Cultural Programme

Festival of European weeks Passau Passau (tvo) Bavaria. Women fashion women”, is the motto of this year’s Festival European weeks Passau. From June 10th until July 18, 2010 Freiherr von Freyberg and the supporting Association presents Director Dr. Pankraz not only a large number of outstanding artists, but also the works of important women of in European cultural history. By the same author: Florence Pugh. You come from a world of Christian faith such as Clara of Assisi or Saint Hildegard of Bingen, on the other hand the mythology as Electra and Medea or the music such as Clara Schumann and Fanny Hensel, nee Mendelssohn.

In selected locations in the tri-border region of Lower Bavaria, Bohemia and Upper Austria 73 events from concerts to lectures and readings sing this summer the praises of femininity through to theatre – and illuminate the subject of woman”from the different angles. In the most beautiful churches, monasteries and castles, as well as open-air occur internationally renowned singers, women and composers as well as famous actresses such as Corinna Harfouch and Angela Winkler before their audience. Also the patron is with Dr. Dr. h.

c. Hildegard Hamm-Brucher, Minister of State (ret’d), this time a woman; the speech at the opening of the Festival on June 11 keeps the human rights activist Irina Scherbakowa about women in Russia”. Despite wanted female supremacy, the Lords of creation remain not excluded. They are ensemble or the L’Orfeo Baroque Orchestra, on the other hand of course in the audience in the participating orchestras and in top ensembles such as the Regensburger domspatzen, the Orlando di Lasso. The concert conducted by ANU Tali of the Munich Radio Orchestra in the Passau study Church on June 12, the 8 Passau organ night in the Passau Cathedral on 18 June, the concerts of the two ECHO KLASSIK award winners include designated highlights the multifaceted programme of 58 European weeks 2009 Sol Gabetta (on 22 June in the Prince of Zell Abbey) and Nuria Rial (am 7 July in Osterhofen-Altenmarkt Abbey Church), the night of Chopin in the Passau Town Hall (26 June), as well as the classic open air with the trumpeter Gabor Boldoczki on 16 July on the campus of Deggendorfer University of applied sciences. Information and tickets there are in the cards Central European weeks Passau, Dr.-Hans-Kapfinger-str. 30, 94032 Passau Tel. 0851/490831-0, fax-0851/490831-20,, or Passau Tourismus e.V., Bahnhofstrasse 28, 94032 Passau, Tel. 0851/955980, fax 0851 / 35107,,.