A new production of Richard Wagner’s “Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg” will open the 108th edition of the Bayreuth Festival on 25 July 2019. “Tannhäuser” will be conducted by Valery Gergiev, marking Mr. Gergievs debut in Bayreuth. Tobias Kratzer directs, with stage and costume designs by Rainer Sellmaier.
Due to technical and organizational reasons, in connection with the second online immediate procurement on the 4th of July 2018, access to customer accounts is suspended at short notice. From Monday, the 9th of July, it will be possible to personalize and print tickets for the Bayreuth Festival again.