Festivals

In addition to organizing more than 200 concerts on 60 tours each season, Classical Movements produces two international choral festivals —Ihlombe! in South Africa and Serenade! in Washington, D.C. — as well as the Prague Summer Nights: Young Artists Music Festival.

Ihlombe! South African Choral Festival

June 30 - July 18, 2018

Produced annually since 2009, this incredible, life-changing festival features a diversity of international touring choirs in extraordinary venues with enthusiastic audiences, making for what the Cape Times calls “the largest international choral gathering in South Africa.”

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Prague Summer Nights: Young Artists Music Festival

June—July, 2018

Now in its third season, fully-staged opera, directed by the legendary Sherrill Milnes, as well as orchestral concerts, chamber music, solo recitals and cabaret performed in historic halls in three of the most beautiful cities in Europe: Tábor, Prague and Salzburg.

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Serenade! Washington, D.C. Choral Festival

June—July, 2018

Established in 2011, and hailed by the Washington Post as “true harmonic convergence,” participate in enriching cultural exchanges and outreach events, workshops and performances at prestigious venues throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, including the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

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Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.

-Anonymous

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.

-James A. Michener

Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.

-Ibn Baṭūṭah

Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.

-Wendell Berry

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.

-Saint Augustine of Hippo