Innsbruck Festival of Early Music (Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik)

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Country and Region AustriaTyrol
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria
Festival Contact Information

Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik GmbH
Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 21, 1st floor
A-6020 Innsbruck
Phone: +43-(0)512-57 10 32
Office hours: Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 12:30pm

Festival Description

Innsbruck Festival of Early Music features a rich cultural program of concerts, operas, and competitions to beautiful Innsbruck, Austria each year since 1976. Some of the very best early music ensembles, and favorite opera are part of the events. There are also interesting supporting events that include ‘backstage events’ to show audiences a behind the scenes point of view, lunch time concerts where you can enjoy a meal and beverages while watching a show. there are also musicians playing in the city squares.

Festival Dates August 7 - 25, 2013
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Programming 2013:
  • Opening
    • August 9 — La clemenza di Tito, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    • August 23 and 25 —L’Euridice, by Giulio Caccini
    • August 14, 17, and 19 — Venus Adonis / Dido and Aeneas, by John Blow and Henry Purcell
  • Concerts
    • August 8 — Il Barocco, by Giovanni Battista Fontana, Tarquinio Merula, Georg Philipp Telemann, Antonio Vivaldi, Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber
    • August 9 — Gambe in der Kapelle, by William Young, John Playford, Simon Ives, Thomas Mace, John Jenkins, Charles Coleman, and Angelo Michele Bartolotti
    • August 10 — Corellis Gebete, Giovanni Benedetto Vinaccesi, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Arcangelo Corelli, Gregorianik
    • August 12 — Wandeln mit Mozart
      Works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Danzi, Giuseppe Maria Cambini
    • August 13 — Addio OPEN MIND Texte von Donna Leon 
Arien, Duette und Szenen aus folgenden Opern: featuring works by Niccolò Jommelli, Tommaso Traetta, Domenico Cimarosa, Johann Adolph Hasse, Davide Pérez, Niccolò Vito Piccinni, Baldassare Galuppi, Pasquale Anfossi, Christoph Willibald Gluck
  • and much much more…


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