A Handel project in the Brucknerhaus in Linz tipped the balance: Benjamin Hartmann becomes the new artistic director. The 31-year-old will celebrate his Salzburg premiere in the festival summer of 2022.
The Salzburg Bach Choir took eighteen months to look for a successor to the artistic director Alois Glaßner. “We implemented our projects with various choir directors and interviewed the choir singers,” says managing director Gregor Faistauer. The feedback after a Handel project in the Brucknerhaus in Linz was particularly enthusiastic. The choirmaster’s name was Benjamin Hartmann at the time. On Thursday, the 31-year-old was presented as the future artistic director from March 2022.
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