• Festival 2021

    The 25th Heidelberger Frühling will take place from 20 March to 18 April 2021 under the title »FESTspiel«. The ticket sale will start on 2 November 2020.

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Festivalprogramm 2021

The Heidelberger Frühling 2021 will take place from 20 March to 18 April 2021 and will celebrate its 25th birthday. A total of 127 events in 19 venues are on the program for this anniversary season. The 25th edition of Heidelberger Frühling has the motto »FESTspiel« and, over the four weeks of the festival, will focus on this topic from different perspectives. Guests are mainly artists who have been involved in the Heidelberger Frühling as companions over the past 25 years: Jörg Widmann, Martin Grubinger, Igor Levit, Thomas Hampson, Thomas Quasthoff, Gabriela Montero and Anna Lucia Richter, among others. Tickets are available from 2 November.

New Faces

Heidelberger Frühling announces two new colleagues: Annett Baumeister is head of the »Art and Innovation« division and, in consultation with director Thorsten Schmidt, is responsible for the program of Heidelberger Frühling, Heidelberg String Quartet Festival and the concert series »Chamber Music Plus« as well as the events of the International SongCentre Heidelberg. Previously she was the leading concert planner at Festspielhaus Baden-Baden. Christian Eckhardt will become Commercial Director of Heidelberger Frühling gGmbH from October 1, 2020. He is drawn from the Elbe to the Neckar: until the end of last season he was Administrative Director and Deputy Director of the Dresden Music Festival and successfully promoted the development of the festival under the direction of cellist Jan Vogler.

Enjoy Jazz

Heidelberger Frühling and cooperates with its colleagues from Enjoy Jazz for two concerts. The Festival begins tomorrow, 2 October 2. On 18 October, pianist and composer Hermann Kretzschmar, member of the Ensemble Modern, will perform his »Beethoven Scan«, a radically shortened version of the 32 Beethoven Sonatas. On 9 November, the young pianist Johanna Summer will perform jazz improvisations on compositions by Robert Schumann. Both events take place at Alte Feuerwache Mannheim. Tickets at www.enjoy-jazz.de.

Spenden an Künstler ausgeschüttet

On the occaion of the »Zukunftsmusik fundraising campaign«, a total of 104,206 euros has been deposited in the account of the Heidelberger Frühling Foundation – many thanks to all donors! This sum has already been distributed to 231 artists – from solo artists to chamber orchestras – who could apply for support. »Far more than financial support: it is a great esteem«, says singer Benjamin Appl. After the cancellation of 2020 Heidelberger Frühling due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the Heidelberger Frühling Foundation asked for donations for this year's festival artists who got into financial difficulties due to concert cancellations.


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