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TV interview with Chief Executive Marcus Axt

Marcus Rudolf Axt has been Chief Executive of the Bamberg Symphony since September 2013. He talks to Jürgen Seeger about the focus of the programme in the 2014/15 season, amongst other topics. A subject of their conversation is the orchestra's expertise in contemporary music. »We can present certain things which other orchestras simply cannot.« [more]

Address of the Bavarian State Minister

Ladies and gentlemen, fellow music-lovers,
Among Bavaria's many beautiful cities and towns, Bamberg is a very precious pearl. If you're keen to experience unspoiled city living, and immerse yourself in a thousand years of history, if you want to understand why culture and art are in Bavaria's DNA and why they're so important and fundamental to Bavarian identity and self-image – for all this, you only have to come to Bamberg. [more]

Verdi's »Falstaff« with exceptional cast

After the great succes with Wagner's »Ring«, the Bamberg Symphony will perform opera again. This time, matching the carnival season, the orchestra will be performing one of the most joyful pieces of the music theatre repertoire: Giuseppe Verdi's »Falstaff«. Jonathan Nott conducts the orchestra and an exceptional cast of soloists with Željko Lučić (photo) as Falstaff. [more]