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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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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 · 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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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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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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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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This has been the Salzburg Whitsun Festival 2018

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  05:46 h;
published in: Whitsun, General

( 22 May 2018 ) It was the seventh Whitsun Festival under the artistic direction of Cecilia Bartoli. Seven events between 18 and 21 May 2018 took place under the motto “1868 – Year of Ruptures”. Read the results of the Salzburg Whitsun Festival 2018 on the blog.

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Kent Nagano: Guaranteeing the Extraordinary

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  09:00 h;
published in: Opera, Concert, Whitsun, General

( 6 May 2018 ) On 20 July 2018 he opens the Ouverture spirituelle with his Orchestra Symphonique de Montréal, performing Krzysztof Penderecki’s St. Luke Passion. In mid-August, Kent Nagano returns to the Felsenreitschule, where Hans Werner Henze’s opera The Bassarids, which had its world premiere in Salzburg in 1966, will be staged.  

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Beat Furrer honoured with the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  14:23 h;
published in: Concert, General

( 23 Jan 2018 ) Beat Furrer was honoured today with the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize for “a life in service to music”. The Salzburg Festival congratulates him on winning this high distinction.

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