SCHLOSS ELMAU Events Calendar 18/11/2019 - 23/11/2019

The Schloss Elmau Experience Since more than 100 years concerts & talks with great artists & authors on the pulse of time. Tickets for hotel guests are included in the room rate.

  • Literature Week

    Friedrich Hölderlin
    A hymnical overture to commemorate the 250th anniversary of his birthday in March 2020

    “What is all that men have done and thought over thousands of years compared with a moment of love?“

  • Photo: Peter-Andreas Hassiepen_Hanser Verlag
    Literature Week

    Rüdiger Safranski
    presents his
    biography about Hölderlin
    “Hölderlin – Komm!
    Ins Offene, Freund!”

  • Photo: 1911_Thomas Dashuber, Suhrkamp Verlag
    Literature Week

    Jens Harzer
    reads
    Friedrich Hölderlin
    “Hyperion”

    Introduction: Daniela Danz, lyric poet

  • Photo: Gabriele Brandstetter, PR
    Literature Week

    Discussion with
    Gabriele Brandstetter Professor of Dramatics
    Luigi Reitani Publisher of the Italian edition of Hölderlin's works
    Gerald Wildgruber literary scholar

    On the infinity of love in Friedrich Hölderlin's works

  • Photo: Peter-Andreas Hassiepen, Jurgen Bauer, PR
    Literature Week

    Discussion with
    Rüdiger Safranski philosopher and autor
    Dieter Thomä professor of philosophy
    Gerald Wildgruber literary scholar

    About Hölderlin's longing for the unity of being, for perfection and completion.
    About his striving for absoluteness and totality in the experience of beauty.
    On the question of religiosity, philosophy and aesthetics in Friedrich Hölderlin's work as cornerstones of his thought, experience and poetry.

  • Photo: 2211_BR, Suhrkamp Verlag
    Literature Week

    Stefan Hunstein
    reads
    Friedrich Hölderlin
    poems

    interpreted by
    Daniela Danz, lyricist

  • Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    11th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Martin T:son Engstroem, founder and director of the famous Verbier Festival in the Swiss Alps, presents outstanding young artists on the cusp of their professional careers in fifteen solo, chamber and orchestral concerts.

  • Photo: Mikhail Krutman
    Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Opening concert
    Lukas Geniušas piano

    Schubert: Four Impromptus, Prokofjew et al.

    The young Russian-Lithuanian pianist can look back on a number of awards and distinctions – including silver medals at the Chopin and Tchaikovsky competitions and a “Diapason d'Or” for his latest Prokofiev album. Now he opens the Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau.