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SALZBURG FESTIVAL JULY 18 TO AUGUST 31, 2014

270 PERFORMANCES IN 45 DAYS AT 16 VENUES   

The Salzburg Festival owes its existence to the idea and the unshakeable faith of its founders in a work of peace. One hundred years after the outbreak of World War I, commemorating this event is suggested even by the history of the Festival’s founding itself. In 1917 Max Reinhardt spoke of art “not as a luxury for the rich and sated, but as food for the needy”. And Reinhardt continued, in defiance of his times, which were as inimical to art as they were deathly: “Art, especially theatrical art, has not only held its own during the ravages of this war, but it has proven that its existence and maintenance are among the most indispensable necessities.”   

Please read more about the entire programme in the 2014 Salzburg Festival Press Kit. You will also find short texts in the PDFs on this page. 

Photo Service

You can find a wide selection of photographs of Festival artists, the 16 performance venues, the productions in all three genres of opera, drama and concerts, as well as the city of Salzburg in our section PHOTO SERVICE

For the media, all photographs are available for downloading in high resolution without a password. Provided the photographs are used for current reporting or reviews of the Salzburg Festival and appropriate credit is given, the images can be used free of charge. In all other cases (folders, CDs or DVD booklets, school books, posters, touristic brochures and other printed material) please contact the photographer directly regarding usage rights. The photographer is displayed prominently next to the photograph. 

PRESS TEXTS 2014

Press information: Final Press conference of the Salzburg Festival 2014 (2014-08-28)
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Press information: Young Directors Award 2014 (2014-08-21)
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Press information: "Fierrabras" (2014-08-12)
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Press information of the press conference of the new production of "Il trovatore" (2014-08-05, only available in German)
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Press Information: Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award 2014 (2014-08-02)
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Press talk on the occasion of the contract renewal of Audi and the Salzburg Festival (2014-08-01)
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Press information: Montblanc & Salzburg Festival Young Directors Project 2014
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Press information: Der Rosenkavalier (2014-07-31, only available in German)
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Press information: The Forbidden Zone (2014-07-24, only available in German)
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Press information: Disputationes at the Ouverture spirituelle 2014 (2014-07-08, only available in German)
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Press information: Opening Party 2014 (2014-07-03, only available in German)
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Press information: Young Directors Project powered by Montblanc (2014-06-30, only available in German)
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Final press release Salzburg Whitsun Festival 2014 (2014-06-09)
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Press information: Whitsun Festival 2015 (2014-06-05)
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Short Text: The Salzburg Festival 2014 (2014-04-23)
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Press release: Press conference with Schlumberger (2014-03-13)
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Press release: Winner of the Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award 2014 (2014-03-02)
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Press release: Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award 2014 (2014-02-06)
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Short Interviews with the three finalists (Aviat, McFall, Pascal) of the NSFYCA 2014 (2014-02-04, currently only available in German)
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Press information: “The Forbidden Zone” (2014-01-30)
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Nestlé and Salzburg Young Conductors Award - Finalists (2013-12-22)
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Press Kit The Salzburg Festival 2014 (2013-11-11)
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The detailed concert programme 2014 (2013-11-06, available only in German)
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Contact

Press and PR

For international journalists’ requests
Tel. +43 662 8045 - 351
Fax +43 662 8045 - 401
presse@salzburgfestival.at
Head Press and PR
Mag. Ulla Kalchmair
Press Officer 
Luka Werner Kalas
Office Administration and Organisation of Press Conferences
Sandra Hoffmann, Melanie Lechmann
Press Ticket Manager
Maria Teresa Chicangana, Anna-Maria Fiala
Tel. +43 662 8045 - 352
Fax +43 662 8045 - 401
presse.karten@salzburgfestival.at
Please send your reports / reviews print/online/TV/radio to
Amelie Kaserer, Sandra Sattlecker
medienbeobachtung@salzburgfestival.at
General requests for accreditation photo/TV
Alexander Schimming
akkreditierung@salzburgfestival.at
Requests for accreditation for the 3rd Festival Ball
office@brilliant-communications.at
Team for interviews - theatre
Mag. Julia Lepka
j.lepka@salzburgfestival.at
Team for interviews - opera/concert
Mag. Marlene Leberer
m.leberer@salzburgfestival.at

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