25 June 2011

Cooperation between the Bayreuth Festival and Oper Leipzig

In its meeting on 22 June 2011, the city council of Leipzig has conceded an extraordinary grant to Oper Leipzig for the celebrations on the upcoming occasion of the Wagner Anniversary in 2013, according to a press release from the Bayreuth Festival.

The celebrations will focus on a cooperation of Oper Leipzig with the Bayreuth Festival, intending joint performances of the early works of Richard Wagner – “Die Feen”, “Das Liebesverbot” and “Rienzi” – in both Leipzig and Bayreuth.

Together with Oper Leipzig the Bayreuth Festival will inform about further artistic details holding a press conference in Berlin on 27 October 2011.

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