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SALZBURG FESTIVAL | OPERA 2018

Wolfgang A. Mozart Die Zauberflöte

Grosses Festspielhaus

Constantinos Carydis, Conductor
Lydia Steier, Director
Performers: Matthias Goerne, Mauro Peter, Albina Shagimuratova (25.07, 27.07, 31.07, 07.08, 15.08, 24.08, 30.08), Emma Posman* (04.08), Christiane Karg, Ilse Eerens, Paula Murrihy, Geneviève King, Adam Plachetka, Maria Nazarova, Michael Porter, Tareq Nazmi, Simon Bode, Birgit Linauer, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Vienna Boys' Choir
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Ernst Raffelsberger, Chorus Master
Vienna Philharmonic

Richard Strauss Salome

Felsenreitschule

Franz Welser-Möst, Conductor
Romeo Castellucci, Direction, sets, costumes and lighting
Performers: John Daszak, Anna Maria Chiuri, Asmik Grigorian (28.07, 01.08, 09.08, 12.08, 21.08, 27.08), Malin Byström (17.08), Gábor Bretz, Julian Prégardien, Avery Amereau (28.07, 01.08, 09.08, 12.08, 17.08), Christina Bock (21.08, 27.08), Matthäus Schmidlechner, Mathias Frey, Patrick Vogel, Jörg Schneider, David Steffens, Tilmann Rönnebeck, Paweł Trojak*, Neven Crnić*, Henning von Schulman, Dashon Burton
Vienna Philharmonic

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky The Queen of Spades

Grosses Festspielhaus

Mariss Jansons, Conductor
Hans Neuenfels, Director
Performers: Brandon Jovanovich, Vladislav Sulimsky, Igor Golovatenko, Evgenia Muraveva, Oksana Volkova, Hanna Schwarz, Alexander Kravets, Stanislav Trofimov, Gleb Peryazev, Pavel Petrov, Margarita Nekrasova, Oleg Zalytskiy, Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Yulia Suleimanova, Imola Kacso, Márton Gláser, Juan Aguila Cuevas
Salzburger Festspiele und Theater Kinderchor
Wolfgang Götz, Children's Chorus Master
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Ernst Raffelsberger, Chorus Master
Vienna Philharmonic

Gioachino Rossini L'italiana in Algeri

Haus für Mozart

Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Conductor
Moshe Leiser, Patrice Caurier, Director
Performers: Cecilia Bartoli, Ildar Abdrazakov, Edgardo Rocha, Alessandro Corbelli, José Coca Loza, Rebeca Olvera, Rosa Bove
Philharmonia Chor Wien
Walter Zeh, Chorus Master
Ensemble Matheus

Claudio Monteverdi L’incoronazione di Poppea

Haus für Mozart

William Christie, Conductor
Jan Lauwers, Direction, sets and choreography
Performers: Sonya Yoncheva, Kate Lindsey, Stéphanie d’Oustrac, Carlo Vistoli, Renato Dolcini, Ana Quintans, Marcel Beekman, Dominique Visse, Lea Desandre, Tamara Banjesevic, Claire Debono, Alessandro Fisher, Davic Webb, Padraic Rowan, Virgile Ancely
Needcompany
Sarah Lutz, Solo dancer
Dancers of BODHI PROJECT and SEAD Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance
Paul Blackman (Jukstapoz), Choreographic assistance and preparation
Les Arts Florissants

Hans Werner Henze The Bassarids

Felsenreitschule

Kent Nagano, Conductor
Krzysztof Warlikowski, Director
Performers: Sean Panikkar, Russell Braun, Willard White, Nikolai Schukoff, Károly Szemerédy, Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, Vera-Lotte Böcker, Anna Maria Dur
Rosalba Guerrero Torres, Dancer and Choreographer (Solo)
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Huw Rhys James, Chorus Master
Vienna Philharmonic

Georges Bizet Les Pêcheurs de perles

Grosses Festspielhaus

Riccardo Minasi, Conductor
Performers: Aida Garifullina, Javier Camarena, Plácido Domingo, Stanislav Trofimov
Philharmonia Chor Wien
Walter Zeh, Chorus Master
Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg

Opera for Children
Wolfgang A. Mozart Die Zauberflöte

Great Hall of the University

Aki Schmitt, Music arrangement
Tomo Sugao, Director
Giedrė Šlekytė, Conductor
Performers: Ioan Stancu*, Hyunjai Lee*, Emma Posman*, Marie Perbost*, Liviu Holender*, Carina Schmieger*, Gürkan Gider*
Salzburg Orchester Solisten

Introducing Opera to Children · Fun and Games with Mozart
Fun and Games with Mozart Die Zauberflöte

Hörsaal 101

Monika Sigl-Radauer, Director
Performers: Julia Rath, Katrin Angerbauer

Final Performances of the Opera Camps
Hugo von Hofmannsthal Jedermann for Children

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Oliver Madas, Composition and Percussion Ensemble
Ulrich Permanschlager, Conductor and Chorus Master
Harald Volker Sommer, Director
Hanna Adlaoui Mayerl, Sets

Final Performances of the Opera Camps
Wolfgang A. Mozart Die Zauberflöte for Children

Universität Mozarteum Großes Studio

Tobias Wögerer, Conductor
Anna Drescher, Director
Hudda Chukri, Sets and Direction
Christoph Wigelbeyer, Chorus Master
Hanne Muthspiel-Payer, Overall Direction

