The annual music event of “Schwetzingen Festival”, Germany
“Schwetzingen Festival” is usually opened at the beginning of summer, performing works of different genres of classical music. The festival is organized in Schwetzigen, Germany, it opens in May and remains open until June. It was built in 1952 by the Süddeutscher Rundfunk, a local broadcaster, and is annually realized in the Schwetzingen castle, a palace and park that has existed for 250 years. Most of the works take place in the historic Schlosstheater Schwetzingen theater, which was first opened in 1753. This theater is also known as “Hoftheater”, “Hofoper”, and “Comoedienhaus”. Some use to call it as the “Rococo” Theater. It is known for displaying contemporary and classical operas. Actually the organizer of this event is Südwestrundfunk, a local broadcasting company that organizes other musical events in the area every year. “Schwetzingen Festival” is known for setting a premiere opera every year. This festival also rework exquisite music works and play the work with relevant period instruments to give the atmosphere and authentic sound. In 2009 this festival gave the premiere of Wolfgang Rihm’s “Proserpina” and excelled with the interpretation.