Music Festivals

Varied stages of Bayreuth present a colorful bouquet of musical festivals. Bayreuth is not only a magnet during the opera festival season but, as a music city, also invites festival enthusiasts throughout the year.

Luftbild Festspielhaus © Corinna Weih

Richard Wagner Opera Festival

The Richard Wagner Opera Festival (Festspiele) takes place every year from July 25th to August 28th in the Bayreuth Opera Festival Theater on the green hill.

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Bayreuther Jazz November

The annual Jazz November festival, organised by Jazzforum Bayreuth, is a top-class event that genuinely lights up the grey eleventh month of the year.

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Festival of the young artists

Founded as an international youth festival, the festival is a forum for international young artists to meet.

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Filmfest Kontrast © Luka Popp

Contrast Film festival

The 20th contrast film festival takes place from March 8th to March 10th 2019.

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Markgräfliches Opernhaus ©Musica Bayreuth

Musica Bayreuth

The Musica Bayreuth offers a great, lively and varied programme – from baroque and classical to modern music.

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Osterfestival Stadtkirche

Easter festival

The Bayreuth Easter Festival offers top concerts from classical music to jazz featuring the International Young Orchestra Academy.

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Sangeslust Mitmach-Konzert © GMK

Sangeslust – the Sparkassen A Capella event

A Cappella fans, don´t miss this festival: Sangeslust presents international artists and vocal art on the highest level.

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Sparda-Bank Klassik Open-Air Ⓒ Test

Sparda Bank Classic Open Air

The Sparda Bank Klassik Open Air, a free concert series featuring renowned symphony orchestras will take place on June 26th and 27th, 2020 in Bayreuth´s historic city centre.

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St. Georgen Swingt

St. Georgen Swingt

“St. Georgen swingt”, an impressive jazz- and swing firework, started in 2011 and has become ever since one of Bayreuth´s musical highlights.

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Armstrong Kit im Opernhaus Bayreuth © Andreas Harbach

Bayreuth piano festival

Kit Armstrong played on July 24th at the UNESCO world heritage site, the Margravial Opera House Bayreuth – a highlight of the 17th Bayreuth piano festival.

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Opening hours:
Monday – Friday:
09:00 – 19:00
Saturday:
09:00 – 16:00
Sunday and Holidays:
10:00 -14:00
(May 1st  – October 31st)