THE UNIQUE SCHLOSS ELMAU EXPERIENCE NEW ENERGY FOR BODY, MIND & SOUL AUTUMN 2023 – SPRING 2024
WE LOVE NATURE Experience the soothing sounds of silence and rushing streams in the pris- tine Elmau Valley, a mystical sanctuary, nestled high in the German Alps, amidst one of Europe’s most beautiful and diverse landscapes featuring majestic mountains, picturesque valleys, crystal- clear lakes and the fairy tale castles of King Ludwig II. 1000m above sea level. 65 miles south of Munich, 35 miles from Innsbruck, 12 miles from Garmisch-Partenkirchen and a magnificent 4 1⁄2 drive from Venice.
Schleierfälle in the Ammer Mountains
Soiern Lakes, 1400m above sea level
WE LOVE SERENIT Y Embrace a feeling of peace and belonging in the inimitable Luxury Spa Retreat & Cultural Hideaway offering the ultimate in casual luxury and understatement. The cosmopolitan interior design of grand yet intimate rooms and suites artfully blends warm light, subtle Oriental influences, timeless Italian elegance, and precious natural materials from around the world. Guests staying at one hotel can enjoy all the exceptional offers and amenities available at both.
WE LOVE HIKING The Wetterstein and Karwendel Mountains offer the ultimate hiking experience for hikers of all skill levels. Guided tours usually take place Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from May until October. Individual tours can be booked for a separate charge. One of the most rewarding hikes in the Alps leads up to the spectacular King’s House at Schachen, which is located 1800m above sea level in the Wetterstein Mountains. We recommend warming up with a short one-hour hike to and around the crystal-clear Ferchensee Lake, a two- hour hike to our Mountain Restaurant at 1200m above sea level or a four-hour hike to the Partnachklamm, one of the most spectacular gorges of the Alps. After returning, you can enjoy swimming in warm outdoor infinity pools, relaxing in the Japanese Onsen Pool, practicing yoga, indulging in soothing treatments at our Oriental Hamam and going to a great concert in the evening.
WE LOVE ROCK CLIMBING The Wetterstein and Karwendel Moun- tains also offer lots of spectacular peaks for rock climbers of all skill levels. Some of the most rewarding climbs take you up to the Birkarspitze Peak at 2750m in the Karwendel Mountains, the Wetter- stein Peak at 2600m, the Dreitorspitze Peak at 2850m and the Zugspitze in the Wetterstein Mountains, Germany’s highest mountain at 2950m above sea level. Experienced mountain guides can be arranged at extra charge.
WE LOVE MOUNTAIN BIKING The surroundings of the Elmau Valley in the German Alps bordering the Austrian Alps is a paradise for mountain bikers of all skill levels. Guided tours take place three times per week. The most rewarding tours lead up to the spectacular King’s House on Schachen at 1800m above sea level, to the Soiern Lakes at 1400m and through the Karwendel Mountains with elevations up to 2000m. All tours offer opportunities to refresh in rushing mountain streams and to swim in crystal-clear lakes. Individual tours with guides can be booked for a separate charge. Please check out our Top Sports Packages for guided Mountain Biking Retreats. 150 state-of- the-art standard and e-mountain bikes of all sizes are available for rent at our bike station.
WE LOVE CYCLING The stunningly beautiful landscapes and roads between Munich, the German Alps in Upper Bavaria and the Austrian Alps around Innsbruck offer an incredib- le variety of great tours for cyclists of all skill levels. Some of the most rewarding and challen- ging road cycling tours starting and ending at the Elmau Valley range in length from 50 to 200km per day. Tours include the Ahornboden Valley, Walchensee Lake, Kochelsee Lake, Starn- berg Lake, Sylvenstein Lake, Tegernsee Lake, Achensee Lake, Innsbruck and the challenging Timmelsjoch Pass on the bor- der to Italy. All tours offer opportunities to swim in crystal-clear lakes. Please check out our Top Sports Packages for Cycling Retreats with guides. Individual Guides can be arranged for an extra charge.
Tea Lounge Terrace at the Hideaway
Badehaus Adult Spa
WE LOVE SPAS Embrace a sense of tranquility and serenity in six spacious spas, three reserved for adults and three for families. Enjoy swim- ming in warm water and fresh air in out- door infinity lap pools, which are sustain- ably heated with wood chips year-round. Relax in an authentic Japanese Onsen Pool and a huge Oriental Hamam. Warm up in steam baths and saunas, including one by the crystal-clear creek in the Nature Spa. Rejuvenate with soothing treatments and the healing practices of TCM.
