Music Destinations


Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin © LH Wong Classical Venues / Music Destinations

In the three decades following the WWII destruction of all of its main musical venues, the city of Berlin focused on the reconstruction and restoration of these important cultural centers. In some cases, you see faithful reproductions of past architecture, while in others you see striking modernist departures.


Santa Maria del Mar - Barcelona © Faris Algosaibi Music Destinations

We would like to plead for a kinder, gentler way to experience the remarkable array of buildings produced throughout history in the name of religion. A concert in a church is an ideal way to relieve your tourist angst, and steer clear of the “been there, done that, took a selfie” mentality.


Orchestra of automatons, 19th century. Museu de la música, Barcelona © Photo: Amador Alvarez Music Destinations

Whether you’re a music enthusiast or simply traveling again to a city you already know, a visit to a music museum is a fascinating way to pass the time and experience a city beyond the usual tourist destinations.


La Sainte Chapelle, Paris, France © Photo: Dr Zoidberg (Flickr) Music Destinations

A classical music performance is not only a chance to skip the lines for many points of interest. As the music interacts with the space, the memory you take home is more vivid and complete.



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