Open-Air St. Gallen Festival to Present Henry Purcell Opera in 2024

By David Salazar

The Open-Air St. Gallen Festival has announced a major change for its upcoming editions.

Starting in 2024, the event will be performed alternatively at the St.Gallen monastery district and in the natural arena on the Flumserberg in the south of the canton of St. Gallen. The company also revealed that for that 2024 edition, the new venue will host a production of Henry Purcell’s “The Fairy Queen” directed by Anna Bernreitner.

The press release also noted that concerts will take place mainly in the city of St. Gallen.

The 2023 edition of the festival is set to open on June 29, 2023 and runs through July 2, 2023.