Cast Change Choral Concert / Tenor
Luciano Ganci takes over from Jonas Kaufmann
Cast Change Choral Concert / Soprano
Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha takes over from Sonya Yoncheva
Dance & Electro 2024: Sasha Waltz & Max Cooper
Artistic director Nikolaus Bachler will continue the dance and electro sections, which were newly established in 2023, next year and for the first time the festival will open one day earlier than usual: on Palm Friday, choreographer Sasha Waltz will celebrate the world premiere with Johann Sebastian Bach's St. John Passion, while on Maundy Thursday the internationally acclaimed British DJ Max Cooper will let the sounds of Italy meet electronic beats.
Salzburg Easter Festival 2024 - the programme
For the 2024 Salzburg Easter Festival, Intendant Nikolaus Bachler will present a programme inspired by the Mediterranean South – with Italy at its heart. The Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia from Rome, together with its long-standing Chief Conductor Sir Antonio Pappano, will open the Easter Festival with a new production of Amilcare Ponchielli’s rarely performed opera »La Gioconda«.
Emanuel Gat: Dance World Premiere at the 23 Easter Festival
For his first edition as director of the Salzburg Easter Festival, Nikolaus Bachler innovates and opens the program to contemporary dance. Presented in the mythical concert hall of the Felsenreitschule, »Träume« (Dreams) by choreographer Emanuel Gat will explore different facets of Wagnerian work
Berliner Philharmoniker to become resident orchestra from 2026
Berliner Philharmoniker will return to the Salzburg Easter Festival from 2026.
Salzburg Easter Festival - programme 2023
A new direction for the Salzburg Easter Festival in 2023 – Programme 2023
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