Bayreuth Festival Tickets 2020 Buy Now
Since the Bayreuth Festival reopened in 1951, Bayreuth Festival tickets have sold out year after year. Currently, there is a 10-year waiting list for tickets.
Long considered the embodiment of German high culture, Bayreuth’s opera festival is the most famous Wagner festival in the World.
Richard Wagner Festspiele Bayreuth Festspielhaus Postfach 100262 D-95402 Bayreuth GERMANY
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About the Bayreuth Festival
The annual Bayreuth Festival in Bayreuth, Germany attracts visitors from all over the world. Richard Wagner’s works are performed in the Festspielhaus, which was specially built for this purpose. Bayreuth Festival Tickets sell out every year and are impossible to get without the right contacts. Wagner himself masterminded the idea of the Bayreuth Festival, the first annual music festival, and the predecessor to modern music festivals such as Lollapalooza and Boneroo.
The driving force behind the composer’s vision for the Festival was the ability to perform his operas in a perfectly ideal situation, according to Wagner’s own standards. To reach this end he chose the site at Bayreuth for its beauty, and for its location away from the distractions and hassles of large cities. Wagner personally supervised the design and construction of his theatre, the Festspielhaus, which indeed contained many innovations in theatres of the day. These innovations were conceived by Wagner and his designers to serve specific roles in Wagner’s own works, most notably the Ring Cycle and Parsifal.