Open Air Brevard

Head for the Brevard Music Center in Brevard, NC for summer festival concerts.
Learn more about this year's festival and concerts at the Brevard Music Center website.

Jean-Yves Thibaudet brings joins the Brevard Music Center Orchestra

A French-inspired evening of music, featuring "gentleman, poet and pianist" Jean-Yves Thibaudet.


One of the world's most popular piano concertos in the classical repertoire - a triumphant and electrifying masterpiece.


Matthias Bamert leads the Brevard Music Center Orhestra in a majestic orchestration depicting an epic journey climbing an alpine mountain.


Keith Lockhart conducts the Brevard Music Center Orchestra in Mahler's great symphonic achievement. Soprano Nicole Cabell joins the stage to perform in Strauss' Four Last Songs.


Keith Lockhart closes the Brevard Music Center season with works by Aldridge, Vaughan-Williams and Beethoven.


The Brevard Music Center welcomes back pianist Garrick Ohlsson to play Brahms’ massive Concerto No. 1 with the Brevard Music Center Orchestra and Artistic Director Keith Lockhart conducting.


Violinist Anne Akiko-Myers tackles the challenging Tzigane by Maurice Ravel, and charming arrangements of music by Gershwin, Piazzolla and others. Keith Lockhart leads the talented students of the Brevard Sinfonia.


Two emotional, energetic, and impassioned works with a performance by one of today’s most exciting young artists.


Elegant interpretation and refined beauty reign supreme in three treasured works by Germany’s great master of symphonic style. Famed Brahms expert Matthias Bamert returns to the WPA stage with acclaimed violinist Liza Ferschtman.


The thrilling conclusion to another season of Open Air Brevard features soloist Mayuko Kamio performing Mendelssohn’s beloved Violin Concerto in E Minor, bookended by Eight Russian Folksongs by Anatole Liadov and the Symphonic Dances by Rachmaninoff.