Events for Kids & Young Adults

The crossculture programme makes it possible for kids and young adults to immerse themselves in the thrilling world of music theatre. It's not just about listening – getting creative and taking part is a key element of this varied outreach programme.

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  • Brass Eroico Brass Band Matinee

    Once again, young musicians from different countries will come together in Vorarlberg to form a big symphonic brass band directed by Martin Kerschbaum, who is the conductor and percussionist of the Wiener Symphoniker. It is the fifth time already that the final concert takes place at the Festspielhaus. The playbill includes pieces by Giuseppe Verdi, Arrigo Boito and Richard Wagner, whose music can also be heard in this year’s festival programme.  

    15 August 2021 – 11.00 a.m.

    Musical director Martin Kerschbaum
    Graduates of the 5th International Blasmusik Camp
    Instructors from the Wiener Symphoniker

    DURATION 1 ½ hours (no intermission)

    PRICE EUR 16 (until 11 August 2021), then EUR 18, pupils and students EUR 8

    For info and registration for the fifth International Blasmusik Camp (IBC) taking place from 10 to 15 August 2021 please visit  

    In cooperation with the Vorarlberger Blasmusikverband and the local broadcaster ORF Vorarlberg.


  • crossculture Tours

    What does it take to create an opera and what’s going on in a festival theatre? In our crossculture tours designed for school classes, kids and young adults our young guests gain some interesting backstage insights.

    24 May – 22 August 2021
    Seebühne | Festspielhaus
    (by arrangement)

    DURATION 50 minutes
    PRICE free

    School groups can use the Kulturticket Vorarlberg to travel free of charge twice a year to the institutions taking part in the project. Find out more here.


  • Fest des Kindes

    During the first week of summer holidays, 100 children bring an adventure story to life. In workshops on dancing, singing, costume and stage design, they put together their own show that they present to an audience at the end of the week.

    12 – 16 July 2021
    Weidach School

    DURATION every day from 9.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.
    AGE 6 – 11 years
    PRICE EUR 75, EUR 110 with lunch

  • crossculture night

    On this day, the Bregenzer Festspiele exclusively open their doors for young people. A number of interactive activities invite you to explore the festival site. The vorarlberg museum and and the Kunsthaus Bregenz also welcome everyone who is interested. A special day deserves a special ending: In the evening you can attend a performance of Rigoletto on the Seebühne (lake stage).

    17 July 2021
    Seebühne | Festspielhaus

    Full details of the programme will be announced on our homepage in May 2021.

    AGE 14-26 years
    PRICE EUR 12
    GRUPPEN one ticket for one accompanying person can be booked per 8 young people (price EUR 12)