Nikolaus Bachler will succeed Peter Ruzicka as Intendant on 1 July 2020
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 about this in a press release from the Province of Salzburg (unfortunately only availanble in German)