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Music Fills the Air in Hot Springs in June

May 16th, 2013 by Kristie Rosset

HSMF logoBeginning June 2, we will all be able to listen to live classical music in historic downtown Hot Springs Arkansas. The Hot Springs Music Festival has concerts each night for two weeks with different programs and in different venues, including the Arlington Hotel, several churches, Historic Bathhouse Row and ending at Oaklawn VPA Magnet School on June 15. On June 8 the unique, outdoor Progressive Concert begins at 7:30 and the audience will move with the band down Bathhouse Row in the National Park.

This is the 18th season for the Festival, which is titled “Coming of Age” and celebrates the bicentennial of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner’s births and the centennial of Benjamin Brittan’s. Some of the song selections for the programs come directly from these three composers’ operatic repertoire, promising an entertaining festival from start to finish.

The concerts and venues are listed on the Festival website along with ticket information. This is such a wonderful event in Hot Springs, bringing in talented musicians and allowing the audiences to enjoy world-renowned music.

Lookout Point is proud to be a sponsor of the Festival. If you’re looking forward to this Festival as much as we are, we hope you’ll consider adding a stay at our luxury Hot Springs resort to your getaway. Call us at 501.525.6155 for more information.

Hot Springs Music Festival: The Spice Of Life June 3-16

June 3rd, 2012 by Kristie Rosset

Our lovely city is famous for outstanding visual and performing arts. Visitors to Hot Springs June 3-16 are in for an awesome treat with “The Spice of Life”, presented by the Hot Springs Music Festival. <a href=

With 20 concerts and 250 rehearsals open to the public, music spices up a trip to Hot Springs during the festival. One really unique concert, on Saturday June 9, features a moving concert along Bathouse Row in the Hot Springs National Park.

Lookout Point is proud to be a sponsor of the 2012 Music Festival. We hope you’ll come stay at the inn, and enjoy great music!

 

 

Hot Springs Music Festival Conductor Welcomed

June 17th, 2010 by Ray Rosset

Last week Lookout Point Lakeside Inn experienced the joy of welcoming the talented guest conductor Pierre Simard, of Montreal Canada.  Joined by his enthusiastic wife, Nadya (a professional sopranist), the couple made fast friends with every person they met at the inn.  Hot Springs Music Festival Conductor, guest at Lookout Point Inn

Conducting the Festival Symphony Orchestra, Simard’s spirited gifts coaxed the very best of these talented musicians from around the world.  The opening overture, Wagner’s Tannhauser, left the crowd in holy awe, resulting in a standing ovation.  Well done, maestro!

He’s conducting a Valentine’s concert, with Nadya singing, on February 19 on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.  Who wants to go?  We do!

Hot Springs Music Fesitival May 30-June 12

May 31st, 2010 by Ray Rosset

One-of-a-kind in concept and execution, the Hot Springs Music Festival brings together over 250 international musicians each June to our wonderful city of Hot Springs. Lookout Point Lakeside Inn delights in sponsoring the Music Festival, and whenever possible we try to catch a concert or rehearsal. Rehearsals are FREE!

The Festival, now in its fifteenth season, pairs world-class mentor musicians from major orchestras, chamber ensembles and conservatory faculties with especially talented pre-professional apprentices–all of whom receive full scholarship plus housing; the two groups play “side by side” in orchestral, chamber, solo recital, vocal, choral and chamber opera repertoire. For two weeks, these musicians form a unique community, presenting 20 concerts and over 250 open rehearsals for music lovers from across the globe.

We invite you to enjoy the amazing Hot Springs Music Festival! The extraordinary talent inhabiting Hot Springs during these two weeks takes my breath away. This is a time to feed the soul!

Hot Springs Music Festival, "Sound & Fury"

May 13th, 2009 by Ray Rosset


 Come visit Hot Springs for the fourteenth season of the Hot Springs Music Festival.  This festival starts on May 31st and continues to June 13th.  The music festival combines the talent of over 250 international musicians.  The festival “pairs world-class mentor musicians from major orchestras, chamber ensembles and conservatory faculties with especially talented pre-professional apprentices.”  The festival takes place anywhere and everywhere throughout  Hot Springs.   Venues  include churches, historic buildings, hotel ballrooms, art galleries, and many open-air spaces.  Last year over 20,000 people attended the festival and about another 6.4 million listened to the festival broadcast on the radio.  In February 2001, an hour long Public Broadcast Service documentary, focusing on this festival, debuted.  This documentary, “The Sound of Dreams,” continues to be broadcast nationwide.  For more information about this festival and a list of events check out the Hot Springs Music Festival website.

Lookout Point is a proud sponsor of this event, and we encourage everyone to go to this one-of-a-kind music festival.  To book a room at Lookout Point and experience this festival call us at 501-525-6155 or check out our website!

-Kyrie

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