Sunset Relaxation Lounge
Infinity Lap Pool at the Family Spa in the Retreat heated year-round sustainably with wood chips
Infinity Lap Pool at the Adult Spa in the Retreat
WE LOVE YOGA Cultivate the art of mindfulness and serenity in daily morning and afternoon Yoga sessions led by advanced certified yoga teachers in our Jivamukti Yoga Studio or participate in a Yoga Retreat and the Annual Yoga Summit with mas- ters of the most effective yoga styles. YOGA RETREATS 22 – 27 OCTOBER SONA S IPPY SONDHI Alchemy Yoga Retreat 5 – 10 NOVEMBER DR . PATRICK B ROOME & ANDRÉ DAI Y Û STE INE R Mindfulness Yoga Retreat 19 – 24 NOVEMBER PATRICIA THIE LE MANN Spirit Yoga Retreat 10 – 15 DECEMBER BARB R A NOH Energize Winter Yoga Retreat 15 – 20 DECEMBER PATRICIA THIE LE MANN & PROF. DR. MICHAE L BORDT S J “What Carries Us in Crises” Retreat 14 – 19 JANUARY 2024 MICHAE L FORB ES Iyengar Yoga Retreat 21 – 26 JANUARY 2024 NICOLE BONG AR T Z Reset and Me-Time Yoga Retreat 18 – 22 FEBRUARY 2024 K ARL S TR AUB Vinyasa Yoga Retreat 3 – 8 MARCH 2024 DR . PATRICK B ROOME Yoga for All Retreat 21 – 26 APRIL 2024 ANNA TRÖKES Shoulder & Neck Yoga Retreat 28 APRIL – 3 MAY 2024 ANNIK A IS TE RLING Conscious Detox Retreat 12 – 17 MAY 2024 7 T H ANNUAL YOG A SUMMIT with Eddie Stern, Dr. Patrick Broome, Nicole Bongartz, Pradeep Teotia, Johannes Mikenda and others 20 – 24 MAY 2024 BARB R A NOH Energize Yoga Retreat
WE LOVE WELL-BEING Boost your health and get back into shape with serenity and results-oriented, individually curated programs which may include spiroergometric diagnosis, expert talks, soothing treatments, Yoga, TCM, Taijiquan, Qi Gong, Dance, Meditation, Weight Loss Cuisine, sports and concerts with the great artists of our time. LOSE WE IG HT This PWR to optimize weight and sereni- ty includes: intermittent fasting between early dinner and late breakfast; spiroer- gometric analysis to optimize training intensity; Expert Talks on training and weight loss cuisine; sports, yoga and fascia training; and daily 50-minute spa treatments. We recommend minimum 7 nights. DA ILY SCHEDU LE 07:30 am Morning Tea in your room 08:00 am Morning Run & Swim 09:15 am Expert Talk with a Pro 10:00 am Breakfast 11:00 am Spa Time & Treatments 04:00 pm Yoga G E T BACK INTO S HAPE A PWR to get back into shape with spiroergometric analysis to recommend optimal training intensity, HIIT Training, cardio workout, Stretch & Relax with yoga and fascia training, and daily 50- minute spa treatments. DA ILY SCHEDU LE 07:00 am Morning Tea in your room 08:00 am Training with a Pro 09:00 am Cardio Workout 10:00 am Breakfast 11:00 am Morning Walk, Run or Swim 01:00 pm Lunch Time 02:00 pm Spa Time & Treatments 04:00 pm Yoga S TRE NGTHE N YOUR BACK A PWR to relax and strengthen your back with backstroke swimming, functional back training, Stretch & Relax with the best of yoga and fascia training, daily 50-minute spa treatments and expert talks. DA ILY SCHEDU LE 08:00 am Breakfast 10:00 am Personal Training 11:30 am Swim 01:00 pm Lunch Time 02:00 pm Spa & Treatment Time 04:00 pm Yoga
WE LOVE DANCE Dancing makes you happy and keeps you young! Schloss Elmau has a century long tradition of dance, which is being continued in weekly Dance Parties at the Bar and Dance Retreats led by out- standing teachers. DANCING AT THE BAR Every Friday with live music in the Al Camino Bar DANCE RE TRE AT S 5 – 10 November 4 – 9 February 2024 17 – 22 March 2024 DA ILY SCHEDU LE Afternoon: Lessons (90 – 120 minutes) Evening: Dance with live music in the Al Camino Bar
10 – 15 December TAIJI - RE TRE AT Meditation in Motion with Dr. Imke König
WE LOVE FAMILY TIME AND ME TIME Spend unrestricted quality time with your kids in one of the Family Spas and in concerts with the great artists of our time. Let your kids roam free and make new friends in the kids club, kids & teens club, edutainment workshops, science labs, yoga classes, sports programs and soccer camps with coaches from the top German League, while you relax in the adult spas.
E DUTAINME NT & SOCCE R CAMPS Schloss Elmau’s by now legendary Edutainment Weeks are designed and led by renowned artists, authors, and educators. The workshops usually keep kids & teens busy for 2 – 3 hours in the morning. The offers are very popular, so please book your kids’ participation when booking the room, or by sending an e-mail to email@example.com in advance of your stay. All workshops are bilingual (German & English) except the Literature and Zoom Photo workshops, where only German is spoken. LITE R ATURE WORKSHOP 23 – 27 October | 30 October – 3 November | 25 – 29 March 2024 | 1 – 5 April | 20 – 24 & 27 – 31 May with Nadine Schwengenbecher ages 6 and up “Exploring books with all your senses” is the motto of our Literature Work- shop. Use all your senses as you embark on a journey of discovery to get to know five exciting books in a variety of ways – and get to know a bit more about yourself while you’re at it. Together we bring stories to life through reading, writing, dancing, painting, creating crafts, baking, doing puzzles, making music, debating, and letting our imagination run wild. HANDS - ON WOOD 2 – 6 October with Alexandra Syrbe ages 8 and up In our wood workshop, you can con- struct and craft a lot of things, such as doll houses, towers, board games, steerable and illuminated cars – or lend shape to your own inventions together with other kids. You will use saws, hammers, files, and other wood- working tools. SCIE NCE L AB 9 – 13 October with Ulrike Albrecht & Team ages 6 and up Rocket science and more! Find out why lightning