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history of the Salzburg Festival

Stephen Gallup

history of the Salzburg Festival

by Stephen Gallup

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementStephen Gallup.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 210 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21058648M
ISBN 100297790757

Salzburg Festival. The festival has a long and established history that dates back to and has been staged every year since. Having grown in popularity over the years, the modern day event is now held over five weeks during the summer. It puts on a packed programme of opera, drama and concerts in venues across the city. Other articles where Salzburg Festival is discussed: Salzburg: The Salzburg Festival now comprises recitals, concerts of orchestral and chamber music, church music, opera, and drama. The music of Mozart dominates the festival. The Festspielhaus (Festival Theatre), converted from the court stables built into the cliff of Monks’ Hill, consists of the Rock Riding School.

The famous Salzburg Festival Impressive festival times in Salzburg. The annual highlight of the Salzburg Festival in July and August is the Jedermann play. Several thousand spectators follow the history surrounding the death of a rich man against the impressive backdrop of Salzburg Cathedral. With a book about the Winterfest he made the festival a very special gift for its 15th anniversary: As a résumé about 15 years of circus art in Salzburg Pascal Jacob characterizes the history of contemporary circus, the uniqueness of the Winterfest in the circus scene and the .

The Salzburg Festival is the jewel in the crown of the city’s cultural calendar. If you don’t have time in summer, the festivals at Easter and Whitsun offer you another chance: the Easter Festival and the Whitsun Festival are also important pillars of the Salzburg event programme. As well as Salzburg Festival, the Advent Festival at the big. The history of the Salzburg Festival and the history of the Hotel Goldener Hirsch, Salzburg, have always been closely entwined. When the Salzburg Festival took place for the first time in , we were the Salzburg Festival's first on: Getreidegasse


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History of the Salzburg Festival by Stephen Gallup Download PDF EPUB FB2

Salzburg′s long history can be traced back to the stone age - but only in the Middle Ages and more so in Baroque times it got really exciting. Here you will find a timeline with the most outstanding key events. Maybe you would also be interested in browsing the list of the Prince Archbishops.

The first signs of settlements within today′s city limits date as far back as to Neolithic times. The Salzburg Festival (German: Salzburger Festspiele) is a prominent festival of music and drama established in It is held each summer (for five weeks starting in late July) in the Austrian town of Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus history of the Salzburg Festival book is the annual performance of the play Jedermann (Everyman) by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.

Begins: late July. The birth hour of the Salzburg Festival is generally stated as 22 August when Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s morality play Jedermann was first performed on the Domplatz (Cathedral Square) in the staging by Max Reinhardt.

Since that time, the Salzburg Festival has established itself as the most important festival for opera, drama and concerts. A History of the Salzburg Festival Hardcover – January 1, by Stephen Gallup (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Cited by: 5. Salzburg was originally the site of a Celtic settlement and later of the Roman town of Juvavum. About ce the Benedictine Abbey of St.

Peter and the Nonnberg Nunnery were founded there by St. Rupert. Salzburg was made a bishopric by St. Boniface in and was raised to an archbishopric in Its archbishops were acknowledged as princes of the Holy Roman Empire inand the city. Salzburg (Austrian: [ˈsaltsbʊʁk]; German: [ˈzaltsbʊʁk] (); literally "Salt Fortress"; Bavarian: Soizburg) is the capital city of the State of Salzburg and withinhabitants, it is the fourth-largest city in Austria.

The town is located on the site of the former Roman settlement of rg was founded as an episcopal see in and became a seat of the archbishop in Country: Austria. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gallup, Stephen, History of the Salzburg Festival. Topsfield, Mass.: Salem House,© Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gallup, Stephen, History of the Salzburg Festival.

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, © (OCoLC) On performance days, a free shuttle service from Salzburg to the Perner-Insel in Hallein and back is available for visitors. The bus leaves at the Reichenhaller Straße Number 4 one hour before the start of the performance.

Tickets are available free of charge upon boarding the bus. The return bus leaves directly after the end of the performance. Founding and the Festival Idea. The birth hour of the Salzburg Festival is generally stated as 22 August when Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s morality play Jedermann was first performed on the Domplatz (Cathedral Square) in the staging by Max Reinhardt.

Since that time, the Salzburg Festival has established itself as the most important festival for opera, drama and concerts.

The tradition of the Salzburg Festival began Aug with the premiere of the morality play, Jedermann by Viennese playwright, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, on the Domplatz or Cathedral Square. However, the history of performing arts as part of the city’s cultural life go back to the Middle Ages when Biblical stories were acted out in the form of mystery plays.

The Salzburg Festival is nearly years old, yet the most renowned classical music festival in the world feels as though it is very young and still growing.

Time to take a quick look at the turbulent history of the Salzburg : Having been granted unprecedented access to Austria's film archives, director Tony Palmer takes us through the history of his historic festival. The birthplace of Mozart and having hosted every world-class opera star, The Salzburg Festival has a rich and storied history beautifully explored in this film.

SALZBURG FESTIVAL ARCHIVE You are currently visiting the archive website of Salzburg Festival. Our actual website can be found here: A History of the Salzburg Festival Stephen Gallup, Author Salem House Publishers $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Founded in by theater director Max Reinhardt, poet.

Festival Halls was one of them but we had a separate tour of the facilities which is included in the Salzburg Card. These halls are the main stages for the world-famous Read more/5(51).

The Salzburg Festivalremains the most prestigious and expensive of all summer festivals, renowned for its high level of artistic achievement and its elite atmosphere of European its historic thAnniversary Season, Salzburg’s program has earned Musical America’s ‘Festival of the Year Award’.Once again our Tour will encompass a full week (seven nights) in this charming.

Salzburg History. Although Salzburg has its early roots in the Stone Age, the establishment of the Roman town of Juvavum around 15 BC is its traditional beginning.

By the fall of Rome, it was all but abandoned, but the city was saved from ruin by St Rupert, who was gifted the site at the end of the 7th century by the Duke of Bavaria.

Salzburg Festival, annual festival of music and drama held in Salzburg, Austria, for five weeks starting in late July. The festival may be considered a descendant of the Salzburg Music Festival Weeks that the Vienna Philharmonic gave irregularly between and The year is marked by the centenary of the Salzburg Festival: In this video you can experience a journey through our year history with some of the best pictures from our archives: from the first “Jedermann” to the construction of the Großes Festspielhaus and the era of Markus Hinterhäuser.

A book linking the world-renowned Salzburg Music Festival with Austria's current political flirtation with the right wing has won a top prize in Austria. Cornell professor of history Michael Steinberg's book Austria as Theater and Ideology. Nearlythe Salzburg Festival Doesn’t Wait to Celebrate.

“There’s an unbelievable history,” Markus Hinterhäuser, teenage climate activists are quoted in the program book. What a difference a century makes.

When the Salzburg Festival in Austria was first held, in the summer ofit consisted of just half a dozen .