eisenstadt, where Hayden was head of the court ensemble at the Esterhazy castle.

The Linz Klangwolke (Cloud of Sound)
The opening event for the Bruckner Festival in Linz is a spectacle of pioneering classical music performances and electronic visualization.


Bath Mozart Festival

Bayreuth Festival. The Wagner Festival

Beethoven Festival, Bonn. Beethovenfest

Beijing Music Festival, China.

Benifaió Music Festival, Valencia, Spain.

Berlin Festival. Berliner Festspiele

Bregenz Festival/Bregenzer Festspiele

Bregenz Festival/Bregenzer Festspiele

Buxton Festival, Derbyshire, U.K.

Buenos Aires International Festival


Canada *

Celtic Harmonies
Celtic Harmonies International Festival, Québec

Chamber music festivals *

Ascona Music Festival,

Ascona, Switzerland.

Chamber music festivals around the world, a web list from Indiana University School of Music.

Marlboro Chamber Music Festivals, Vermont.

Cheltenham Festivals., U.K
HSBC Cheltenham Jazz Festival
Cheltenham Science Festival
Cheltenham Music Festival
The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival

China *

Beijing Music Festival, China.

Colmar International Festival

Concerts, events, tickets *

Tickets to concerts in European cities.

Tickets to classical music concerts in Europe, Britain, Argentina and the U.S.

Find a concert by a particular composition, composer, performer or orchsetra at a particular place and on a particular date. There are also listings and search facilities for recordings, radio stations and services of all sorts.

World Ticket Shop

London classical music, opera and dance tickets.

London. Classical music events in London. Time Out

U.S. classical music concerts. Instant

Vienna, tickets for classical music concerts. Vienna

Czech Republic *

Czech classical and jazz music festivals.

Dresden Music Festival
Music festival held during May in Germany,


Edinburgh International Festival

European Music Festivals Search
A database from Festpass. English, Italiano, Francais.


Festival del Sole, California, U.S.A.

Festival search. Searchable portal. Search by keyword.

French music festivals *

La Roque d’Anthéron
International Piano Competition of France

Orange Opera fEstival. Chorégies d’Orange
Festival de musique lyrique dans le théâtre antique d’Orange.

Future Music Festival, Australia. 


German music festivals *

Berlin Festival. Berliner Festspiele

Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival

Bonn, Beethoven-Fest

Bayreuth, Richard-Wagner-Festspiele

Berlin, Europäischer Musiksommer

Eisenstadt, Haydn Festspiele

Bregenzer Festspiele

Wiener Festwochen

Wien Modern
Festival für Neue Musik mit weiteren Infos und Rückblicken.

Gstaad, Menuhin Festival

Feldkirch, Schubertiade

Innsbruck, Festwochen Alter Musik

Bayreuther Festspiele

Glyndebourne Festival, England.


Hamburg Music Festival. Hamburger Musikfest

HighSCORE Contemporary Music Festival and Master Classes
The festival and classes are held annually in Pavia, Italy, in mid-July. It attracts emerging composers and musicians from around the world.

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
International annual festival in Yorkshire, U.K., attracting leading composers and performers. Information about events, programme, and educational activities. 


International music festivals index, from Indiana University.

Istanbul International Music Festival

International Society for Contemporary Music festivals.

Italian music festivals *

Italian music festivals.
Italiafestival  Italia

Arena Summer Festival, Rome.
Each year over 500,000 people flock to see opera in this 20,000-seat Roman arena, the world’s third largest amphitheater.

Music Fest Perugia
Music Fest Perugia is held annually in Perugia, Italy. It attracts advanced young musicians who are coached by famous professors/soloists. All students play with our excellent resident orchestra, they appear in recitals and participate in daily lessons and masterclasses. A small number of scholarships are available for the most outstanding candidates.

Ravello Classical Music Festival

Ravenna Festival

Roma Europa Festival
This event brings together music, dance, theater and visual arts with performances by over 300 artists from 20 countries in various locations throughout the city.