illuminates the sky, and other exciting phenomena from nature, technology and the environ- ment. Set up hypotheses, find your own solutions, and be amazed. You get to do experiments and pepper our experienced Science Lab instruc- tors with questions. PUNCH & DES IG N WORKSHOP 16 – 20 October | 12 – 16 February 2024 with Regine Laute ages 6 and up We’re willing to bet that works pro- duced in school can’t compete with the ones you’ll make here. And here’s why: This workshop will teach you a variety of simple punch and design techniques for creating your own paper art, with the support of various stencils and forms. You’ll be amazed at how great the results are. ZOOM PHOTO WORKSHOP 23 – 27 October with Dr. Micha Pawlitzki ages 8 and up Sponsored by Leica Want to have a lot of fun as you learn how to focus on the important things in a photograph, how to find exciting perspectives, and how to draw the viewer in to your picture? This workshop will sharpen your eye for good image composition and for what’s really important in good pictures. CHES S ACADE M Y 30 October – 3 November | 1 – 5 April 2024 Beginners & Advanced with Hugo Siegmeth, Jonas Dengler & Peter Gandenberger ages 6 and up Checkmate? But you’re not sure how? Then you've come to the right place: Learn about your strengths and weaknesses, because chess is a fun way to build key skills that are of great importance in our modern world. You learn to concentrate better and to be one step ahead of your opponent. INTRO TO IT 25 – 29 March 2024 with Laith Raed (Coding Academy, TUM) ages 9 – 14 Have fun as you learn the basics of Python, the language of Artificial Intelligence. We create fun little pro- grams together in Scratch, and then learn to write them in Python. Once you've mastered the basics, you'll probably love this language and be able to write some really exciting programs. SOCCE R CAMPS 20 – 24, 27 – 30 May 2024 | 24 – 28 June | 1 – 5, 8 – 12, 15 – 19, 22 – 26, 29 July – 2 August | 5 – 9 August | 12 – 16, 19 – 23, 26 – 30 August | 2 – 6 September | ages 8 – 15 Our Soccer Camps are conducted under the guidance of experienced youth coaches of the Bundesliga team VfB Stuttgart & the club RB Leipzig. Age-appropriate, fun training of coordination and technique with Life Kinetics and pro tips for playing better soccer. YOG A ages 6 and up & ages 12 and up During the school holidays, we offer kids & teens the opportunity to par- ticipate in yoga classes. The classes take place at the Jivamukti Yoga Studio under the guidance of Johannes Mikenda or other expe- rienced yoga teachers, usually from Monday to Thursday. KIDS CLUB ages 2 – 5 | year-round Our Kids Club is open year-round. From thrilling stories to handicrafts with Perler beads and colored papers - no limits are set to your kids’ creatvi- ty and imagination. This is where our smallest guests have the opportunity to have fun and play from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm every day. KIDS & TE E N S CLUB from age 6 30 September – 4 November | 21 December – 13 January 2024 | 1 – 24 February | 16 March – 20 April Welcome to our new Kids & Teens Club open from 1:00 to 9:00 pm. for all children ages 6 years old and up. Nothing stands in the way of their creativity here, whether they are keen chess players, ace memory play- ers or origami artists. A wide range of crafts and exciting quizzes round off the fun. Great outdoor activities provide the necessary dose of fresh air in summer.
WE LOVE TO DRIVE AN ELECTRIC BMW Maximum convenience and comfort, a commanding presence, and exceptional performance comprise the identity of the new BMW 7 Series. A new era, charac- terized by an unprecedented level of in- novation, safety, and elegance. The car’s sleek surfaces and expressive face lend a special charisma, as does its comfortable interior, which leaves no detail overlook- ed and boasts only finest materials. At the heart of this reinterpretation is the new BMW i7: an incomparable sense of well-being on the inside, and an exclusive driving experience, paired with pioneering technology. Discover one of the most beautiful regions of the Alps while experiencing the fascination of BMW’s fully electric models. At Schloss Elmau, e-vehicles can be charged with 100% green electricity at more than 70 climate-neutral charging stations. BMW i7 xDrive60: Electricity consumption (NEDC) in kWh/100 km: -; Electricity consumption (WLTP) in kWh/100 km: 19.6-18.4; Electric range (WLTP) in km: 591-625. Official figures for electricity consumption and electric range were determined according to the prescribed measurement procedure, and comply with Regulation (EU) 715/2007 in its latest version. WLTP figures take into account any optional equipment in the case of ranges. For vehicles newly type-approved since January 1, 2021, official specifications exist only according to WLTP. In addition, according to EU Regulation 2022/195, NEDC values will no longer be included in EC certificates of conformity as of 01 Jan 2023. Further information on the NEDC and WLTP measurement methods can be found at www.bmw.de/wltp.
WE LOVE MUSIC Schloss Elmau has been celebrating, for over a century now, a unique cultural tradition featuring Classical Music and Jazz in unforgettable concerts and festi- vals with the great artists of our time.
24 SEPTEMBER – 1 OCTOBER 3 RD LIED FESTIVAL CHRISTIAN GERHAHER FESTIVAL IN DE TAIL Christian Gerhaher & Gerold Huber
