Programme overview 2018

Margarita Gritskova as Ottone in ADELAIDE DI BORGOGNA 2014
Margarita Gritskova as Ottone in ADELAIDE DI BORGOGNA 2014
12-15 July 2018 AUFTAKT! – Opening Weekend


Tickets are on sale from November 2017 on!

PETITE MESSE SOLENNELLE 12 and 24 July Baumwipfelpfad Sommerberg

The grand Opening of the festival. The missa will be introduced with an exclusive premiere, concert conducted by Antonino Fogliani. In case of bad weather the concert will take place indoors.


L'EQUIVOCO STRAVAGANTE – The Curious Missunderstanding Fir 13, Wed 18, Sun 22 and Thu 26 July Königliches Kurtheater

One of our evergreens. The first 2-act-opera by Rossini from 1811 which has been redlisted after the third execution due to moral infringements. The guest performance from Russia/Bulgaria will be directed by Jochen Schönleber.


LA CAMBIALE DI MATRIMONIO – The Bill of Marriage Sat 14, Fri 20 and Fri 27 July Königliches Kurtheater

Directed by Lorenzo Regazzo who will also be singing.


MOÏSE – Moses Thu 19, Wed 25 and Sat 28 July Trinkhalle

Rossini's monumental Grande Opéra, conducted by Antonino Fogliani and directed by Jochen Schönleber is opening the Belcanto Opera Festival.


ZELMIRA Sat 21 and Fri 27 July Trinkhalle

German Premiere. It was Rossini's last opera in Naples which suceeded as guest performance in Vienna. Concert version with Conducter Gianluigi Gelmetti.


XXX JAHRE ROSSINI IN WILDBAD – 30th anniversary concert of ROSSINI IN WILDBAD Thu 26 July Trinkhalle

One of the highlights of the festival's history: The Wedding Cantata LE NOZZE DI TETI E DI PELEO – The Wedding of Thetis and Peleus. With other rarities.


ROSSINI&CO Sun 15, Sun 22 and Sat 28 July

The popular concerts of the Belcanto Academy and the masterclasses.