Photo: Sammy Hart

This years’ Richard Strauss Festival opens on 22nd June and runs until 1st July and is Alexander Liebreich’s first year as Artistic Director of the Festival.

Liebreich will conduct Akademie für alte Musik Berlin and Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks in the opening concert of the festival where Strauss’ Metamorphosen for 23 solo strings and Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas will be performed.

Liebreich has created an exciting festival which will see performances by Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Brno Philharmonic, Alban Gerhardt, Lisa Batiashvili, Catherine Magiera and fellow Hazard Chase artist, Olli Mustonen.


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