The Herrenchiemsee Festival in Bavaria – supreme patron HRH Herzog Franz von Bayern - has been saved in the nick of time by stand-ins after its artistic director Enoch zu Guttenberg had to pull out for a slipped disc operation. We wish him a speedy recovery.
Flying in to save the show are conductors Andrew Parrott, Reinhard Goebel and Salvador Mas Conde. Press release below.
Herrenchiemsee Festival: Andrew Parrott, Reinhard Goebel and Salvador Mas Conde as new conductors
Enoch zu Guttenberg, Artistic Director of the Herrenchiemsee Festival, had to cancel his concerts at this year’s festival due to a slipped disc operation. Conductors Salvador Mas Conde, Andrew Parrott and Reinhard Goebel will step in at short notice.
The opening concert on 16 July with Bach’s cantatas will be conducted by Reinhard Goebel. Andrew Parrott conducts the performances of Händel’s Messiah arranged by Mozart on 18 and 28 July as well as the concert on 21 July with works by Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. Salvador Mas Conde will be on the rostrum of the KlangVerwaltung Orchestra at the concert on 27 July featuring Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 (instead of the Bruckner Symphony No. 6) and works by Bach.