Bayreuth Discourse 2019


The programme BAYREUTH DISCOURSE has been expanding the spectrum of the Bayreuth Festival since 2017. The programme reflects the phenomenon “Richard Wagner” in concerts, scenic productions and discussion events.

In 2019 the discourse will be held under the motto “Szenen-Macher”. As a new thinker of musical theatre, Richard Wagner redefined the relationship between sounds, images, words and drama. The events follow the traces of these innovations and their effects in the future: from Wagner’s role models to Cage, Kagel & Co to Simon Steen-Andersen.

The commissioned work SIEGFRIED by Feridun Zaimoglu and Günter Senkel is world premiered as a scenic production at the Kulturbühne Reichshof.

Siegfried – World Premiere

13th of August – 21st of August 2019, 8 pm, Kulturbühne “Reichshof”


30th of Juli 2019, 11 am, Haus Wahnfried, panel discussion

2nd of August – 4th of August 2019, Haus Wahnfried


3rd of August 2019, 8 pm, Haus Wahnfried

12th of August 2019, 8 pm, Markgräfliches Opernhaus

22nd of August 2019, 8 pm, Haus Wahnfried

Curator: Dr. Marie Luise Maintz

World premiere “Siegfried”

13 august 2019 20:00

Further performances

15 august 2019 20:00
19 august 2019 20:00
21 august 2019 20:00


Kulturbühne „Reichshof“ Bayreuth
Maximilianstraße 28
95444 Bayreuth


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