A Glorious Summer of Music: Experience the Bar Harbor Music Festival

Savor the sights, tastes and sounds of the Bar Harbor Music Festival, where you’ll enjoy performances, hear lectures, visit historic sites, learn about lobstering and much more!
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Program No. 21854RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Join in the revelry of a beloved event in the New England festival season and celebrate an array of musical genres at the annual Bar Harbor Music Festival. Attend concerts selected from available jazz, opera and orchestra performances, presented in a quintessential New England church and other local venues. Talk shop with leading musicians in private lectures and recitals and learn about your enchanting surroundings with museum visits, a lobster-pulling voyage and accommodations with views of Frenchman's Bay.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to 1 - 2 miles on certain days.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy exciting musical performances in unique and evocative venues throughout Bar Harbor, and meet top performers in private performances and lectures.
  • Experience Maine's coastal beauty, and study Maine’s fisheries industry from the deck of a lobster boat.
  • Spend the week enveloped in the beauty of Bar Harbor with lodging overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
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Francis Fortier
Violinist and conductor Francis Fortier has served at the Bar Harbor Music Festival director for over a decade. The festival was named by WGBH Classical New England in Boston as “Maine’s Premier Music Festival” and was designated as one of the American Bus Association's Top 100 Events in North America in 2015.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Francis Fortier
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