Mozart year 2006
In the Mozart year 2006 the Salzburg festival will show the entire stage entertainments of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – 22 operas and musical comedies. But that is only one of the indications that the Mozart year 2006 are going to be a Mozart festival of the superlative. Numerous other presenters like the international foundation Mozarteum will present the „best of Mozart“ in the Mozart year 2006.
The prelude of the festival in the Mozart year 2006 are celebrated earlier, in the year 2005.With a by Marc Minkowski conducted new-years-eve concert on the 31st of December 2005, the Jupiter-symphony will open the jubilee year on the occasion of the 250th birthday of the composer. Until the actual begin of the festival, on the 24th of July, the Salzburger Mozart weeks, the Easter-festival, the Whitsuntide-festival and the Baroque-Festival dedicate themselves to the Genius Loci.
At the beginning of the festival the premieres start. „Il Re Pastore“ in the specially adapted "Großen Universitätsaula" ignites the gigantic Mozart-fireworks. Conductors like Nicolaus Harnoncourt, Riccardo Muti, Michael Gielen, Daniel Harding, Marc Minkowski or Marcello Viotti introduce their interpretation of Mozart. A diverse and likewise top-quality choice of directors like: Karl-Ernst Hermann, Jürgen Flimm, Günter Krämer, Martin Kušej or Doris Dörrie are going to set the stage entertainments into the right light. The „House for Mozart“, the former Festival Hall, is going to celebrate a premiere of „Le Nozze di Figaro“ with Nicolaus Harnoncourt. Opera-stars like Anna Netrebko guaranty a full house.
The advance booking for the Salzburg Festival in the Mozart-year 2006 is already in process, the staff of the Hotel Kobenzl will gladly take care of your desired tickets. With a unique season ticket festival guests have the possibility to enjoy all 22 stage entertainments.