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The Paramour’s Dresses at the Residenzgalerie

15 APR 2015

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  12:20 h;
published in: General

The Paramour embodies vibrant life; she is seduction personified, the vivacious counterpart to the doomed man on the stage. Year after year, no Festival costume has been the subject of more public attention than the Paramourʼs dress. An exhibition of the Residenzgalerie shows the Paramour’s wonderful dresses.

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Tickets can now be bought via direct online purchase!

30 MAR 2015

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  09:48 h;
published in: General

Starting now, you can secure your ideal spot from the comfort of your home, as general ticket sales for the 2015 Festival season have begun.

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Rüdiger Safranski to give Keynote Address at the 2015 Festival Opening

4 MAR 2015

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  17:34 h;
published in: General

Rüdiger Safranski will deliver the keynote address at the opening ceremony of the 2015 Salzburg Festival on Sunday, July 26. “Rüdiger Safranski is the ideal opening speaker for a cultural event which radiates throughout the entire world, but is clearly rooted in European intellectual history,” declared Festival President Helga Rabl-Stadler today, Wednesday, March 4.

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Festival President’s 20-Year Anniversary in Office

26 JAN 2015

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:42 h;
published in: General

Today, Helga Rabl-Stadler has held the office of President of the Salzburg Festival for exactly 20 years. Her current contract runs until the end of 2017, and in her last year she will share the running of the Salzburg Festival with the designated Artistic Director Markus Hinterhäuser, who begins his tenure in 2016/17. Until then, she will lead the Festival together with the Director of Drama, Sven-Eric Bechtolf, on an interim basis.

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Grigory Sokolov chooses solo recital at the Salzburg Festival for his new live album

15 JAN 2015

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  15:30 h;
published in: Concert, General

International Release:
January 19, 2015 will see the worldwide release of Grigory Sokolov’s recital featuring works by Mozart and Chopin, which was recorded at the Salzburg Festival in 2008 and is being released by DGG as part of the SALZBURG FESTIVAL DOCUMENTS edition. It is the first concert the pianist has permitted to be published in more than 20 years, having signed an exclusive recording contract with Deutsche Grammophon this past October.

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Merry Christmas and a good start to the year 2015!

24 DEC 2014

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:15 h;
published in: General

We wish all the Salzburg Festival’s friends and guests a peaceful Christmas with your family and a good start to the New Year!
We would also like to point out that you can submit your ticket orders for the summer festival until January 7. All orders received by this deadline will be treated as equal. Why not use the holidays to peruse the programme and let the Ticket Office know your wishes – either online, via email to info@salzburgfestival.at or by mail to the Salzburg Festival Ticket Office, Herbert von Karajan Platz 11, P.O. Box 140, 5020 Salzburg, Austria.

The Salzburg Festival looks forward to sharing a new and fascinating year with you! 

Extension of partnership with AUDI in Beijing

12 DEC 2014

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  15:08 h;
published in: General

Today, Festival President Helga Rabl-Stadler presented the 2015 programme of the Salzburg Festival in Beijing. Journalistic interest in China was greater than ever: more than 70 journalists had come to Audi City Beijing in order to receive first-hand information about Salzburg. 

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Salzburg Festival presents 2015 Festival Programme in Shanghai

12 DEC 2014

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  14:48 h;
published in: General

In Shanghai, Helga Rabl-Stadler gave insights into the Festival programme to more than one hundred invited guests of the main sponsor ROLEX on Tuesday of this week. The guests passed through an atmosphere-rich replica of the Hofstallgasse in Salzburg constructed by ROLEX into the ballroom of the Hotel Peninsula in Shanghai. The opera star Ildar Abdrazakov flew in from St. Petersburg and was accompanied by Alessandro Misciasci in arias by Mozart, Rakhmaninov and Verdi. In the summer of 2015 he will appear in Salzburg in Giuseppe Verdi’s Ernani under the baton of Riccardo Muti. The Festival’s partnership with ROLEX began in 2012. Its contract as global sponsor of the Salzburg Festival and exclusive sponsor of the Salzburg Whitsun Festival runs until 2021. 

Christmastime at the Festival Shop

11 DEC 2014

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:36 h;
published in: General

This year the Salzburg Festival Shop will also open its doors on the advent weekends. Apart from musical delights, customers may expect a Yuletide atmosphere spiced by all kinds of delicious gingerbread lebkuchen manufactured by the traditional company Pirker in Styria. 

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Public Screening of Salzburg’s Rosenkavalier in Japan

7 DEC 2014

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  21:58 h;
published in: Opera, General

Japan and Austria, Kawasaki and Salzburg – two art-loving countries, two twin cities. Cultural exchange through Public Screenings: on Sunday, December 7, Kawasaki, a metropolis of millions close to Tokyo, showed the 2014 Salzburg Festival’s production of Der Rosenkavalier on a large-format public screen – befitting during the anniversary year of its composer.

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