Taking place each summer, the Tirol Festival of Erl has invested this tiny Tirolean resort with the status of an international venue for lovers of classical music and Wagnerians of sharp hearing.
From July 06 to 30, 2023, the annual festival will present a rich and varied program of contemporary compositions, chamber concerts and operas. The Tirol Festival Erl will officially be opened on July 06, 2023 with the festival orchestra and choir performing works by Richard Wagner, Giuseppe Verdi and Anton Bruckner. The prestigious festival has held many premieres since it started in 1998. This summer, productions of Wagner’s third and fourth opera from The Ring of the Nibelung, “Siegfried” and “Twilight of the Gods” will be staged. Moreover, the 2023 Tirol Festival Erl will celebrate chamber music with performances given by Camerata Salzburg, Konstantin Krimmel or Oskar Hillebrandt with Ildiko Raimondi. Learn More.
Since its beginnings in 1998, the Tirol Festival Erl has developed into an internationally recognized event, drawing music lovers from across Europe as well as the USA and Japan. An extraordinary new structure was built as an addition to the traditional Passion Play House in 2012. With a design full of sharp angles and straight lines, this visually stunning building rises from the ground as if it was a mirage and draws both architecture and music lovers to Erl in droves.