Erik Nielsen is appointed Chief Conductor of the Tiroler Festspiele Erl

The appointment of Erik Nielsen as Chief Conductor of the Tiroler Festspiele Erl, Austria has been announced by Intendant Bernd Loebe.

Following the success of Das Rheingold in summer 2021, Erik Nielsen returns to Erl this summer for Die Walküre, directed by Brigitte Fassbaender, which will open in the Passionsspielhaus on July 9.

The appointment will commence in September 2022. Nielsen will conduct performances during the autumn and winter festival weeks and will complete the RING in summer 2023 with Siegfried and Götterdämmerung.

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