CASTLE EVENT

June 02, 2024
Augustusburg Palace
Location: Brühl

40 years of UNESCO World Heritage

Festival in Augustusburg Palace and Park

Program

PALACES

Free tour of the palaces

Between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., walk in the footsteps of Elector Clemens August in Augustusburg Palace and Falkenlust Palace, while you discover the splendor of the rooms and the special features of the World Heritage Site on your own.

Augustusburg Palace

Between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. listen to the cheerful sounds of the harpsichord (Marta Dotkus), lute (Sören Leupold) and cello (Markus Möllenbeck).

Augustusburg Palace / photo box

Put on one of our Rococo costumes in the Garden Hall and take a fun souvenir photo in our photo box.

STAGE IN THE CASTLE PARK

Opening

The stage program officially starts at 11:00 a.m. with various greetings and interesting speeches. The Falkenlust hunting horn players under the direction of Franz-Josef Kipshagen will provide the musical accompaniment.

Canta Banda

The Cologne choir Canta Banda sings about the beauty of the strawberry tree (Charles Stanford), funny experiences when visiting the park at night (Joachim Ringelnatz) and the courtship of match sellers in the 17th century (Adriano Bianchieri).

Erik Peers

At the final concert, newcomer Erik Peers from northern Germany presents his debut album “No one wants to fall in love”, which was released in February. His light pop songs reflect current issues of the young generation.

KuMS: Jazz Aliens

With a drum set, keyboard, electric guitar, electric bass, saxophones and trumpet, the Brühl jazz combo for young people will really heat up the audience.

KuMS: Sing along!

“Sing along!” is an intercultural choir project for adults led by Susanne Riemer in cooperation with the integration officer of the city of Brühl.

KuMS: Toccaphonics

Under the direction of Thomas Esch, the young people in the percussion ensemble play the djembe and cajon passionately and inspire their audience with their own compositions and creative interpretations.

Sokoly – Ukrainian Chor

The Sokoly Ukrainian Choir brings together people aged 5 to 65 and presents traditional Ukrainian songs as well as modern rock and pop songs.

Talent orchenstra of the Erich Kästner-Realschule Brühl

The young musicians of the Erich Kästner-Realschule Brühl talent orchestra play viola, violin, cello and double bass.

Information about activities and stands in the castle park


Entry is free.
Registration is not required.


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