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Pierre Boulez receives the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

On 4 October the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement will be awarded to Pierre Boulez during the 56th Biennale.

Solo Tango Solo Piano

Discover the whole world of Tango

Klangspuren: opening concert with Haas and Staud

On 13 September the Klangspuren opening concert in Schwaz features works of two UE composers, Georg Friedrich Haas and Johannes Maria Staud.

Jay Schwartz: Music for Voice and Piano

On 8 September Jay Schwartz’ new work Music for Voice and Piano will be presented in Frankfurt.

Franz Schreker: Der Schatzgräber in Amsterdam

The Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam, is giving a new production of Franz Schreker's opera Der Schatzgräber (“The Treasure-Seeker“), directed by Ivo van Hove. Première is on 1 September 2012.

Haas: New work for orchestra

The new orchestral work “… e finisci già?” by Georg Friedrich Haas will receive its world première on 25 August at the Salzburg Festival. Titus Engel conducts the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg.

Rihm: Nähe fern cycle

Wolfgang Rihm has completed his Nähe fern cycle. Now the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, which commissioned the work, will be playing all four pieces in one concert.

Salzburg Music Award for Georg Friedrich Haas

Georg Friedrich Haas is the winner of the 2013 Salzburg Music Prize – International Composition Prize, awarded for the fourth time.

Nicolai Podgornov's - The Seasons

From birdsong in March to sleigh rides in December – expressive pieces to stimulate and inspire.

Klezmer Saxophone Duets

A feast of rousing traditional Klezmer pieces and more are presented here for saxophonists.

The Magic Flute for children

Alexander Krampe knows how children’s ears listen. His successful children’s version of The Cunning Little Vixen is now joined by The Magic Flute at the Salzburg Festival.

Staud: World première at the Salzburg Festival

Johannes Maria Staud's new work Infin che ’l mar fu sovra noi richiuso, receives its world première at the Salzburg Festival on 23 July.

New work by David Fennessy

David Fennessy's latest work 5 Hofer Photographs for violoncello solo will receive its world première on 22 July.

Salzburg Festival 2012

Salzburg’s new Festival Director Alexander Pereira opens the festival with a new “Ouverture spirituelle”.

Tango Violoncello & Piano

An ideal introduction to the passionate world of tango – full of vitality, variety and fun!

Happy 40th Birthday Vykintas Baltakas

As Vykintas Baltakas celebrates his 40th birthday, we take a look at some of his imaginative and creative works.

German première of Rihm’s Dionysos

Wolfgang Rihm’s latest music theatre work Dionysos, which was premièred at the Salzburg Festival in 2010, will receive its German première on 8 July in Berlin.

Boulez and Chéreau on Janáček’s From the House of the Dead

It was hailed the “performance of the year” when Pierre Boulez and Patrice Chéreau unveiled their production of From the House of the Dead. We talked to them about the work.

John Tyrell on Janácek's From the House of the Dead

Considered the foremost Janáček expert, John Tyrrell found himself confronted with complex issues when redacting From the House of the Dead.

Mark Audus on the original Brno version of Jenufa

Janáček’s opera Jenůfa was Janácek’s breakthrough to the international scene. Now the original 1904 Brno version is again available.