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Music and Nature

Schubertiade Festival Schwarzenberg and Hohenems

The world’s most important Schubert festival will once again take place in Hohenems and Schwarzenberg in Bregenzerwald. The symbiosis of nature and culture here is remarkable.

Current information on the Corona situation: According to the new measures of the Federal Government of April 6, all events must be cancelled by the end of June. Therefore, the first two concert series in Schwarzenberg and Hohenems could unfortunately not take place. The concerts starting in summer can be held as scheduled. For ticket refunds, please contact the Schubertiade.

The harmony of the rural atmosphere of Bregenzerwald and the music of Schubert and his contemporaries is truly extraordinary. Green hills and distant peaks, farms and handsome hotels, friendly people and music fans all combine to create an unforgettable festival atmosphere in Schwarzenberg in Bregenzerwald.

Schubertiade Festival Schwarzenberg:
22 to 30 August 2020

Countless chamber concerts, recitals, piano concerts, orchestral concerts, lectures as well as master classes are staged in Bregenzerwald. The Angelika-Kauffmann Hall, which features fantastic views of the meadows and mountains of the Bregenzerwald from its window, plays host to outstanding artists and ensembles: Piotr Beczala, Till Fellner, Matthias Goerne, Christoph Prégardien, Anja Harteros, Baiba Skride, Sol Gabetta, Sir András Schiff, Paul Lewis, Elisabeth Kulman, Ian Bostridge, Belcea Quartett, Emerson String Quartett and many more. Master classes from Sir András Schiff, Thomas Quasthoff and Justus Zeyen round off the proceedings in Schwarzenberg.

Tip: Bregenzerwald Tourismus has prepared special offers for concert goers in Schwarzenberg. Accommodation, your choice of three concert tickets per person and transfer with shuttle bus are all included.

Schubertiade Hohenems, Markus-Sittikus-Saal (c) Schubertiade-GmbH
Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, Angelika-Kauffmann-Saal, Kulturtipps Vorarlberg (c) Schubertiade GmbH

The Schubertiade Festival Schwarzenberg is one of the world’s most important Schubert festivals.
The venue is the restored Markus-Sittikus Hall located right on the Schlossplatz square in Hohenems.

On certain evenings in spring and autumn, the concert programme features world famous interpretations at the festival’s original location in Hohenems. The venue is the restored Markus-Sittikus Hall located right on the Schlossplatz square.

Schubertiade Festival Hohenems:
1 to 6 October 2020

Tip: The music museums in Hohenems are open during the festival. Using documents, pictures, listening samples, and videos, the Franz Schubert Museum, the Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Museum, the “Dreimäderl-Haus,” the Markus-Sittikus House and the Walter Legge Music and Record Museum provide insight into the lives of significant musical figures.