The 2021 Salzburg Easter Festival Programme

2021 Salzburg Easter Festival – Christian Thielemann and Peter Ruzicka present their last joint programme:

Turandot with Anna Netrebko in the title role
Hilary Hahn to be awarded the Herbert von Karajan Prize
Sir Antonio Pappano as guest conductor
Denis Matsuev will play Grieg’s Piano Concerto
Philippe Herreweghe to conduct Bach’s Mass in b minor
Sir András Schiff will direct the Concert for Salzburg from the piano


Christian Thielemann, the Artistic Director of the Salzburg Easter Festival, and Peter Ruzicka, the Intendant and Managing Director, are delighted to be able to present the programme for the 2021 Salzburg Easter Festival. This will be the last for which Christian Thielemann and Peter Ruzicka will be jointly responsible.
    
As has been known for some time now, Peter Ruzicka will step down as planned on 30 June 2020 after five years in his post. The artistic direction of the Salzburg Easter Festival will remain in the hands of Christian Thielemann until and including the 2022 Easter Festival. The Staatskapelle Dresden will also remain the Orchestra in Residence of the Salzburg Easter Festival until that date.


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