Classical Movements is the premier concert tour company for the world’s great orchestras and choirs, creating meaningful cultural experiences through orchestra tours and choir tours with their music in 145 countries. An industry leader since 1992, we understand both the travel and the performance needs of professional symphony orchestras and choruses, as well as conservatory, university and youth ensembles. Producer of two international choir festivals—Ihlombe! in South Africa and Serenade! in Washington, D.C.—and the Prague Summer Nights: Young Artists Music Festival. Through our Eric Daniel Helms New Music Program, we’ve commissioned over 97 works from Grammy, Oscar, Pulitzer and MacArthur-winning composers. Since our founding in 1992, as a truly global enterprise, Classical Movements remains committed to facilitating cultural diplomacy across the world.
During the time of COVID-19, Classical Movements has led the way to be the first to present live, in person, classical music concerts in The Secret Garden of our office, The Rectory on Princess Street with 40 concerts from June to December 2020. We created our own Choir of Hope & Harmony as well as the Hope & Harmony Ensemble made up of professional musicians from 14 major orchestras. In addition, we launched “Ossia”, a virtual educational program for orchestral students, and partnered to create a virtual choral Festival “Vox Virtual”. Finally, by using our resources and expertise in the fields of music and travel, we have developed a wide range of national and international tours for individuals and small groups including itineraries highlighting the Civil Rights Journey.