Festivals

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    Long weekend at Corpus Christi
    Thu, 30/05 – Sun, 02/06/2024

    Arrival on 30/05/2024

    A weekend with the three pianists Marialy Pacheco, Francesco Tristano and Julien Quentin between classical music, jazz, Latin and electronics

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    Week of the Romantic Era
    Sun, 23 – Fri, 28/06/2024
    Complimentary night

    Arrival on 23/06/2024

    when booking 4 nights and more

    Each year, the Romanticism Week sheds light on a new aspect of musical Romanticism and its historical context. This year's focus is on late Romanticism in Germany and France between cultural exchange and the Franco-Prussian War and the exemplary composers Brahms, Clara & Robert Schumann, the salon culture of the singer Pauline Viardot and Gabriel Fauré on the 100th anniversary of his death.
    with Daniel Müller-Schott, Lucas Debargue, Marc Bouchkov, Brad Mehldau (“Après Fauré”) et al.

    Opening concert on Sun, 23 June in the evening, one concert daily until the closing concert on Thu, 27 June in the evening as well as 1 Matinée event

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    Piano Summit
    with Grigory Sokolov, Brad Mehldau & Vikingur Ólafsson
    Thu, 27 – Sun, 30/06/2024

    Arrival on 27/06/2024

    A weekend with three great artists: On Thursday night, the great American jazz pianist Brad Mehldau plays his very personal tribute to Gabriel Fauré. The following evening, piano star Víkingur Ólafsson concludes his year-long tour with Bach's Goldberg Variations at Schloss Elmau. On the closing evening, the great Grigory Sokolov will devote the first half of his recital also to works by Bach

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    Georgian Cultural and Culinary Festival
    curated by Lisa Batiashvili
    Wed, 03 – Sun, 07/07/2024)

    Arrival on 03/07/2024

    Star violinist Lisa Batiashvili invites you to get to know the cultural and culinary facets of her native Georgia. Outstanding young musicians at the start of a great career as well as the Georgian-German author Nino Haratischwili and many more await you at the events with classical music, jazz, literature and Georgian folk music.
    Culinary delights with Georgian menus and specialities will be provided on four evenings in Fidelio Restaurant by a pop-up from the Georgian Madloba Lounge Restaurant in Berlin.
    with Lisa Batiashvili, Avi Avital, François Leleux, Nino Haratischwilli, Giorgi Gigashvili, Sandro Nebieridze, Ensemble Rustavi et al.

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    Masterclass Gautier Capuçon
    Tue, 20 – Fri 23/08/2024

    Arrival on 20/08/2024

    Public masterclasses & concerts with Gautier Capuçon und prize winners of the Fondation Gautier Capuçon

    For three days, cello star Gautier Capuçon will hold public masterclasses and concerts in Schloss Elmau, to which all guests are welcome to attend. He works with the aspiring professional string players and pianists on great chamber music works. For the opening concert, Gautier Capuçon himself will play a concert, considered the benchmark by his numerous students as well as his international audience. The other concerts will be performed by the students with the participation of Capuçon.

    Opening concert Tue, 20 August
    closing concert Thu, 22 August
    day of departure Fri, 23 August

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    The music festival “Krzyzowa-Music” @ Schloss Elmau
    Fri, 13 – Sun 15/09/2024

    Arrival on 13/09/2024

    The small town of Krzyzowa in Poland (German: Kreisau) went down in history with its famous “Kreisauer Kreis” – and is an important place for the resistance, for international meetings, culture and Europe. In 2014 the international music festival Krzyzowa Music was founded. In Schloss Elmau, young promising musicians of the festival can now be experienced with their artistic director Viviane Hagner.

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    Buchmessentage
    So, 20. – Do, 24.10.2024

    Arrival on 20/10/2024

    Die Literaturkritiker Anne-Dore Krohn, Ijoma Mangold, Denis Scheck & Insa Wilke präsentieren im Anschluss an die Frankfurter Buchmesse wichtige Neuerscheinungen und führen Gespräche mit Gastautoren.
    Insa Wilke veröffentlicht u.a. in der Süddeutschen Zeitung und im Rundfunk. 2014 erhielt sie den Alfred-Kerr-Preis für Literaturkritik. Denis Scheck ist vor allem aus den Fernseh-Sendungen „Druckfrisch“ (ARD) und „Lesenswert“ (SWR) bekannt. Anne-Dore Krohn ist neben ihrer Arbeit für rbb Kultur u.a. Jurymitglied des Preises der Leipziger Buchmesse. Nach mehreren Jahren als Literaturchef der „ZEIT“ ist Ijoma Mangold jetzt ihr kulturpolitischer Korrespondent. Gemeinsam mit Denis Scheck und Insa Wilke gehört er zur festen Besetzung der Sendung „Lesenswert“.

