Summer Festivals

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Classical Summer Festivals 2024

The Summer Festivals are the highlights of the cultural year for all classical music enthusiasts. In addition to the well-established classics that offer great impressions and listening experiences for not only classical music fans, the musical performances also provide new inspirations for playing music. Here you will find an overview of the Summer Festivals 2024, including links to schedules, livestreams, and, of course, the corresponding sheet music!

Glyndebourne 2024

This festival in Glyndebourne is one of the best-known classical music summer festivals and includes an elegant picnic in the park. You can also watch some productions at home via Streaming.

101° Arena di Verona Opera Festival 2024

There is hardly a more exciting place to listen to Italian opera! The approximately 2000-year-old amphitheatre in the city of Verona offers great acoustics and has regularly hosted opera festivals since Verdi's Aida was performed there on the occasion of its 100th birthday in 1913. The 101st festival in the Arena di Verona will feature the greatest Italian operas by Verdi, Rossini, Puccini and Bizet!

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Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival 2024

Whether at a picnic in the countryside, on small stages in secluded manor houses or in a classical concert hall, the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival offers a colourful selection of concerts with artists such as the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra (conducted by Alan Gilbert), Ulrich Tukur & Die Rhythmus Boys, Kool & The Gang, Asya Fateyeva, Jan Lisiecki, Salut Salon, Rolando Villazón, Ardemus Quartet, Lang Lang, Jamie Cullum, The King's Singers, Minguet Quartet, Take 6, Fatoumata Diawara & Band, Xavier de Maistre, Jazzrausch Bigband, Grigory Sokolov, Sabine Meyer, Daniel Hope and many more.

Festival's Highlights

Vespro della Beata Vergine

On two days you have the opportunity to experience Monteverdi's "Vespers for the Blessed Virgin" with the choir and orchestra "La Tempête" under the direction of Simon-Pierre Bestion.

Vespro della Beata Vergine by Monteverdi Sheet Music


Vespro della Beata Vergine

Vespro della Beata Vergine by Monteverdi Sheet Music


Vespro della Beata Vergine

Requiem by Mozart

In addition to the Symphony No. 25 in G minor KV 183 and Frescobaldi's and Maderna's "Tre Pezzi per Orchestera", the festival will conclude with Mozart's magnificent Requiem. The Schleswig-Holstein Festival Choir and the NDR Radiophilharmonie will sing and play under the direction of Stanislav Kochanovsky with soloists Elsa Benoit, Catriona Morison, Pietro Adaíni and Alexander Grassauer.

Requiem by Mozart sheet music



Sinfonie Nr. 25 g-Moll KV 183 by Mozart sheet music


Symphony No. 25 G minor KV 183

Bregenzer Festspiele 2024

The Bregenz Festival has been thrilling audiences of up to 7,000 people per performance since 1946, and from 1950 on, with its impressive floating stage. In case of bad weather, the festival can be held in the adjacent Festspielhaus. This year, the opera Der Freischütz by Carl Maria von Weber will be performed on the atmospheric lakeside stage.

Weber Freischütz - score Weber: Freischütz (score)
Weber Freischütz - piano score Weber: Freischütz (piano score)
Weber Freischütz – text book Weber: Freischütz (text book)

Verbier Festival

Founded in 1994, this very young festival in Verbier , Switzerland, is dedicated to promoting young talent: Based on the concept of a workshop, internationally renowned artists meet up-and-coming musical talents.

Festival's Highlights

VFCO ·Rattle · Kavakos · Mäkelä · Shani

Sir Simon Rattle conducts the VFCO in a memorable Beethoven Triple Concerto with three of his colleagues, Klaus Mäkelä, Lahav Shani and Leonidas Kavakos as soloists for cello, piano and violin. The Triple Concerto is followed by the Symphony No. 3 'Eroica'.

Concerto for piano, violin, violoncello and orchestra in C major op. 56 sheet music

Ludwig van Beethoven

Concerto for piano, violin, violoncello and orchestra in C major op. 56

Symphonie No. 3 in E flat major op. 55

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphonie No. 3 in E flat major op. 55 "Eroica"

Mischa, Sascha und Lily Maisky

Cellist Mischa Maisky, his pianist daughter Lily Maisky and his violinist son Sascha Maisky present three chamber music works by the most famous relationship triangle in music history, Clara and Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms.