24 SEP TEMBER – 1 OCTOBER 3 RD LIED FESTIVAL CHRISTIAN GERHAHER Following the great success of the first Lied-Festivals in 2019 and 2021, Christian Gerhaher is back at Elmau for another week devoted to the Lied. Together with his long-time piano partner Gerold Huber and numerous guests, he will illuminate the fasci- nating cosmos of the Lied in ten concerts as well as in lectures, talks, and masterclasses. Magdalena Kožená PROGRAM 24 SEP TEMBER | SU N | 8:30 PM Opening concert Magdalena Kožená mezzo-soprano Ohad Ben-Ari piano Debussy: Trois Chansons de Bilitis & Cinq Poèmes de Charles Baudelaire Messiaen: Poèmes pour Mi (II) 28 SEP TEMBER | TH U | 1 1:00 A M Nikolaus Bachler & Händl Klaus in conversation in German 28 SEP TEMBER | TH U | 5:00 PM Christian Gerhaher baritone Gerold Huber piano Schubert: Schwanengesang D.957 25 SEP TEMBER | MON | 10:00 A M Masterclass I Christian Gerhaher teaches students of the Royal Academy of Music London James Cheung piano 25 SEP TEMBER | MON | 5:00 PM Franz-Josef Selig bass Gerold Huber piano Christian Gerhaher recitation Strauss: Madrigal Wolf: Michelangelo Lieder Schostakowitsch: Michelangelo Suite 26 SEP TEMBER | T U E | 5:00 PM Julia Kleiter soprano Christian Gerhaher baritone Gerold Huber piano Wolf: Mörike Lieder 27 SEP TEMBER | W ED | 10:00 A M Masterclass II Details see above 27 SEP TEMBER | W ED | 5:00 PM Christiane Karg soprano Gerold Huber piano Mahler: “Frühlingsmorgen”, “Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen” et al. 29 SEP TEMBER | FR I | 4:00 PM Concert by the students of the Royal Academy of Music London James Cheung piano 29 SEP TEMBER | FR I | 8:30 PM Vera-Lotte Boecker soprano Sarah Tysman piano Crumb: Apparition Schumann: Maria Stuart Lieder Berg: Sieben frühe Lieder et al. 30 SEP TEMBER | SAT | 1 1:00 A M Christian Gerhaher baritone Gerold Huber piano Holliger: Lunea – 23 sentences by Lenau afterwards: Christian Gerhaher in conversation with Händl Klaus librettist of Holliger’s “Lunea” 30 SEP TEMBER | SAT | 5:00 PM Closing concert Konstantin Krimmel baritone Gerold Huber piano Schubert: “Fahrt zum Hades”, “An den Mond” and other Lieder 30 SEP TEMBER | SAT | 9:30 PM Serenade in the Al Camino Bar Christian Gerhaher baritone Gerold Huber piano Lieder by Strauss, Georg Kreisler et al. afterwards: Schlager & Karaoke Konstantin Krimmel Vera-Lotte Boecker Festival Package Christiane Karg Arrival Sun, 24 September Departure Sun, 1 Ocotober incl. concert tickets, breakfast, spa, yoga and more
OCTOBE R Max Mutzke 14 OCTOBER | SAT | 5:00 PM Giorgi Gigashvili piano Schumann: Kreisleriana Op 16 et al. Classical Shake Stew 22 – 26 OCTOBER BOOK FAIR DAYS Following the Frankfurt Book Fair, the literary critics Anne-Dore Krohn, Ijoma Mangold, Denis Scheck & Insa Wilke present major new publications and speak with guest authors. 22 OCTOBER | SU N | 9:00 PM Anne-Dore Krohn, Ijoma Mangold, Denis Scheck & Insa Wilke The literary autumn 2023 – presentation & discussion of the novelties GER M A N U N IT Y DAY 3 OCTOBER | T U E | 5:00 PM Max Mutzke presents his first children’s book “Komm mit ins Paradies der Träumer” Max Mutzke reading & vocals Nick Flade piano Book presentation with music for families with children from 5 years! 7 OCTOBER | SAT | 5:00 PM Daniel Ottensamer clarinet Stephan Koncz cello Christoph Traxler piano “The Clarinet Trio Anthology” – Works for clarinet, cello & piano Classical 18 OCTOBER | W ED | 9:00 PM Shake Stew Award-winning band with energetic beats. Jazz Daniel Hope 21 OCTOBER | SAT | 5:00 PM Daniel Hope violin & moderation & Friends Irish Roots – traditional Irish music from four centuries Classical Brad Mehldau 1 1 OCTOBER | W ED | 9:00 PM Brad Mehldau piano Jazz 1 2 OCTOBER | TH U | 5:00 PM Brad Mehldau – book presentation “Formation: Building a Personal Canon” & discussion with Dietmar Mueller-Elmau in English Denis Scheck 23 OCTOBER | MON | 5:00 PM Denis Scheck talks with the author Teresa Präauer about her new novel “Kochen im falschen Jahrhundert” Insa Wilke 24 OCTOBER | T U E | 1 1:00 A M Insa Wilke talks with the author Stephan Anpalagan about his new book “Kampf und Sehnsucht in der Mitte der Gesellschaft”
OCTOBE R & NOVE MBE R 28 OCTOBER | SAT | 5:00 PM George Li piano Stravinsky: “Pétrouchka” et al. Classical Ksenija Sidorova Anne-Dore Krohn 24 OCTOBER | T U E | 5:00 PM Anne-Dore Krohn talks with the author Arno Geiger about his new novel “Das glückliche Geheimnis” Ijoma Mangold Michael Krüger 4 NOV EMBER | SAT | 5:00 PM Ksenija Sidorova accordion works by Piazzolla et al. Classical Frank Peter Zimmermann 1 NOV EMBER | W ED | 5:00 PM Author’s reading on the occasion of the 80th birthday of Michael Krüger “Verabredung mit Dichtern – Erinnerungen und Begegnungen” The legendary Hanser publisher presents his memoirs Author’s reading in German SIGNUM saxophone quartet 1 1 NOV EMBER | SAT | 5:00 PM Frank Peter Zimmermann violin Martin Helmchen piano Brahms: Violin sonata Op 120 No 1 et al. Classical 25 OCTOBER | W ED | 5:00 PM Ijoma Mangold talks with the author Deborah Feldman about her new novel “Judenfetisch” Festival Package Book fair days 5 nights for the price of 4 arrival Sun, 22 October incl. event tickets, breakfast, spa, yoga and more 2 NOV EMBER | TH U | 5:00 PM Ksenija Sidorova accordion SIGNUM saxophone quartet “Anima” Works by Bach, Stravinsky, Piazzolla, Gershwin et al. Classical
Brad Mehldau 11 & 12 October
