Schlossfestspiele Ludwigsburg
Franco-German Day

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On January 22 we celebrated the Franco-German Day. 59 years ago years ago, Konrad Adenauer and Charles de Gaulle signed the Élysée Treaty, marking the beginning of the Franco-German friendship. Even before the signing Charles de Gaulle was a guest in Ludwigsburg. De Gaulle’s legendary speech to German youth in the courtyard of the Residence Palace will be 60 years old on September 9, 2022. 2022 for the 60th time. And the Ludwigsburg Schlossfestspiele also have a special special »history of friendship« with France. On February 12, 1949, the Koeckert Quartet played a festive concert as part of the then Ludwigsburg Schlosskonzerte to celebrate the founding of the Ludwigsburg-based Franco-German Institute in the Ordensaal of the Residenzschloss. Residence Palace. The very renowned ensemble had already framed the founding event in the morning. In the following years, Wilhelm Krämer, the first artistic director of the Ludwigsburg Castle Festival, invited a large number of French French artists to the festival.

With our series »Fest Spiel Geschichten«, which will be launched on January 25. on our Facebook and Instagram page, we are embarking on a journey through time and look back on the almost 90-year history of the Ludwigsburg Schlossfestspiele. Schlossfestspiele. Special finds from the archive will be presented at presented at regular intervals and bring back events worth recounting. to the surface.

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Schlossfestspiele Ludwigsburg
«The Dying Swans Project« was awarded the Mario Pasi Prize 2021

[This text has been translated electronically] »The Dying Swans Project«, our co-production with Gauthier Dance, was awarded by the leading Italian dance magazine Danza & Danza with the Mario Pasi Award, a special prize for the international international promotion of dance culture. The innovative concept with video and live art convinced the jury of seven. jury. We are very happy and congratulate the team of »The Dying Swans Project«. Swans Project«. The 16 extraordinary video choreographies by »The Dying Swans Project« are still available on our Digital Stage.

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Music, art installation and dance
Ludwigsburg Festival in autumn

[This text has been translated electronically] A triad of music, art installation and dance: The Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch has created the legendary choreography »Kontakthof« to Ludwigsburg. The German premiere of the revival took place on 6 October. You can find exciting background information in this interview . Until October 10,«Voices from Belarus« offered an artistic podium to the voices of the Belarusian resistance at the Karlskaserne art center. On October 2, the STEGREIF.orchester performed in the Schiller city of Marbach. Look forward to the coming season from 5 May to 17 July 2022!

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