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7th Special Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic with Young Brass and Wind Players from Salzburg and Carinthia

2 JUL 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  16:04 h;
published in: Concert

On Sunday, August 19, 2012 the seventh edition of the special concert of the Vienna Philharmonic with talented young brass and wind players takes place. Here, young talents from Salzburg and Carinthia will present themselves under the baton of Prof. Karl Jeitler in a concert program featuring works by Pietro Mascagni, Josef Strauß, Johann Strauß, Josef Bayer and others. Today, the sought-after free tickets became available!

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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla Wins Young Conductors Award 2012

30 APR 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  07:53 h;
published in: Concert

The winner of the 2012 “Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award”, held this year for the third time, is Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla.  26-year-old Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla from Lithuania convinced the international jury chaired by Ingo Metzmacher at the Award Concert Weekend, when she performed at the Felsenreitschule with the Camerata Salzburg. “It was a very close call. In the end, greater determination and clarity was the crucial factor,” said Metzmacher.

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Jamie Phillips, Third Finalist of the Young Conductors Award, in Conversation

19 APR 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  17:00 h;
published in: Concert

Last but not least, we would like to draw your attention and curiosity to the remaining finalist, Jamie Phillips. You can see him work with the Mozarteum Orchestra and soloist Ingolf Wunder on April 28, 2012 at 7:30 pm, also at the Felsenreitschule.

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Questions for the Next Finalist of the Young Conductors Award – Christian Baldini

18 APR 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  16:45 h;
published in: Concert

The second finalist of the Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award is the Argentine Christian Baldini. He will perform at the Felsenreitschule on April 29, 2012 at 11:00 am together with the Munich Radio Orchestra and pianist Alexej Gorlatch. He also took the time to answer some questions about his background and his work.

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A Conversation with the Female Finalist of the Young Conductors Award - Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla

17 APR 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:50 h;
published in: Concert

On April 28 and 29, the Award Concert Weekend takes place for the Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award at the Felsenreitschule. We would like to introduce the three finalists to you and have asked them a few questions about themselves, their love for music and the finale which they are about to compete in. In three subsequent blogs, you can get an impression of Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Christian Baldini and Jamie Phillips. Following the motto “Ladies first,” we begin today with the Lithuanian Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, who conducts the Camerata Salzburg with soloist Dan Zhu on April 29, 2012 at 7:30 pm.

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The Concert Programs of the Three Finalists of the “Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award” Have Been Announced

30 MAR 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:50 h;
published in: Concert

They were selected from 91 applicants by a jury chaired by Ingo Metzmacher: the three finalists of the “Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award 2012”. The programs with which the three young conductors – the 20-year-old Briton Jamie Phillips, the 33-year-old Argentine Christian Baldini and the 26-year-old Lithuanian Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla – will present themselves for the first time to a large audience have now been determined. As part of the Award Concert Weekend on April 28 and 29, 2012, they will introduce themselves at the Felsenreitschule. For the first time, you will have the opportunity to be present when the best young conductor is chosen. 

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Cleopatra and the Snake

5 MAR 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  10:33 h;
published in: Concert, Whitsun

This year’s Salzburg Whitsun Festival is dominated by Queen Cleopatra. The great Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin has been commissioned to write a work about this mythical figure. His narration combines old and new elements, is inspired by Shakespeare and allows Anna Netrebko to sing in her mother tongue. The mini-opera offers a universal story, replete with grand drama and fresh text. Brigitte Kempen (Opernglas) met Rodion Shchedrin in Munich, to learn more about this upcoming world premiere.

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Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award 2012 - Three finalists have been announced

10 FEB 2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:30 h;
published in: Concert

Out of 91 applicants, including 19 women, the jury of the “Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award” chaired by Ingo Metzmacher has selected three conductors, two men and one woman: the 20-year-old Englishman Jamie Phillips, the 33-year-old Argentinean Christian Baldini and the 26-year-old Lithuanian Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla. The three finalists will present themselves to the public on April 28 and 29 during the Award Concert Weekend.

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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.

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Grand Theatrical Magic – The Program of the 2012 Salzburg Festival

11 NOV 2011

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:10 h;
published in: Opera, Drama, Concert, General

On November 11, Artistic Director Alexander Pereira and Director of Drama Sven-Eric Bechtolf unveiled the eagerly anticipated program of the next Salzburg Festival, together with President Helga Rabl-Stadler. The new artistic leadership team presents new productions of classics of opera and literature, numerous world premieres and several innovations.

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