The stars were favourable for music in 1685: Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frederic Handel and Domenico Scarlatti were born. The three stars are the focus of the 2014 Innsbruck Festival.
Emilie Renard ist the winner of the 4th International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera Pietro Antonio Cesti!
The 38th Innsbruck Festival of Early Music takes place between 12th and 31st of August 2014. Buy your tickets for the are already available.
Win a CD
Win the new album "Rivals" by David Hansen. Australian-Norwegian counter tenor David Hansen puts on the voice costume of Farinelli and his rivals.
Bach, Handel, Scarlatti
the focus lies on three composers born in 1685: Bach, Handel and Scarlatti with masterpieces from opera, church music, concertos and chamber music.
The British Emilie Renard won the 4th Cesti competition. 2nd place went to the Austrian Christina Gansch. Place 3 to Fernando Guimaraes from Portugal.
Next summer there will be a lot of highlights
The most popular events of next festival summer are the operas "Almira" by Händel and "Narciso" by Domenico Scarlatti. Our BAROQUE OPERA:YOUNG production is Cesti's "L'Orontea". At castle Ambras we will do a further semi-staged production by Händel: "Duello Amoroso"... and concerts such as "Farinelli and his Rivals" with counter tenor David Hansen and Bach's famous B minor mass at Wilten monastery.