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Film Portrait of a City: Beyond the Festival – Salzburg and the Arts

3 AUG 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  10:59 h;
published in: General

For eight weeks in summer, Salzburg is the artistic crossroads of the world. But what happens when the Festival ends in early September and the restaurants around the baroque piazzas close at 7 in the evening? When Mozart’s city seems comatose and the autumn fog fills the air with melancholy?

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Record Attendance at Siemens Festival>Nights

2 AUG 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  20:30 h;
published in: General

About 5,000 visitors enjoyed the live broadcast of the La bohème premiere yesterday evening on Salzburg’s Kapitelplatz.  

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World Premiere of the Fine Art Print Visual Score Mozart

2 AUG 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  13:50 h;
published in: General

On the occasion of the Salzburg Festival, Günther Uecker designed a work of art entitled Optische Partitur Mozart (Visual Score Mozart). The work will be shown from August 2 to September 2, 2012 at the Mozarteum Foundation Salzburg. The gallery Geuer & Breckner is selling this special print by Günther Uecker.

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Sold-out Salzburg Festival Premieres? Not for visitors of the Siemens Festival>Nights!

27 JUL 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  14:01 h;
published in: General

“Sorry, no more tickets available”: For months, many performances of the Salzburg Festival have been sold out. The most popular were tickets for the premieres of Die Zauberflöte and the star-studded La Bohème on August 1, 2012. Anyone who is not among the happy ticket-holders, however, can follow the performances live and free of charge at the Siemens Festival>Nights: in perfect HDTV and audio quality on a large-scale screen, enjoying the incomparable ambiance of Salzburg’s Kapitelplatz and the view of the Hohensalzburg Castle at the same time.  

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Festive Opening Ceremony of the Salzburg Festival on July 27

27 JUL 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  12:30 h;
published in: General

Austria’s Federal President Heinz Fischer, Landeshauptfrau Gabi Burgstaller and Festival President Helga Rabl-Stadler officially opened the 2012 Salzburg Festival today, July 27, 2012 at 11:00 am at the Felsenreitschule. Read the Festival’s keynote address by Peter von Matt here.

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Of Historic Tapestries and Musical Pilgrimages

24 JUL 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  10:00 h;
published in: Concert, General

For the first time, the 2012 Salzburg Festival will open with an Ouverture spirituelle. The idea was sparked by the city itself: with its beautiful churches, it inspired us to devote more attention to liturgical works again. Masterworks of sacred music await you!

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Javier Pérez – The Carousel of Time

20 JUL 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  16:30 h;
published in: General

With his installation The Carousel of Time, which Javier Pérez has created for the Karl-Böhm-Saal, the Spanish artist responds to an invitation by the Salzburg Festival to enter into an artistic dialogue with Bernd Alois Zimmermann’s opera Die Soldaten, which is being produced at the Felsenreitschule for the 2012 season.

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Consecration of the Festival’s Newly Restored Open-Air Organ in Toscaninihof

20 JUL 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:00 h;
published in: General

1925 Construction of the organ
1938 Extension into an open-air organ
1963 Relinquishment
2012 Revival, thanks to Senator DDr. Herbert Batliner 

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When sacred music meets percussion and dragons meet klezmer – then you know it’s the Festival Opening Party!

19 JUL 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  18:10 h;
published in: General

On Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21, 2012, the Salzburg Festival celebrates not only the beginning of its Ouverture spirituelle and the Jedermann premiere, but all signals are set for cultural enjoyment and boundless diversity! The 33rd Festival Opening Party features a dazzling array of extremely different artists at 30 performance venues. Program highlights from various genres await all the citizens of Salzburg and their guests. Come be enchanted, sampling music, literature and of course culinary delights, and celebrate the beginning of the 2012 Salzburg Festival with a mind-boggling party!

For the first time, our guests from abroad will find two English-language events on Saturday: a guided tour of the exhibit Einmal Unterwelt und zurück at 10:30 am at the Residenzgalerie Salzburg, as well as the ingenious comedian John van der Put’s show at republic at 2:30 pm.

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Alessio Arduini‘s Impressions After the First Rehearsals of La bohème

19 JUL 2012

by Alessio Arduini  12:48 h;
published in: Opera, General

Alessio Arduini was born in Desenzano del Garda in Italy. At the age of 15, he discovered his love for singing and studied for several years with Vincenzo Rose. After various engagements in operas like Don Giovanni, Le nozze di Figaro and I puritani in Italy, he will join the roster of the Vienna State Opera next season.
This summer, Alessio Arduini will appear in Puccini’s opera La bohème at the Salzburg Festival. In this co-production with the Shanghai Grand Theatre, he will share the stage with artists such as Anna Netrebko and Piotr Beczala. His role in Damiano Michieletto’s new production is that of the musician Schaunard. Over the coming weeks, he will also write about his rehearsals and his time in Salzburg. Here are some of his thoughts after the first rehearsals for La bohème.

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