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Classical music stars in Solothurn

Classionata Solothurn

30 March to 2 April 2023

In April, Solothurn becomes a musical extra class for four days. Since 2018, the Classionata Solothurn has been a centre of attraction for fans of classical music. Conductor and artistic director Andreas Spörri, internationally renowned soloists and the Vienna Volksoper Symphony Orchestra delight the music-loving audience. 

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Andreas Spörri

Music director

The program consists mainly of touching classics of Viennese operetta and symphonic works of the Romantic period.
Get to know Andreas Spörri

The founder and conductor of the Classionata Solothurn comes from Aargau and now lives in Solothurn's Schwarzbubenland. In 1999, he founded the International Classionata Music Festival, which has been held in Solothurn since 2019. Spörri conducts orchestras in concert halls all over the world, has been conductor of the Vienna Opera Ball Orchestra since 2003 and has also conducted at the Vienna Opera Ball at the Vienna State Opera every year since 2010.

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Overnight stay in Solothurn

The Hotel La Couronne Restaurantist is the festival hotel of the Classionata Solothurn from 30 March to 2 April 2023. Enjoy the musical highlights and stay at the Hotel La Couronne, the baroque town house with French charm. The Hotel La Couronne is about 7 minutes' walk from the concert hall.

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