SCHLOSS ELMAU Events Calendar

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 resort fee.

  • 17 - 24

    Oct 21

    Photo: Nicolas Zonvi
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    Daniel Hope Week

    Daniel Hope Week
    postponedfrom April 2021

    Daniel Hope is a world-renowned violinist, Artistic Director of two orchestras, author, filmmaker, and much more. For Schloss Elmau he has curated a music week in which he and his musician friends perform in numerous chamber concerts.

    One concert daily in the evening, opening concert Sun, 17 Oct 17:00, final concert Sat, 23 Oct 17:00, day of departure Sun, 24 Oct.

  • 24 - 28

    Oct 21

    Photo: Schloss Elmau
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    Book Fair Days

    Book Fair Days

    After the Frankfurt Book Fair, the literary critics Ijoma Mangold, Denis Scheck & Insa Wilke present important literary novelties und hold discussions with guest authors.

  • Thursday

    4 Nov

    2021

    Photo: PR
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    Scenic reading

    Sophie Scholl – Love in Times of Resistance

    The correspondence between Fritz Hartnagel and Sophie Scholl

    with Henrike Hahn and Jonathan Hutter
    and music by Rahel Hutter

    Reading in German

    Henrike Hahn and Jonathan Hutter approach the personalities of Sophie Scholl and Fritz Hartnagel together with the musician Rahel Hutter. The three actors take the audience back to the time of World War II and bring this unusual and moving love story to the stage.
    They show two young personalities who struggle for their views and convictions, endure opposition and do not give up searching for the truth. Sophie Scholl, as a member of the White Rose resistance group, will pay for her fight against the Nazi regime of injustice with death.

  • Saturday

    6 Nov

    2021

    Photo: Dirk Messner
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    Pop/Jazz

    New in the program:
    Max Mutzke vocals
    Justin Balk guitar

    The event is only open to hotel guests after prior registration at the Cultural Office on +49 8823 18 260 / kultur@schloss-elmau.de or by SMS to the Hospitality Desk +4917 33 11 22 77

  • Saturday

    13 Nov

    2021

    Photo: Rebecca Raid
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    Classical

    The King’s Singers A-capella-Ensemble
    “Finding Harmony”

    Bach, Byrd, Traditionals – music from the Reformation to the 20th Century

    The King's Singers are the kings of a cappella and world-famous British export stars in terms of highest musical quality and best English charm, taking the audience by storm.

  • 16 - 21

    Nov 21

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    22nd European Jazztival

    POSTPONED FROM NOV 2020

    22. European Jazztival
    “Scandinavia”

    with Nils Landgren, Rymden, Mathias Eick, Tord Gustavsen, Joel Lyssarides et al. as well as Michael Wollny and Johanna Summer as special guests from Germany

    with Nils Landgren, Rymden, Mathias Eick, Tord Gustavsen, Joel Lyssarides et al. as well as Michael Wollny and Johanna Summer as special guests from Germany

    1 evening concert on Tue 16 Nov 21:00 and 2 evening concerts from 17 to 20 Nov daily (17:00 & 21:00) – with Michael Wollny (Opening, 16 Nov), Nils Landgren (20 Nov), RYMDEN (20 Nov) et al. Day of departure Sun, 21 Nov

  • 21 - 26

    Nov 21

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    Literaturtage – Japanische Literatur

    Japanische Literaturtage

    Eine literarische und musikalische Zeitreise nach Japan:
    Vom Kopfkissenbuch über Bashôs Pfade durchs Hinterland
    bis ins heutige Japan in Literatur & Film.
    Mit Doris Dörrie, Sibylle Canonica, Axel Milberg,
    der Japanologin Dr. Evelyn Schulz, der Murakami-Übersetzerin Ursula Gräfe
    und der Autorin Milena Michiko Flašar.

    Auftaktveranstaltung am Sonntagabend, 21 November, Abschlussveranstaltung am Donnerstagabend, 25 November

  • Sunday

    21 Nov

    2021

    Photo:  Christin Lotza, Manesse Verlag
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    Literaturtage – Japanische Literatur

    Sibylle Canonica liest aus
    Sei Shônagon
    „Kopfkissenbuch“

    Sibylle Canonica, Lesung
    Dr. Evelyn Schulz, Einführung
    Eine poetische Zeitreise an den japanischen Kaiserhof um 1000 n. Chr.

