(13.01.20) For two years now, the Heidelberger Frühling and the Pierre Boulez Saal in Berlin have enjoyed an extremely fruitful collaboration. In the Schubert Week from 13 to 19 January 2020, curated by baritone Thomas Hampson, former and current scholarship holders of the Lied Academy of the Music Festival in Berlin will again be guests. There the young singers will play a leading role in the concerts and public workshops. Some of these events can be followed via livestream on the internet and on Facebook. Learn more »
(18.12.19) The City of Heidelberg has published two visualizations which give a first impression of the possible uses of the Big Hall of the Stadthalle Heidelberg after its renovation. Both pictures take up the perspective of the spectator. One motif shows the Big Hall with flat parquet flooring, one with rising rows of seats. Both constellations will be possible in the future, as both the rows of spectators and the stage elements will be mounted on lifting platforms. Learn more »
(04.12.19) Today the official delivery of the petition results »A House for Heidelberg« by initiator Thorsten Schmidt, Director of Heidelberger Frühling, to the Lord Mayor of Heidelberg Eckart Würzner took place. With the online petition, addressed to the municipal council of the city of Heidelberg, Thorsten Schmidt collected votes from 8 to 30 November for the progress of the planning process of the redevelopment of the Stadthalle Heidelberg »with the greatest possible transparency and without delay«, which was decided in September by the main and finance committee. 1 234 supporters had signed.
(08.11.19) The city of Heidelberg has the opportunity to renovate the Stadthalle Heidelberg, thanks to patronage commitments, in such a way that the festival and concert hall meets modern standards in terms of technology, visibility, acoustics and the quality of the stay. On 25.09.2019, the city’s main and financial committee adopted a redevelopment plan. Thorsten Schmidt, director of the Heidelberger Frühling music festival, is calling for this project to be supported by an online petition. Go to petition »