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Important years in Richard Wagner's life

1813 born in Leipzig
1834 Die Feen completed
1843 Holländer premiere
1845 Tannhäuser premiere
1850 Lohengrin premiere
1852 text of Rheingold and Walküre
1854 Das Rheingold completed
1856 Die Walküre completed
1859 Tristan completed
1865 Tristan premiere in Munich
1868 Meistersinger premiere
1869 Das Rheingold premiere
1870 Die Walküre premiere
1871 Siegfried completed
1874 Götterdämmerung completed
1876 First Festival in Bayreuth
1882 Parsifal premiere
1883 Wagner dies in Venice

 

How to get tickets for the Wagner Festival in Bayreuth

Bayreuther Festspiele
Ticket Office
Postfach 10 02 62
D-95402 Bayreuth

Ticket info at the box office here

Phone: 0049 - 921 - 78 78 - 0
(Between 11 and 12)

Book your Bayreuth Festival tickets online – Pay with credit card

Tickets may be ordered online. At http://ticket.btfs.de

Ticket requests

For the 2011 festival, there was 320,000 registered ticket requests for a total of 53 900 available tickets. From 2012 everyone can order tickets online and pay by credit card.

The new ticket system is made possible by sponsorship from TAff.

The Bayreuth Festival House is known for the good view, even on the sides.

Ticket prices

All the prices are available at the Bayreuth Festival's homepage.

seating plan bayreuth

Returns

For most performances there are a number of tickets sold on the day of the performance. The ticket office opens at 13:30.

Bring a chair and be early, and you may get a ticket. Some hotels also sell tickets to their guests.

 

Society of Friends of Bayreuth (Gesellschaft der Freunde von Bayreuth)

Becoming a member of the Society of Friends of Bayreuth will probably help you get tickets. The aim of the Gesellschaft der Freunde von Bayreuth (Society of Friends of Bayreuth) is to provide financial support for the Bayreuth Festival.

The Friends of Bayreuth now has more than five thousand members, making it one of the largest and most financially powerful sponsorship groups in Germany. 

Contact info:
THE GESELLSCHAFT DER FREUNDE VON BAYREUTH
Festspielhügel 6
95445 Bayreuth
Allemagne (Germany)

Phone +49 (0) 921-229 23
Fax +49 (0) 921-130 90
www.freunde-bayreuth.org

 

Der Ring des Nibelungen on DVD

Robert Lepage / Metropolitan

Deborah Voigt, Bryn Terfel, Jay Hunter Morris, Jonas Kaufmann, Stephanie Blythe, Hans-Peter König, Eric Owens, Gerhard Siegel, Eva-Maria Westbroek
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Patrice Chéreau /  Boulez / Bayreuth

ring cover chereau

Donald McIntyre, Gwyneth Jones, Heinz Zednik, Peter Hofmann, Manfred Jung, Jeannine Altmeyer, Matti Salminen, Hermann Becht, Franz Mazura, Fritz Hübner, Helmut Pampuch
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Harry Kupfer / Daniel Barenboim / Bayreuth

kupfer ring bayreuth

John Tomlinson, Anne Evans, Poul Elming, Nadine Secunde, Graham Clark, Helmut Pampuch, Bodo Brinkmann, Günter von Kannen, Philip Kang, Matthias Hölle, Linda Finnie, Birgitta Svendén
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Otto Schenk / James Levine / Metropolitan

levine ring metropolitan

James Morris, Hildegard Behrens, Siegfried Jerusalem, Ekkehard Wlaschiha, Heinz Zednik, Jan-Hendrik Rootering, Matti Salminen, Christa Ludwig, Gary Lakes, Jessye Norman, Kurt Moll
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Valencia Ring
Zubin Mehta

Zubin Mehta, Juha Uusitalo, Jennifer Wilson, Lance Ryan, Matti Salminen

The Copenhagen Ring:
Kasper Holten / Michael Schønwandt

copenhagen ring on dvd cover

Johan Reuter, Randi Stene, Sten Byriel, Michael Kristensen, Bengt-Ola Morgny, Stephen Milling, James Johnson, Iréne Théorin, Stig Fogh Andersen, Susanne Resmark, Peter Klaveness, Guido Paevatalu, Ylva Kihlberg
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Amsterdam Ring:
Pierre Audi,
Hartmut Haenchen

