The Salzburg Festival congratulates Hossam Mahmoud on winning the 2013 Grand Arts Prize of the State of Salzburg
Hossam Mahmoud commissioned to write Seelenfäden for the 2014 Salzburg Festival
The Salzburg Festival is delighted that the 2013 Grand Arts Prize of the State of Salzburg, carrying a cash value of 15,000 Euro, has been awarded to Hossam Mahmoud. During the 2014 Festival summer, the Ouverture spirituelle and the series Salzburg contemporary will each feature one of the composer’s works. “This decision by the jury results in double encouragement for Hossam Mahmoud's creative work during difficult times: on the one hand, there is the 2014 programming of the Salzburg Festival, on the other, this important and generously endowed prize of the State of Salzburg,” Festival President Helga Rabl-Stadler emphasises.
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