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    25th European Jazztival
    Tue, 12 – Sun, 17/11/2024
    Complimentary night

    Arrival on 10/11/2024

    when booking 5 nights and more

    opening concert: Monday, 11/11/2024 20:30
    The “European Jazz Festival“ is the annual highlight of the Elmau jazz programme. For the 25th anniversary season, important companions of the past 25 years – big stars and first-class formations – gather in the atmospherically illuminated concert hall over six festival days.
    with the Jan Garbarek Group feat. Trilok Gurtu, the Nils Landgren Funk Unit et al.

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    Literature Days
    Sun, 17 – Fri, 22/11/2024
    Complimentary night

    Arrival on 17/11/2024

    when booking 5 nights and more

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    15th Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau
    Sat, 23/11 – Sun, 01/12/2024
    Complimentary night

    Arrival on 24/11/2024

    when booking 5 nights and more

    opening concert: Saturday, 23/11/2024 17:30
    Martin T:son Engstroem, founder and director of the famous Verbier Festival in the Swiss Alps, presents outstanding young artists at the beginning of a big career and great established musicians in 15 solo, chamber music and orchestral concerts together with the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra conducted by Gábor Takács-Nagy.

    with Elisabeth Leonskaja, Alexander Malofeev, Tsotne Zedginidze (piano), Martin Fröst (clarinet), Boris Brovtsyn, Yamen Saadi & Marc Bouchkov (violin), Timothy Ridout (viola) et al.

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    Till Brönner – Silent Night
    Fri, 13 & Sat, 14/12/2024
    Long Weekend Spa Break

    Arrival on 12/12/2024

    booking 3 nights or more

    Till Brönner is not only Germany's most successful jazz trumpet player, but also a composer, arranger, professor, radio host and photographer. With six ECHOS and a GRAMMY nomination, he is without doubt one of the most influential musicians in his genre. In December 2024, Till Brönner will bring his new Christmas program “Silent Night” to Schloss Elmau together with a first-class band and create a festive Christmas spirit in two concerts.

    Including a voucher for spa treatments up to 120 Euro per adult

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    70th Chamber Music Week
    Carte blanche for Sabine Meyer
    Mon, 06 – Sun, 12/01/2025
    Complimentary night

    Arrival on 05/01/2025

    when booking 5 nights and more

    opening concert: Monday, 06/01/2025 17:00

    Sabine Meyer is one of the most renowned interpreters of our time and has played a key role in shaping concert life over the last few decades. She has now curated the programme for the 70th Chamber Music Week and has invited musician friends and companions to Schloss Elmau shortly before her official retirement from the stage.
    with Sabine Meyer, Fatma Said, Nils Mönkemeyer, William Youn, Antje Weithaas et al.

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    Nils Landgren Festival
    Sat, 12 – Fri, 18/04/2025
    Complimentary night

    Arrival on 12/04/2025

    when booking 6 nights and more

    He is one of the most successful European jazz musicians ever and one of the world's best trombonists. Now Nils Landgren is organising his own festival at Schloss Elmau for the second time. To this end, “Mr Redhorn”, as he is known because of his red instrument, has invited friends and musical partners to join him for five concerts ranging from melancholy, tender ballads to distinctive, grooving sounds.

    Opening concert Saturday, 12 April, further concerts Sun, Mon, Wed & Thu (no concert on Tuesday)

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    4th Daniel Hope Week
    Mon, 21 – Sun, 27/04/2025
    Complimentary night

    Arrival on 21/04/2025

    when booking 6 nights

    In April, star violinist Daniel Hope will be holding his fourth music week at Schloss Elmau. For this, the internationally acclaimed musician, program maker and presenter has invited numerous friends to Schloss Elmau and will be performing in chamber music concerts and jazz in the bar.
    with Daniel Hope & Friends