2017 GUIDE TO FESTIVALS

25th Moritzburg Festival
25th Moritzburg Festival
WHAT DISTINGUISHES THIS FESTIVAL
A lively spirit of innovation, musical vitality and fascinating performance venues contribute to the unique atmosphere of the Moritzburg Festival. Soloists from around the world present interpretations of great chamber music pieces in unique casts that are characterized by a special dynamic and freshness.
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
The 25th festival edition under the patronage of the Federal Minister of the Interior Dr. Thomas de Maizière will cover a range of traditional chamber music as well as contemporary music, including works by this year’s composer-in-residence, Sven Helbig. Renowned soloists include Baiba Skride, Andreas Ottensamer, Arabella Steinbacher, Lawrence Power, Alexander Sitkovetsky, Mira Wang, Lise de la Salle, Ning Feng, Louis Lortie, Richard O’Neill, Alessio Bax, Gloria Chien, and Felix Klieser. Concerts take place in the Moritzburg Castle, the Churches Moritzburg and Steinbach, the Proschwitz Castle near Meissen, and in one of the hangars of the Elbe Flugzeugwerke. Highlights include “Italian Night” with works of Rossini, Verdi and others. Young musicians in the Academy form the Festival Orchestra, conducted by Josep Caballé Domenech. In addition to the opening concert in Volkswagen’s “Die Gläserne Manufaktur” in Dresden, the orchestra will perform at the King Albert Theater in Bad Elster.
LOCATION
Dresden, Germany
WEBSITE
https://www.moritzburgfestival.de/en/welcome.html
DATES
Aug 5 - Aug 20, 2017
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Jan Vogler
GENRES
Classical • Chamber Music, Interviews
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$5 to $150
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
https://www.moritzburgfestival.de/en/welcome.html
+49 (0)351 160 926 15
BOOKING CONTACT
Anne Maria Kaiser, artistic administrator
Booking cycle date range
Fall 2017 for Summer 2019
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