HAUSFESTSPIEL

Live streaming - 17 to 20 February 2021 from the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden

Finally enjoy live music from the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden again: From 17 to 20 February 2021 it will be possible at the streaming festival HAUSFESTSPIEL. The evening concerts with Christian Tetzlaff (violin), the vision string quartet, tenor Julian Prégardien and soprano Olga Peretyatko always begin at 8.15 pm and are free to watch online.

"The crocuses are beginning to bloom in Baden-Baden, and we also want to send out a signal of hope from this wonderful city," says Festspielhaus artistic director Benedikt Stampa. The streaming festival brings the Festspielhaus atmosphere to the living rooms. Benedikt Stampa: "If music lovers can' t visit us just yet, we' ll come to them. The chosen compositions represent many musical stories that were written in Baden-Baden. We cultivate the artistic bridges to France that have often been traditionally pursued in Baden-Baden. We return to the salons of the Romantic period and to the music of Robert Schumann, which once was part of the town' s DNA through Clara Schumann and Pauline Viardot-Garcia. Finally, we take a look into the future of the string quartet genre and welcome two singers who represent the finest in opera today: Julian Prégardien and Olga Peretyatko.

On Wednesday, 17 February 2021, violinist Christian Tetzlaff will open the four-day online festival. He will interpret the Sonata in A major for violin and piano by César Franck.

Tenor Julian Prégardien, born in Frankfurt, will sing Robert Schumann's Song Cycle "Dichterliebe", with texts by Heinrich Heine, on Thursday, 18 February 2021. He will be accompanied by Éric Le Sage (piano).

The vision string quartet (Friday 19, February 2021) is one of the most successful young string quartets in Europe. With a selection from Maurice Ravel’s string quartet in F major op. 35 and compositions of their own in the genres Jazz, Pop and Rock will Jakob Encke (violin), Daniel Stoll (violin), Sander Stuart (viola) und Leonard Disselhorst (violoncello) conquer the stage of the Festspielhaus for the first time.

Olga Peretyatko (soprano) will sing in the finale of the HAUSFESTSPIEL a program of songs on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 8.15 pm. The singer celebrated stunning opera performances also in Baden-Baden. Here she filled in as Anina in Rolando Villazón’s production of “L'elisir d'amore” and shortly afterwards she captured the hearts of the opera fans as Violetta Valery in “La traviata” - again staged by Rolando Villazón.

The live-stream from the Festspielhaus will be available here on www.festspielhaus.de. Furthermore, it will be online on Vimeo, YouTube and on the Facebook-site of the Festspielhaus.

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Updated: 2/12/2021