Salzburg Easter Festival in Autumn - the Programme

Salzburg Easter Festival in Autumn

Fri, 29 October - Mon, 1 November 2021

For the first-ever time in the history of the Easter Festival, the event will not take place at its usual time, but this coming autumn. After long, detailed deliberations, Christian Thielemann, the Artistic Director of the Festival and Chief Conductor of the Staatskapelle Dresden and Intendant Nikolaus Bachler have decided in spring to move the Festival from the Easter weekend to the weekend of All Saints, 29 October to 1 November 2021. 

Discover the new programme of the "Easter Festival in Autumn": 

  • Friday, 29 October: Mozarts REQUIEM under the baton of Christian Thielemann, featuring Golda Schultz, Christa Mayer, Sebastian Kohlhepp and René Pape
  • Saturday, 30 October: Orchestral Concert Daniele Gatti with Hilary Hahn, Music by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy, W.A. Mozart and R. Schumann
  • Sunday, 31. October: WINTERSTÜRME - a concert with excerpts from Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, featuring Anja KampeStephen Gould and René Pape, conducted by Christian Thielemann.
  • Monday, 1 November: Orchestral Concert Thielemann with Denis Matsuev, Music by E. Grieg and R. Strauss

Tickets sales are open for Patrons: 

Single tickets sales will statr on 1 August, 2021.