NOVEMBER 4 Wheel Drive Michael Wollny, Nils Landgren, Wolfgang Haffner, Lars Danielsson 14 – 19 NOV EMBER 24 TH EUROPE AN JA ZZ TIVAL Schloss Elmau has been a meeting place for the international jazz sce- ne for over 25 years. The “European Jazztival” is the annual highlight and brings together big stars, firstrate formations, and the young international jazz scene for five festival days in the atmospherically illuminated concert hall, in midst a unique natural setting. with Michael Wollny, Nils Landgren, Wolfgang Haffner, Lars Danielsson, Kinga Glyk, Jakob Manz, Baptiste Trotignon, Ganna Gryniva, Magnus Öström et al. Opening Tue, 14 Nov 9:00 pm / 15 – 18 Nov two concerts daily / Departure Sun, 19 Nov Baptiste Trotignon Arne Jansen & Nils Wülker Ganna Gryniva
NOVEMBER PROGRAM 24 TH EUROPEAN JAZZTIVAL 14 NOV EMBER | T U E | 9:00 PM Rabih Abou-Khalil oud Krzysztof Lenczowski cello Jarrod Cagwin, drums percussion A crossover artist between the worlds of traditional Arabic music, classical music and open jazz 15 NOV | W ED | 5:00 PM 4 Wheel Drive II Nils Landgren trombone & vocals Michael Wollny piano Lars Danielsson bass & cello Wolfgang Haffner drums “A German-Swedish supergroup!” (The Times) 15 NOV | W ED | 9:30 PM Fergus McCreadie Trio Fergus McCreadie piano David Bowden bass Stephen Henderson drums 2022 Scottish Album of the year award winner 16 NOV | TH U | 5:00 PM Ganna Gryniva vocals Philipp Gropper tenor saxophone Povel Widestrand piano Tom Berkmann double bass Mathias Ruppnig drums “Deeply touching jazz with folk songs from Ukraine” (Roland Spiegel) 16 NOV | TH U | 9:30 PM Baptiste Trotignon piano Thomas Enhco piano Musical encounter of two outstan- ding french jazz pianists on two pianos 17 NOV | FR I | 5:00 PM Benjamin Koppel sax Jacob Karlzon piano Scott Colley bass Magnus Öström drums First-class Scandinavian-American combo around the world-renowned drummer Magnus Öström 17 NOV | FR I | 9:30 PM Kinga Glyk bass Jay Verma keyboards Dominique Xavier keyboards Hailey Niswanger saxophone Greg Clark Jr drums “For a long time, it was said that sonorous sound was purely a man’s thing. Kinga Glyk ... proves the opposite. The bass is a woman.” (FAZ) 18 NOV | SAT | 5:00 PM Nils Wülker trumpet & flugelhorn Arne Jansen guitars “Closer” ECHO Jazz Award winners Nils Wülker and Arne Jansen in a duo, the smallest form of musical communication 18 NOV | SAT | 9:30 PM Jakob Manz alto sax Hannes Stollsteimer piano & keys Frieder Klein bass Paul Albrecht drums The Jakob Manz Project Fresh and energetic sound with influences from funk and soul from one of the most successful bands of the young jazz scene Kinga Glyk Rabih Abou-Khalil Magnus Öström Festival Package European Jaztival 5 nights for the price of 4 Arrival Tue, 14 November incl. concert tickets, breakfast, spa, yoga and more
NOVEMBER Thomas Mann 19 – 24 NOV EMBER LITER ATURE DAYS D I A R I E S – M E D I A O F S E L F -A S S U R A N C E There are few things more private than a diary. No other form of wri- ting is as subjective, none conveys a similarly fresh impression of what has just been experienced. The history of this special kind of auto- biographical writing stretches from antiquity to public Internet blogs. It shows the change in the way humankind sees itself in relation to history. Opening Sun, 19 Nov 5:00 pm / 20 – 23 Nov two events daily / Departure Fri, 24 Nov In German PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS 19 NOV EMBER | SU N | 5:00 PM “Heute bedeckt und kühl” Literary scholar Michael Maar on great diaries from Samuel Pepys to Virginia Woolf 20 NOV EMBER | MON | 5:00 PM “Bin der Letzte, der überhaupt weiß, was ein Werk ist” Publicist Hanjo Kesting on Thomas Mann in his diaries 21 NOV EMBER | T U E | 5:00 PM “Mein ,Ich‘ ist in Gefahr” Franziska Thun-Hohenstein about two young Russians who deal with the ideology of their time in diaries. 22 NOVEMBER | WED 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM Christian Brückner reads from Samuel Pepys’ diary from 17th century London Kafka biographer Reiner Stach on Franz Kafka in his diaries 23 NOV EMBER | TH U 1 1:00 A M & 5:00 PM “Jeden Tag in diesem Heft festhalten.” Claus Leggewie on Albert Camus’ Carnets Final discussion with Hanjo Kesting, Michael Maar & Claus Leggewie Festival Package Literature Days 5 nights for the price of 4 Arrival Sun, 19 November incl. event tickets, breakfast, spa, yoga and more Christian Brückner
Daniil Trifonov 2 December (Verbier Festival @ Schloss Elmau) 5 February
NOVEMBER & DECEMBER Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra 25 NOV EMBER – 3 DECEMBER 14 TH VERBIER FESTIVAL @ SCHLOSS ELMAU Martin T:son Engstroem, founder and director of the famous Verbier Festival in the Swiss Alps, presents outstanding young artists at the beginning of a big career and great established musicians in 15 solo, chamber music and orchestral concerts together with the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra conducted by Gábor Takács-Nagy. with Daniil Trifonov, Mikhail Pletnev, Nikolai Lugansky, Mao Fujita, Julia Hagen, Pablo Sáinz- Villegas, James Ehnes et al. Opening Sat, 25 Nov 5:30 pm / 26 Nov – 2 Dec two concerts daily / Departure Sun, 3 Dec Mao Fujita Julia Hagen Daniil Trifonov
