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Auftakt


Alte Oper, Frankfurt. Credit: Tourismus + Congress GmbH Frankfurt

Aug - Nov 2009 (annual)
Hours: Selected days only - concert times vary
Cost: €8-€150
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Begun as just an anniversary project, Auftakt has become a firm fixture in Frankfurt's contemporary music festival calendar. Held at Frankfurt's Alte Oper opera house, the concert series focuses on a different composer and musician each year.
In 2008, Mauricio Kagel was the featured composer. Performers include the New York Philharmonic and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.

The year's featured musician was pianist Yakov Kreizberg, playing works by Mozart and others.

For more information on this year's programme, please visit the Alte Oper website.
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