Clara Schumann Three Romances op. 22 sheet music

Clara Schumann

Three Romances op. 22

 Brahms Piano Trios sheet music

Johannes Brahms

Piano Trios

Robert Schumann  Three Romances op. 94 sheet music

Robert Schumann

Three Romances op. 94

Brahms  Trio No. 3 in C minor op. 101sheet music

Johannes Brahms

Trio No. 3 in C minor op. 101

Salzburg Festival 2024

This year's Salzburg Festival takes place from 19 July to 31 August. Here you can find Links to all broadcasts. Some of the musical highlights and sheet music can be found here.

Festival's Highlights

Wiener Philharmoniker · Blomstedt

Under the baton of Herbert Blomstedt, Johannes Brahms Schicksalslied op. 54 and Mendelssohn's Lobgesang op. 52 await you in the large Festspielhaus with soloists Christina Landshamer, Elsa Benoit and Tilman Lichdi, the Vienna Singverein and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.

Schicksalslied op. 54 sheet music

Johannes Brahms

Schicksalslied op. 54 (Song of Destiny)

Lobgesang op. 52 Mendelssohn sheet music

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Lobgesang op. 52 ((Hymn of Praise)

Great Mass in C minor KV 427 · Collegium 1704 · Luks

Under the baton of Václavs Luks, Zelenka's Statio Quadruplex pro Processione Theophonica ZWV 158 and Mozart's Great Mass in C minor KV 427 will be performed in the Collegiate Church of St Peter. The soloists Katharina Konradi, Ana Maria Labin, Krystian Adam and Krešimir Stražanac will be accompanied by the Collegium, Vocale 1704 and Collegium 1704.

Mozart Missa c-Moll sheet music

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Great Mass in C minor KV 427

Vienna Philharmonic · Nelsons

On 10 and 11 August, Andris Nelsons and the Vienna Philharmonic will perform Gustav Mahler's Ninth Symphony in the large Festspielhaus.

Mahler: Symphony No. 9 sheet music

Gustav Mahler

Symphony No. 9 D major

Bayreuther Festspiele 2024

A festival theatre designed by the composer himself, enthroned on a green hill with incomparable acoustics, plus the best Wagner singers of today and the Bayreuth Festival Choir live? You can only experience that here. The Bayreuth Festival is, of course, all about Richard Wagner's operas.

Sheet music by Richard Wagner and all works performed in Bayreuth in 2024:

New production of Tristan & Isolde

A new production of Tristan und Isolde by Icelandic director Thorleifur Örn Arnarsson is on the programme at the Green Hill this year. See Andreas Schager and Camilla Nylund in the title roles under the musical direction of Semyon Bychkov. On the traditional opening night, you can watch the performance on Livestream of BR Klassik.

Tristan & Isolde piano score Tristan & Isolde: Piano Score
Vorspiel zu Tristan und Isolde für Streichsextett sheet music Tristan & Isolde: Prelude for string sextet
Eric Chafe: The Tragic and the Ecstatic - The Musical Revolution of Wagner's Tristan and Isolde The Musical Revolution of Wagner's "Tristan and Isolde"

Lucerne Festival 2024

The Lucerne Festival has been taking place since 1938, and was known as the Lucerne International Music Festival until 2000, and features top artists from all over the world.

Highlights des Festivals

Mao Fujita

The young Japanese pianist Mao Fujita made his debut at the Lucerne Festival in 2022 with Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto, and will return this year with a solo programme.

Mozart: Piano Sonata B flat major  KV 333 sheet music

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Sonata B flat major KV 333

Cerdana - Suite pittoresques sheet music

Déodat de Séverac

Cerdana - Suite pittoresques

Chopin: Barcarolle F sharp major op. 60 sheet music

Frédéric Chopin

Barcarolle F sharp major op. 60

Prokofjew Piano Sonata No. 1 in F minor op. 1 sheet music

Sergei Prokofjew

Piano Sonata No. 1 in F minor op. 1

Schumann Complete Piano Works 3 sheet music

Robert Schumann

Complete Piano Works 3

Yannick Nézet-Séguin · Beatrice Rana

Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra will delight audiences with Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 7 in E major and, with pianist Beatrice Rana, Clara Schumann's Piano Concerto No. 1 in A minor.

 Clara Schumann: Piano Concerto A minor op. 7 sheet music

Clara Schumann

Piano Concerto A minor op. 7

 Symphony No. 7 in E major sheet music

Anton Bruckner

Symphony No. 7 in E major

And many more...

Are there any other highlights and festivals you're missing here, or are you looking for the sheet music to a particular piece you've heard? Write to us at [email protected] and we'll find what you're looking for!

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