Rupert Charlesworth is the winner of the 5th International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera Pietro Antonio Cesti!
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.
Domenico Scarlattis opera „Narciso" at the Tyrolean State Theatre; with Fabio Biondi, Europa Galante and Chiara Osella; directed by Davide Livermore!
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.
The 38th Innsbruck Festival of Early Music takes place between 12th and 31st of August 2014. Buy your tickets for the are already available.
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The Cesti competition will take place in Innsbruck for the fifth time. Young singers of all nations are invited to enter the competition.
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 in 2013. 2nd place went to the Austrian Christina Gansch. Place 3 to Fernando Guimaraes from Portugal.
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.