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September 2 - 5:00 pm

Castles in the Air

Garth Newel Music Center
403 Garth Newel Lane
Hot Springs, VA 24445 United States

Musical Icebreaker at 4pm: Brahms aficionada Lee Elliott exposes the heartbreaking love triangle between Johannes and the Schumanns–Robert and Clara.

5 pm Concert followed by optional dinner

Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann, Op.9 for piano
André Caplet: Conte Fantastique with narration of Edgar Allan Poe’s Masque of the Red Death
Johannes Brahms: Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34

Garth Newel Piano Quartet
with Juliette Kang, violin
Shawn Puller, narrator

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Fried Catfish with Shallot Onion Rings, Chipotle Aioli and Tarragon-Vinegar Tossed Slaw

Mediterranean Herb and Tomato Salad with an Olive Oil and Lemon-Feta Dressing

Rosemary-Crusted Lamb Loin on Parmesan Risotto with Roasted Mushrooms, Red Wine Peppercorn Sauce and Crispy Brussel Sprout Leaves

Coffee Mousse in Chocolate Cup with Peanut Butter Anglaise and Praline Tuille

Stay with Us

Complete your Garth Newel experience by spending the night on our 114-acre mountain property. After an evening of music, food and drink, enjoy a short walk to our 1920s Manor House. The spacious and comfortable rooms are quaintly decorated and the original art on display gives you a glimpse into our creative past. A continental breakfast is served in the morning.

The Dining Experience

Garth Newel Music Center has a long tradition of culinary excellence paired with inspiring performances. After many of our concerts our resident chef, Josh Elliott prepares a meal served right in the concert hall. The musicians join the audience in sharing good food and great company.