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.


In a rebroadcast of the season 2017 opener, 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.


Keith Lockhart leads the Brevard Music Center Orchestra in a performance of Bartok's virtuosic Concerto for Orchestra. Olga Kern plays one of Rachmaninoff's most famous works. 


Itamar Zorman joins the Brevard Music Center Orchestra in a concert featuring Berg's final composition and Beethoven's idyllic Sixth Symphony.


Pianist Dasol Kim opens this program of works by Mozart and Elgar. Lang-Lessing conducts the students of the Brevard Sinfonia.


Hear the Brevard Music Center Orchestra perform a concert of Romantic masterworks under the leadership of Matthias Bamert. Pianist Yekwon Sunwoo takes the stage for Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor.


Pianist Norman Krieger, the Brevard Music Center Orchestra, and conductor Keith Lockhart join together to celebrate the legacy of Leonard Bernstein. With works by Barber, Debussy, bookended by Sibelius' Symphony No. 5 and Rosza's Parade of the Charioteers.