    Ein Bündel edlen Papiers diente Sei Shônagon vor tausend Jahren als Tagebuch. Diesem vertraute sie ihre intimsten Geheimnisse an, darunter allerlei Delikates aus den Privatgemächern des Kaiserpalasts. Freimütig schwärmt die selbstbewusste junge Frau von Stil und Schönheit, macht sich über die Marotten der Männer lustig und ergründet mit heiterem Eigensinn Himmel und Erde. Ob sie vom prachtvollen Schwertlilienfest erzählt, vom Ausrücken der Kaiserlichen Gewittergarde oder von klammheimlichen Tête-à-Têtes - dank des lebendigen Stils wirken ihre höfischen Impressionen wie mit dem Tuschepinsel hingetupfte Ewigkeitsbilder.

  • Monday

    22 Nov

    2021

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    Literaturtage – Japanische Literatur

    Dr. Evelyn Schulz Professorin für Japanologie, LMU
    „Geschichte und Gegenwart der Japanischen Literatur“

    Vortrag

  • Monday

    22 Nov

    2021

    Photo: Helmut Wimmer, Wagenbach
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    Literaturtage – Japanische Literatur

    Milena Michiko Flašar
    „Ich nannte ihn Krawatte"

    Autorenlesung und Gespräch

    Ist es Zufall oder eine Entscheidung? Auf einer Parkbank begegnen sich zwei Menschen. Der eine alt, der andere jung, zwei aus dem Rahmen Gefallene. Nach und nach erzählen sie einander ihr Leben und setzen behutsam wieder einen Fuß auf die Erde.

    Nur wenige sorgfältig gewählte Worte benötigt Milena Michiko Flašar, um ihre Figuren zum Leben zu erwecken, nur wenige Szenen, um ganze Schicksale zu erzählen. Ein junger Mann verlässt sein Zimmer, in dem er offenbar lange Zeit eingeschlossen war, tastet sich durch eine fremde Welt. Eine Bank im Park wird ihm Zuflucht und Behausung, dort öffnet er die Augen, beginnt zu sprechen und teilt mit einem wildfremden Menschen seine Erinnerungen. Der andere ist viele Jahre älter, ein im Büro angestellter Salaryman wie Tausende. Er erzählt seinerseits, über Tage und Wochen hinweg, Szenen eines Lebens voller Furcht und Ohnmacht, Hoffnung und Glück. Beide sind Außenseiter, die dem Leistungsdruck nicht standhalten, die allein in der Verweigerung aktiv werden. Aus der Erfahrung, dass Zuneigung in Nahrung verpackt, Trauer im Lachen verborgen werden kann und Freundschaften möglich sind, stärken sie sich für einen endgültigen Abschied und einen Anfang.

  • Tuesday

    23 Nov

    2021

    Photo: Jim Rakete, handbiliothek Dieterich
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    Literaturtage - Japanische Literatur

    Axel Milberg liest aus
    Bashô
    „Auf schmalen Pfaden durchs Hinterland“

    Axel Milberg, Lesung
    Renkei Hashimoto, Shakuhachi-Musik
    Dr. Evelyn Schulz, Einführung

    Matsuo Bashôs (1644 – 1694) Reisetagebuch „Oku no hosomichi“ gehört zu den Meisterwerken der Weltliteratur. Auf den ersten Blick scheint es eine bloße Beschreibung einer sich über fünf Monate des Jahres 1689 hinziehenden Wanderung in die nördlichen Provinzen Japans zu sein. Doch bei näherem Hinsehen erweist es sich als ein Dokument idealer Selbstvervollkommnung. Die 150 Tage dauernde und sich über 2400 Kilometer erstreckende Wanderung wird als eine hohe Aufgabe erkannt, die als Ineins von Dichten und Wandern die größten Anforderungen an den Reisenden stellt. Asketisch und in wacher Aufmerksamkeit für alle Details schildert Bashô im dauernden Wechsel von nüchternen Berichten und tiefen lyrischen Momenten die Traumhaftigkeit und Vergänglichkeit des menschlichen Daseins.

  • Wednesday

    24 Nov

    2021

    Photo: Fotofabrik, PR
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    Literaturtage – Japanische Literatur

    Ursula Gräfe & Evelyn Schulz
    „Übersetzen als Kulturaustausch –
    Die Bedeutung japanischer Literatur für unseren Kulturkreis“

    Gespräch
    Ursula Gräfe, Übersetzerin
    & Dr. Evelyn Schulz, Professorin für Japanologie, LMU

  • Wednesday

    24 Nov

    2021

    Photo: Christian Hartmann, Fotofabrik, Dumont Verlag
    ©
    Literaturtage – Japanische Literatur

