Salzburger Festspiele und Theater Kinderchor

Salzburger Festspiele und Theater Kinderchor

The Salzburger Festspiele und Theater Kinderchor plays an established role in the opera productions of the Salzburg Festival and the Salzburg State Theatre. It has performed with soloists such as Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann and Piotr Beczala; conductors including Riccardo Muti, Christian Thielemann, Simon Rattle, Zubin Mehta, Gustavo Dudamel, John Eliot Gardiner and Franz Welser-Möst; as well as many orchestras and choirs, among which can be counted the Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela and Monteverdi Choir. Recent opera productions of the Salzburg Festival in which the choir performed include Pique Dame, Die Frau ohne Schatten, Macbeth, Carmen, La bohème, Der Rosenkavalier, Werther and Wozzeck. The choir also puts on its own productions at the Salzburg State Theatre, such as The Chorus (2014), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (2017) and Kick it like Beckham (2018). In addition, the choir has participated in various television and cinema productions including Christmas with Rolando Villazón (ServusTV / RAI 2015), The Wagner Clan — A Family History (ZDF 2013), Im weißen Rössl (2013) and The Trapp Family — A Life for Music (2015), on top of guest performances at Hamburg’s Thalia Theater (2013), the Deutsche Oper Berlin (2016) and the Teatro Filarmonico Verona (2018). The music director of the Salzburger Festspiele und Theater Kinderchor is Wolfgang Götz and its vocal coach is Regina Sgier.

The Children’s Choir will perform in this year’s Festival production of George Enescu’s Œdipe.

For further information, or to apply, please email:
kinderchor@salzburgfestival.at