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1935

27 July – 1 September

Alfred Roller, whose stage designs set the tone for the Festival’s aesthetics from its inception, died on 21 June. His sets, however, remained in use as late as 1953. Along with Bruno Walter, the musical programme was now dominated by Arturo Toscanini. Josef Krips made his Festival debut with a performance of Der Rosenkavalier. Attila Hörbiger played Jedermann for the first time, lending the part an entirely new shape. His reading, with its characteristic tenor inflection, influenced later actors in the role for generations.

1935: Josef Krips (left) in the Hofstallgasse at his Salzburg debut, with dirctor Lothar Wallerstein (middle).

New production
Giuseppe Verdi
Falstaff
C: Arturo Toscanini
D: Guido Salvini
Ds: Robert Kautsky
Festspielhaus

New production
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Die Entführung aus dem Serail
C: Bruno Walter
D: Herbert Graf
Ds: Oskar Strnad
Festspielhaus

Revivals: Jedermann, Faust, Tristan und Isolde, Der Rosenkavalier, Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, Figaro, Fidelio

10 orchestral concerts, 1 solo recital, 1 chamber concert, 1 lied recital, 6 serenades, 5 concerts of sacred music, 2 church concerts

Details of the several years: 

1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937