The Festival Summer 2021

Rheingau Musik Festival from June 26 to September 5 2021

The Rheingau Music Festival is one of the largest music festivals in Europe and every year it stages over 170 concerts throughout the region, from Frankfurt to Wiesbaden and the Middle Rhine Valley. Unique cultural monuments such as Kloster Eberbach, Schloss Johannisberg, Schloss Vollrads and the Kurhaus Wiesbaden as well as secluded wineries are transformed into concert stages for stars of the international music scene, from classical music and jazz to cabaret and world music.

The 33rd season of the Rheingau Music Festival will take place from 20 June to 5 September 2020 and is all about "freedom". As Artist in Residence, Lisa Batiashvili will be showing all her skills in four events featuring music from Bach to Arvo Pärt at the Rheingau Music Festival. Soprano Julia Lezhneva will be the focus artist in five events with music from Bach to Rachmaninov. This year Gabriela Montero is Composer & Artist in Residence. In three events she will perform her own compositions as well as works from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to Alfred Schnittke. As a focus jazz artist, Wolfgang Haffner will be presenting his musical finesse in four events at the Rheingau Music Festival, with Michael Wollny, Max Mutzke and Thomas Quasthoff, among others. In addition, this year the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven is in the foreground. The Rheingau Music Festival celebrates the great composer with numerous concerts and events. Other focal points are the "Next Generation" and "Jazz & more" series.