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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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Salzburg Whitsun Festival 2018

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:08 h;
published in: Whitsun

( 6 Jun 2017 ) 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of Gioachino Rossini’s death. The 2018 Salzburg Whitsun Festival is dedicated to his memory.

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This was the Salzburg Whitsun Festival 2017

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  15:00 h;
published in: Whitsun

( 5 Jun 2017 ) This has been the Salzburg Whitsun Festival 2017 with the motto “The joy of grief”.

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Anne-Sophie Mutter: 40-year Anniversary

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  16:37 h;
published in: Whitsun

( 4 Jun 2017 ) 40 years ago, on 29 May, Anne-Sophie Mutter, back then 14 years old, performed at the Salzburg Festival for the first time. Now and then she amazes the audience.

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Interview with tenor Norman Reinhardt

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  10:51 h;
published in: Whitsun

( 12 May 2017 ) Rehearsals for the new production of Ariodante have begun – the tenor Norman Reinhardt speaks about his Whitsun engagement.

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Number of Youth Subscriptions Doubled

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  12:23 h;
published in: Opera, Drama, Concert, Whitsun, General

( 18 Apr 2017 ) Due to high demand, the Salzburg Festival will double the number of its youth subscriptions in 2017. Altogether, 6,000 tickets for operas, dramas and concerts will be reserved for young people up to the age of 26 (i.e. born after June 30, 1990) with discounts of up to 90%.

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Johanna Maier & Sons Cook at the Festspielhaus

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  14:25 h;
published in: Whitsun

( 4 Apr 2017 ) The award-winning chef Johanna Maier and her sons will treat guests to an early-summer menu created especially with the Festival in mind. Johanna Maier’s cuisine is known for her mission to be in synch with the seasons and nature.

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