Salzkammergut Festwochen Gmunden 2013
Cultural pleasure at Lake Traunsee
From 19th July to 31st August 2013 the Salzkammergut Festwochen are taking place for the 27th time in the “Stadttheater” of Gmunden. This location was built in the 19th century by initiative of the former theater director of the festival and since it´s early days the festival is visited by an international audience. This year the event was opened by a fantastic concert of Suyang Kim and Andreas Thaller. The opening speech with the topic “Augenblicksvirtuosen” (virtuoso of the moment) was held by the German dramatist Theresia Walser.
Pianist Suyang Kim
Copyright Josef Pausch
This year’s event features again international stars like Yuja Wang, Dennis Russell Davies, Martin Rummel, Maki Namekawa and Clemens Zeilinger and provides unforgettable impressions at Upper Austria’s Lake Traunsee, located in the middle of the Salzkammergut. The literature focus of the Festwochen, the so called festival in the festival, is dedicated to the famous artist Gerhard Rühm and takes places from 08th to 11th August 2013. A versatile and extraordinary program with a lot of diversification is provided for young and old. For further information, please visit www.festwochen-gmunden.at