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Open-air season at the Bad Elster Nature Theatre

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The beautifully situated NaturTheater Bad Elster, a state-of-the-art open-air arena, will once again present a varied seasonal programme full of star highlights in the summer of its big anniversary year 2023. In the unique atmosphere of the historic Waldpark, the mobile audience canopy guarantees the greatest possible independence from the weather for the numerous event evenings as the highlight of every summer wellness stay. With 1,500 seats and the appropriate surroundings such as the historic restaurant-café "Waldquelle" and the forest playground "Elsterweltchen", the entire area is a defining part of the experience in the Royal Gardens and thus a seasonal focus of cultural tourism in the cultural and festival city of Bad Elster.
Top stars in a unique atmosphere
After an atmospheric season opening with Ernst Hutter & den Egerländer Musikanten (18.05.) as well as great Whitsun events with the alpine world musician Hubert von Goisern (27.(27. 05.) and the fun rockers VoXXclub (28.05.), the NaturTheater once again offers a brilliant start to the season with concerts by the cult band KARAT (03.06.) and audience favourite Beatrice Egli (10.06.). In addition, Bad Elster once again invites you to special classical music events in the unique Waldpark atmosphere: in addition to the large festive concert as Open-Air Classical Gala "Eviva España" to celebrate 175 years of the Royal Saxon State Spa Bad Elster with star soloist Pavel Sporcl and the EUCHESTRA EGRENSIS (23.06.) and the spectacular Verdi opera air "Nabucco" (30.06.), the programme includes inspiring concerts by the MDR Symphony Orchestra ("From the New World" 02.07.), the Dresdner Bläserphilharmonie (09.07.) and the "Carmina Burana & Die Moldau" (08.09.). Further highlights are the concerts by rock poet Heinz Rudolf Kunze (01.07), world star Kim Wilde (14.07), entertainer Helge Schneider (15.07) and pop star Semester (15.07). Schlager star Semino Rossi (21.07.), an 80s show with cult star Markus (29.07.), pop singer Pietro Lombardi (04.08.) and the country legends Truck Stop (11.08.). But also big summer events like the cabaret evening with Katrin Weber (25.08.), the Jazztage highlight with the Herbert Pixner Projekt (19.08.), a show concert by pop star Sasha (26.08.) and two Tatort-Kommissar concerts by Axel Prahl (22.07.) and Jan Josef Liefers (02.09.) guarantee luminous evenings of experience. But what would a fairytale forest be without the world of fantasy: With the cheerful "Ritter Rost Revue" (04.06.) and an adventurous storytelling concert by the Wild Jazz Orchestra to the "Jungle Book" with star dubbing artist Christian Brückner (20.08.), famous fairytale heroes once again invite you to a family outing in Bad Elster's forest park.
A world of lights as an after-show!
A very special attraction awaits guests leaving the NaturTheater: Until midnight, you can stroll through staged sculptures and light areas of the Waldpark and reach a world of lights of royal grounds via magically illuminated promenade paths. Numerous artistic illuminations creatively visualise the entire historical park in a completely new dimension. The public is invited to let its senses be touched and to stroll through the artistic architectural landscape as the evening draws to a close. The architectural beauty of Bad Elster can be experienced in a whole new way at atmospheric locations, through shimmering water features and against a glowing natural backdrop: an after-show stroll in a sparkling play of lights!

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Chursächsische Veranstaltungs GmbH
Badstraße 25
08645 Bad Elster

Phone: 037437539011

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