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Salzburg Festival 2013 partly sold out

Five months before the start of the famous Salzburg Festival certain performances are sold out. Orders of sponsors, supporters and friends are the first ones to receive tickets.

The first predictions of the festival summer are promising. Festival President Helga Rabl-Stadler said that some performances are sold out: "’Don Carlo’ and the new version of ‘Jedermann’ are naturally overbooked. If Anna Netrebko’s name is on the list, people will definitely buy tickets."

Anna Netrebko will perform in a youth opera by Verdi. Cecilia Bartoli is another crowd puller: "Norma", the production of the Whitsun Festival is sold out for the festival in summer.

The president of the festival considers redirecting the audience a little bit. For example, she suggests buying a ticket for the orchestra of the master conductor Simon Rattle.

"If Mr Rattle conducts a children’s orchestra playing pieces by Mahler, one can be sure that he would not do it if the children were not perfect. There are still tickets available for this concert."

256,000 tickets were issued for the summer of 2013, which is not quite as many as last year.

Austrian Times





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