NOVEMBER & DECEMBER Nikolai Lugansky 30 NOV EMBER | TH U | 1 1:00 A M Pablo Sáinz-Villegas guitar James Ehnes violin Members of the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra Boccherini: Guitar quintet Piazzolla: “Histoire du Tango” et al. 30 NOV EMBER | TH U | 5:30 PM Alexandros Stavrakakis bass Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra Gábor Takács-Nagy conductor Tschaikowsky: Romances Beethoven: Symphony No 3 “Eroica” 1 DECEMBER | FR I | 1 1:00 A M James Ehnes violin Julien Quentin piano Brahms: Violin sonata No 3 D minor Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy et al. 1 DECEMBER | FR I | 5:30 PM Mao Fujita piano Grieg: Lyric Pieces Op 43 Liszt: Piano sonata B minor et al. 2 DECEMBER | SAT | 1 1:00 A M Daniil Trifonov piano Solo recital 2 DECEMBER | SAT | 5:30 PM Mikhail Pletnev piano Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra Gábor Takács-Nagy conductor Mozart: Piano concerto No 24 C minor Haydn: Symphony No 104 “London” Mikhail Pletnev Pablo Sáinz-Villegas PROGRAM 14 TH VERBIER FESTIVAL @ SCHLOSS ELMAU 25 NOV EMBER | SAT | 5:30 PM Nikolai Lugansky piano Rachmaninoff: Études-Tableaux Op 33, Préludes Op 23 et al. 26 NOV EMBER | SU N | 1 1:00 A M Nikolai Lugansky piano Ilya Gringolts violin Julia Hagen cello Schubert: “Notturno” for piano trio Brahms: Piano trio No 1 B major Op 8 26 NOV EMBER | SU N | 5:30 PM Mao Fujita piano Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra Gábor Takács-Nagy conductor Mozart: Piano concerto A major K.414 Beethoven: “Quartetto serioso” Op 95 27 NOV EMBER | MON | 1 1:00 A M Timothy Chooi violin Julien Quentin piano Prokofiev: Violin sonata No 2 et al. 27 NOV EMBER | MON | 5:30 PM Alexandros Stavrakakis bass Dionysis Pantis piano Mussorgsky: “Songs and Dances of Death” et al. 28 NOV EMBER | T U E | 1 1:00 A M Ilya Gringolts violin Julien Quentin piano Schumann: Violin sonata No 2 D minor Schubert: Fantasy D.934 28 NOV EMBER | T U E | 5:30 PM Pablo Sáinz-Villegas guitar Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra Gábor Takács-Nagy conductor Rodrigo: “Concierto de Aranjuez” Beethoven: Symphony No 7 A major 29 NOV EMBER | W ED | 1 1:00 A M Julia Hagen cello Julien Quentin piano Bach, Schumann, Brahms, et al. 29 NOV EMBER | W ED | 5:30 PM James Ehnes violin Julia Hagen cello Mao Fujita piano Schubert: Piano trio No 2 E flat major
Joy Denalane with Max Herre 28 December
Janine Jansen 5 January 7 & 8 January (Chamber Music Week) 14 – 18 February (Janine Jansen-Festival)
DECE MBE R & CHRISTMAS ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS SE ASON 9 DECEMBER | SAT | 5:00 PM Sabine Meyer clarinet Alliage Quintett saxophone quintet “Winter Magic” Classical 16 DECEMBER | SAT | 5:00 PM Bavarian Advent Evening Bavarian Folk Music 24 DECEMBER | SU N Christmas Mass, Santa Claus visits Elmau Festive Christmas Dinner 25 DECEMBER | MON | 5:00 PM Christmas Reading Thomas Quasthoff in German Nils Landgren 26 DECEMBER | T U E | 5:00 PM Christmas Concert Jazzrausch Bigband Jazz Maxim 29 DECEMBER | FR I | 5:00 PM Maxim vocals “MIKIs Takeover!”-Ensemble Pop/Singer-Songwriter 30 DECEMBER | SAT | 5:00 PM Herfried Münkler “Welt in Aufruhr – Die Ordnung der Mächte im 21. Jahrhundert” Stephan Sattler moderation Book presentation in German 23 DECEMBER | SAT | 5:00 PM Nils Landgren Christmas Jazz with Friends & Family Max Herre 28 DECEMBER | TH U | 5:00 PM Joy Denalane & Max Herre vocals “MIKIs Takeover!”-Ensemble Soul/Rap
NE W YE AR ' S E VE & JANUARY FESTIVE DAYS AT THE TURN OF THE YE AR 31 DECEMBER | SU N | 5:30 PM Champagne reception 6:00 – 10:15 PM Festive New Year’s Eve Dinner in the various restaurants 7:00 – 1 1:30 PM Jazz in the Bar Casino Magician 10:15 – 1 1:15 PM New Year’s Eve Concert Daniel Hope violin Jacques Ammon piano Joscho Stephan guitar Works by Fritz Kreisler, George Gershwin, Cole Porter et al. 00:00 MIDN IGHT Fireworks & dancing in the snow 00:30 A M Dance Party in the Al Camino Bar 1 JANUARY | MON | UNTIL 2:00 PM New Year’s Brunch in the various restaurants 2 JA N UA RY | T U E | 9:30 PM Film screening in the concert hall “Fallen Leaves” by Aki Kaurismäki Finland 2023, FSK 12, 81 min. in German 3 JA N UA RY | W ED | 5:00 PM Jazzrausch Bigband Roman Sladek trombone, bandleader Techno-Jazz 5 JA N UA RY | FR I | 4:30 PM Janine Jansen violin Timothy Ridout viola Daniel Blendulf cello Bach: Goldberg Variations for string trio Daniel Hope Janine Jansen
Jazzrausch Bigband Ensemble in Residence 2024 @ Schloss Elmau on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the band 3 January, 10 & 12 February & further concerts
JANUARY Vilde Frang 7 – 14 JA N UA RY 69 TH CHAMBER MUSIC WEEK Exceptional violinists Janine Jan- sen and Vilde Frang regularly per- form in the world’s great concert halls. At Schloss Elmau you can ex- perience them, their chamber mu- sic partners and award winning young musicians up close this week. This festival edition illuminates the wide spectrum of chamber mu- sic, from duos to large ensembles, with special focus on the piano quartet. with Janine Jansen, Vilde Frang, Lawrence Power, Timothy Ridout, Martynas Levickis, Benjamin Appl, Chiaroscuro Quartet & Simply Quartet et al. Opening Sun, 7 Jan 5:00 pm / 8 – 13 Jan two concerts daily / Departure Sun, 14 Jan Martynas Levickis Janine Jansen Pablo Barragán
PROGRAM 69 TH CHAMBER MUSIC WEEK 7 JA N UA RY | SU N | 5:00 PM Janine Jansen violin Timothy Ridout viola Daniel Blendulf cello Denis Kozhukhin piano Brahms: Thun Sonata & Piano quartet No 3 C minor 8 JA N UA RY | MON | 1 1:00 A M Music journalist Harald Eggebrecht on the history of piano quartet Lecture 8 JA N UA RY | MON | 5:00 PM Janine Jansen violin & Friends Strauss: Metamorphosen for string septet et al. 9 JA N UA RY | T U E | 1 1:00 A M Chiaroscuro Quartet string quartet Mozart: “Dissonance Quartet” Schubert: „Rosamunde“ Quartet 9 JA N UA RY | T U E | 5:00 PM Boris Brovtsyn violin Gareth Lubbe viola Claudio Bohorquez cello Diana Ketler piano Schumann: Piano quartet E flat major Fauré: Piano quartet No 1 Op 15 10 JA N UA RY | W ED | 1 1:00 A M Pablo Barragán clarinet Noa Wildschut violin Elisabeth Brauß piano Bartók: Contrasts for clarinet, violin and piano et al. 10 JA N UA RY | W ED | 5:00 PM Benjamin Appl baritone Martynas Levickis accordion “Melting