The program ist out!

The SHMF 2017 is taking place from 1st July until 27th August. This year's emphases are the french composer Maurice Ravel and the Israeli Mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital.

The SHMF is hosting conductors such as Herbert Blomstedt, Jaap van Zweden, Yuri Temirkanov, Thomas Hengelbrock and Ton Koopman, great soloists such as Hélène Grimaud, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Martin Stadtfeld, Sol Gabetta, Ian Bostridge, Pepe Romero, Yuja Wang and Bertrand Chamayou and also actors such as Dominique Horwitz, Sebastian Koch, Maria Schrader and David Bennent. The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire, the Gstaad Festival Orchestra, the Bamberger Symphoniker, St. Petersburg Philharmonic and more orchestras going to come in the North such aus artists offside the classical music, for example Roger Hodgson, Esther Ofarim, 17 Hippies, Martin Grubinger, Richard Galliano and Chilly Gonzales.

Cameron Carpenter dedicates himself to the queen of instruments and presents under the title »The Big Organ« a spectacular concert weekend in the NordArt in Rendsburg-Büdelsdorf. At the same place the SHMF is going to celebrate the 30th birthday of the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchester with a festive concert.

Tickets can be ordered from now on in written form.
Please send your orders to:

Kartenzentrale des SHMF,
Postfach 3840, 24037 Kiel
Fax 0431-23 70 711,

The local pre-sale and the pre-sale by telephone start on Monday, 3th April 2017.