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Salzburg celebrates 50th Mozart festival

Salzburg to celebrate 50th Mozart festival

Fans of classical music in Salzburg have a chance to meet musicians from the famed Vienna Philharmonic at this years Mozart festival.

Born in Salzburg n 27 January in 1756, Mozart is thought of as one of the greats in Classical musical and he composed over 600 works mostly whilst working in cities of Vienna and Salzburg.

In the 50th year of the festival that celebrates the composer's life and works in the city he was born in, organisers are providing a special festival package that includes the chance to meet the orchestra and also provides tickets to their show at the Grossen Festspielhaus  and a visit to the house where Mozart was born and lived.

Further to performances from the Vienna Philharmonic, the festival week sees shows of some of Mozart's masterpieces by the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Soloists Anja Harteros and Kristian Bezuidenhout are also part of the programme.

As well as marking the 50th year of the festival, it is also the 300th birthday of composer Christoph Willibald Gluck, whose opera "Orfeo ed Euridice" will be shown as the highlight of Mozart Week.

For information on the programme and how to get tickets visit www.mozarteum.at.

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