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Marlboro musicians, staff, audience members, and visiting critics reflect upon and share their impressions of a place unlike any other.

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Exploring Music Visits Marlboro

Listen to insights, experiences, and stories from Marlboro in Bill McGlaughlin's wonderfully intimate series of 22 interviews with participating musicians and staff.

Hear Festival Highlights on WCRB’s In Concert

Stream four treasured performances from the 2017 festival as heard on Classical Radio Boston's WCRB In Concert.

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.

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."

A First Timer’s Impression of Marlboro

"Everything at Marlboro is modest, not grand or showy, and that modesty is an inward, spiritual quality as much as a physical one."

The Glorious Strings: Galimir, Schneider, Casals

Reflections on a trio of Marlboro legends: Felix Galimir, Alexander Schneider, and Pablo Casals

Apple Tree by Philipp Naegele

Apple Tree

Violinist, scholar, and translator Philipp Naegele—one of the first young musicians to participate at the Marlboro—reflects on a Marlboro landmark.

Marlboro at Sixty

Guarneri Quartet violinist Arnold Steinhardt reflects on his six decades as a participant at Marlboro Music.

Marlboro Musicians at Play

Musicians at Play

A strong family spirit permeates Marlboro and envelopes all who attend.

Reflections from an Audience Member

Dr. Güneş Ege talks about discovering Marlboro as a student in 1956 and her experiences at the Festival over more than half a century.

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