Jonas Kaufmann, Marlis Petersen & Elīna Garança Lead Salzburg Easter Festival’s 2023 Season

The ⁦Salzburg Easter Festival has announced its 2023 season. The season will present Andris Nelsons conducting Richard Wagner’s “Tannhäuser” in a production by director Romeo Castellucci. The main roles will be sung by Marlis Petersen, Elīna Garança, Jonas Kaufmann, Georg Zeppenfeld, and Christian Gerhaher. The season will include Brahms’ “German Requiem” performed by Bavarian Radio Chorus with soloists Julia Kleiter {…}

Wiener Staatsoper & Osterfestspiele Salzburg Announce Co-Production of ‘Lohengrin’

(Credits: ORF / Lalo Jodlbauer) The Wiener Staatsoper and Osterfestspiele Salzburg have announced that they will cooperate on a new production of Wagner’s “Lohengrin.” In a joint press statement, the two companies noted that a new production of Wagner’s romantic opera would be performed at the Wiener Staatsoper in the 2023-24 season, after the premiere at the Osterfestspiele Salzburg in April {…}

Anna Netrebko Cancels Participation in Osterfestspiele Salzburg, Festival Announces Changes to 2021 Season

The Osterfestspiele Salzburg has announced a change to its 2021 season. The festival revealed that due to scheduling conflicts with the Wiener Staatsoper, Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov would not be able to participate in the gala concert scheduled for Oct. 31, 2021. As a result, the festival has announced WINTERSTÜRME starring Anja Kampe, Stephen Gould, and René Pape. The concert {…}