Pots” Lieder by Mahler, Weill, Gershwin et al. 1 1 JA N UA RY | TH U | 1 1:00 A M Vilde Frang violin Lawrence Power viola Torleif Thedéen cello Alessio Bax piano Beethoven: String trio Op 3 et al. 1 1 JA N UA RY | TH U | 5:00 PM Boris Brovtsyn violin Gareth Lubbe viola Claudio Bohorquez cello Diana Ketler piano Mozart: Piano quartet No 2 E flat major Enescu: Piano quartet No 1 1 2 JA N UA RY | FR I | 1 1:00 A M Simply Quartet string quartet Haydn: String quartet No 1 Op 77 Schumann: Streichquartett No 1 Op 41 1 2 JA N UA RY | FR I | 5:00 PM Vilde Frang violin Lawrence Power viola Torleif Thedéen cello Alessio Bax piano Brahms: Piano quartet No 1 et al. 13 JA N UA RY | SAT | 1 1:00 A M Simply Quartet string quartet Lukas Sternath piano Dvořák: Piano quintet A major et al. 13 JA N UA RY | SAT | 5:00 PM Vilde Frang & Annabelle Meare violin, Lawrence Power viola Torleif Thedéen cello Alessio Bax piano Händel/Halvorsen: Sarabande Tanejew: Piano quintet G minor et al. JANUARY Noa Wildschut Benjamin Appl Simply Quartet Festival Package Chamber Music Week 7 nights for the price of 6 Arrival Sun, 7 January incl. concert tickets, breakfast, spa, yoga and more
PRE VIE W JANUARY & FE BRUARY 17 – 21 JA N UA RY 1 ST FILM FESTIVAL @ SCHLOSS ELMAU “A R O U N D T H E WO R L D I N 1 4 F I L M S ” A Pop Up of the “Berlin Festival of Festivals” – a selection of the best current films from the world's most important film festivals in Cannes, Venice, Sundance, Locarno and Toronto prior to their theatrical release. Opening Wed, 17 Jan / 18 & 19 Jan one film screening daily / 20 Jan two film acreenings / Departure Sun, 21 Jan Yefim Bronfman Gautier Capuçon 26 – 28 JA N UA RY CL ASSICAL WEEKEND 26 JA N UA RY | FR I | 5:00 PM Yefim Bronfman piano Piano recital 27 JA N UA RY | SAT | 5:00 PM Sarah Willis horn & Sarahbanda Mozart y Mambo The successful project of the sought-after horn player combines Mozart with traditional Cuban music Gidon Kremer 1 – 4 FEBRUA RY LONG WEEKEND WITH GIDON KREMER A long weekend of concerts and film is dedicated to the great violinist Gidon Kremer, who has been a guest at Schloss Elmau for decades. 1 FEBRUA RY | TH U | 8:30 PM Gidon Kremer presents: Georgijs Osokins piano Kancheli: Piano trio “Middelheim” Schubert: Piano trio No 2 2 FEBRUA RY | FR I | 8:30 PM “Finding Your Own Voice” a film by Paul Smaczny in German 3 FEBRUA RY | SAT | 5:00 PM Gidon Kremer violin Giedre Dirvanauskaite cello Georgijs Osokins piano Schubert: Piano trio No 2 & Kancheli 5 FEBRUA RY | MON | 8:30 PM Gautier Capuçon cello Daniil Trifonov piano Prokofiev & Rachmaninoff: Cello sonatas Daniil Trifonov
Gidon Kremer 3 February (Long Classical Weekend)
Chilly Gonzales 22 – 25 February
Martha Argerich 27 February (Piano Summit)
PRE VIE W FE BRUARY Jazzrausch Bigband Janine Jansen Chilly Gonzales CARNIVAL HOLIDAYS 10 FEBRUA RY | SAT | 5:00 PM Jazzrausch Bigband Roman Sladek trombone, bandleader Techno-Jazz 1 2 FEBRUA RY | MON | 6:30 PM Jazz & Dinner at Fidelio Restaurant A format of the new Munich concert hall BERGSON with an ensemble of the Jazzrausch Bigband Maximilian Maier Moderation FROM 9:30 PM Party with live music by musicians of the Jazzrausch Bigband 22 – 25 FEBRUA RY LONG WEEKEND WITH CHILLY GONZALES Grammy winner, pianist, composer and entertainer Chilly Gonzales returns to the Elmau concert hall with two of his legendary evenings. 22 FEBRUA RY | TH U | 9:00 PM & 24 FEBRUA RY | SAT | 5:00 PM Chilly Gonzales piano „Solo Piano I-III“ – Part 1 & 2 Weekend Package Arrival Thu, 22 February Departure Sun, 25 February incl. concert tickets, breakfast, spa, yoga and more CARNIVAL HOLIDAYS 14 – 18 FEBRUA RY JANINE JAN SE N - FES TIVAL “So golden, so delicate, almost ethereal,” wrote the TIMES about world-class violinist Janine Jansen, who is giving three concerts at Schloss Elmau. 14 FEBRUA RY | W ED | 9:00 PM Janine Jansen violin Denis Kozhukhin piano Brahms: Violin sonatas 16 FEBRUA RY | FR I | 9:00 PM Janine Jansen violin Camerata Salzburg chamber orchestra Mozart: Violin concerto & Symphony 17 FEBRUA RY | SAT | 5:00 PM Janine Jansen violin Camerata Salzburg chamber orchestra Mozart: Violin concerto & Symphony Festival Package Arrival Tue, 13 February Departure Sun, 18 February incl. concert tickets, breakfast, spa, yoga and more Camerata Salzburg
PRE VIE W FE BRUARY & MARCH Martha Argerich Mao Fujita Tabea Zimmermann 27 FEBRUA RY – 3 M A RCH PIANO SUMMIT WITH MARTHA ARGERICH Outstanding pianists of different generations are gathered for this piano summit at Schloss Elmau – opened by Martha Argerich, proba- bly the most famous pianist of our time, and concluded by the excepti- onal young pianist Mao Fujita. 27 FEBRUA RY | T U E | 8:30 PM Martha Argerich piano Lilya Zilberstein piano Anton & Daniel Gerzenberg piano Brahms: Piano duos et al. Smetana: Sonata in one movement E minor für 2 pianos and 8 hands 2 M A RCH | SAT | 5:00 PM Mao Fujita piano Prokofiev: Piano sonata No 1 Schumann: Kreisleriana et al. Festival Package Piano Summit 7 nights for the price of 6 Arrival Sun, 25 February incl. concert tickets, breakfast, spa, yoga and more 8 M A RCH | FR I | 9:00 PM Daniel Sepec violin Tabea Zimmermann viola Jean-Guihen Queyras cello Mozart: Divertimento for String trio E flat major K.563 et al. Classical 9 M A RCH | SAT | 5:00 PM Daniel Sepec violin Tabea Zimmermann viola Jean-Guihen Queyras cello Beethoven: String trio C minor et al. Classical Sergei Babayan 29 FEBRUA RY | TH U | 8:30 PM Sergei Babayan piano Schubert/Liszt: “Erlkönig”, “Auf dem Wasser zu singen” and Lieder by Schumann, Rachmaninoff, Fauré et al.
