You are a gifted composer and looking for a workshop to perfect your skills? Apply for the composer-conductor workshop INK STILL WET with Composer in Residence Brad Lubman! Perform your work live and win the Grafenegg Audience Award! Apply by 1 March 2017.
The Midsummer Night's Gala, the Summer Concerts and of course the Grafenegg Festival - 2017 will make classical fan hearts leap for joy. Get your tickets now or save money by choosing one or more subscriptions - and enjoy your classical summer in Grafenegg!
The magical setting of Grafenegg will make the year into an unforgettable pageant! Look forward to eight «Schlossklänge» concerts with the Tonkunstler Orchestra and high-calibre guests like Khatia Buniatishvili, Valentina Naforniță, Diego Fasolis and the Salzburg Bachchor. Look forward to the highlight of the season: the Midsummer Night’s Gala in the Wolkenturm!
Choose between two or three days of concerts in a region of outstanding natural beauty: enjoy major artists and ensembles such as Elisabeth Kulman, Diana Damrau, Rudolf Buchbinder as well as the Vienna Philharmonics or the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra with Maxim Vengerov.
Discover one of the key composers of the late Romantic period – Gustav Mahler. Daniel Harding conducts the Vienna Philharmonic, Manfred Honeck the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, David Afkham the Tonkunster Orchestra and Semyon Bychkov the London Symphony Orchestra.
Gain an insight into the exciting world of this year’s Composer in Residence, Brad Lubman. The American is a master of versatility and this subscription gives a taste of his oeuvre. His «Fanfare» opens the Grafenegg Festival and the composer himself conducts the final concert of the INK STILL WET workshop and the premiere of his work «Reflections» with the Tonkunstler Orchestra. Immerse yourself in new soundscapes.
Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder is joined by the St. Petersburg Philharmonic and Yuri Temirkanov for Brahms’s First Piano Concerto, before turning in the final concert to Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F with the London Symphony Orchestra and Semyon Bychkov.
Choose 3 out of 5! Whether the St. Petersburg Philharmonics, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra or the great orchestras of Pittsburgh, Munich and London, the choice of programme and conductors – from Manfred Honeck to Yuri Temirkanov, Valery Gergiev and Long Yu – is yours.
Summer concerts to your taste! Choose your favourite three concerts: American rhythms, big screen sounds, the soundtrack to Bohemia, Mozart’s world, musicals and percussive acrobatics are all on offer.
Sunday mornings to wake up for. Tenor Piotr Beczała sings Schumann’s «Dichterliebe» while soprano Anja Harteros performs lieder by a range of composers. Violin virtuoso Renaud Capuçon and Rudolf Buchbinder dazzle with Mozart, Schubert and Haydn.
Enjoy your summer with the Tonkunstler Orchestra in Grafenegg’s wonderful ambience! Don’t miss artists such as Christian Elsner and Elisabeth Kulman in Gustav Mahler and mezzo soprano legend Waltraud Meier. Moreover, Yutaka Sado conducts Richard Strauss’s awe-inspiring «Alpensinfonie».