EN
DE

SALZBURG FESTIVAL BLOG

Blog entries for "General"

Positive interim result: increase of 20% compared to the previous year

24 FEB 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  17:33 h;
published in: General

January 9, 2012 was the deadline for ticket orders for the 2012 Salzburg Festival. The positive interim result is an increase of 20% compared to the previous year. The ideas of Artistic Director Alexander Pereira are finding open ears. “The extension of our programming has been fully accepted. I am especially gratified that the Ouverture spirituelle, the opening of the Salzburg Festival with a week of sacred music, has met with such broad interest,” Alexander Pereira said.

read on ...

Welcome to an exceptional challenge – Roche Continents from August 11-17, 2012

20 FEB 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:25 h;
published in: General

100 students of science, music and fine arts from across Europe are invited to spend a week in Salzburg during the world-famous Salzburg Festival. We invite you to join us for the next Roche Continents 2012.

read on ...

News from the Dance Floor - Debutante Couples Wanted!

14 FEB 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  10:30 h;
published in: General

In our blog, we will report from time to time on the preparations for the first Salzburg Festival Ball. On September 1, 2012, the motto will be “All Dance!” at the Lord Archbishop’s Residence and at the Felsenreitschule. Debutante couples are still being recruited for the ceremonious opening of the ball. Interested in applying?

read on ...

Thomas Quasthoff will return to the Salzburg Festival stage

2 FEB 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  18:51 h;
published in: Concert, General

Together with Michael Volle and Helmut Deutsch, he devotes himself to Johannes Brahms’ Die schöne Magelone as the narrator. Wonderful news: his innumerable fans will be able to attend a performance by Thomas Quasthoff at the 2012 Festival after all.

read on ...

"Festival of the Future" – High-Ranking Cultural Managers Meet for Discussions at the Festival Symposium in Salzburg

20 JAN 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  16:32 h;
published in: General

Entitled Festival of the Future – the Salzburg Festival and its Importance for European Festival Culture, the symposium will bring together high-ranking European personalities from the field of cultural management in Salzburg. The meeting illuminates the influence of contemporary trends and developments on festival culture; it begins today, Friday, January 20.

read on ...

Response to the Report of the Austrian Court of Audit

20 JAN 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  12:39 h;
published in: General

After the massive criticism voiced by the Austrian Court of Audit against the framework conditions of the Salzburg Festival, President Helga Rabl-Stadler, Associate Landeshauptmann Wilfried Haslauer as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Mayor Heinz Schaden invited journalists to a press conference today, at which they stated their opinion of the Court of Audit’s report.

read on ...

Wolf Prize goes to Plácido Domingo and Sir Simon Rattle

17 JAN 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  16:30 h;
published in: General

The new winners of the renowned Wolf Prize were announced this past week: star tenor Plácido Domingo and conductor Sir Simon Rattle will share the prize, which carries a monetary value of 100,000 dollars. The award ceremony will take place on May 1, 2012 at the Parliament of Israel and will be presided over by President Shimon Peres. 

read on ...

Thomas Quasthoff takes leave of the concert stage

11 JAN 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  16:57 h;
published in: General

The German bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff has decided to say goodbye to the concert stage, ending an unequalled career as a singer which lasted for almost 40 years. The exceptional artist made regular appearances at the Salzburg Festival, and his decision also affects the song recital that had been planned for August 18 at the Salzburg Festival.

read on ...

The Labyrinth under the Roof

9 JAN 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  18:18 h;
published in: Opera, General

Emanuel Schikaneder himself wrote a sequel for his masterwork Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), entitled Das Labyrinth oder Der Kampf mit den Elementen (The Labyrinth, or the Struggle with the Elements). Going back to the tradition of popular theater, this composition by Peter von Winter, which enjoyed enormous success at its time, will be presented during the coming Festival summer at the Residenzhof. Our trailer shows how this open-air production is weather-proofed.

read on ...

The Countdown is on – Order your tickets by January 9, 2012!

4 JAN 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  15:01 h;
published in: General

Since the program was presented to the public on November 11, many ticket orders have already reached us. We are delighted at such great interest in our coming Festival summer! The 2012 program of the Salzburg Festival offers 232 events at 15 venues in the three genres of opera, concert and drama.

Therefore, we would like to remind you that an important deadline for ticket orders is coming up on January 9: all orders that arrive by that date will be treated equally, no matter whether you placed your order on November 11, in time for Christmas, or in the days until the deadline.

Any order that arrives after this date will only be considered after all orders arriving before the deadline have been dealt with and filled.

Please note: your ticket order must be received by January 9 in writing. Thus, you may order via our website, via email to info@salzburgfestival.at, via fax to +43 662 8045-555 or via regular mail to the Ticket Office of the Salzburg Festival, Herbert von Karajan Platz 11, PO Box 140, 5010 Salzburg, Austria.

PAGES

8 9 10 11 12 13

LOGIN | FORGOT PASSWORD