Welcome to the Staunton Music Festival's 21st season!

This year’s program is sure to dazzle, delight and astound you. Highlights include a staged presentation of Handel’s rarely-heard opera Hercules; world premieres by composers-in-residence; a day of Mozart, culminating with the Requiem on period instruments; music by everyone from Monteverdi to Gershwin and from Bach's Fifth Brandenburg to Bartok's Sonata for Pianos and Percussion. With 30 concerts over 10 days, there is something for every music lover to enjoy. We invite to you to join us and RETHINK CLASSICAL!


BROCHURE: Click here to view, download, or request the current season's brochure.


During the Summer Festival, most days include 1-2 free daytime offerings (for which tickets are not required) followed by a longer evening concert. Tickets are available individually by concert (see below) or as part of a discounted package. Consider the Annual Pass (save 15% on Spring, Summer, and Fall events) or Summer Pass (save 10%).  For more information on Season Passes as well as seating options at specific events, visit the TICKETS / PASSES page.



SUMMER PASS - NOTE: Summer Passes are now available only at GEN ADMISSION pricing (RESERVED is sold out!). 

SAVE 10% on admission to all 12 regular events in August 2018; available in General Admission ($236) pricing level (does not include the Nightcaps and Moses Memorial Lecture) - Reserved Section passes are sold out