Kunstfest Weimar Arts Festival
From: Thursday, August 23 2007, 6:00 am
to: Sunday, September 16 2007, 5:00 pm
The little East German city of Weimar stages a big summer festival - the pèlerinages Kunstfest Weimar - proving its historic influence on contemporary German arts with an exciting programme of music, arts, theatre and cinema at venues including Die Halle.
This year the focus is on one of Hungary's most famous composers, Franz Liszt, with a variety of musical performances. Pianist and conductor AndrÃ¡s Schiff takes centre stage.
The theatre programme features a range of international productions and there are also exhibitions in the memorial museum of Buchenwald and the Kunstsammlung.