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It is one of the highlights of this year’s Salzburg Festival: The new production of Beethoven’s “Fidelio”. On stage, there’s a remarkable cast
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Verdi’s ‘Il Trovatore’ is a highlight of this year’s Salzburg Festival, thanks in part to an outstanding cast.
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The Salzburg Festival celebrates the bicentenary of Verdi’s birth with three of his operas: ‘Don Carlo’ is one of them – the longest, the most
Gathering 600 musicians on stage at the same time, it’s understandable why Mahler’s Eighth symphony is also known as the ‘Symphony of a Thousand’
More excerpts from our interview with maestro Gustavo Dudamel.
Mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli takes the lead in the lastest, production of Vincenzo Bellini’s romantic tragedy ‘Norma’.
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There was a very modern setting in Salzburg for the production of Handel’s opera, Julius Caesar in Egypt.
The power struggle between Cleopatra and
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Ninety years old this year it may be, but the Salzburg Festival remains as fit as a fiddle.
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