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Artist Collage Audi Summer Concerts 2018

A festival that brings people together and surprises them with lively concerts and world-class artists – these are the Audi Summer Concerts. The 2018 classical music festival presented renowned musicians who are accessible, inspiring and moving: Sol Gabetta, Jordi Savall, focal artist 2018 Pekka Kuusisto, Nikolai Lugansky, Fazil Say, Cameron Carpenter and many more invited the audience on a journey to musical places of longing. The Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Schumann Quartett made their debut appearances at this year’s Audi Summer Concerts.

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  • 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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  • 07/27/18
    Culture and Trends

    Audi Summer Concerts 2018: Lovers of culture take a musical stroll through the city

    This Saturday, July 28, the 2018 Audi Summer Concerts will conclude with an unusual concert experience: String players from PODIUM Esslingen will join the French electronic music band dOP for a fusion concert of their distinctive sounds. Visitors have been enjoying a wide-ranging cultural program since the start of the classical music festival on July 13. Classical music stars including Sol Gabetta, Jordi Savall and Patricia Kopatchinskaja performed at 12 concerts in all, sharing their interpretations of the concert series theme – places of longing.
  • 03/01/18
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    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.

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