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Salzburg Whitsun Festival 2019 · Voci celesti

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  09:39 h;
published in: Whitsun, General

( 22 May 2018 ) Cecilia Bartoli dedicates the program of the Salzburg Whitsun Festival 2019 with the title “Voci celesti – Heavenly voices” to the art of the great castratos. It is no coincidence, that Bartoli is realizing this idea, which she is thinking about for a while already, right now.

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Enshrouded in the Mist of Legends

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  07:53 h;
published in: Whitsun, General

( 22 May 2018 ) ‘Se non è vero, è molto ben trovato’. (If it is not true, it is very well invented.) – This aphorism, formulated by the philosopher and priest Giordano Bruno, serves as a useful caveat when reading the legends written about castrati. Basking in the rays of international fame, they hold a dual position in music history as heroes and great mysteries.

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Klaus Maria Brandauer assumes the role of the Narrator in Die Zauberflöte

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  13:20 h;
published in: Opera, General

( 12 Jul 2018 ) Bruno Ganz has to withdraw his participation in the new production of Die Zauberflöte for health reasons. We are very happy to have found another world star to assume the role of the Narrator in Die Zauberflöte: Klaus Maria Brandauer.

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TerraceTalk · Salome

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  17:55 h;
published in: Opera, General

( 29 Jul 2018 ) Director Romeo Castellucci explains his view onto the opera Salome.

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TerraceTalk · L’incoronazione di Poppea

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  16:01 h;
published in: Opera, General

( 31 Jul 2018 ) In this TerraceTalk you will find out, how it actually came, that Jan Lauwers took on the direction of  L’incoronazione di Poppea and a lot more.

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Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award 2018: Winner Gábor Káli

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:40 h;
published in: Concert, General

( 6 Aug 2018 ) The winner of the Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award 2018 is Gábor Káli. Congratulations!

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TerraceTalk · The Bassarids

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  10:50 h;
published in: Opera, General

( 15 Aug 2018 ) Krzysztof Warlikowski, Kent Nagano, Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, Sean Panikkar and Russell Braun at the TerraceTalk on Hans Werner Henze's The Bassarids.

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TerraceTalk · Beethoven Cycle

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

( 21 Aug 2018 ) Conductor Teodor Currentzis and French hornist Christian Binde are guests at the TerraceTalk about this year's Beethoven Cycle, where all of the nine symphonies are performed.

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This was the Salzburg Festival 2018

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  10:19 h;
published in: General

( 29 Aug 2018 ) The Salzburg Festival 2018 covered a total of 206 performances at 18 performance venues. Now it is time, to resume this summer that was characterized by works of passion and ecstasy.

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Festival Brooch for Daniel Barenboim

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:38 h;
published in: General

( 28 Aug 2018 ) The great artist, conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim was presented with the Festival Brooch with rubies by Festival President Helga Rabl-Stadler.

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