• Narciso

    Domenico Scarlattis opera „Narciso" at the Tyrolean State Theatre; with Fabio Biondi, Europa Galante and Chiara Osella; directed by Davide Livermore!

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  • 1st prize

    Rupert Charlesworth is the winner of the 5th International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera Pietro Antonio Cesti!

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  • »1685«

    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.

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  • Ensembles

    Europa Galante, B’Rock, Hofkapelle München, Arnold Schoenberg Chor, La Divina Armonia, Gli Incogniti, La Nuova Musica, La Chimera, Academia Montis Regalis,
    Cantar Lontano, La Cetra i.a.

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Tickets 2014

Season 2014
The 38th Innsbruck Festival of Early Music takes place between 12th and 31st of August 2014. Buy your tickets for the are already available.



A magnificent display of expressive diversity
Domenico Scarlattis opera „Narciso" at the Tyrolean State Theatre; with Fabio Biondi, Europa Galante and Chiara Osella!

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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.

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British winner
The British Rupert Charlesworth won the 5th Cesti competition in 2014. 2nd place went to the Italian singer Giulia Semenzato. Place 3 went to Daniela Sklorka from Israel.

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David Hansen © Tonje Thilesen

Highlights 2014

This 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.

La Stellidaura vendicante

World premiere
Francesco Provenzale‘s opera „La Stellidaura vendicante“, celebrated at the Innsbruck Festival in 2012, was released by Sony.