Author Archives: Classictic


Chateau de Fontainebleau (cc)
in Music Destinations

Open-Air Opera at the Castles of France

The castles of France inspire dreams of other eras, of summertime strolls through courtly gardens and elegant entertainment. The Opéra en Plein Air Festival gives opera fans the opportunity to indulge these fantasies with a healthy addition of contemporary flair.

12 May 2016
Golden Hall of the Musikverein, Vienna © Photographer: Stefou (Flickr)
in Classical World, Fun Facts

New Year’s Day with the Vienna Philharmonic

The New Year’s Concert in Vienna’s Musikverein is Europe’s answer to Times Square. Tickets to the New Year’s Day performance by the Vienna Philharmonic are almost as coveted and hard to secure as a place in heaven, but millions follow the festivities through television broadcasts in over 90 countries.

31 Dec 2015
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