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The London Symphony Orchestra with Kent Nagano

Audi makes its appearance here not as a sponsor, but as the organizer of its own festival: the Summer Concerts. Since 1990, world-class artist have been putting the Ingolstadt audience under their spell every year in July. Sir Simon Rattle, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Lang Lang, Juan Diego Flórez – the list of stars who have already performed here reads like a Who’s Who of classical music. The Audi Summer Concerts have attracted over a quarter of a million music fans to Ingolstadt since their first inception.

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  • 03/01/18
    Culture and Trends

    Audi Summer Concerts 2018 present musical places of longing

    In keeping with this year’s “Places of longing” theme, the Audi Summer Concerts will present a versatile program July 13–28 with international classical music stars performing on alternating stages. Awaiting the audience is a spectrum ranging from early music with gambist Jordi Savall to a violin duo program with Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Pekka Kuusisto. The Finnish violinist is a focus of this year’s festival and will perform at the open-air concert, amongst other performances.
  • 01/29/18
    Culture and Trends

    New artistic director for Audi Summer Concerts starting in 2019

    Two outstanding musicians soon will be lending their talents to the Audi Summer Concerts. With Lisa Batiashvili starting as artistic director in 2019, and with performances by violinist Pekka Kuusisto already this year, the Four Rings is significantly enhancing its concert program. The leitmotif of the current season – “places of longing” – is intended to make the festival more personal and accessible. The Audi Summer Concerts 2018 will take place July 13 – 28.
  • 01/29/18
    Culture and Trends

    Audi Summer Concerts

    Audi has hosted its own classical music festival since 1990. Every summer, world-renowned artists delight classical music fans in Ingolstadt. Featuring big names like Anne-Sophie Mutter, Sir Simon Rattle, the Vienna Philharmonic and Juan Diego Flórez, the summer concerts have drawn more than a quarter of a million visitors to the concert venues since their inception. In addition to the stars of classical music, young talent can also be heard, including the Audi Young Persons’ Choral Academy, which has been performing there since 2008.

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