Leggendo Metropolitano is a Festival of Literature that counts on a great success and attention from the media, the critics and international and national intellectuals as well. Since the beginning, it was marked by the pursuit of important and current issues, while maintaining the central role of literature and language. Every year the different topics are related to a main concept. For this reason, the Festival encompasses a mixture of professions and a multidisciplinary approach from literature to philosophy, history, law, journalism and science among others.
The 30th Rheingau Musik Festival will be held from 24 June to 2 September 2017. 155 concerts will be held at 42 venues in the Rheingau and its neighbouring regions. The main venues are Eberbach Monastery, Johannisberg Palace, Vollrads Palace and the Wiesbaden Assembly Rooms. These are supplemented by numerous churches and wineries. This year’s Artist in Residence will be the pianist Igor Levit, who with music from Beethoven to Rzewski will be demonstrating his impressive range. With our focus performer Anna Lucia Richter we portray for the first time a singer.
The Music Season, staged by Parques de Sintra – Monte da Lua since 2014, constitutes an integral part of the initiatives undertaken by the company within the framework of attaining its mission that stipulates the study, restoration, conservation and promotion of the most important heritage values of the council of Sintra, especially including the National Palaces of Sintra, Pena and Queluz.