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Salome from Salzburg Festival 2018

Author: C Major Entertainment

“The miracle of Salzburg […] You have never experienced the ‘Salome’ like this!" (Süddeutsche Zeitung).

  • Salome from Salzburg Festival 2018 | Copyright: © Ruth Walz

    Salome from Salzburg Festival 2018 © Ruth Walz

  • Salome from Salzburg Festival 2018 | Copyright: © Ruth Walz

    Salome from Salzburg Festival 2018 © Ruth Walz

  • Salome from Salzburg Festival 2018 | Copyright: © Ruth Walz

    Salome from Salzburg Festival 2018 © Ruth Walz

"Salome", the masterpiece of Richard Strauss, who conducted the very first opera in the history of the Salzburg Festival, finally returns to Salzburg after 25 years. To witness Franz Welser-Möst, a Strauss conductor in a league of his own, at the helm of the Wiener Philharmoniker "makes you think you are hearing the piece in its most perfect incarnation yet." (Financial Times).

The Italian director Romeo Castellucci has the extraordinary gift of creating images pulsating with knowledge of the subconscious, he is responsible for directing and designing stage sets, costumes and lighting. “Asmik Grigorian sweeps all in her wake in the title role of Strauss’s opera. […] Hers is a Salome to end all Salomes. […] In total, it is stunning…" (Financal Times)

Original title Salome from Salzburg Festival 2018
Genre Opera
Recording location Felsenreitschule, Salzburg, August 2018
Duration 110 mins
Production Company ORF, 3sat und UNITEL
Composer Richard Strauss
Orchestra / Band Wiener Philharmoniker
Conductor Franz Welser-Möst
Stage Director Romeo Castellucci
Soloist Asmik Grigorian, John Daszak, Gábor Bretz, Anna Maria Chiuri, Julian Prégardien

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