Final Performances of the Opera Camps
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky The Queen of Spades for Children

Universität Mozarteum Großes Studio

Tobias Wögerer, Conductor
Anna Katharina Bernreitner, Director
Christoph Wigelbeyer, Chorus Master
Hannah Öllinger, Manfred Rainer, Sets and Costumes

Final Performances of the Opera Camps
Hans Werner Henze The Bassarids for Children

ARGEkultur

Tobias Wögerer, Conductor
Harald Volker Sommer, Director
Christian Stefan Horvath, Chorus Master
Teresa Rotemberg, Choreography

SALZBURG FESTIVAL BLOG

TerraceTalk · The Bassarids

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  10:50 h;
posted in: Opera, General

( 15 Aug 2018 ) Krzysztof Warlikowski, Kent Nagano, Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, Sean Panikkar and Russell Braun at the TerraceTalk on Hans Werner Henze's The Bassarids.

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TerraceTalk · L’incoronazione di Poppea

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  16:01 h;
posted in: Opera, General

( 31 Jul 2018 ) In this TerraceTalk you will find out, how it actually came, that Jan Lauwers took on the direction of  L’incoronazione di Poppea and a lot more.

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TerraceTalk · Salome

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  17:55 h;
posted in: Opera, General

( 29 Jul 2018 ) Director Romeo Castellucci explains his view onto the opera Salome.

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Klaus Maria Brandauer assumes the role of the Narrator in Die Zauberflöte

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  13:20 h;
posted in: Opera, General

( 12 Jul 2018 ) Bruno Ganz has to withdraw his participation in the new production of Die Zauberflöte for health reasons. We are very happy to have found another world star to assume the role of the Narrator in Die Zauberflöte: Klaus Maria Brandauer.

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Kent Nagano: Guaranteeing the Extraordinary

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  09:00 h;
posted in: Opera, Concert, Whitsun, General

( 6 May 2018 ) On 20 July 2018 he opens the Ouverture spirituelle with his Orchestra Symphonique de Montréal, performing Krzysztof Penderecki’s St. Luke Passion. In mid-August, Kent Nagano returns to the Felsenreitschule, where Hans Werner Henze’s opera The Bassarids, which had its world premiere in Salzburg in 1966, will be staged.  

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Triumph of the Salzburg Festival in US Press

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  22:54 h;
posted in: Opera, General

( 15 Dec 2017 ) Mark Swed/LOS ANGELES TIMES chooses the Salzburg Festival as Festival of the year.

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Benefit of the Aida rehearsal

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  10:35 h;
posted in: Opera

( 4 Aug 2017 ) The Salzburg Festival is donating 50,000 Euro to facilitate musical education for Syrian refugee children in Jordan during the next two years.

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TerraceTalk “Aida”

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  17:45 h;
posted in: Opera

( 18 Jul 2017 ) Artist Shirin Neshat in an interview to the upcoming new production of the opera “Aida” at the Salzburg Festival 2017.

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Young Voices at the Salzburg Festival

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  13:00 h;
posted in: Opera, Concert, General

( 24 May 2017 ) In addition to resounding names like Anna Netrebko, Thomas Hampson, Krassimira Stoyanova, Rolando Villazón, Elīna Garanča or Piotr Beczala the “young voices” are also increasingly moving into the limelight.

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"The Exterminating Angel" wins Opera Award 2017

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:47 h;
posted in: Opera, General

( 8 May 2017 ) Thomas Adès wins the Opera Award in the category "World Premiere"! His opera The Exterminating Angel, commissioned by the Salzburg Festival and premiered in 2016, convinced the expert jury of the Opera Awards.

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Number of Youth Subscriptions Doubled

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  12:23 h;
posted in: Opera, Drama, Concert, Whitsun, General

( 18 Apr 2017 ) Due to high demand, the Salzburg Festival will double the number of its youth subscriptions in 2017. Altogether, 6,000 tickets for operas, dramas and concerts will be reserved for young people up to the age of 26 (i.e. born after June 30, 1990) with discounts of up to 90%.

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Touching the Nerves of Modernism

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  09:00 h;
posted in: Opera

( 12 Apr 2017 Wozzeck, Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, Lear: the three 20th-century operas which stand out among the upcoming Festival programme are some the most striking works of musical theatre in recent history. Taken in sequence, they mark breaking points and reflect the intensification of the genre.

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The Vienna Philharmonic at 175

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  09:15 h;
posted in: Opera, Concert, General

( 28 Mar 2017 ) In the history of the Vienna Philharmonic, which celebrates their 175th anniversary on 28 March 2017, Salzburg occupies a special place – since 1925 the city is the orchestra's summer home.

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In Praise of Reconciliation

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  12:08 h;
posted in: Opera

( 20 Jan 2017 ) Director Peter Sellars returns to the Salzburg Festival to stage Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito. In a video statement, he explains his take on the great opera of reconciliation.

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Opera 2017

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  12:01 h;
posted in: Opera

( 1 Dec 2016 ) The beginning of Markus Hinterhäuser’s new tenure as Artistic Director is marked in the 2017 opera programme by five new productions, three semi-staged performances and two operas performed in concert. Of course Ariodante, performed at the Salzburg Whitsun Festival, will also be shown during the summer.

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