Bayreuther Festspiele

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Country and Region GermanyBavaria
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany
Festival Contact Information

Mailing address:
Bayreuther Festspiele GmbH
Postfach 10 02 62
D-95402 Bayreuth
Physical address:
Bayreuther Festspiele GmbH
Festspielhügel 1-2
D-95445 Bayreuth
Phone: (49) 92-17-8780

Festival Description

The Bayreuther Festival is an annual event that is held in Bayreuth, Germany, which presents operatic performances by the 19th century German composer Richard Wagner. It was Wagner who created the the idea of the festival—to showcase his own works. Performances take place in Festspielhaus, which was specially designed and construction with architectural innovations by Wagner. The space was made to accommodate the large orchestras that are necessary for the staging of his works. The popular Festival has become the destination for Wagner aficionados, who often must wait years to obtain tickets.

Festival Dates July 25 - August 28, 2013
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