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15 Years of Siemens Festival>Nights in Salzburg

26 JUL2016

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  13:52 h;
posted in: General

The Culture Festival for Everyone Celebrates its Birthday
From July 28 to August 31, 2016 Salzburg’s Kapitelplatz once again turns into the venue for Europe’s most successful public viewing event: every year the Siemens Festival>Nights attract about 70,000 culture enthusiasts to Salzburg’s historic city centre. This makes them an essential economic factor and a magnet for tourism in the region. In cooperation with the Salzburg Festival, ORF Salzburg and Unitel, Siemens screens Festival productions and concerts for five weeks, using state-of-the-art audio and video technology and a daylight-compatible LED wall. 

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22 JUL2016

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  16:08 h;
posted in: General

The technical department of the Salzburg Festival is the focus of this year’s photo exhibition. Through the Leica project Bretter, die die Welt bedeuten (Boards that Signify the World) the photographers Robert Mertens and Heidi Simon allow glimpses behind the scenes and into the workshops of the Salzburg Festival – from their very own perspective. Lighting, acoustics, stage technology, painting and sculpting, sets, props, video technology, locksmithery, the wallpaper department and carpenter’s shops were scrutinised through the lens. The elaborate production processes behind each performance and the atmosphere behind the scenes are rendered visible. In their images, they combine their own artistic themes, such as “movement and changes”, dynamic black-and-white photography and creative serial concepts. The images were taken in June and July 2015. Simon and Mertens consciously decided not to stage any of their photographs, instead capturing daily working conditions using only available light.

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Join the Festival Opening Party!

21 JUL2016

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:30 h;
posted in: General

30 Performance Venues – 78 Events – More than 10,500 Free Tickets   

"The Festival Opening Party is meant as a gift of the Salzburg Festival and its Association of Friends to the citizens of Salzburg and the guests of our city. We are delighted that we were again able to extend it to two days this year," Helga Rabl-Stadler and Sven-Eric Bechtolf declared.

Music, drama, readings, exhibitions and dance on every corner, all over the city – for two days, the beginning of the Festival summer is celebrated all over Salzburg with the Festival Opening Party.

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Sold out? Here’s how to find an overview of available tickets!

18 JUL2016

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  13:58 h;
posted in: General

You want to know whether there are still tickets left for your favourite performance, whether tickets have been returned and are thus available, and in what categories? Here’s how to get a quick and easy overview of available tickets!

 

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EDITORIAL 2016

Introduction 2016

by Helga Rabl-Stadler and Sven-Eric Bechtolf

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EDITORIAL 2016

Concert 2016

by Florian Wiegand

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The Salzburg Festival 2016: The Opera


Download Magazine Opera 2016

The Salzburg Festival 2016: The Drama


Download Magazine Drama 2016

The Salzburg Festival 2016: The Concert


Download Magazine Concert 2016

The Salzburg Festival 2016: Youth Programme


Download Magazine Youth 2016


Nestlé & Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award 2016


Link: Microsite Young Conductors Award 2016

Young Singers Project 2016


Link: Young Singers Project 2016

Siemens Festival>Nights 2016


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Siemens Children’s>Festival 2016


Link: Siemens Children’s>Festival 2016