    Thomas Lettow liest
    Haruki Murakami
    „Bekenntnis des Affen von Shinagawa“

    Thomas Lettow, Lesung
    Ursula Gräfe, Einführung und Interpretation

    Aus dem neuesten Erzählband Murakamis „Erste Person Singular“

  • Thursday

    25 Nov

    2021

    Photo: Dörrie, Doris (c) Anne Schönharting
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    Literaturtage – Japanische Literatur

    „Grüße aus Fukushima“
    Filmvorführung
    Mit der Regisseurin Doris Dörrie und
    der Schauspielerin Nami Kamata

  • 27 - 5

    Nov - Dec 21

    Photo: Sammy Hart
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    Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    with
    Martin Fröst, clarinet
    Lucas Debargue, piano
    Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello
    Yefim Bronfman, piano
    Dmitry Masleev, piano
    Mao Fujita, piano
    Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra conducted by Reinhard Goebel & Gábor Takács-Nagy
    et al.

    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.

    Two concerts daily, opening concert Sat, 27 November in the evening, final concert Sat, 4 December in the evening, day of departure Sun, 5 December

  • Saturday

    27 Nov

    2021

    Photo: Dario Acosta
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    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Yefim Bronfman piano

    One of the great pianists will open the Verbier Festival: Yefim Bronfman, born in Tashkent and living in the USA, is one of the most sought-after pianists of our time and is a guest with all top orchestras and in the most important concert halls.

  • Sunday

    28 Nov

    2021

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    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Tsotne Zedgenidze piano

    The 11-year-old Georgian prodigy pianist and composer Tsotne Zedgenidze is considered one of the most remarkable young talents on the classical music scene. Both on the piano and as a composer, he discovers the greatest works of classical composers with childlike curiosity and interprets them with his very own vocabulary.

  • Sunday

    28 Nov

    2021

    Photo: Raphael, Schloss Elmau
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    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra
    Gábor Takacs-Nagy conductor
    Martin Fröst clarinet

    Weber: Clarinet concerto No 1
    Mozart: Haffner Symphony K 385

  • Monday

    29 Nov

    2021

    Photo: PR
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    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Dmitry Masleev piano

    Rachmaninov, Ravel, Khachaturian

  • Monday

    29 Nov

    2021

    Photo: Baêcker, Bender, Turney
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    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Martin Fröst clarinet
    Marc Bouchkov violin

    Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello
    Zlatomir Fung, cello
    Lucas Debargue, piano

    Smetana piano trio
    Brahms clarinet trio

  • Tuesday

    30 Nov

    2021

    Photo: Mignot, Kronberg Academy
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    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Zlatomir Fung cello
    Julien Quentin piano

  • Tuesday

    30 Nov

    2021

    Photo: O'Connor, Schloss Elmau
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    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra
    Gábor Takacs-Nagy conductor
    Augustin Hadelich violin

    Mendelssohn: Violin concerto E minor
    Beethoven: Symphony No 8

  • Wednesday

    1 Dec

    2021

    Photo: Juan C. Roa, PR
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    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Marc Bouchkov violin
    Dmitry Masleev piano

    Schubert: Grand Duo A major
    Brahms: Violin sonata No 3
    et al.

  • Wednesday

    1 Dec

    2021

    Photo: Roa, Ikeda, Kronberg Academy
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    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Marc Bouchkov violin
    Zlatomir Fung cello
    Mao Fujita piano

    Medelssohn, Ravel: Piano trios

  • Thursday

    2 Dec

    2021

    Photo: Xiomara Bender
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    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Lucas Debargue piano

  • Thursday

    2 Dec

    2021

    Photo: Turney, Brodard
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    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra
    Gábor Tkacs-Nagy conductor
    Sheku Kanneh-Mason cello

    Elgar: Cello concerto
    Beethoven: Symphony No 2

  • Friday

    3 Dec

    2021

    Photo: Mignot, PR
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    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Barnabás Kelemen violin
    Julien Quentin piano

  • Friday

    3 Dec

    2021

    Photo: PR
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    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Barnabás Kelemen violin
    Dmitry Masleev piano

    Haydn: Piano trio E major Hob. XV: 28
    Brahms: Piano quartet G minor

  • Saturday

    4 Dec

    2021

    Photo: Schloss Elmau
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    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Chamber Music Matinée

  • Saturday

    4 Dec

    2021

    Photo: Ikeda, Schloss Elmau
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    12th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau

    Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra
    Reinhart Goebel conductor
    Mao Fujita piano

    Mozart

  • Saturday

    25 Dec

    2021

    Photo:  Thomas Dashhub, Kunstmann Verlag
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    Author's reading

    Axel Hacke
    “Alle Jahre schon wieder”

    A cheerful and contemplative evening about Christmas in childhood and as an adult, about misunderstood Christmas carols and also about a little king called December.

