Wintergreen Weekend

august 3-5, 2018

THE MOTHER OF ALL SYMPHONIES: BEETHOVEN’S NINTH

Weekend passes are just $105 for full access to every musical event. Check out our sample itineraries below. Want to bring the family? Learn more here!

 Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall

Friday, August 3

In our morning seminar, pianist Peter Marshall reminds us that It’s not all about the pros as he explores the role of those who play ‘for the love of it’ in the world of classical music.  

In the afternoon, stop by a concert featuring our talented Academy musicians.

Check out the final Festive Fridays concert at 7:30 pm – jazz, folk, and classical come together in this intimate evening of chamber music.

 Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven

Saturday, August 4

Behind the scenes of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony: Peter Marshall shares everything you need to know before listening to it in our casual morning Music 101 session.

Pack a picnic and go for a hike.

Sit back and enjoy the mother of all symphonies: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 (the Ode to Joy one) with full orchestra and chorus. On. Top. Of. A. Mountain.

 MountainTop Masterworks

MountainTop Masterworks

Sunday, August 5

Can’t get enough Beethoven? We know. Bring the family for a fun musical exploration of Beethoven’s life during our final Coffee & Kids concert.

Drop by Devils Backbone for lunch.

One last chance to hear the powerful and inspiring piece about brotherhood and unity: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with full orchestra and chorus, conducted by Erin Freeman herself!


Festival attendees have access to a very special discount:

Call Wintergreen Resort at 855-491-1486 or visit their website to take advantage of 20% off daily lodging rates. Just mention that you're attending the Festival. Schedule your getaway today!


View all events happening throughout the weekend below.

View all events happening throughout the weekend below. With a Weekend Pass, you can easily attend them all!* Or, bring the family with our new Family Pack options. We've made it easy for you to enjoy a musical weekend getaway.   

*Rehearsals open to Festival Season Passholders and Circle Level Donors only