Amsterdam Ring

John Keyes, Nadine Secunde, Jeannine Altmeyer, John Bröcheler, Kurt Rydl, Graham Clark

The Stuttgart Ring:
Wieler & Morabito / Lothar Zagrosek

Robert Künzli, Michaela Schuster, Robert Gambill, Angela Denoke, Jan-Hendrik Rootering, Renate Behle, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Wiebke Göetjes, Jon Fredric West, Lisa Gasteen, Luana DeVol, Albert Bonnema
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Barcelona Ring:
Harry Kupfer / Bertrand de Billy

kupfer ring barcelona

Falk Struckmann, Deborah Polaski, Lioba Braun, Kwanchul Youn, Eric Halfvarson, Andrea Bönig, Richard Berkeley-Steele, Linda Watson, Cristina Obregón, John Treleaven, Matti Salminen, Elisabete Matos
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Weimar Ring:
Carl St. Clair,
Michael Schulz

weimar ring

Mario Hoff, Renatus Mészár, Catherine Foster, Erin Caves, Kirsten Blanck, Frieder Aurich, Hidekazu Tsumaya

 

Lübeck Ring:
Roman Brogli-Sacher,
Anthony Pilavachi

Stefan Heidemann, Antonio Yang, Veronika Waldner, Andrew Sritheran, Rebecca Teem, Jürgen Müller, Stuart Patterson, Richard Decker, Gary Jankowski

 

Der Ring des Nibelungen (complete recordings) on CD

Georg Solti, Wiener Philharmoniker

Birgit Nilsson, Hans Hotter, Wolfgang Windgassen, Gerhard Stolze, Gustav Neidlinger, Kurt Böhme, James King, Regine Crespin, Christa Ludwig, Gottlob Frick
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Pierre Boulez, Bayreuth 1980

Ring cover

Donald McIntyre, Gwyneth Jones, Heinz Zednik, Peter Hofmann, Manfred Jung, Jeannine Altmeyer, Matti Salminen
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Daniel Barenboim, Bayreuth 1991-92

John Tomlinson, Anne Evans, Poul Elming, Linda Finnie, Graham Clark, Philip Kang, Günter von Kannen, Bodo Brinkmann
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Wilhelm Furtwängler / RAI Orch. 1953

ring cover

Martha Mödl, Ferdinand Frantz, Alfred Poell, Wolfgang Windgassen, Gustav Neidlinger, Josef Greindl, Hilde Konetzni, Gottlob Frick, Ludwig Suthaus, Julius Patzak, Margarete Klose, Lorenz Fehenberger, Elisabeth Grümmer, Ruth Siewert, Elsa Cavelti
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Karl Böhm / Bayreuther Festspiele

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Theo Adam, Wolfgang Windgassen, Gustav Neidlinger, Erwin Wohlfahrt, Martti Talvela, Gerd Nienstedt, Gerhard Stolze, Zoltán Kelemen, Birgit Nilsson, James King, Leonie Rysanek, Josef Greindl, Thomas Stewart, Martha Mödl
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Wolfgang Sawallisch, Bayerische Staatsoper

Wolfgang Sawallisch, Kurt Moll, Ekkehard Wlaschiha, Marjana Lipovsek, Robert Hale, Jan-Hendrik Rootering, Hanna Schwarz, Robert Tear, Helmut Pampuch, Cornelia Wulkopf, Robert Schunk, Hildegard Behrens, Julia Varady, René Kollo, Hans Gunther Nöcker, Matti Salminen, Waltraud Meier, Lisbeth Balslev
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von Karajan, Berliner Philharmoniker

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Régine Crespin, Helga Dernesch, Jon Vickers, Jess Thomas, Thomas Stewart, Karl Ridderbusch
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Krauss / Bayreuther Festspiele 1953

Ring cover

Hans Hotter, Gustav Neidlinger, Astrid Varnay, Ramón Vinay
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Janowski, Staatskapelle Dresden

Theo Adam, Siegfried Jerusalem, Jessye Norman, Jeannine Altmeyer, Kurt Moll, Peter Schreier
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Valery Gergiev / LPO

Gergiev Ring cover

René Pape, Evgeny Nikitin, Nina Stemme, René Pape, Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Kampe, Ekaterina Gubanova
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