Siemens Festival>Nights: Free Public Screenings on Salzburg’s Kapitelplatz
· Siemens>Breakfast>Concerts: Concert Highlights on Saturdays
· Siemens>Children’s>Programme: Child-Friendly Operas on Friday Mornings
For 21 years the Siemens Festival>Nights have brought up to 70.000 annual visitors from all over the world to Salzburg’s Kapitelplatz. Here, art lovers have the opportunity to experience historical and current Festival highlights while also enjoying the picturesque backdrop of Salzburg’s historical centre.
The Siemens Festival>Nights – a close cooperation with the Salzburg Festival, ORF Salzburg and Unitel – are a free offer to all those who love the arts. From Saturday, 23 July to Sunday, 28 August, a wide range of Festival productions is presented in a unique atmosphere, projected onto a daylight-compatible LED screen. This year’s highlights from the current Festival programme include broadcasts of the operas Die Zauberflöte (12 and 27 August), Káta Kabanová (15 and 28 August) and Il trittico (16 and 26 August). Further information and this year’s prize raffle can be found on the website https://new.siemens.com/at/en/company/fairs-events/festivalnights.html. The main prize consists of two tickets to the 2023 premiere of Jedermann including hotel accommodation.
Musical Highlights at the Siemens>Breakfast>Concerts
Visitors to the Siemens>Breakfast>Concerts can look forward to selected concerts from the current Festival programme and past highlights, screened every Saturday morning from 23 July to 27 August. Some of the world’s leading orchestras, such as the Vienna Philharmonic and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, under conductors such as Riccardo Muti, Christian Thielemann and Daniel Barenboim interpret works by Johannes Brahms, Anton Bruckner, Ludwig von Beethoven and others. These concert screenings can be ideally combined with an extended brunch at the restaurant tent on the square.
Siemens>Children’s>Programme: Child-Friendly Operas on Friday Mornings
Nor are the youngest art fans ignored: the Siemens>Children’s>Programme once again features a colourful variety of child-friendly operas. Highlights including popular classics such as Die Zauberflöte and Peter and the Wolf will enchant young and older visitors alike. For the first time, a live programme rounds out the offerings, with activities such as children’s make-up sessions and other creative pursuits. The children’s programme takes place every Friday at 10 am from 29 July to 26 August and is designed for children aged 5 and up.