In August of 2003, Mozart’s opera “The Abduction from the Seraglio” was performed in Hallwyl Castle as one of Canton Aargau’s ten cantonal jubilee projects.
In 2001, an open-air opera was performed for the first time in the incomparable atmosphere of Haldenstein Castle. The initiative came from Marcus Bosch, the artistic director, who has meanwhile made a name for himself on the international stage.
Since 1985 Werdenberg has been transforming itself regularly into Europe’s smallest festival city. The courtyard of Werdenberg Castle offers a uniquely intimate atmosphere for musical theater.
An international chamber music festival within the medieval walls of the Castello Montebello in Bellinzona (since 2000 UNESCO World Cultural Heritage). This is a music cycle with a unique atmosphere that offers the opportunity to meet the musicians personally.