Nikolaus Bachler will succeed Peter Ruzicka as Intendant on 1 July 2020

Nikolaus Bachler (c) Markus Jans
Nikolaus Bachler (c) Markus Jans

Nikolaus Bachler has been appointed Intendant and Managing Director of the Salzburg Easter Festival as of mid-2020. In a two-step process, he will succeed the current incumbent, Peter Ruzicka, who has run the Festival together with Christian Thielemann since mid-2015. On 1 July 2020, Nikolaus Bachler will be appointed the commercial director, and from the 2022 season he will also be co-responsible for artistic planning.

Read more in a press release by the Province of Salzburg (unfortunately only available in German)

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