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The High Art of Singing at Whitsun

17 APR2015

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  15:12 h;
posted in: Whitsun

Although the relationship between fathers and sons may be rather problematic in the realm of the gods of antiquity, the Whitsun Festival matinee recital by Christoph and Julian Prégardien promises a special form of family harmony.

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“The role is a good fit” – Golda Schultz as Sophie in Der “Rosenkavalier”

16 APR2015

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:18 h;
posted in: Opera

“That’s the Way to Run a Festival!” was the headline of a major Austrian newspaper last year, on the occasion of the premiere of Salzburg’s Rosenkavalier, conducted by Franz Welser-Möst and directed by Harry Kupfer. Thus, there are many reasons to experience Der Rosenkavalier this year at the Großes Festspielhaus. One new element of the production, however, is the South African soprano Golda Schultz, and she alone is worth attending the revival.

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The Paramour’s Dresses at the Residenzgalerie

15 APR2015

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  12:20 h;
posted in: General

The Paramour embodies vibrant life; she is seduction personified, the vivacious counterpart to the doomed man on the stage. Year after year, no Festival costume has been the subject of more public attention than the Paramourʼs dress. An exhibition of the Residenzgalerie shows the Paramour’s wonderful dresses.

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“Iphigénie en Tauride” • Musical Delight at Whitsun and during the Summer!

10 APR2015

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  12:02 h;
posted in: Opera, Whitsun

When asked what she finds particularly compelling about the first Gluck role she is to perform on stage, Cecilia Bartoli answers: “On the one hand, it is the precise treatment of the words, or rather the careful balancing of text and music; on the other hand, it is the convincing, human portrayal of a figure who is not a cold Greek statute, but a woman full of doubt and emotion. Compared to Goethe’s Iphigenie, Gluck’s Iphigénie seems more vivid, more passionate, and more rebellious.”

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