    Axel Hacke's readings are as funny as they are whimsical, as spontaneous as they are carefully planned. And because he has written countless stories in decades as an author and columnist (including a whole book about Christmas), there are plenty of anecdotes, columns, stories for a humorous and profound afternoon, including a short textual review of a very special, crazy year.

  • Sunday

    26 Dec

    2021

    Photo: Sammy Hart
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    Classcial

    Amadeus Wiesensee piano

    Bach: “Goldberg-Variationen”

    The event is only open to hotel guests after prior registration at the Cultural Office on +49 8823 18 260 / kultur@schloss-elmau.de or by SMS to the Hospitality Desk +4917 33 11 22 77

    Debut at the age of 12, scholarship holder of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, master class with almost all great pianists and multiple prize winner - Amadeus Wiesensee is without doubt one of the most talented pianists of the new generation. For his recital, he dares to tackle one of the great works of piano literature: Bach's Goldberg Variations.

  • 9 - 17

    Jan 22

    Photo: Julien Mignot
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    Chamber Music Week

    68th Chamber Music Week
    Focus string quartet

    with the Quatuor Ebène, the Belcea Quartet, the Schumann Quartett et al. and the trio Argerich/Kremer/Maisky

    This week brings together many of the world's best string quartets at Schloss Elmau and sheds light on this “supreme discipline” of chamber music in concerts, comparisons of interpretations and listening experiments.
    Two events daily with the Quatuor Ebène, the Artemis Quartet, the Belcea Quartet, the Schumann Quartet, the Kuss Quartet et al. as well as the legendary trio Gidon Kremer, Mischa Maisky & Martha Argerich at the conclusion on Sun, 16 January 2022.

    Opening concert Sun, 9 January in the evening, closing concert Sun, 16 January in the evening, departure day Mon, 17 January

  • Friday

    4 Feb

    2022

    Photo: Frank Grimm, Sammy Hart, Andrew Eccles
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    Classical

    Lisa Batiashvili violin
    Gautier Capuçon cello
    Jean-Yves Thibaudet piano

    Haydn: Piano trio No 44 E major
    Arensky: Piano trio No 1 D minor
    Brahms: Piano trio No 2 C major

    Lisa Batiashvili, Gautier Capuçon and Jean-Yves Thibaudet are among the great musicians of our time - as world-renowned soloists and equally passionate chamber musicians. After an acclaimed collaboration in 2019, they come together once again as a piano trio, touring all the major European music centers.

  • Saturday

    5 Feb

    2022

    Photo: Marco Borggreve
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    Classical

    Jean-Guihen Queyras cello
    Raphaël Imbert saxophone
    Pierre-François Blanchard piano
    Sonny Troupé percussion

    “Invisible Stream”
    works by Eisler, Schubert and Wagner, compositions by Raphaël Imbert

  • Friday

    11 Mar

    2022

    Photo: Terry Linke, Felix Broede
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    Long Classical Weekend

    Gautier Capuçon cello
    Kammerorchester Wien Berlin members of the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonic
    Rainer Honeck conductor

    Haydn: Symphony No 59 “Fire Symphony”, Cello concerto C major

  • Saturday

    12 Mar

    2022

    Photo: Anoush Abrar, PR
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    Long Classical Weekend

    Gautier Capuçon cello
    Kammerorchester Wien Berlin members of the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonic
    Rainer Honeck conductor

    Haydn: Cello concerto D major
    Mozart: “A little night music”

  • Thursday

    24 Mar

    2022

    Photo: Alexandra Isard
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    Modern Classical / Jazz

    Chilly Gonzales piano
    “Solo Piano I-III” – part 1

    Finally! Grammy-winner, pianist, composer and entertainer Chilly Gonzales returns to the concert hall in Elmau, where he takes a seat at the grand piano for two of his legendary evenings. He is playing two different programmes with a selection from his three “Solo Piano” albums.

    Concert tickets only available in conjunction with a room booking. Reservations: +49 (0) 8823 18 170 or reservations@schloss-elmau.de

  • Saturday

    26 Mar

    2022

    Photo: Alexandra Isard
    ©
    Modern Classical / Jazz

    Chilly Gonzales piano
    “Solo Piano I-III” – part 2

    Finally! Grammy-winner, pianist, composer and entertainer Chilly Gonzales returns to the concert hall in Elmau, where he takes a seat at the grand piano for two of his legendary evenings. He is playing two different programmes with a selection from his three “Solo Piano” albums

    Concert tickets only available in conjunction with a room booking. Reservations: +49 (0) 8823 18 170 or reservations@schloss-elmau.de