Great World Theatre – 100 Years Salzburg Festival
23. October 2021
Past, Present and Future of the Festival
From 26 July until 31 October 2021, Salzburg Museum hosts a provincial exhibition in honor of the 100-year anniversary of the Salzburg Festival. In an exhibition space spanning roughly 1800 m², it provides insights into the past, present and future of this festival of the performing arts. Other than the artistic and cultural development of the Festival, the exposition also places the Festival in the historical, political and economic context of the fortunes of Salzburg City itself.
Place of Encounter
True to Max Reinhardt’s conviction that a theatrical production should engage in an intensive exchange with the audience, the exhibition was conceived as a stage play presented in four chapters. While Chapter 1 "Great Cinema" welcomes guests and introduces the history of the Salzburg Festival through film, Chapter 2 entitled "The ...