E ASTE R HOLIDAYS IN MARCH Nils Landgren 26 M A RCH – 1 A PR IL NILS L ANDGREN -WEEK He is one of the most successful European jazz musicians around and one of the world's best trombo- nists. Now Nils Landgren is curating his own festival at Schloss Elmau and is bringing well-known Scandi- navian musicians from jazz and classical music together to perform at his side for five concerts, inclu- ding the famous Swedish singers Ida Sand and Anne Sofie von Otter. with Nils Landgren, Anne Sofie von Otter, Ida Sand, Fabian Fredriksson, Jeanette Köhn, Mats Bergström, Magnus Lindgren, Ola Gustafson et al. Opening Tue, 26 March / Wed, Thu, Fri & Sun one evening concert daily / Departure Mon, 1 April PROGRAM 26 M A RCH | T U E | 5:00 PM Anne Sofie von Otter vocals Nils Landgren trombone, vocals Fabian Fredriksson guitar 27 M A RCH | W ED | 5:00 PM Nils Landgren trombone, vocals Magnus Lindgren woodwinds Mats Bergström guitar 28 M A RCH | TH U | 5:00 PM Ida Sand piano, vocals Magnus Lindgren woodwinds Ola Gustafson & Mats Bergström guitar Nils Landgren trombone, vocals 29 M A RCH | FR I | 5:00 PM Malena Ernman & Jeanette Köhn vocals Ida Sand piano, vocals Magnus Lindgren woodwinds Ola Gustafson & Mats Bergström guitar Nils Landgren trombone, vocals 31 M A RCH | SU N | 5:00 PM Nils Landgren meets Daniel Hope Festival Package Nils Landgren Week 5 nights for the price of 4 Arrival Sat, 23 March incl. concert tickets, breakfast, spa, yoga and more
E ASTE R HOLIDAYS IN APRIL Daniel Hope 1 – 7 A PR IL 3 RD DANIEL HOPE-WEEK In April, star violinist Daniel Hope will be holding his third music week at Schloss Elmau. For this, the inter- nationally acclaimed musician, pro- gram maker and presenter has invi- ted numerous friends to Schloss Elmau and will be performing in chamber music concerts, jazz in the bar and his major project “Los Angeles 1943 – Escape to Paradise” with opera world star Thomas Hampson, among others. with Daniel Hope, Thomas Hampson, Jacques Ammon, Adrien La Marca, Simon Crawford-Phillips, Benjamin Nyffenegger et al. Opening Mon, 1 April / Tue, Thu, Fri & Sat one concert daily (Fri additionally Jazz in theBar) Departure Sun, 7 April PROGRAM 1 A PR IL | MON | 5:00 PM Daniel Hope violin & Friends Tschaikowsky: “Souvenir de Florence” 2 A PR IL | T U E | 5:00 PM Daniel Hope violin & Friends Dvořák: String sextet et al. 4 A PR IL | TH U | 5:00 PM Thomas Hampson baritone Daniel Hope violin Jacques Ammon piano & chamber music ensemble “Los Angeles 1943 – Escape to Paradise” 5 A PR IL | FR I | 5:00 PM Daniel Hope violin & Friends Hummel: Piano quintet E flat major Bruch: 8 Pieces Op 83 et al. 5 A PR IL | FR I | 9:30 PM Late Night Jazz Jazz & Chanson Valerie Yeng Seng vocals Daniel Hope violin Stéphane Logerot double bass 6 A PR IL | SAT | 5:00 PM Daniel Hope violin & Friends de Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole Brahms: Horn trio et al. Festival Package Daniel Hope Week 6 nights for the price of 5 Arrival Mon, 1 April incl. concert tickets, breakfast, spa, yoga and more
PRE VIE W APRIL – JUNE Lisa Batiashvili 8 A PR IL | MON Jörg Widmann clarinet Lisa Batiashvili violin Denis Kozhukhin piano Bartók: Contrasts Widmann: Tears of the Muses Works by Schumann Classical Quatuor Ébène 23 – 30 J U N E WEEK OF THE ROMANTIC ERA For an entire week, concerts and readings illuminate the fascinating panorama of musical Romantic Era: great musicians and exquisite ensembles bring the central themes of Romanticism to life. with Grigory Sokolov, Lucas Debargue, Víkingur Ólafsson et al. Belcea Quartet W HITSU N 19 M AY | SU N Belcea Quartet string quartet Quatuor Ébène string quartet Mendelssohn: String octet Enescu: String octet Classical Dorothee Oberlinger 1 & 2 M AY | W ED & TH U Dorothee Oberlinger flute, conductor Franziska Hölscher flute, conductor & Friends Vivaldi: “The Four Seasons” , flute concertos et al. Classical Grigory Sokolov 29 J U N E | SAT Grigory Sokolov piano Classical Festival Package Week of the Romantic Era 5 nights for the price of 4 Arrival Sun, 23 June incl. concert tickets, breakfast, spa, yoga and more
Grigory Sokolov 29 June (Week of the Romantic Era)
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