5 New Developments on the Summer Music Festival Scene For 2019

Filene Center at Wolftrap (Photo: Robert Llewellyn)

Because summer music festivals rely heavily on the tourist dollar, most don’t assume a lot of risk when it comes to programming. And for touring musicians, rehearsal time can be limited in the summer, leaving little room to learn new works. But as I discovered while putting together a summer festival guide for the April BBC Music Magazine, there is plenty that’s new and compelling if you look for it. Here are five trends to watch for as the summer of 2019 approaches.

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