Amadeus weekend – 19-22 August 2005
Patron: Donald Kahn
Honorary Committee: Madame Eliette von Karajan; TI and RH Archduke Karl and Archduchess Francesca of Austria; HSH Princess Marianne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn; HSH Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis; Prince Amyn Aga Khan
On Friday the 19th of August, our chairman, Mr. Donald Kahn, is celebrating his 80th Birthday with a private concert in the “Grosse Aula” of the University of Salzburg, the original concert hall where Mozart performed his first opera and concerts. Followed by a Gala dinner at the Hotel Goldener Hirsch.
On Saturday the 20th of August, the performance will be La Traviata conducted by Carlo Rizzi with the wonderful American Baritone Thomas Hampson and the new Russian sensation Anna Netrebko followed by a Gala dinner in Casa Austria, the home of the TI and RH Archduke Karl and Archduchess Francesca of Austria.
On Sunday the 21st of August lunch in the Salzburg countryside. In the evening, there will be the new production of the Magic Flute conducted by Ricardo Muti followed by a Gala dinner in Villa Emslieb, home of Mr Thaddaeus Ropac.
Wines served at events: IL FIORE Langhe bianco Doc, ASSO DI FIORI Langhe Chardonnay Doc, IL BACIALE’ Monferrato rosso Doc, MONTEBRUNA Barbera d’Asti Doc, BRICCO DELL’UCCELLONE Barbera d?Asti; VIGNA SENZA NOME Moscato d’Asti Docg.
Events organized by Chairman Mrs Eva Maria O’Neill. Food & Wine: Mrs Sigrid Brantl