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Immerse yourself in seven decades of Marlboro music-making, from historic photographs and archival recordings to personal stories, reviews, and live performances.

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Finding a Musical Ideal in the Vermont Woods

"The most extravagant gift Marlboro offers participants is a commodity that has become only more precious: time." Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim of the New York Times captures essential truths of this unique musical community (July 24, 2018).


The Magic of Marlboro

Stream this four-part radio series on Marlboro hosted by Anthony McGill, a frequent Marlboro participant and principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic.


Music from Marlboro – Ravel: Piano Trio, Sonata for Violin and Cello

Jaime Laredo features in recordings of two of Ravel's greatest works.


Sofia Gubaidulina Pursues Music of the Soul

Jeremy Eichler explores the subjects of composition, history, and truth with 2016 Composer in Residence Sofia Gubaidulina.


Historic Photographs

Marlboro’s archive consists of thousands of images chronicling the birth of chamber music in the United States and the development of many of today’s musical leaders. Explore this wonderful collection curated by Don Snyder.


Musicians from Marlboro Performs Penderecki

Jan 20, 2016, Library of Congress


The Beethoven Choral Fantasy at Marlboro

In the vast communal memory of highlights at Marlboro, one work almost always enters into conversation, and it's not even chamber music.


Schubert’s Shepherd on the Rock

Sep 28, 2015, The Greene Space


Marlboro Today

Marlboro is defined by a deep commitment to the study of chamber music, with nearly limitless time to explore ideas between senior and younger musicians. This selection of photos captures Marlboro moments from more recent seasons to the present.


Musicians from Marlboro Interview

Mar 22, 2017, Library of Congress


Marlboro Celebrates 50 Years on Tour

Profile of the Musicians from Marlboro touring program in The Wall Street Journal (April 6, 2016).

The Value of Time at Marlboro - Jonathan Biss

The Value of Time at Marlboro

Marlboro "is a reminder that sometimes playing music doesn’t have to be about an end goal... sometimes the exploration and the love of the music itself is point enough."

New Yorker

The Music Mountain

In-depth feature on Marlboro in the June 29, 2009 issue of The New Yorker, written by Alex Ross, in which he proclaims Marlboro “the classical world’s most coveted retreat.”


60th Anniversary Reflections

Created in celebration of our 60th Anniversary, "Reflections" helps to tell the story of our special community.


Music from Marlboro – Casals: Six Songs; Dvořák, Mendelssohn: Duets

Featuring Luis Batlle, Mary Burgess, Jon Humphrey, Ilona Kombrink, Benita Valente, Olga Iglesias, and Mieczyslaw Horszowski


German Vocal Texts in Translations: An Anthology

This volume contains Philipp O. Naegele's translations into English of German poetic texts whose musical settings have been heard at Marlboro between 1953 and 2004.

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