Jedermann 2021

Friday evening (16.07.2021) was the public dress rehearsal of the Salzburg Festival’s Jedermann 2021. The prelude and since 1920 the central play of the Salzburg Festival about the dying of the rich man. It was the fourth consecutive edition under director Michael Sturminger, which had to take place in the Großes Festspielhaus due to the weather. [Read more]


Festival opening celebration 2021

On July 18, Salzburg will celebrate the traditional Festival Opening 2021, when the entire city will once again become a stage. Music, drama, readings, exhibitions and dance for free at 24 venues: for one day, Salzburgers and festival visitors can get in the mood for the festival summer at the Festival Opening Ceremony. [Read more]

Exhibition 100 Years of the Salzburg Festival

The regional exhibition “Great World Theatre – 100 Years of the Salzburg Festival” is dedicated to the history of the world’s most important festival for classical music and the performing arts. Very vividly and authentically narrated, the exhibition provides a variety of views of the Salzburg Festival. [Read more]

No whip cracking!

The monthly Merian issue appeared at the end of January, this time on Salzburg and at the same time the seventh time since 1964 that Merian has focused on Salzburg. No cracking the whip! According to tradition, what sounds like an instruction from an S&M studio was still written around [Read more]


Salzburg Festival – a peace project lives

76,500 visitors from 39 nations, 12 opera performances, 29 in the drama section, 53 concerts and 16 other events are the results in figures of this year’s Salzburg Festival, which ended last Sunday (Aug. 30). “We have all created something together in this special festival year at the Festival, [Read more]

New Salzburg Festival Program

The Salzburg Festival has unveiled its new festival program for 2020. In its three artistic areas of opera, drama and concert, the world’s leading festival for classical music and performing arts will celebrate 90 performances at 6 venues over 30 days (August 1-30). That is still about [Read more]

Salzburg Festival 2020

The Salzburg Festival, the most important cultural event in Salzburg, has announced its plans for the Whitsun Festival and the August Festival following the Austrian government’s statement on the status of the lifting of the Corona-related restrictions on 7 April. [Read more]

Jazz and the City Salzburg 2022