Salzburg Easter Festival 2016


Salzburg Easter Festival 2016

The Easter Festival in Salzburg are for almost 50 years a must for music lovers. Every year inspire many star-studded concerts and shows listeners and viewers. Read here what you can expect from 19 March to 28 March 2016 this year's Easter Festival.

The Salzburg Easter Festival - cultural highlight of the year

Thousands culture and music enthusiasts flock to the Easter period in the cultural metropolis of Salzburg. It all began with the world famous conductor Herbert von Karajan, who brought into being in 1967 in cooperation with the Berlin Philharmonic additional cultural event to the Salzburg Festival. In just a few years, the "little sister" of the Pentecostal and Summer Festival established a reputable size. Since 2013, Christian Thielemann, the chief conductor of the Staatskapelle Dresden, her artistic director. Even world-famous film and theater directors, conductors, highly talented and acclaimed musicians and singers are the focus of elaborately staged opera performances and concerts. Since 1994, with "opera alive - Youth & Salzburg Easter Festival" an exciting program which is aimed at young musicians and invites them to participate.

The Salzburg Easter Festival 2016

The Salzburg Easter Festival have much to offer again this year. The focus will be, inter alia, some musical adaptations of the works of William Shakespeare: The Verdi opera "Otello" in which Vincent Boussard directed by and is restaged under the direction of Christian Thielemann, the work "Four Women from Shakespeare" in the premiere of Manfred Trojahn, Mendelssohn's "Midsummer night's dream" and Weber's "Oberon" Overture. This year was Vladimir Jurowski, principal conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, won as guest conductor with the Easter Festival. Famous musicians such as Anne-Sophie Mutter, Rudolf Buchbinder and Lynn Harrell will delight their audience again this year. On sacred music lovers waiting fairs Beethoven and Bach. For the first time at the Easter Festival here this year, the Dresdner Kreuzchor is headed by Roderich Kreile.

Salzburg Easter Festival - A town dedicated to music

The Salzburg Easter Festival traditionally begin on the Saturday before Palm Sunday and end on Easter Monday. The process is always similar: An opera Premiere sets the brilliant start, a second successful end. In addition, listeners can look forward to chamber music, choral concerts and orchestral concerts of superlatives. For a festival of this size is no city could be better suited as Salzburg, with its long tradition of music.

Do you require this top musical highlight not miss? Here you will find the complete program of the Easter Festival 2016:

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