Welcome to the Manchester Music Festival, now in our 43rd year of bringing the passion and beauty of classical music to our southwestern Vermont community. 


Manchester Music Festival welcomes award-winning artists from around the world for seven weeks of concerts in the Green Mountains of Vermont during the summer season.

July 6 – August 17, 2017 concerts on Thursday evenings are slated to feature a number of top caliber musicians who have played with some of the world’s most prestigious orchestras.

Sunday afternoons see concert performances from the participants in the festival’s Young Artists Program.


Guest artist Dimitri Murrath playing Claude Debussy’s Première rhapsodie pour clarinette (tr. viola). Murrath appears at MMF’s fourth festival concert of the season on July 27, 2017.


Manchester Music Festival artistic director Adam Neiman performing Franz Liszt: Transcendental Etude No. 10 in F Minor at the Smithsonian, April 2009.

cooking up the classics

Cooking Up The Classics

From Manchester Music Festival

A compilation of recipes from restaurants and chefs in the Manchester area paired with anecdotes, information, and images of famous musicians and composers and their relationships with food and cooking.

Copies can now be purchased online and in-person from
Northshire Bookstore.
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT

All proceeds from sales benefit the programs of MMF.

The 2017 Manchester Music Festival Is Proudly Sponsored By

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