Ladies and Gentlemen!

Alexander Liebreich who was appointed artistic director of the Richard-Strauss-Festival announced the festival’s program in December 2017. He invited prestigious orchestras such as the Vienna Symphony, exciting ensembles like Franui and renowned soloists like Lisa Batiashvili. Moreover, there will be something new: music on top of the Wank that rises up to 1.780 metres, concerts in the Werdenfels auditorium and open air concerts in the patio of Ettal Abbey. The festival 2018 will take place from June 22nd to Juli 1st 2018 under the slogan METAMORPHOSES.

Please visit the links below for further information:


the FESTIVAL’S PROGRAM 2018 (brief overview)

and the full brochure of the program 2018.

Two of the festival’s special highlights are the Open Air Concerts in the patio of Ettal Abbey on June 29th and June 30th 2018.

Klassik Open Air 1 in Kloster Ettal | Alpensinfonie – Manacorda
Klassik Open Air 2 in Kloster Ettal | Zarathustra – Batiashvili – Liebreich

We hope you will enjoy our festival’s program!

Your festival team!