Rossini Opera Festival

San Remo Festival

Sferisterio Opera Festival
Associazione che cura una stagione di musica lirica presso il Teatro di Macerata; informazioni sul programma.

Spoleto Festival

Torino Music Estival
Piedmont’s famous classical music festival concentrates on the core of the classical repertory, avant-garde, jazz and world music, all at the Teatro Regio.

Verdi Festival, Parma.


Llantilio Crossenny Festival of Music and Drama, held in South Wales.

Lucerne International Festival of Music. Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne Festival Facebook page.


Marlboro Chamber Music Festivals, Vermont.

Menuhin Festival Gstaad

Midsummer Mozart Festival. San Francisco.

Munich Opera Festival. Muenchner Opern Festspiele

Organ recitals, organs & Oberammergau Tours


Prague Spring International Music Festival

Proms Festival, London.

BBC Proms Archive
Explore the database of BBC Proms concert programmes from 1895 to the present day. 


Romania *

Icon Arts
The International Contemporary Arts Academy Festival in Sibiu/Romania and Rome/Italy.
Since 2002 The ICon Arts Academia summer classes organized in Sibiu (Romania) have gained a solid reputation for their exceptional teachers.

Russian music festivals *

St. Petersburg Music Guide: Musical Festivals in St. Petersburg

Russia’s Top 8 music festivals and their audiences

Music Festivals Russia 2017 –

Music festivals in Russia – Wikipedia


Saltzburg Festival
The Salzburg Festival (Salzburger Festspiele) is a prominent festival of music and drama established in 1920. It is held each summer (for five weeks starting in late July) within the Austrian town of Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Polzer Ticket Info. 
Salzburg. Karten/ Tickets. Salzburger Festspiele/ Festspielkarten. The leading address concerning tickets for the Salzburg Festival.

Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival

Schlern International Music Festival and Summer School
Chamber music, solo performances and a summer school in the Italian Alps. The festival  uniquely combines teaching by some of the finest musicians with the practical benefits for students of intense concert schedules.

Seoul International Computer Music Festival [SICMF]
SICMF, held annually since 1993, is one of the biggest electro-acoustic music festivals in Asia, and also internationally well-known.

Seviqc Brezice
Seviqc Brežice Festival offers a superb series of Early Music concerts.Prominent international artists play in the most beautiful venues of Slovene cultural heritage.

Sion Valais International Music Festival
his Festival, set in the Swiss Alps, takes place every year during the months of August and September. With Shlomo Mintz as its artistic director. The Festival offers each year an array of excellent concerts and internationally renowned musicians. Every two years, the Festival also presents its international violin competition, presided by Shlomo Mintz.

Spoleto Festival, Italy

St Petersburg at your fingertips.
A culture, events, festival and entertainment portal.  Includes the  White Nights festival.

South American festivals.

Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival, Vienna,
hosted by VIA MUSICA (Vienna International Association for Music and Culture Exchange).

Swiss music festivals *

Ascona Music Festival, Ascona

Lucerne International Festival of Music

Verbier Festival and Academy, Vevey.

Sydney Chamber Music Festival


Tanglewood music on the lawn.


UK music festivals *

U. K. festivals.

Wikipedia list of music festivals in the United Kingdom.

Aldeburgh Music Festival

Bath Mozart Festival

Buxton Festival, Derbyshire, U.K.

Cheltenham Festivals., U.K

Edinburgh International Festival

Glyndebourne Festival

Grange Park Opera

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Lake District Summer Music
An annual international festival and summer school presenting artists performing and offering master classes and coaching.

Proms Festival, London.

Spitalfields Music Festival

Tete a Tete
Tête à Tête has been developing and performing operas throughout the UK and abroad since 1998. Since 2007, the company has also welcomed over 100 guest companies and artists.


Verbier Festival and Academy, Vevey, Switzerland

Verona Opera Festival

Vienna Festival. Weiner Festwochen


World Tango Festival, Argentina.

Wien Modern Music Festival


Youth music festivals *

European Youth Music Festival

Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival Vienna
The SCL Festival Vienna is Austria’s premier global youth music festival for choirs , bands and orchestras.